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Statements of Net Worth in New York Divorce

Some of the most common points of contention in New York divorce cases involve money. Spouses often disagree on child support, alimony, and equitable distribution. How can a Statement of Net Worth help to alleviate these issues? What is a Statement...


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...


Cost Effective Divorce Strategies

“Marriage is grand. Divorce is about Twenty Grand.” - Jay Leno Let’s face it: divorce can be expensive. Contested cases, as well as grey divorces, often lend themselves to higher legal fees that can result in financial hardships for both...


Subpoenas in NY Divorce

Contested divorce actions can be complex. Many litigants consider the discovery phase of divorce to be the most time consuming, as their attorneys are required to thoroughly review years’ worth of financial statements and property or business...


Gearing Up for Divorce Month

The beginning of a new year is marked with resolutions, promises made to oneself to better themselves in one way or another, such as joining a gym or changing careers. A more extreme, and surprisingly common, personal resolution is to separate form a...


Grey Divorce: The Next Big Baby Boomer Trend?

Baby boomers have been at the forefront of many social, economic, and cultural movements throughout the past few decades. Always a generation to embrace change, those 50+ are now leading the pack when it comes to divorce trends. The Stats Don’t Lie...


Social Media Rules for Divorce

Social media is becoming an increasingly popular component of divorce cases across the globe. Posts to Facebook and Twitter profiles are not only leading to divorce, but are also being submitted as evidence during litigation. Matrimonial and family...


Marital Debt in New York Divorce

We have previously discussed the division of assets in New York divorce. Marital assets are divided between spouses in a process called equitable distribution. Pieces of property, jewelry, and financial accounts are the first items to come to mind...


What is an Enhanced Earnings Capacity?

Equitable distribution, or the division of assets, is a major component of most New York divorce actions. Assets are disclosed during the discovery process, and each party is required to execute a Statement of Net Worth before distribution can be...


Dividing Assets in New York Divorce

New York divorce cases can be complex. Whether contested or uncontested, each divorce action can bring about their own unique set of challenges. The most common challenge New Yorkers face is equitable distribution, which is the division of marital...