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Does Age Impact Divorce Settlements?

A variety of studies have been done over the years into how age at marriage affects the likelihood of divorce. But in terms of actual impacts on the divorce process itself, there are different considerations to keep in mind. Alimony: Alimony is generally meant to be temporary to allow a spouse to maintain their standard… Read More »

What You Should Know About Supervised Visitation

Supervised visitation occurs when a noncustodial parent visits with the child only when supervised by another adult. This type of arrangement is set to ensure the child’s safety while also supporting an ongoing, positive relationship between the parent and child. Situations in which a court might prescribe supervised visitation include: If there has been a… Read More »

Tips to Help You Find a Good Divorce Attorney

The divorce process can be rather overwhelming, but having a good attorney by your side can go a long way toward removing some stress from the process. So when you’re preparing to go through a divorce, what qualities should you look for in an attorney? Here are a few tips to keep in mind. Aggressive… Read More »

How Long Does Divorce Mediation Take?

Mediated divorces are generally much less expensive than court litigation, and a big factor that goes into that is that they take significantly less time to complete, meaning fewer legal fees. But exactly how long can you expect the mediation process to take? Every divorce is different, of course, so here are some of the… Read More »

What Do States with the Lowest Divorce Rates Have in Common?

The divorce rate in the United States continues its steady decline, thanks in large part to the Millennial generation, which is getting married later and divorcing in much smaller numbers than its predecessors (especially the Baby Boomers). According the 2017 American Community Survey, the states that have the lowest divorce rates are Hawaii, Illinois, New… Read More »

The Use of Health Records During a Divorce

During the divorce process, you may be asked to disclose certain pieces of medical information if they are relevant to the divorce case. While this does not mean your spouse is allowed to dig through your medical history without restrictions, it does mean you can expect to have medical records requested if there’s any reason… Read More »

Tips for Gathering Information During the Divorce Discovery Process

The discovery process in a divorce is when both spouses gather and produce documents that will affect the divorce. Below is a quick overview of some categories of documents you can expect to be asked to produce. Bank documents: You will likely be asked for at least three years’ worth of statements from your financial… Read More »

Dealing with Post-Divorce Grief

We often recommend that people who have just gone through a divorce attend sessions with a therapist to work through some of their post-divorce grief. Below are a few examples of some of the strategies and advice a therapist will offer as you seek to regain your strength and move on with your life. Don’t… 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 »

Keeping Some Property Separate During a Marriage

There are several ways you can keep some of your assets separated after you get married, even though many of the assets you own will become marital assets (meaning they would be subject to property division if you get divorced). It can take some planning to make this work, however. The most common tool used… Read More »