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How Divorce Affects Social Security Benefits

Getting divorced is generally acknowledged as a difficult endeavor emotionally, but its impact of your finances can also present challenges, especially in the often-overlooked area of retirement benefits such as Social Security. To protect yourself, you’ll want to become well versed in the following ways that divorce can impact your Social Security benefits: Get to… Read More »

Important Issues in Late-Life Divorce

Although the overall rate of divorce is on the decline, the same may not hold true for those in the 50 and older range. So-called “gray divorces” are on the rise and present their own set of difficulties and issues to resolve. Since 1990, the divorce rate has doubled for those over the age of… Read More »

Accounting for Assets During Property Division

In New York, the marital estate is subject to equitable division, that is, fair allocation of proceeds to both parties. The only assets divided during divorce are those that are known — so how do you know your entire marital estate is on the table when it comes time to divorce? Whether out of fear… Read More »