Tag Archives: contested divorce

How Long Will My Divorce Take?

One of the most frequently asked questions by those approaching divorce is, “how long will the process take?” Of course, each case is unique. It is very difficult to pinpoint the exact length of time your divorce might take to finalize, as there are many factors at play. Some of those factors include the following:… Read More »

Types of Divorce in New York

Although most divorcing couples are working towards the same goal — a dissolution of marriage that leaves both parties satisfied — there are multiple paths to arrive at this resolution. This list is intended to give you a better idea about the types of divorces that are available in New York: At-Fault. In this type… Read More »

Divorce Tax Tips: The Ins and Outs of Filing Your First Tax Return

The many changes in your life after divorce include new rules imposed by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) about your claims, deductions, exemptions and income. Divorce lawyer Bryan L. Salamone, Esq. gives you tips on accurately filing your first tax return as a single person. Your new single status The IRS classifies you as a… Read More »

Divorce Law Firms: The Bigger the Better

For whatever reason, divorce law firms have remained small in New York. Firms that exclusively handle divorce and divorce-related issues (with no other areas of practice) have remained small often only consisting of only a few attorneys. Bryan L. Salamone & Associates, P.C. has more than 10 attorneys and maintains a total staff of over… Read More »

What Are My Options If I Want to Divorce?

Most people fear divorce. They do not know what to expect and they are afraid of what may happen during and after the dissolution of their marriage. They are afraid of the costs of divorce and of the large amount of time that may be needed to end their marriage. So instead of facing the… Read More »

I am Considering Divorce. Is Legal Separation an Option?

Marriages fail for a variety of reasons. However, with the help of a tenacious attorney, you can rebuild your life. Divorce is one option. However, depending on the circumstances of your marriage, you may go through a contested or uncontested divorce. While an uncontested divorce is quick and cost effective, a contested divorce can last… Read More »

What Is the Difference Between a Contested and Uncontested Divorce?

If you and your spouse fight, or disagree constantly, it may be time to for a divorce. You may have heard of uncontested and contested divorce. What are they and what is the difference between them? Uncontested divorce This is the way that most Americans dissolve their marriages. Uncontested divorces are inexpensive and relatively painless…. Read More »

How Can I Avoid a Contested Divorce?

A contested divorce can cause stress, frustration, and emotional pain for everyone involved. As a result, you should do everything in your power to avoid going through a contested divorce. Below is some advice on how to avoid a contested divorce. Discuss the cost. First, you may be able to avoid a contested divorce by… Read More »

Choosing the Right Divorce Attorney

No matter the circumstances surrounding your divorce, it is in your best interests to hire a lawyer as soon as possible. But which law firm is right for you? Does it matter who you hire? Absolutely. In fact, choosing the wrong attorney can cost you everything when it comes to a divorce. Consider the information… Read More »