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Should You Attempt to Restore Your Marriage After a Divorce?

It’s not unusual for divorced couples to reconcile down the road and consider remarriage. But is this really a good idea? First, let’s look at the statistics. One study indicates that 67 percent of second marriages and 73 percent of third marriages will end with a divorce. However, in a survey of partners that got… Read More »

Who Gets Retirement Accounts After a Divorce?

Whenever couples get divorced, they go through the process of dividing their marital assets. These assets include any retirement accounts that were created during the time the couple was married. In some cases, retirement accounts could potentially be among the most valuable components of the overall estate, which means they can become a focus of… Read More »

Divorce by Facebook: New Development in Divorce Law and Procedure

On April 6, 2015 a New York City Judge gave permission for a woman to serve divorce papers on her husband via a Facebook message.  Ms. Baidoo, a 26 year old woman who sought to divorce her husband Victor Sean Blood-Dzraku was unable to serve Mr. Blood-Dzraku through normal means.  Normally a divorce is served… Read More »

Did Porn Cause Your Divorce?

Does viewing porn affect attitudes toward extramarital affairs?  A recent study says yes. Using the General Social Survey (GSS), an ongoing survey that measures societal attitudes, researchers looked at data provided by more than 500 married adults during the years 2006 and 2008. The study explored how viewing pornography might affect future attitudes toward extramarital… Read More »

Divorcing Later in Life

Divorcing after many years of marriage is a growing trend with some statistics indicating that the rate of divorce for people over the age of 50 has doubled since 1990. There is even a name for this new trend: gray divorce. Divorcing later in life can bring a complicated set of circumstances into the process…. Read More »

How Long Must I Pay Child Support?

In New York State, generally, a child must be supported until the age of 21. However, there are a number of exceptions to this rule. When a child has not reached 21, but is supporting himself or herself, or is in the military or has married, the obligation to pay child support ends. Another situation… Read More »

Financial Affidavits in a New York Divorce

One of the many trying aspects of getting a divorce involves revelation of all the finances of both spouses. A financial affidavit is a formal document that lists what you owe, what you earn at your job and from other sources and what your expenses are. It provides a complete financial picture for your attorney… Read More »

Some Requirements for Obtaining a Divorce in New York

One of the reasons people stay together long after they should is fear of the divorce process. Do not let your fear of the unknown legalities of divorce prevent you from moving forward with your life in a more positive manner. Being trapped in an empty marriage is no way to live. The process of… Read More »

Temporary Maintenance During Your Divorce

While you are going through a divorce in New York, temporary maintenance may be awarded to ensure that a lower earning spouse has an adequate standard of living during the time it takes to finalize the dissolution of the marriage. Temporary maintenance is the term used in New York law but many people may be… Read More »

Tips on Navigating Gray Divorce

Our law firm represents people going through divorce on their way to a new future. Some have been married four years or less, and some forty years or more. In the United States, while the average divorce rate is leveling off, the divorce rate for couples over 50 doubled between 1990 and 2009. Consider these… Read More »

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