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Your Spouse Wants a Divorce, But You Don’t. What Should You Do?

It’s an unfortunate reality that may divorces, at least when they first get started, are not exactly mutual. What do you do if your spouse wants a divorce, but you do not? Your first step should be to have a frank discussion with your spouse and figure out why he or she wants a divorce… Read More »

Establishing Your Support System Before a Divorce

Divorce is often a stressful, emotionally draining process, and it can be quite difficult to endure. Although it can be easy to withdraw as you’re going through it or in the immediate aftermath, you may find that having a support system will take away some of the pain of the process. Below are some examples… Read More »

Bryan L. Salamone & Associates Named a Top 10 New York Family Law Firm

Bryan L. Salamone & Associates P.C. has been selected by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys (AIOFLA) as one of the 10 Best Family Law Firms for Client Satisfaction in New York State for 2018–2019. Selection for this honor is limited to firms that have achieved unparalleled success in legal practice while placing paramount… Read More »

Legal Separation or Divorce: Which is More Sensible for You?

If you feel like your marriage is failing, divorce is not the only option you have. You can also obtain a legal separation. The path you take depends on a variety of circumstances, including whether you ever intend to reconcile and your current financial situation. The primary difference between legal separation and divorce is that… Read More »

Dealing with Post-Divorce Grief

We often recommend that people who have just gone through a divorce attend sessions with a therapist to work through some of their post-divorce grief. Below are a few examples of some of the strategies and advice a therapist will offer as you seek to regain your strength and move on with your life. Don’t… Read More »

Tips to Cut Down on Post-Divorce Arguments

The time after your divorce is stressful enough without having to worry about communicating with your former spouse. Unfortunately, some minimal level of communication may be necessary, especially if the two of you have minor children together. Therefore, you should focus on taking whatever steps possible to cut down on unnecessary fights and hostility in… Read More »

The Most Common Divorce Question: How Much Will It Cost?

Our law firm receives many questions from people considering a divorce. Perhaps the most common question is some variation of how much a divorce will cost. Unfortunately, there is no easy answer to this question. Every divorce is different, as they all involve different issues and financial circumstances. However, we would like to provide some… Read More »

Studies Indicate Millennials Divorce Less Frequently than Prior Generations

In a recent University of Maryland study, researchers looked at U.S. Census data and discovered the American divorce rate declined by 18 percent from 2008 to 2016. This seems to be primarily due to younger people divorcing significantly less frequently than the older Baby Boomers and Gen Xers. Researchers say younger Americans are waiting to… Read More »

Could Adultery Affect Your New York Divorce?

Adultery is among the most common reasons why married couples get divorced. But does the presence of adultery in marriage have any effect on the divorce case? In some cases, the answer can be yes. In New York, individuals may seek fault-based divorces, as well as no-fault divorces. Adultery is one example of an element… Read More »

Not All Superheroes Wear Capes

On Sunday, January 27, 2019, the view from St. Mary’s Hospital for Children, in Bayside, N.Y. was literally spectacular. The young patients looked outside to see a convoy of superheroes and brightly colored Lamborghinis and Ferraris. What followed was surely a day to remember for the kids with medically complex conditions that the facility treats…. Read More »