Blog Posts in July, 2012

  • Division of property can be harder the second time around

    || 25-Jul-2012

    Most people in New York who have been divorced once are cautious when they contemplate getting married a second time. It's reasonable to think people wonder if it will work the second time around or end in divorce yet again. The crux of those thoughts though may be about heartbreak, not necessarily about division of property and assets in a second divorce. Recovering from a first divorce can ...
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  • Application of New York no-fault divorce law gets clarification

    || 16-Jul-2012

    New York hasn't always been a no-fault state when it comes to divorce. As a matter of fact, New York only gave couples the right to file a no-fault divorce in 2010. Prior to that, you had to have grounds to obtain a divorce. That required proof and a trial. Now, couples only have to show an "irretrievable breakdown" in the marriage. This is supposed to make it easier for couples to ...
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  • Why did Katie Holmes file for divorce in New York?

    || 11-Jul-2012

    Most everyone has probably heard about Katie Holmes filing for divorce from Tom Cruise and asking for full custody of their daughter, Suri. Those living in New York have a front row seat right now because the case was filed in New York where the couple have a home. However, that may change. There are some who say Holmes' filing the divorce in New York may not be valid. Experts are beginning to ...
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  • New York divorce: Ex claims wife hid pricey shoe collection

    || 5-Jul-2012

    Negotiating property division during divorce can be a tricky business. But a recent New York case involves an uncommon level of dispute. It involves a New York hedge fund executive who has filed suit against his professional poker player ex-wife. The property division dispute is not, as one might guess, over her poker winnings. Rather, the ex-husband is suing his ex-wife over her shoes. Yes, ...
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