What assets should I fight for during divorce?

Although divorce can be an emotional endeavor, it can also be a major financial transaction. So, even though you might want to get through the process quickly with as little pain is possible, you should really take the time necessary to ensure that you’re financial...

New York property division basics

When a couple makes the difficult decision to divorce, they may not know what comes next or be prepared for what to expect. They likely know that issues such as property division will need to be resolved but may not know how they will be resolved during their divorce....

How mediation can speed your divorce

Residents of Nassau County and other suburbs of New York City who are contemplating divorcing their spouse usually view the concept as frightening and almost unbearably painful. While no divorce is free from stress and emotional pain, the New York State judicial...

Who Gets Custody of a Child in a Divorce?

A divorce can be a confrontational process as two New York residents work to end their marriage. One factor that can cause stress and conflict during the process is the resolution of child custody matters. Child custody refers to where and how a child is cared for...

Calculating child and spousal support

Spousal and child support are among the most important rulings that courts make when couples end their marriage. Judges take some common factors into consideration while ruling on these divorce matters. Courts will consider all income sources while calculating a...

High assets come with high risk

Large assets may bring bigger problems and consequences when a couple ends their marriage. Before undergoing a high asset divorce in New York, you should take several steps to protect your assets. Allocating these assets in property division depends on the couple’s...

Division of debts in a divorce

While most New York residents probably know that they are responsible for any credit card debt in their name, what they do not realize is that this does not change even after a divorce. It doesn’t matter if someone else contributed or caused the debt—the person liable...