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Uncontested v. Contested Divorce

Divorcing a spouse may be extremely difficult and mentally draining. The divorce process doesn’t solely involve the physical separation of you and your spouse; the process also involves the separation of assets, debts, homes, families, and much more.
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A Nude Social Media Photo or Political Rant May Ruin Your Spouse’s Reputation

A prenuptial agreement is designed to protect both parties to a marriage. A prenuptial agreement is a contract that is entered into prior to marriage. This agreement may not only set forth the way in which marital property will be divided in the event that the parties get divorced but may also set forth guidelines pertaining to social media accounts. Continue reading A Nude Social Media Photo or Political Rant May Ruin Your Spouse’s Reputation

Keep the Best Interest of the Child First

While a divorce is difficult for both spouses, it is even more difficult for children to endure. Even if children are not showing signs of emotion, it is likely that he or she is still experiencing hardship. Some children cope with anger by withdrawing themselves from activities or family, while others may exhibit outward emotions. Regardless of whether children are showing their emotions, it is important to address your child’s concerns. Continue reading Keep the Best Interest of the Child First

Temporary Orders May Benefit You During Divorce Proceedings

If you are in the process of getting divorced, it may be beneficial to execute temporary orders in order to avoid disputes between you and a former spouse. Temporary orders set forth guidelines for the following:
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Mitigate Certain Risks When You Have a High Conflict Spouse

If you are involved in a contentious divorce, here are some tips to make the divorce process a bit easier.

Focus on the Next Chapter

Try not to dwell on the past. If you want to move forward in life, you must try to put any painful memories behind you, which may require you to speak with an experienced and licensed therapist. Try not to engage in arguments with a former spouse. If a situation arises, try to be the bigger person in the dispute. In addition, having an attorney present during any interaction with a former spouse may be beneficial to the parties. Continue reading Mitigate Certain Risks When You Have a High Conflict Spouse

Alleging Adultery as a Fault for a New York Divorce

The United States has a divorce rate of approximately 40 to 50 percent. A major factor that contributes to many divorces is adultery. Adultery occurs when one spouse engages in an extramarital affair or sexual activity with someone other than his or her spouse. In New York State, a judge may take into account any acts of adultery when determining maintenance, formerly known as alimony. Continue reading Alleging Adultery as a Fault for a New York Divorce

Don’t Snoop and Make Sure You’re Not Being Spied on During a Divorce!

Individuals involved in a contentious divorce may engage in snooping for a number of reasons. The most common reason people engage in snooping is to catch a spouse cheating in order to gather evidence of wrongdoing against the other spouse. Regardless of the reason, everyone is entitled to privacy. If you are in the process of getting a divorce or are in the middle of a child custody battle, please review the tips provided below. Continue reading Don’t Snoop and Make Sure You’re Not Being Spied on During a Divorce!

Court Approach to Name Change When One Parent Will Not Consent to Raising a Child as Transgender

Recently, courts are using the best interest of the child standard in custody cases where parents disagree about raising a child as transgender. In some instances, transgendered children are seeking the court’s assistance to ensure their right to change their identity without parental consent. This may include the ability to access hormone therapy, change his or her name, or get surgeries. Continue reading Court Approach to Name Change When One Parent Will Not Consent to Raising a Child as Transgender

Having a Summer Wedding? Start Negotiating Your Prenuptial Agreement Before the Big Day!

Spring is approaching and many people are in the process of planning their summer weddings. While this may be an exciting, romantic, and stressful period, it is important for you and your spouse to take some time out of your busy wedding planning schedule to discuss the possibility of having a prenuptial agreement. While this may seem like a cold and unromantic conversation to have, it is very important to determine whether it is in the best interest of both parties to have this agreement. Continue reading Having a Summer Wedding? Start Negotiating Your Prenuptial Agreement Before the Big Day!

Determining What To Do With A Home During A Divorce

Determining whether or not to sell a home during a divorce can be complicated. Oftentimes, one person may want to remain in the home while the other wishes to sell the home. If this is the case, there are many different options available such as one spouse buying the other spouse out, allowing one spouse to remain in the home for a set time period and then selling the home at a later date, or immediately selling the home after the divorce is finalized and splitting the proceed, among others.
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