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Can You Afford to Keep Your House After a Divorce?

If you are going through a divorce, you may wish to keep the family home after the divorce is finalized. But even if your spouse agrees to this plan, you’ll need to consider whether or not you can realistically afford to do so. Here are some of the considerations to take into account when determining… Read More »

Using a Divorce Coach to Set and Achieve Goals

Whether you are the one who wanted to get divorced or you were blindsided by divorce papers from your spouse, you are facing a time filled with intense emotions. Strong feelings can lead you to make decisions that aren’t necessarily the best and can cloud the picture of what post-divorce life will be like. A… Read More »

What Impact Has COVID-19 Had on Divorce Rates?

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, many divorce attorneys and experts believed the pandemic would put a strain on many relationships that would lead to a surge in divorce filings around the nation. As of the end of the summer, it appears those predictions were accurate. Let’s take a look at the impact the… Read More »

Red Flags to Watch For in Your Children During Divorce

It’s easy to get caught up in your emotions during the divorce process. However, it’s important to remember the process can be just as emotionally traumatizing for your children as it is for you. You must keep a close eye on them, and work with your spouse (no matter how difficult it is) to watch… Read More »

How to Prepare Yourself for Divorce Court

The prospect of going to court for your divorce can be a bit overwhelming. However, if you come into the process fully prepared and knowing what to expect, it can be a bit less scary. Here are a few strategies you should implement to get yourself ready for your court appearance. Talk to your attorney:… Read More »

“Paying Off” a Spouse for Business Interests in a Divorce

If you are a business owner going through divorce and you have shared business interests  with your spouse, the process of untangling those interests and preserving your business can become rather messy. It’s a good idea to have a prenuptial agreement or other agreements in place that protect your business interests long before a divorce… Read More »

Legally Withdrawing Funds from a Bank Account Before Divorce

As you prepare for an upcoming divorce, it is important you take whatever measures you can to protect yourself and set yourself up for a stable financial future. You might consider withdrawing some money from a bank account to place it in a personal account, but before doing this you should consider the legality of… Read More »

What if My Ex Isn’t Taking the Pandemic Seriously?

Most courts throughout the country have issued guidelines to parents with shared custody arrangements that they are expected to follow existing arrangements for custody and visitation to the fullest extent possible. Of course, being in a pandemic scenario poses a whole host of other challenges. If one parent isn’t taking the pandemic seriously and following… Read More »

What Should You Know About Equitable Property Division in New York?

The term “equitable distribution” refers to a system of property division in which the court divides marital property in a fair, equitable manner—not necessarily one that is equal. Some of the considerations the court will take into account include: The length of the marriage The age and health of each spouse The amount of money… Read More »

What You Should Know About Alimony and Taxes

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, signed into law in December 2017, changed the way alimony payments are taxed for some people. The way tax rules apply to your alimony depends on when you were divorced. Here’s a quick overview of what you should know. Changes to the system The legislation eliminated alimony tax deductions… Read More »