Divorce Grounds


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on April 2, 2019 / by Brian Perskin


  Most people go into a marriage believing that they would never be the victim of an affair. While for some people, infidelity is not a deal breaker, for others, it can be the cause of an immediate divorce. For certain individuals, they don’t care about reasons or excuses. For them, cheating means divorce. However, … Read more

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on January 30, 2019 / by Brian Perskin

Can You File for Divorce Without Valid Reasons?

When one spouse seeks to divorce their partner, this is what is referred to as an “at-fault” divorce. At-fault divorces differ from “no-fault” divorces in that the two parties do not agree the marriage should be dissolved. No-fault divorces are simply a statement that the marriage has fallen apart and neither spouse blames the other … Read more

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on June 28, 2018 / by Brian Perskin

Residency Requirements for Divorce in New York

Many people want to file for a divorce in New York, but not everyone can. In order for New York to hold jurisdiction over your case, you must meet one of the state’s strict residency requirements for divorce. Read on to find out if you qualify for a divorce in New York! Residency Requirements in … Read more

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on June 7, 2018 / by Brian Perskin

Social Media: Friend or Foe during Divorce?

Social media; you either love it or you hate it. But regardless of your personal opinions on the matter, social media will have a major effect on your divorce case.  How you handle your individual accounts will help to determine if  social media will be your friend, or foe, during divorce. Social Profiles Spell Disaster … Read more

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on April 26, 2018 / by Brian Perskin

Legal Separation in New York: an Alternative to Filing for Divorce

New Yorkers looking to part ways with their spouse have three options: divorce, annulment, or legal separation. When you’re dating and you want to take a break from your relationship, it’s easy. But when you’re married? Not so much. Can a legal separation help you avoid the hardships of divorce? Legal Separation vs. Divorce Many … Read more

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on March 29, 2018 / by Brian Perskin

Military Divorce in New York

Being a member of the military is tough. It can take you away from your family, and makes communicating with your loved ones difficult. As honorable as it is to serve in the military, it can put a strain on your marriage. Military divorce has some unique obstacles, but the right law firm can make … Read more

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on July 14, 2017 / by Brian Perskin

Common Divorce Myths in New York

The internet is a wonderful tool, but it can be harmful to your divorce or child custody case. There are countless divorce horror stories online, and it’s hard to not believe them. Luckily, the team at Brian D. Perskin & Associates P.C. have shed a light on the most common New York divorce myths out … Read more

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on January 18, 2017 / by Brian Perskin

Grounds for Divorce in New York

When filing for divorce in New York, the Plaintiff must state a reason for the divorce.

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on July 20, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

Expedited Divorce in New York

The best things in life are worth waiting for.

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on May 19, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

The Divorce Process in New York

“What is the divorce process in New York like?” and “What is the timeline for a divorce?”

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on February 29, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

Grounds for Divorce in New York

In 2010, New York became a “no-fault” divorce state.

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on February 11, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

Annulments, Divorce, and Legal Separation

New Yorkers looking to part ways with their spouse have three options: an annulment, divorce, or legal separation.

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on January 13, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

What Kind of Divorce is Right for You?

You’ve weighed your options, waited till after the holiday season has passed, and are finally ready to file for divorce.

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on November 5, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

Infidelity and Divorce in NYC

Infidelity is often cited as the reason why a marriage ends in divorce, as the trust between spouses is no longer present.

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on October 12, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

New Spousal Maintenance Laws Coming into Effect This Month

After years of effort from lawmakers and advocates, the state of New York has finally passed comprehensive maintenance (or alimony) reform.

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on September 17, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on August 6, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

A Guide to Divorce by Publication in New York

It can be difficult to divorce a missing spouse, especially in cases of abandonment, but it is not impossible.

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on June 3, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

Steps to Take After Being Served with Divorce Papers

Being served with divorce papers can stir up a variety of emotions, especially if you were not aware that your spouse wanted to end your marriage.

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on May 1, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

Infidelity Clauses in Prenuptial Agreements

The popularity of prenuptial agreements is on the rise.

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on February 6, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

Filing First: Getting a Head Start in the NY Divorce Race

If you’re considering divorce, then it is highly recommended that you don’t wait for your spouse to make the first move.

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on October 21, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

Supernatural Creature Denied Alimony from Human Husband

A woman in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is now facing a post-divorce life without alimony after the Appeals Court in Dubai ruled that her husband was not required to pay her a sum of about $11,000 US in spousal support.

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on October 8, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

Divorce Fever Hits Hollywood

Divorce has swept through Hollywood over the last month, and celebrities from all sides of the entertainment business are feeling the blow of their marriages ending.

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on May 15, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

Rumors Swirl Amidst Sherri Shepherd’s Divorce Announcement

Sherri Shepherd, a co-host on The View, filed for divorce from her husband, Lamar Sally, earlier this week.

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on February 13, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

Grey Divorce in Hollywood

As discussed in a recent NearSay blog post, the percentage of divorces involving baby boomers is steadily on the rise.

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on January 6, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

Common Divorce Misconceptions

January, to many lawyers, is referred to as “Divorce Month” based on the high average of new clients and filings during the first month of the new year.

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on September 26, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Grey Divorces

As previously discussed, grey divorces are a rising trend in the divorce world.

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on July 25, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

What to Expect When You Contact Us

You’ve given it careful consideration and have decided that you either want to divorce your spouse or proceed with a family court matter.

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on June 17, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

More FAQ Regarding Divorce and Family Law

With a combined total of over 40 years of collaborative experience, the attorneys at Brian D. Perskin and Associates have handled thousands of divorce and family law cases.

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on June 11, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

New Trend Alert: Lifestyle Clauses

A new trend that is sweeping tinsel town allows couples to get everything, and I mean absolutely everything, in writing before they marry.

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on June 6, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Russian President Announces Divorce

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his wife Lyudmila have officially announced that they are divorced.

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on May 15, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

The World’s Wackiest Reasons for Divorce

Couples file for divorce citing a variety of reasons, from serious offenses to kooky and absurd infractions.

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on April 1, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Fault vs. No-Fault Divorce

Before New York adopted a no-fault divorce policy in 2010, one party to a divorce would have to take fault, or essentially the blame, for the dissolution of their marriage, even when both sides agreed that divorce was necessary.

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on February 12, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

North Dakota Bill Mandates Counseling Before Divorce

A new bill in North Dakota states that parents seeking divorce should have to wait at least six months and pursue mandatory couples counseling before dissolving their marriage.

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on January 24, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Separation vs. Divorce

When a marriage dissolves, spouses often aim to examine what their options are.

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on November 26, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Divorced Females Often Lose Health Insurance After Divorce

Studies have shown that many women end up without health insurance after divorce.

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on November 15, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

New Jersey Alimony Laws Have Many Critics

Many people in New Jersey are complaining about the state’s unfair alimony laws

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on October 17, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Why Has the New York Divorce Risen?

If you are facing divorce in New York right now, you are not alone.

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on October 17, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

How to Divorce a Missing Spouse in NY

Your spouse may not accept that you want a divorce.

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on October 8, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

When Can You Get an Annulment?

If you want a divorce, you should first make sure the divorce process is even necessary.

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on September 21, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

How To Protect Yourself When Your Spouse Keeps the Home

If you and your spouse decide that he or she can keep the marital home, you should make sure your interests are protected.

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on September 17, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Reasons to Get a Postnuptial Agreement During Marriage

You have likely heard of a prenuptial agreement, which is a document signed before marriage

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on September 6, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Celebrity Prenuptial Agreements

Despite the increasing popularity of prenuptial agreements, especially among the wealthy, not everyone decides to get one.

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on September 6, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

4 Signs Your Spouse is Hiding Assets

During divorce, many people are tempted to hide their assets so they can end up better off financially than their spouse.

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on August 27, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Common Health Issues After Divorce – And How to Prevent Them

Tom Cruise has reportedly lost weight since his divorce from Katie Holmes, and he is not the only person whose health has somehow been affected during divorce.

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on June 29, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Do You Need a Prenuptial Agreement?

Many couples can benefit from getting a prenuptial agreement, but some people in particular need this type of legal document.

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on June 29, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Dealing with In-Laws During Divorce

When you are married to someone, you often become close to their family, especially if the marriage lasts several years.

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on June 8, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Divorce and Health Insurance Coverage

Divorce can change a lot of things, and one of them is health insurance.

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on June 8, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Dennis Rodman Ordered to Pay Child Support

Apparently Dennis Rodman is better at playing basketball than paying the child support he was ordered to pay for his two children.

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on April 26, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Hire a Lawyer with Experience Handling Gay and Lesbian Divorce Cases

If you face a gay and lesbian divorce, you will need the help of a lawyer with experience in this area.

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on August 15, 2011 / by Brian Perskin

Divorce Strategies Under New York’s No-Fault Divorce

A year ago on August 15, 2010, New York Governor David Paterson signed no-fault divorce into law.

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on July 1, 2011 / by Brian Perskin

Avoiding a Contested Divorce by Hiring a New York City Divorce Attorney

Many divorces can be expensive, emotionally draining, and stressful for family members.

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on June 27, 2011 / by Brian Perskin

New York Divorce Options

Once you have decided to get a divorce there are several different options that exist to end your marriage.

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on April 12, 2011 / by Brian Perskin

Latest Court Ruling – There is No Defense against New York’s No Fault Divorce Action

Last year New York was one of the last states to introduce no fault as a ground for divorce.

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on April 6, 2011 / by Brian Perskin

The Facts about New York State No Fault Divorce

Governor David A. Paterson signed the New York state no fault divorce on October 12, 2010.

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on June 17, 2010 / by Brian Perskin

No Fault Divorce is Moving Forward

New York State has moved closer to enacting the no fault divorce law by overcoming the hurdle of passing in the Senate.

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on May 20, 2010 / by Brian Perskin

Irreconcilable Differences Nearing Reconciliation in New York

For the past twenty-five years, New York has been the only state in the country without a no-fault–irreconcilable differences–divorce.





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