What To Do If Your Ex-Spouse May Be Hiding Assets
If your ex-spouse hates the idea of paying alimony or child support, and you suspect that, to minimize these payments, he or she has hidden significant income or assets, then continue reading. Here’s our guide to what to do if your ex-spouse may be hiding assets. How Do I Know If My Ex Is Hiding … Read more
The Financial Benefit of Divorce
It comes as no surprise that divorce can be a costly endeavor. Legal fees, becoming a single income household, and support payments can do major damage to your wallet. As awful and scary as that all sounds, there is a financial benefit to divorce. Fresh Start for Financial Responsibilities You face a big lifestyle change … Read more
High Net Worth Divorce in NYC
All divorce cases have challenges, but high net worth cases are more complex and present additional obstacles. Assets must be addressed during these unique cases. What key things should you know if you’re facing a high net worth divorce? Handling Assets High net worth divorce cases often involve a great deal of assets. Assets can … Read more
Protecting Your Credit during Divorce
Divorce has the power to impact every aspect of your life, especially your finances. Protecting your credit during your divorce will help to secure your financial future after your case is settled. What steps can you take now, to ensure that your credit doesn’t suffer later? Why Your Credit Score Matters Your credit score is … Read more
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 of Net Worth? A Statement of Net Worth is a court document, and is … Read more
5 Things You Should Do Before Filing For Divorce
Deciding to file for divorce is a big deal.
Cost Effective Divorce Strategies
Let’s face it: divorce can be expensive.
Subpoenas in NY Divorce
Contested divorce actions can be complex.
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.
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.
Social Media Rules for Divorce
Social media is becoming an increasingly popular component of divorce cases across the globe.
Marital Debt in New York Divorce
We have previously discussed the division of assets in New York divorce.
What is an Enhanced Earnings Capacity?
Equitable distribution, or the division of assets, is a major component of most New York divorce actions.
Dividing Assets in New York Divorce
New York divorce cases can be complex.
Prenuptial Agreements during Divorce Actions
Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements are receiving praise from matrimonial attorneys throughout New York because of the security they provide married couples in the event of divorce.
New Developments in Billion Dollar Divorce Case
Last year, reports surfaced that a record shattering divorce settlement had been reached in a 6 yearlong battle.
Protecting Your Business During Divorce
High net worth divorce cases involve assets of significant value, which can include business ownerships or partnerships.
Infidelity Clauses in Prenuptial Agreements
The popularity of prenuptial agreements is on the rise.
How Do Prenuptial Agreements Affect Engagement Ring Laws?
An engagement ring is often the most expensive gift a woman will receive and one of the most meaningful.
Special Issues Facing High Net Worth Divorces
Divorces involving a great deal of assets require the specialized attention of an experienced matrimonial attorney.
How Can I Rebuild my Credit After Divorce?
As previously discussed, contested divorces can have the potential to ruin a party’s credit score due to litigation costs, becoming a single income household, and new financial obligations such as child support and maintenance payments.
$995 MILLION Divorce Settlement Shatters US Records
Divorce doesn’t always come cheap, especially if you’re one of the wealthiest oil tycoons in the country.
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.
Protecting Your Credit During (and After) a Divorce
Divorce can lead to a slew of financial dilemmas, which can negatively affect your credit score.
Handling College Tuition Obligations During Divorce
Regardless of whether your children are young, just starting high school, or embarking on their collegiate journey, the subject of college tuition needs to be addressed in New York divorce cases.
Divorce and Estate Planning in New York State
Here at Brian D. Perskin & Associates, P.C., we are very big supporters of modifying your estate plans and details of your last will and testament after a divorce is finalized.
Divorces Involving Invalid Prenuptial Agreements
Prenuptial agreements are legally binding documents signed by a couple before their marriage that details their separate property (including investment and other financial accounts), and outlines how potential joint assets will be divided in the event of a divorce, as well as addressing the issue of alimony.
Attorney Perskin Named to The National Advocates: Top 100 Lawyers
Brian D. Perskin & Associates P.C. is proud to announce that Attorney Perskin has earned the significant achievement of being selected as one of The National Advocates.
What Happens if I Can’t Afford my Legal Fees?
Reports are surfacing regarding George Zimmerman’s financial standing amid his current divorce action against his wife, Shellie Zimmerman.
Halle Berry’s HUGE Child Support Order
It is being reported that Halle Berry has been ordered to pay her ex-boyfriend and father of her 6 year old daughter, Gabriel Aubry, a whopping $16,000 per month in child support.
How to Handle Divorce Depositions
If your divorce action cannot be settled outside of the court room and a trial is pending, both parties will have to partake in a deposition.
A Record Breaking $4.5 BILLION Divorce Settlement for Russian Oligarch
A divorce in Switzerland that has spanned six years has finally come to an end with a record shattering $4.5 billion settlement being awarded to Elena Rybolovlev, ex-wife of Russian oligarch Dmitry Rybolovlev.
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.
What is a QDRO and How can it Benefit Me During a Divorce?
A Qualified Domestic Relations Order, or QDRO for short, is a court ordered evaluation of retirement accounts.
Top 10 Signs You Need a Divorce Lawyer
Divorce. Just the word alone may conjure up feelings of anxiety regarding the unknown
Grey Divorce in Hollywood
As discussed in a recent NearSay blog post, the percentage of divorces involving baby boomers is steadily on the rise.
What is a Private Judge?
A little known trick of the trade to getting a divorce settled quickly is to hire a private judge to hear the case.
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.
Gray Divorces: New Trend for those 50+
According to a poll conducted by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), people who are 50 years or older are getting divorced at an increasing rate.
Sealing Court Records in Celebrity Divorces
According to the case Globe Newspaper Co. v. Superior Court, the First and Sixth Amendments, as applied to the States by the Fourteenth Amendment, allows both the press and the public to have access to court documents and records.
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.
Handling Your Finances After Divorce
After divorce, money is usually tight for most people.
Reasons to Get a Postnuptial Agreement During Marriage
You have likely heard of a prenuptial agreement, which is a document signed before marriage
Akon Initiates Child Support Payments in Court
Well-known rapper Akon has recently done what many celebrities have struggled with: offered to pay child support for his kids.
Heidi Klum and Seal’s Divorce Drags On
It appears that the divorce between Heidi Klum and Seal is getting more complicated than before.
Reality Star Evelyn Lozada Divorces Football Player Chad Johnson After 41-Day Marriage
One celebrity divorce that has many people talking is that of reality TV star Evelyn Lozada and her athlete husband, Chad Johnson.
Kenny G and Wife Divorce After 20 Years of Marriage
Kenny G, or Kenneth Bruce Gorelick, is divorcing his wife Balynda Helen Benson-Gorelick after 20 years of marriage.
Deion Sanders Tries Hard to Sell Condo Quickly During Divorce
The latest news about Deion Sanders’ divorce is that he is trying to get rid of some of his property.
Adrienne and Paul of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Divorce
Adrienne Maloof and Paul Nassif of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills recently filed for divorce.
Randy and Jermaine Jackson Owe Child Support to the Same Woman
Many people get behind on child support at some point, even celebrities that you would think would have money.
For Many Celebrities, Divorce Is Good for Business
It appears that celebrity divorce may be good for their ratings, as various celebrities who have recently divorced have gotten even more popular.
Vanessa and Kobe Bryant Reconcile Before Divorce Is Final
Everyone likely remembers the high profile divorce case of Kobe Bryant and his wife, Vanessa.
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.
Learn How We Can Benefit Your High Net Worth Case
When you have a high net worth divorce case, you have a lot to lose.
Finding a Divorce Attorney that Knows How to Challenge Business Evaluation Reports
When you are dealing with business evaluations in a divorce case it is crucial to hire an attorney that knows how to interpret these business evaluations and how to ask the right questions and examine them in detail.
Revealed: Top 10 Celebrity Divorce Settlements
Celebrity divorce lawyers are everywhere but the truth is that you really have to look beyond the headlines to get the exceptional ones from the crowd.