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Tips for Going Back to Work After a Divorce

If you were not working during your marriage or were only working a part-time job, it can be a difficult transition to suddenly jump back into being a full-time member of the workforce. Not only are you adjusting to your new life as a single person, but you will also be starting a brand-new job… Read More »

Simple Steps to Make Your Divorce Go Faster

Divorce can be a long, arduous process, but there are some steps you can take to make things go a little faster and more smoothly. Here are a few examples: Be compliant during discovery: When you’re asked to produce certain documents or information, submit them as quickly as possible. Don’t ask why or argue about… Read More »

How to Be a Good Client in Your Divorce Case

Finding the right attorney for your divorce case can be a difficult process. But once you have an attorney whose expertise you can trust and who is capable of providing you with excellent client care during your case, it’s important you return the favor by being a good client. This goes beyond paying attention to… Read More »

What to Know About Temporary Orders of Protection in New York

An order of protection is a type of court order issued with the intent of limiting the behavior and actions of a person who threatens or harms another person in any way. It is frequently used for situations involving domestic violence, but can be used in a wide variety of circumstances. There are multiple kinds… Read More »

Domestic Violence Has a Big Impact on Child Custody Decisions

Domestic violence will have a significant impact on your life and your general safety. Your first priority as a victim should always be to seek assistance to get to safety and protect yourself against your abuser. As you go through the divorce process as a victim of abuse, you can be certain that abuse will… Read More »

What You Should Know About Financial Fraud and Divorce

Every now and then, fraud and concealment of assets can play a role in a divorce case, making it more complex and ultimately leading to a stronger result for the victim of that fraud. However, uncovering the fraud or concealment of assets is not always an easy task. Even if you are able to uncover… Read More »

A Spouse’s Substance Abuse Could Affect Your Divorce

Problems with substance abuse are a common factor in divorce cases. If you are divorcing a spouse who has an addiction or frequently abuses drugs or alcohol, it is important to understand how this will affect the strategies you use in your divorce. New York is one of the states that still allows you to… Read More »

Can a Spouse Lease Out Rental Property During Divorce?

Divorced couples are able to own property together, but in doing so they must abide by the same rules any other business partners would. This means one partner must have the other’s permission to take any action with the property, whether that be renting it out, making improvements or selling it. Keep in mind that… Read More »

Affordable Divorce Alternatives

Amicable out of Court Agreements with Legal Counsel Divorce is ugly, expensive, and time-consuming. Everybody seems to view this as a universal truth. Many seek out mediation, collaborative law, or otherwise remain married for fear of the divorce process itself. The divorce process itself is not the problem. It is how people are conducting themselves… Read More »

Can Divorced Couples Split Rental Properties on Their Taxes?

If you and your spouse own rental properties together, you are allowed to continue renting it out after your divorce if you wish to do so. However, you’ll need to come to a mutual decision about how you’ll divide these rental assets and the tax bills. As far as the IRS is concerned, whether you… Read More »