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More Articles from Archive ~ New York

    Divorce financially impacts men and women differently post-divorce.  One statistic I read indicated that more than half of single female headed households live below the poverty line and experience a dramatic drop in standard of living after divorce whereas men experience a small decline or a rise in standard of living. Surprising? On [...]

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February is often referred to as the month of romance.  Statistics indicate that “approximately 150 million Valentine’s Day cards are exchanged annually, making Valentine’s Day the second most popular card-sending holiday after Christmas.”   Wow!  That’s a lot of lovers.   I hope you’re one of the lucky ones.  I hope that you are feeling loved [...]

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Whether Married, Single or Just Living Together, if You’re a Renter You May Want to Know These Tips on Getting Your Landlord to Repair Stuff                                                                                                               Are one of the reasons you have chosen to rent an apartment due to the relative [...]

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                                                     Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!  This is such a wonderful time of the year, isn’t it?  Beautiful holiday lights line the streets, city apartment balconies and rural homes.  The tree in Rockefeller Center in NYC and ice skating rinks where families and children are out laughing and enjoying time together; the [...]

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How does mediation work?  What can I expect?  Questions I typically hear from clients who come in to my office and want to find out whether mediation really can work for them and their family.  Can divorce really be amicable?  Can they really end their marriage without the lawyers or judges telling them what they [...]

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If you know anyone who has been through a litigated divorce they probably have told you about their frustration, how long it took, and they probably complain about the outcome and the expense.  Fortunately, not every divorce needs to be litigated.  In fact, I believe that anyone involved in a divorce does not have to [...]

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When a couple decides to separate or end their marriage, the first important issue that is typically discussed is whether to legally separate or divorce.  The primary difference between these is that when a couple is legally separated they may not marry another party, but if the couple is divorced, they are each free to [...]

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  Some people are under the mistaken impression that now that New York allows couples to file for no fault divorce, that is the only ground (or reason) for divorce.  However, that simply is not the case.  New York State did not “erase” the grounds that we had before no fault and replace them.  Instead, [...]

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 In October, 2010, New York State became the last state in the country to recognize no-fault divorce.  This means that a spouse can seek the dissolution of the marriage based upon the “irretrievable breakdown in the marriage”.   So long as the economic issues are resolved by the parties or determined by the court, the marriage [...]

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In New York State, the division of marital property and debts in a divorce is referred to as “equitable distribution”. Equitable distribution is not necessarily an equal fifty-fifty split of the assets and debts. Sometimes equitable distribution will comprise of an equal division of assets and debts and sometimes it will be an unequal allocation [...]

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