During the course of any marriage, each spouse will collect a range of property – and a divorce, no matter how difficult or painful, doesn’t make that property any less yours. This is why it is so important that you understand the legal implications of your separation, or you might lose out on your most […]
Divorce is never a pleasant experience – especially for children, who often feel helpless, anxious and depressed during the proceedings. However, contrary to popular belief, divorce can actually have positive effects on children.
Once you have determined that you are eligible for divorce in New York, you will need to establish grounds for divorce. As WomensLaw.org explains, grounds are legally acceptable reasons to file for a divorce, and these vary from state to state. In the state of New York, there are both fault and no-fault grounds for […]
Divorce is stressful on many levels – particularly if you and your spouse cannot agree on who will receive which marital property. The possessions that you acquired prior to your marriage will most likely remain yours, along with any inheritance left specifically to you, but you may have to split assets you acquired together as […]
Choosing to get divorced is never easy. It comes with a long list of life-changing considerations. Where will you live? How will you divide assets? Will you or your ex pay spousal maintenance?
Domestic violence is a widespread problem. Approximately 20 people experience physical abuse from an intimate partner every minute in the United States, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. This means more than 10 million women and men suffer abuse in this country every year.