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Author Archives: Bryan Salamone

Who Gets the Pet After a Divorce?

Child custody is often one of the most hotly contested issues during the divorce proceedings of couples who have children together. But in many cases, deciding on who will get to keep a family pet can be just as emotional and stressful. Courts generally treat pets as personal property rather than children. However, some lawmakers… Read More »

‘Flip or Flop’ Couple Show How Divorcing Spouses Can Still Run a Business Together

Upon news of a divorce between the show’s stars, cable network HGTV announced its hit series “Flip or Flop” is coming back for a seventh season. The couple at the center of the show, Tarek and Christina El Moussa, are currently going through a divorce. However, that has not stopped them from signing on to… Read More »

Study: More Couples Divorcing Over Political Disagreements

A new study from Wakefield Research, a polling company based in Virginia, indicates that there has been a stark increase in the number of couples — both married and unmarried — breaking up due to intense political disagreements. According to the study, one in 10 couples that broke up did so because of differences in… Read More »

Billionaire Harry Macklowe Accused of Concealing Assets During Divorce

Recent reports indicate billionaire Harry Macklowe may be attempting to conceal assets as he goes through a divorce with his wife, Linda. Macklowe was reportedly the secret seller of a Roy Lichtenstein painting to be auctioned off for $35 million, indicating he is attempting to build up a cushion in what is expected to be… Read More »

What Happens If a Spouse Dies During the Divorce Process?

With the increasing prevalence of “gray divorces,” a term commonly used to describing divorces involving older adults, spouses and attorneys sometimes must deal with the issue of what should happen if one of the parties involved passes away before the divorce is finalized. This, of course, can add some complications to the process. In most… Read More »

Key Questions to Consider Before Getting Divorced

Before you move ahead with filing for divorce, it’s important to take some time to yourself to consider every aspect of the decision. The last thing you want to do is rush into a decision that will have a major impact on the rest of your life. The following are a few questions you should… Read More »

Alcoholism Can Be a Problem When Seeking Child Custody

Whenever a court handles a child custody dispute, the judge’s primary goal is to determine what arrangement would be in the children’s best interests, while still being mindful of each parent’s rights. When the presence of regular alcohol abuse is a factor, it is unlikely that the parent with the problem will be able to… Read More »

Signs You Are Working with a Great Divorce Attorney

Whenever you are going through a divorce, you want to be sure you are getting the best representation possible from your family law attorney. But how can you tell if you’re receiving sound advice? The following are some shared characteristics of the most effective divorce lawyers: They explain the process: A good attorney keeps you… Read More »

Important Information on Divorce Depositions

Depending on the circumstances of your divorce, you may be required to attend a deposition hearing. If so, you will receive a notice that includes the date, time and place of the hearing, along with any documentation you should bring with you. The people attending the hearing could include you and your attorney, a court… Read More »

Tips for Collecting Financial Information Before Divorce

As you prepare to file for divorce, it is important to collect certain pieces of financial information you will need throughout the process. This includes several key documents and an inventory of the items you own. One of the most pressing issues you must resolve during your divorce is the division of your marital assets… Read More »

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