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Five Common Misconceptions About Uncontested Divorces

Clients come to our office with the hope of ending their divorces quickly so that they can go on with their lives. Many times they believe that filing for an uncontested divorce will accomplish this. However, we would like to clear up some common myths with facts. Five common misconceptions about uncontested divorces 1. MYTH:… Read More »

Take Our Test: Is Your Divorce Contested or Uncontested?

We are not only divorce lawyers, we are educators on all aspects of a divorce. We have seen many clients come to our office with a misunderstanding of what type of divorce that they think they are going to go through. With this is mind, we have developed this divorce test questionnaire to help our… Read More »

What to Know About Uncontested Divorce in New York

An uncontested divorce is the simplest, most pain-free divorce process available. Essentially, it means that both parties are able to agree on all the major issues in their divorce, including how they will share parental responsibilities, child support and custody arrangements, alimony payments and the division of shared property and debts. If the parties are… Read More »

What Are the Steps of an Uncontested Divorce in New York?

When a couple refers to an uncontested divorce, they are discussing a divorce that does not go to trial. In an uncontested divorce, there is no cause for a trial because issues are discussed and decided upon with the help of attorneys outside of the courtroom. This process includes the following steps: Filing for divorce…. Read More »

Celebrity Divorce: Trying to Uncouple Consciously

Recently, a celebrity couple famously announced their preferred method of divorce is conscious uncoupling. The media watches this divorce as it unfolds.  Actress Gwyneth Paltrow and musician Chris Martin announced their separation in a now well-known blog statement about conscious uncoupling. From their statement and the essay that follows it, the couple seems intent on… Read More »

Uncontested Divorce: Are You Sure?

Amicable partings do not always lead to an uncontested divorce.  In New York, an uncontested divorce is possible when both parties agree to all issues or one party fails to respond to the proceeding. It is common for couples with no children and few assets in a marriage of relatively short duration to end their… Read More »

How Long Will My Divorce Take?

One of the most frequently asked questions by those approaching divorce is, “how long will the process take?” Of course, each case is unique. It is very difficult to pinpoint the exact length of time your divorce might take to finalize, as there are many factors at play. Some of those factors include the following:… Read More »

Coping With the End of Divorce

Every divorce story is different. Yours may have been a simple, uncontested divorce, or you may have endured years of high conflict divorce, custody trials and post-judgment proceedings. Whether your divorce was relatively easy or financially and emotionally devastating, the end of the process to dissolve your marriage eventually arrives. Understanding how to begin —… Read More »

Types of Divorce in New York

Although most divorcing couples are working towards the same goal — a dissolution of marriage that leaves both parties satisfied — there are multiple paths to arrive at this resolution. This list is intended to give you a better idea about the types of divorces that are available in New York: At-Fault. In this type… Read More »

What Are My Options If I Want to Divorce?

Most people fear divorce. They do not know what to expect and they are afraid of what may happen during and after the dissolution of their marriage. They are afraid of the costs of divorce and of the large amount of time that may be needed to end their marriage. So instead of facing the… Read More »