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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 »

What’s the Difference Between No-Fault and At-Fault Divorce?

New York is one of several states that allows couples to file for a no-fault or an at-fault divorce. If you live in the state, it is important to understand the differences between these two categories. At-fault divorce A fault-based divorce can be granted if the required grounds for granting such a divorce are present… Read More »

Jeff Bezos, Wife File for Divorce with No Prenup in Place

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos recently announced that he and his wife, MacKenzie, would be getting divorced. The divorce is expected to shatter records because Bezos is the wealthiest man in the world and the couple did not have a prenuptial agreement. There have been reports of an affair Bezos had during the marriage,… Read More »

How Does COBRA Insurance Work for Divorced People?

If you get divorced and had previously depended on your spouse for health insurance, you may still obtain coverage through the Consolidated Omnibus Reconciliation Act (COBRA). Under this law, you would get the same employer-sponsored health insurance coverage you had during your marriage. There is, however, a catch: you’ll have to pay for that coverage,… Read More »

Filing for Divorce When Living Abroad

The divorce process can be somewhat complicated if one of the spouses lives overseas. If you are currently living abroad, here’s what you need to know about the process of filing for divorce. Know your local laws Depending on where you live, you may need to abide by the laws in your local area to… Read More »

Updating Your Insurance Policies After a Divorce

One of the first steps you will want to take after you receive your divorce decree is to go over your insurance policies and make any necessary updates. The following are some tips for how you should handle specific insurance policies you may have: Car insurance You can continue to use a joint auto insurance… Read More »

The Most Common Reasons People Get Divorced After Long-Term Marriages

In the United States, we’ve seen a rise in “gray divorce” in recent years. These are divorces between couples who are retirement age or beyond. But what exactly is it that is causing these long-term marriages to come to an end? The following are a few of the most common factors that result in divorces… Read More »