Top 5 Money Saving Divorce Tips

New York City is expensive. Between paying your rent or a mortgage, refilling your Metrocard, and enjoying all that our great city has to offer, you may feel a little strapped for cash. This doesn’t mean you can’t get a divorce, though, as long...


A Step-by-Step Guide for Changing Your Name After Divorce in NYC

There are two kinds of people in the world: those who wish to change their name after divorce, and those who don’t. Some women find it therapeutic to return to their maiden name, while others, well, they could care less. Follow these instructions...


Moving On After Divorce

Let’s be honest: divorce hurts. You are mourning the loss of a relationship, a way of living, and reentering the world as a single person. It’s scary, and you may not know what to do, or how to cope after your case is finalized. Read on for tips...


Does Cheating Affect Alimony in New York City?

As of this writing, about 50 percent of all first marriages in the United States end in divorce. The rate of divorce for second and subsequent marriages is even higher. As New York City divorce attorneys, we can safely say that a large percentage of...


Grounds for Divorce in New York

When filing for divorce in New York, the Plaintiff must state a reason for the divorce. This is known as the “grounds for divorce”. There are two categories for divorce grounds: no-fault, and fault. NO-FAULT DIVORCE IN NEW YORK In 2010, NY became...


5 Tips for Winning a Contested Divorce

Contested divorce actions are the polar opposite of their uncontested counterparts. In contested cases, litigants are unable to reach common ground regarding their divorce. This means they don’t agree on the grounds for divorce, can’t reach an...


Uncontested Divorce: What You Need to Know

January, often referred to as “Divorce Month” by matrimonial law attorneys, sees an uptick in new case filings right after the New Year. With the increased number of new cases, many New Yorkers are left wondering “What is an uncontested...


5 Things You Should Do Before Filing For Divorce

Deciding to file for divorce is a big deal. The thought has probably been floating around in your head for a while, and you have most likely spent a great deal of time really weighing your options. Before filing for divorce, follow these 5 tips from...


How to Have A Better Holiday During Divorce

The first holiday season after a divorce can be difficult, but the joyous time of year doesn’t have to be a drag if you remember to keep these 6 simple rules in mind. 1. PUT YOUR KIDS FIRST Think about how hard the holiday season is for you right...


Top 7 Divorce Fails

When you are served with divorce papers, there are a few decisions that you are going to have to work out quickly…How will you respond to the accusations in the lawsuit? How will you cope with the possible shame of being divorced? What is the...