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Cell Phones and Recording Devices in Divorce: Are You Living With the Enemy?

Daily news reports confirm how celebrities, or public figures, have been taped or recorded surreptitiously. The  shocking   and   repeated  rants   of  Mel  Gibson recorded   by  his  paramour  and  lover  have  made   news  and   shocked   people throughout the world.   However, the series of five to eight rants is not shocking, nor is it even “remarkable” to… Read More »

More Common Myths about Divorce

Divorce is one of the most common legal proceedings, so it should come as no surprise that an immense amount of misinformation exists on the subject. Misconceptions about divorce are dangerous for those going through the process—they often make mistakes because they believe things that are simply untrue or are unaware of their options. Expanding… Read More »

Don’t Cheat Yourself Out of Millions – Hire the Right Attorney

On June 26, 2013, an interesting article ran in Newsday discussing a tragic case where a woman settled a divorce for a paltry $12,000,000. While words like “tragic” and “paltry” are not typically associated with settlements worth millions, the truth of the matter is that the woman in question deserved far more. The woman’s attorney,… Read More »

Selling Your Home in a Divorce

Selling a home in even the best circumstances can be stressful – and selling as part of a divorce settlement can be especially complicated. One spouse may focus on maximizing profits, for instance, while the other just wants the sale over with. And combative spouses sometimes want to get their last digs in by impeding… 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 »

Protecting Your Children in a Divorce

A divorce can be a traumatic experience for everyone involved, but especially for kids. If you have children and are in the process of going through a divorce, you should consider the following tips. Listed below are some tips to help you protect your kids from your divorce and ensure your children’s well-being during divorce:… Read More »

Common Myths About Divorce in New York

There is so much information about divorce out there it is not always easy to distinguish fact from fiction. If you are going through a divorce on Long Island, it is a good idea to familiarize yourself with New York divorce law to avoid costly mistakes. This list is intended to dispel some of the… Read More »

The Valuation of Academic Degrees in a Divorce

In a December 23, 2012 article in the Wall Street Journal, reporter Sophia Hollander writes about how New York State considers a license or professional degree acquired during a marriage to be property that is to be divided between spouses in a divorce. The original idea behind the law, when it was drafted decades ago,… Read More »

Foreign Law Proposes Marriage Licenses Renewals to Prevent Divorces

Last year, it was widely recently reported that lawmakers in Mexico were considering legislation that would have created temporary marriage licenses as a solution to the rising number of divorces in the country. According to a Reuters report, statistics showed that in Mexico most divorce actions commenced within the first two years of marriage. In… Read More »

The Impact Respect Can Have on a Breakup of a Marriage

Respect in a marriage does not stop at home. It is required in the public sphere as well. Today, most people have the ability to take videos and pictures right on their mobile phones. Because of this development, the chances that actions by one spouse outside of the home getting back to the other spouse… Read More »