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When Expats Get Divorced

Although all couples experience stressors to their marriages, those living abroad as expatriates (commonly called “expats”) often find these difficulties are amplified when living a new culture, far from friends, family and their previous support systems. According to a new study on expat marriages, the so-called “trailing” spouses of expat workers often feel isolated and… Read More »

Ashley Madison Dating Network Hacked

Long Island attorney urges people to divorce before they cheat.  Ashley Madison, the dating website that helps married people commit adultery, has been hit by hackers.  “Ashley Madison” has millions of customers who have provided their credit card and personal information to the site in the hopes of linking up with other customers for casual,… Read More »

Divorce Papers Served Through Facebook

For years, Facebook has been used as a way to connect people, but recently it became the vehicle to sever the bonds of marriage.  While admittedly a nontraditional approach, a Brooklyn judge recently approved the use of Facebook to serve divorce summons. The summons was sent via a private message from a 26-year-old nurse’s Facebook… Read More »

Protecting Your Company After a Divorce

The repercussions of a divorce can be wide-ranging and affect many aspects of a person’s life, but what many people fail to anticipate are the hardships a divorce can levy against a business they own and operate. Although statistics are difficult to pin down, many business experts suggest that divorces often wreak havoc on company… Read More »

Money Management During the Settlement Process

With all of the necessary tasks to accomplish when getting a divorce, managing one’s money — and taking care of financial details expressly related to a settlement — may sometimes end up on the backburner. Unfortunately, the consequences of this approach can add to the difficulties involved in divorce proceedings. To help ensure your money… Read More »

Heart Attack Risk Increases After Divorce

Although many people who have experienced a divorce are familiar with the feeling of heartbreak, they may not realize the possibly detrimental effect of a divorce on their heart health. A recent report from the Duke Clinical Research Institute in Durham, North Carolina indicates that people face an increased risk of heart attacks throughout the… Read More »

How Much Does Your Spouse Make Perfect Storm for Divorce Lawyers

On June 24, 2015, WPIX television news aired a newscast wherein it was reported that almost 50% of the married population does not know how much their spouse earns. This is shocking. Marriage, as an institution, creates a financial partnership. In fact, history shows that one of the “civil” or non-religious reasons for marriage was… Read More »

Steps to Take if Divorce Appears Imminent

Most individuals work hard to avoid splitting up, but sometimes couples find themselves facing a divorce even after their best attempts to salvage a marriage. If divorce is on the horizon, there are several steps you can take to better prepare yourself for this life-changing event: Know rights. As a first measure, you will want… Read More »

Continuing Business Partnerships After a Divorce

It’s one thing to split up as a couple, but what if you are also business partners? With approximately 3.7 million businesses owned by a husband and wife, divorce among people who jointly run a company is increasingly common. When this happens, partners must decide whether or not they will continue to work alongside one… Read More »

Prison Sex; Lies and an Alleged Murder Plot – Is Divorce Really That Bad

Over the years there have been dozens of murder for hire; murder for sexual favors; and murder by fraud or scheme to defraud perpetrated by a spouse who could have simply divorced their partner. This was easier to understand prior to the enactment of the No Fault Divorce law in October 2010.  In October 2010… Read More »