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NYPD, MTA and NYFD: The Boldest and Bravest Divorces Require an Experienced Attorney

Police officers, firefighters and MTA workers in New York deal with high-stress jobs every day of their lives. The prospect of going through a divorce on top of all those day-to-day worries can be understandably daunting. It is for this reason that it is so important that those workers focus specifically on choosing an experienced… Read More »

What Do You Mean I Have to Stay in the Same House as My Spouse After I File for Divorce?

It can occasionally be a surprise to people filing for divorce that the court will not take any action to force one spouse out of the home during the divorce process. Generally, the courts leave living arrangements up to the spouses themselves to decide, unless there has been a history of domestic violence. Obviously, this… Read More »

NYPD Divorces Have Some Unique Equitable Distribution Issues to Consider

Anyone who goes through a divorce will be subject to all of the standard processes associated with getting divorced, including the division of marital assets. This division is to be “equitable,” but not necessarily equal. The general idea is that it will be a fair division that distributes assets in such a way that both… Read More »

How to Handle the Family Dog During Divorce

There are a lot of important issues you’ll need to handle during the course of your divorce. One that you might not immediately think of is what you’ll do with the family dog. Your dog, after all, is very much a part of your family, which can make who gets the dog a contentious issue… Read More »

The Benefits of Counseling Before Seeking a Divorce

Studies show that fewer than 10 percent of divorcing couples seek counseling or therapy before they move forward with the divorce. However, more than 90 percent of couples who attend therapy sessions when dealing with marital problems report the counseling to have been helpful. Here are just a few of the ways you can expect… Read More »

Tips to Help You Expedite a Divorce

The divorce process can easily become drawn out and expensive, especially if you have a large and complicated estate or if you and your spouse don’t get along. There are, though, some ways you can expedite the process to get through it faster and move on to your new life. Not all of these will… Read More »

How Does Wage Garnishment Work for Child Support?

If the other parent of your child regularly neglects to pay the child support he or she owes you, there are a variety of potential collection methods you and your attorney could work to implement to ensure you get the money you need. Perhaps the most common type of collecting judgments for overdue child support… Read More »

Tips for Selling a Home While Going Through a Divorce

The decision of whether or not to sell your house during the divorce process can be quite difficult. Having to pack up and move while so many other changes are occurring in your life can be a truly overwhelming prospect. However, there are many circumstances in which it does not make financial sense for either… Read More »

How to Prove Your Circumstances Have Changed for Child Support

If you wish to reduce the amount of money you’re paying in child support, you will be responsible for filing an official petition in court for a judge to review your case. The child support modification process can vary slightly from court to court, but you can expect that you will need to prove that… Read More »

Does Divorce Affect Your Credit?

Many people will experience a hit to their credit during or after a divorce. However, it’s not the divorce itself that affects the credit—marital status has nothing to do with how your credit report is calculated. It’s the financial repercussions of your divorce that could result in your credit taking a hit. Losing a household… Read More »