Blog Posts in August, 2012

  • New York divorce: if you can't post nice things, don't post at all

    || 28-Aug-2012

    More and more people are using content from social media sites like Facebook against each other. Couples in New York who are getting a divorce will often scour their soon to be ex-spouse's Facebook page for anything they can use against them. One could say that the old adage that says "if you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all" could be changed to "if you ...
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  • Most young New York couples expect never to divorce

    || 23-Aug-2012

    Most people in New York have heard the statistic that indicates that 50 percent of all marriages will end in divorce. Despite this, it appears that a large percentage of young couples expect their marriage to stand the test of time. Additionally interesting, according to one survey, the majority of young people who are most determined to avoid divorce have parents who were divorced. Meanwhile, ...
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  • Jon Gosselin faces jail time for not paying child support

    || 16-Aug-2012

    Former reality television star Jon Gosselin is facing jail time for not paying his child support. Gosselin says that he is in the position of either paying his rent or his child support. Many New York residents are probably familiar with this predicament considering today's economy. It's hard enough making ends meet when there are two parents in the household. Being a single parent either ...
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  • Grandparents' visitation rights in a New York divorce

    || 9-Aug-2012

    Studies have shown that in these hard economic times, grandparents are playing a larger financial role in their children's lives. Many grandparents here in New York provide regular monthly support to their children on behalf of their grandchildren. However, if their child gets a divorce, the grandparents' rights to see their grandchildren are not guaranteed. It has always been true that ...
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  • New York trusts may protect assets in a divorce

    || 2-Aug-2012

    Getting married is supposed to be the happiest time in every New York couple's life. No one wants to think about protecting themselves in the event of a divorce before they have even said I do. However, with more couples getting married later in life, each party has had more of a chance to accumulate wealth and assets prior to marriage. With the amount of high profile divorces in the news ...
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