Category Archives: Divorce Law

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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Spousal Maintenance in New York, Part II

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 […]

  • Posted on: Sep 14 2015
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Queens Divorce Laws: Spousal Maintenance, Part I

When divorcing in the state of New York, it is up to the court to determine if spousal maintenance, also referred to as alimony, will be rewarded. Spousal maintenance differs from spousal support in that maintenance is paid after the divorce, and support is paid while the couple is still married.  Spousal maintenance can be […]

  • Posted on: Aug 20 2015
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Say “I Do” to Prenuptial Agreements

A prenuptial agreement may seem like something reserved only for the super-rich and super-famous, but with divorce rates rising, the number of people opting to draft a prenuptial agreement before saying “I do” is on the rise, too. While planning for a wedding, talking about what should happen in the event of your divorce may […]

  • Posted on: Jul 27 2015
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