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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 »

How to Choose the Right Divorce Attorney for You

When you are considering filing for divorce or have recently been presented with divorce paperwork by your spouse, one of the first things you should do is retain the services of a skilled divorce lawyer. But how exactly do you do this? Most people have never had to hire an attorney before, so they might… Read More »

How to Choose the Right Divorce Lawyer for You

One of the most important steps you take early on in the divorce process is hiring your attorney. This can be an understandably difficult process — you have likely never hired an attorney before and may be feeling stressed out about the prospect of going through the divorce. Fortunately, a good lawyer will be right… Read More »

Key Questions to Ask Your Potential Divorce Attorney

Perhaps the most important early step of your divorce process is choosing an attorney to represent you in the coming months. There are going to be plenty of options out there in the field of divorce and family law, so it’s important you do your homework and find an attorney with whom you are completely… Read More »

Qualities You Should Look for in a Divorce Attorney

Once you have decided to end your marriage, you should begin the search for a divorce attorney who can help you through all the legal steps associated with the process. But how can you choose a divorce lawyer who is right for you? Below are some qualities you should prioritize in any attorney you choose… Read More »

An Overview of Family Law Motions in New York

A “motion” in family law is a request to ask the court to do something, such as make a decision on a contested issue like child support. Motions can also be used in emergency situations, especially if you need the judge to settle an urgent matter before you are due back in court. In the… Read More »