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How Should Divorcing Couples Divide Rental Properties?

During the course of their marriage, many couples decide to invest in real estate, purchasing rental properties and earning incomes off of them. But these real estate holdings can make the property division process more difficult if these couples decide to get divorce. The following are some of the key considerations to make when dividing… Read More »

BRYAN L. SALAMONE & ASSOCIATES: WHY SIZE MATTERS

 When selecting a divorce law firm on Long Island you may think that a sole practitioner or a small firm can give you more personal attention and greater service than a large firm.  You may think that smaller firms will have more time to devote to you because they are not handling a thousand cases… Read More »

Ray Rice and Domestic Violence Issues

 After a new video of the domestic violence incident between NFL player Ray Rice and Wife Janay Palmer surfaced, Rice was suspended by the league indefinitely. Rice was originally suspended for two games in July, prior to the leak of the latest footage of the February 2014 altercation between the couple. This new video footage… Read More »

Study Says Facebook Use May Be Linked to Divorce

A new study appearing in the journal Computers in Human Behavior indicates that heavy use of social media sites like Facebook are correlated with higher rates of divorce and marital dissatisfaction. Although the study found that two are linked, it wasn’t clear whether Facebook use leads to unhappy marriages or vice versa. The journal article… Read More »

Bryan L. Salamone & Associates: Why Experience Matters

When selecting a divorce attorney in Long Island, you may think picking a young, energetic lawyer fresh out of law school is the best choice. Being new to the field, you might believe they have the passion and vigor to ensure the best possible outcome for your case. As an added bonus, his or her… Read More »

Court Rules Hedge Fund Manager Must Continue $50K Monthly Child Support Payments

A multimillionaire and hedge fund manager has lost his bid to reduce the $50,000 per month in child support he must pay to the mother of his six-year-old child. Warren Lichtenstein must continue to make huge monthly payments to Annabelle Bond, a well-known Hong Kong socialite and the daughter of the former head of the… Read More »

Sherri Shepherd Divorce Complicated by Yet-to-be-Born Baby from Surrogate

The divorce between celebrity Sherri Shepherd and her husband, Lamar Sally, has been a very public and contentious one. The case has become even more complex, however, due to the fact that the couple had hired a surrogate to carry their child. Now, the New York Post reports that Shepherd does not want parental rights… Read More »

Husband Fails to Show Up for Divorce Proceedings After Public Promise

A woman in New York City has been forced to once again wait for the divorce she has been seeking for more than two years after her husband failed to show up to a Jewish court proceeding in early August. Rivky Stein, says that she has been trying to get her husband, Yoel Weiss, to… Read More »

Child Support Issues Prevent Musician from Moving Ahead with UN Work

A contentious dispute over child support is costing a Grammy Award-winning artist his chance to work with the United Nations on an important cause. According to the NY Daily News, rapper Praskazrel Michel, known as “Pras,’ is waiting for the legal system to run its course in a child support case involving Angela Severiano, the… Read More »

New York Named One of Worst States to Get Divorced

Going through a divorce can be a difficult and stressful experience, and unfortunately the state of New York doesn’t make things any easier on couples who have decided to end their marriage. According to a recent report, New York is one of the seven worst states to get divorced due to expensive filing fees and… Read More »