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Estate Planning After a Divorce

Whether you have spent the last five years or the last 30 years with your former spouse, if you have a will, then they are likely to be designated as the executor and sole beneficiary of your estate in the event that you pass away before they do. In light of your divorce, your will… Read More »

What is the Purpose of an Annulment in New York?

A civil annulment, as opposed to a religious one, is a way to end a marriage that was deemed invalid. The grounds for annulment in New York include an undissolved previous marriage, one spouse was underage when the marriage occurred, or one spouse is physically incapable of having sexual relations. Other grounds for annulment include… Read More »

Temporary Spousal Maintenance or Alimony in New York

In New York, the money one spouse pays another during and after divorce is called maintenance. More common terms for maintenance are ‘alimony’ or ‘spousal support.’ Because every couple and every divorce case is different, the laws governing how or whether maintenance will be paid are complex. If you want to get a divorce, but… Read More »

How to Develop an Effective Parenting Plan for Child Custody Arrangements in New York

The purpose of developing a parenting plan is to make sure that the best interests of the child are considered in every decision that is made about that child’s life and their future. When a married couple brings a child into the world, they each share an equal obligation to care for and provide for… Read More »

How Domestic Violence Impacts Child Custody Decisions

Dealing with divorce is already an emotionally-charged experience, but add to that the fear and anxiety that comes with domestic abuse and you’ve got a stressful situation on your hands. If you also have children and are concerned about the danger of leaving your child alone with an abusive parent, you might not know where… Read More »

Selecting the Right Business Entity for Your New York Startup

There are a lot of factors to consider when selecting the right entity for your small business startup. Each option has different legal requirements for getting started, and each has different tax implications and liability protections. The following is a high-level overview of the various types of entities that you could choose. However, when it… Read More »

How to Develop a Postnuptial Agreement that Will Protect Both of You

When a marriage ends in divorce, it can be by mutual agreement, or it can be an ugly, drawn-out battle. What makes for the messy disputes is the lack of any kind of agreement or plan for what would happen to the money and the property in the event of death or divorce. Why might… Read More »

How Does a Cheating Spouse Affect Property Division in a Divorce Case?

Infidelity is the cause of many divorces. One spouse may cheat on the other and then try to hide their behavior, but the truth usually comes out, leaving the other spouse bitter, upset and looking for revenge during the divorce. New York was the last state to adopt the no-fault divorce policy, which simply means… Read More »

How to Have a Discussion About a Pre-nuptial Agreement

Open, clear communication is a vital ingredient in a healthy marriage. The conversation about a pre-nuptial agreement is not an easy one because it conjures up all kinds of pre-conceived ideas about what a prenuptial agreement means and who really benefits from them. If the conversation is not handled carefully, it can doom the relationship,… Read More »

How to Pull Off a High-Net Worth Divorce Without Making a Scene

The two of you might have made headlines when you were married, but now that it’s time to think about divorce, you are filled with dread about all of the drama. However, there is no need to worry. It is possible to get divorced without repeating the War of the Roses. If it is your… Read More »