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Prenuptial Agreements Have Become a Staple of Millennial Marriages

Recent surveys of family law attorneys indicate prenuptial agreements (prenups) have become increasingly popular among millennials in recent years. One big reason for this trend is that millennials are getting married older, on average, than previous generations, meaning they’re coming into marriage with more assets. However, perhaps the biggest factor is the massive debt weighing… Read More »

Wealthy Americans May Have an Incentive to Get Divorced Quickly

A recent article in The New York Times indicates that under the new Republican tax law, there may be an incentive for wealthy Americans pondering divorce to rush to get it done before 2018 is over. The primary reason for this is that the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will eliminate the previously existing… Read More »

Can You Subpoena a Mistress in a Divorce Case?

One of the more common fault-based grounds for divorce is adultery. A spouse having an affair is certainly good reason to call a marriage quits. But let’s say you discover your husband is having an affair and you know the name of the other woman — are you able to subpoena her to come to… Read More »

What You Should Know About Alimony Before a Divorce

When one spouse in a divorce earns significantly more than the other, it is almost a certainty that there will be an alimony arrangement as part of the divorce decree. The alimony payer is required to pay a specific amount of money each month until a certain date, the remarriage of the receiving spouse, the… Read More »

Options for How You Can Best Respond to a Divorce Petition

When you receive a divorce petition from your spouse, it is your responsibility to respond. The way in which you respond, however, depends on what your spouse asks of the court in the petition and your own personal circumstances. It is best to retain an attorney as soon as possible when you receive a divorce… Read More »

Bryan L. Salamone Has Been Nominated and Accepted as Two Years AIOFLA’S 10 Best in New York For Client Satisfaction

The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys has recognized the exceptional performance of New York’s Family Law Attorney Bryan L. Salamone as Two Years 10 Best Family Law Attorney for Client Satisfaction. The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys is a third-party attorney rating organization that publishes an annual list of the Top 10 Family… Read More »

Alimony Records You Should Be Sure to Keep After a Divorce

Whether you are paying or receiving alimony as part of the terms of your divorce, there are some records you should hold on to that could be important down the line in the event of a dispute. Here is a quick overview of those records you should keep. For the alimony payer If you are… Read More »

How to Choose the Right Divorce Lawyer for You

One of the most important steps you take early on in the divorce process is hiring your attorney. This can be an understandably difficult process — you have likely never hired an attorney before and may be feeling stressed out about the prospect of going through the divorce. Fortunately, a good lawyer will be right… Read More »

Consider These Tips When Writing a Divorce Counterclaim

A counterclaim is a chance for you to submit your own requests in writing about what type of outcome you would like to see in your divorce regarding issues such as property division, child custody and child support. You would submit the counterclaim after your spouse files the initial divorce petition. The following are some… Read More »

Tips to Help You Get Through Your Divorce Deposition

Unless you settle your divorce case extremely quickly, there’s a decent chance you will have to go to a deposition, to be scheduled by your spouse’s attorney. During a deposition the attorney will ask you a series of questions, which will have been agreed to by you and your attorney. A court reporter will place… Read More »