Divorce Rates Are Low in NY: For The Wrong Reasons

Divorce Isn’t So Common In NYC – But it’s nothing to Smile About If you’ve never gone through a divorce process, then you should think twice before filing for this stressful and emotionally draining ordeal. Even when it’s uncontested, divorce has tons of energy-draining issues and processes that have to be satisfactorily filled before the […]

Absolute Divorce Versus Limited Divorce: Legal Lowdown

Well, its finally happened. After a lot of tears you have reached the point where no matter what you try there is no way to recover your marriage, no matter who's fault it is. Luckily there are options. Some states have differing views on divorce law and they usually differ from the federal laws. Here […]

What To Consider When Looking For a Family Lawyer

So, you have decided to seek out a family lawyer, either for a divorce, legal separation, etc. In this article we are going to discuss some of the things you should look for when choosing your family lawyer. We will also discuss some of the most basic but essential things that need to be resolved. […]

Legal Rights & Obligations With Prenuptial Agreements

A prenuptial agreement is very similar to insurance policies in the sense that you go to the trouble of getting one but hope you'll never have any use for it. With the staggering number of divorces occurring in the first 7 years of marriage recently (roughly half of all couples in the most recent decade […]

Contested Divorce 101: Legal FAQ

If you are married couple that realizes that both you and your spouse want to end the marriage, a divorce is the only way to legally make it happen. There are various requirements to comply with and steps to follow when filing a divorce depending on your state or country laws. What is an uncontested […]

Getting Divorced In NY- Basic Laws

In New York, when a marriage is legally terminated, there are two terms that refer to one and the same meaning: ‘Divorce’ and ‘Dissolution of Marriage.’ If you are among those planning and deciding to legally end your marriage, there are procedures that you need to undergo before you are given the ‘Divorced’ status. Couples […]

Getting Married? Get A Prenuptial Agreement Lawyer

So you are finally deciding to get married. Well, has anyone mentioned a prenuptial agreement? also known as a "prenupt". Maybe it hasn't been brought up. You may want to take a look at some of the advantages of having a prenuptial agreement before taking that big leap into the realm of marriage. Unfortunately, asking […]

Divorce Documents Checklist: Prepare These For Your Attorney

If you are getting ready to file for divorce, or are thinking about filing, there are a few things you can do to make the process smoother. Here are ten things you can do to help prepare for your divorce settlement negotiations: 1. Organize your finances. Getting to know and understand what you own, either […]

Child Support Enforcement Laws: Your Legal Rights

If Your Spouse Refuses To Pay Child Support or Maintenance You can bring a proceeding is the Supreme Court or Family Court for a support order if you do not have one. If your separation/settlement agreement or divorce judgment contains a direction to your spouse to pay maintenance or child support you can bring an […]

4 Tips For Finding The Right Divorce & Family Lawyer

Couples from all over divorce each other for all kinds of reasons. The most common causes for divorce includes, domestic violence, disagreement on parenting style, or plain incompatibility. No matter what your reason is, divorce is a difficult and stressful thing that can drain out your finances quickly if you draw it out longer. The […]

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