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New York Divorce Blog

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  • 27-Oct-2021

    What Should Be Included in Your Prenuptial Agreement?

    More and more couples call me these days asking about prenuptial agreements. Prenuptial agreements are more popular than ever. Being an attorney in the field of family law for more than thirty-five years, I have guided thousands of couples about to ...
  • 25-Oct-2021

    Are You an Older Spouse Considering Divorce?

    The divorce rate overall, has been declining for the past 40 years, except for individuals over 50. “Gray Divorces” have actually been on the rise! During the pandemic, many older spouses called asking about divorce. The pandemic and ...
  • 22-Oct-2021

    Signs You Are Married to Someone With a Personality Disorder!

    Is your marriage surrounded by hostility, frustration, drama, and chaos? Are your efforts to improve the situation constantly ridiculed and shot down? As a psychologically trained divorce attorney and mediator, I can tell you there might be a lot ...
  • 20-Oct-2021

    Let Me Help You Decide Whether to Litigate or Mediate!

    When considering divorce, clients are usually familiar with going to court and fighting. More and more couples are learning there are effective, peaceful options. Some spouses want to fight but others don’t. Having a choice is a gift. Finding ...
  • 18-Oct-2021

    Is It Time to "Divorce" Your Attorney?

    If you are unhappy with your divorce attorney, and not getting the legal support you need, you should consider getting rid of your attorney! Why did you hire your divorce attorney? An impressive legal background? Great reviews? A family referral? ...
  • 15-Oct-2021

    My Divorce Dont's!

    As a divorce attorney/mediator for over thirty-five years, I’ve seen many spouses make some bad divorce mistakes. Most of the time decisions fueled by anger will not be in your best interest. Please don’t do it! I know you’re angry, ...
  • 13-Oct-2021

    What You Need to Know About Divorce!

    As a divorce attorney/mediator I get lots of questions about divorce. If you are thinking of going through a divorce, here is some information that will help you. Who can file for divorce in the State of New York? Any legally married person who meets ...
  • 11-Oct-2021

    If I Am Mediating my Divorce Do I need an Attorney?

    As a psychologically trained divorce attorney and mediator, I am uniquely skilled as both an attorney and a mediator. When I am wearing my mediator hat and guiding a couple in the mediation process, I sometimes suggest spouses consult with an ...
  • 8-Oct-2021

    Is It Time to Divorce Your Controlling Spouse?

    During a recent phone consultation, I spoke with a woman in her late 30’s who tearfully explained she was married to an abusive man. Her husband had taken total control of her life and she needed help. She further explained he was reading her ...
  • 6-Oct-2021

    Divorce Story

    As a divorce attorney and psychologically trained mediator, I hear all kinds of diverse divorce stories. I have decided to share some of these stories monthly with you. Naturally, I will change the names and some of the details to protect my ...
  • 4-Oct-2021

    Do You Need Help Getting Out of a Verbally Abusive Marriage?

    “You are always late, now you have made me mad! You’re stupid! You are useless! Why did I ever marry you? Sound familiar? Yes, you are being verbally abused! But you don’t have to take it anymore! Many people who call for a ...
  • 1-Oct-2021

    Need Help With Your High Net Worth Divorce?

    As a New York divorce lawyer for more than 35 years, I have handled many financially complex, high net worth, and celebrity divorces. Let’s face it, divorce is never easy, but divorces involving large amounts of money, property, and other ...
  • 29-Sep-2021

    Tips for Talking to Your Spouse About Divorce!

    Peter and Angela have been married for 10 years. They have a 6-year-old son with anger issues. Peter is a pilot, and Angela is a jewelry designer. For the past year, Angela has been concerned that her husband has been in denial about their ...
  • 27-Sep-2021

    Thinking of Divorce? Don't Move Out!

    As a divorce attorney and mediator for over 35 years, I tell clients when thinking of divorce to never to leave their home. Making this move can work against you when divorcing if not properly strategized. I often hear from clients that once divorce ...
  • 24-Sep-2021

    What Not to Do if You Want Custody of Your Children

    Getting custody of your children when divorcing can be a big challenge. As a child custody specialist, I can guide you successfully through the process! Most courts prefer a shared or joint custody arrangement. When a parent wants sole custody, I ...
  • 20-Sep-2021

    Divorcing? Don't Forget to Get Your Estate in Order!

    Divorce is scary, unpleasant, and for some, painful. It’s an extremely difficult time emotionally for the entire family. I work with divorcing couples all the time who share their sadness, frustration, and unhappiness with me. Divorce can be a ...
  • 17-Sep-2021

    Divorcing? Did You Know You Don't Have to Go to Court?

    Divorcing? You can save money, time, and aggravation, and you don’t have to fight and go to court! As a highly skilled divorce attorney and psychologically trained mediator, I can tell you there is a better, healthier solution. It’s ...
  • 15-Sep-2021

    What's Your Marriage "Money Style?"

    Money for most of us is an emotionally charged topic. That’s why few of us, and few couples, like to talk about it. When couples come to see me and are considering a divorce, money can actually be, yes, even more than infidelity, what is ...
  • 13-Sep-2021

    Are You Experiencing Divorce Anxiety?

    Are you thinking about divorcing but afraid to take the first step? Is the thought of getting a divorce keeping you up at night? Do you get heart palpitations every time you start googling divorce attorneys? Yes, divorce anxiety is a real thing. As a ...
  • 10-Sep-2021

    What Are the Grounds for Divorce in New York?

    As a divorce attorney/mediator for over 35 years, I am often asked during a consultation about the grounds for divorce in New York. There are seven grounds for divorce. Irretrievable breakdown was added in 2010 as a legal reason – making it ...
  • 8-Sep-2021

    Going Through a Divorce? Put Your Children 1st!

    With children going back to school and couples scrambling to fix their schedules and organize their lives, some spouses are also thinking of changing their lives. For some that means pursuing a divorce. However, with an eye on a brighter future and ...
  • 6-Sep-2021

    Divorcing? Take Your First Step, Call Me!

    I often tell my clients going through a divorce, the only predictability in life is change. We all dread and reluctantly develop coping mechanisms for managing the inevitable change that is part of being human, just as we are all adjusting to life ...
  • 3-Sep-2021

    Ready to Divorce Your Cheating Spouse?

    Shortly after U.S lockdowns began due to the pandemic, cheating in marriages started to increase with the help of technology and it has continued to soar! Modern technology and social media allow you to meet people quickly and in some ways quietly. ...
  • 1-Sep-2021

    Can a Postnuptial Agreement Save Your Marriage to a Mentally Ill Spouse?

    With Fall fast approaching, many couples are making plans for their children’s schooling, organizing work schedules, and for others re-examining their marriages and wondering how they can make their lives better, especially in these challenging ...
  • 30-Aug-2021

    What You Need to Know About Child Support!

    As a divorce attorney/mediator for over 35 years, I have been successfully helping hundreds, if not thousands of spouses obtain child support and provide financial care for their children. So what do you need to know about child support? 1. What is ...
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