Divorce Law

What Do I Do if My Spouse Refuses to Agree to a Divorce

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

If you want to get divorced, but your spouse refuses to talk to you about it, what can you do? Even if you have filed for divorce, your spouse may claim they haven’t received the paperwork or even outright refuse to sign it. Fortunately, there are legal ways of getting around this, so you won’t...  read more

My Spouse Is Avoiding Being Served – What Can I Do?

Friday, August 31st, 2018

When you want a divorce, but your spouse does not or is intent on making the process as long and as difficult as possible just to spite you, they may do their best to dodge being served the divorce paperwork. They believe that if they’re never served, the divorce simply won’t happen. They may think...  read more

The Legal Differences Between Separation and Divorce

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

If you and your spouse have reached a point where you no longer wish to live together at the moment, but may attempt reconciliation, you may not want to get divorced. Instead, you can separate. Legally, these two options are very different from each other. Separation Is Not Divorce Just because you’re living apart doesn’t...  read more

Steps to Follow Upon Being Served With Divorce Papers

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Being served with divorce papers, particularly when the request for a divorce comes as a surprise, can be one of the most overwhelming experiences a person ever faces. One can become confused and helpless if you do not know what to do next. Therefore, rather than let your soon to be ex handle all the...  read more

Spousal Maintenance in New York, Part II

Monday, September 14th, 2015

When divorcing in the state of New York, the court will decide if spousal maintenance – also known as alimony – will be rewarded, and to what party. Spousal maintenance, or financial support awarded after divorce, can be awarded to either party for a specific amount of time, or for life.  Last month, we looked...  read more



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