The Legal Differences Between Separation and Divorce

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 […]

  • Posted on: Jul 17 2018
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Steps to Follow Upon Being Served With Divorce Papers

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 […]

  • Posted on: Jun 27 2018
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Taking Back Your Name After Divorcing

There are a lot of things to consider when going through a divorce. From child support and custody to dividing your assets, a divorce can often become a long and stressful process.   While you don’t need to take back your last name after going through a divorce in New York, it is something that […]

  • Posted on: Apr 19 2018
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Marriage Annulment Part II

In our last post, we started covering some of the basics about annulments in the state of New York. While an annulment is one way to end a marriage, it is a much different process than a traditional divorce. However, in some circumstances, an annulment is a better decision to effectively and permanently dissolve a marriage.   […]

  • Posted on: Mar 14 2018
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Marriage Annulment Part I

Choosing to end a marriage is never easy. However, knowing whether a traditional divorce or an annulment is right for you can make the process even more complicated. Before you make a choice, you need to know which is most appropriate for your situation.   Let’s take a look at the basics of an annulment […]

  • Posted on: Feb 18 2018
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