Recent Posts in Property Division Category

  • Check Out Our New Pages On Our Website And Our Office New Location

    || 6-Feb-2014

    In this blog post, I just wanted to provide all our followers and readers a little information about our firm. We recently relocated to 40 Garden Street Poughkeepsie, New York and we are very excited to be in our new building. We have an outstanding new office space right of the arterial in Poughkeepsie and are very happy in our new digs. Come by and pay us a visit if you are in teh neighborhood. ...
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  • Happy Holidays to All Our Readers and Our Family of Clients

    || 24-Dec-2013

    From all of us at KVA, we would like to wish everyone a happy and joyous holiday season and a Merry Christmas. Enjoy the holidays, your family and friends. At times like these I like to reflect on what has transpired over the past year and to evaluate where we were a year ago and how far we have come. We have seen a few changes here at KVA with the introduction of our new website, the addition of ...
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  • New York divorce: Should you keep the house in today's economy?

    || 8-Mar-2013

    There aren't many people in New York that haven't been affected in some way by the recession. The crash of the housing market has even called into question whether someone can keep the house in a divorce. Even under the best of circumstances, it can be difficult to keep a house. When one party wants to keep the house in a divorce, there needs to be some sort of concession to the other ...
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  • New York marital assets: Protecting your child's inheritance

    || 17-Jan-2013

    Many people in New York that are divorced have children from their prior marriage. As a parent, many divorcees have provided for their children in the event of their death. When contemplating a second marriage, those same parents may want to make sure the assets they previously pledged to their children don't end up as marital assets in the event of a second divorce. Two subjects that a couple ...
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  • New York divorce: Hiding assets could backfire

    || 27-Nov-2012

    Going through a divorce may be one of the hardest things any New York couple will ever go through. The emotional, financial and family trauma that often accompanies a divorce can be difficult to bear. Making it worse by hiding assets from your spouse will likely only cause further heartache. A study done by the National Endowment for Financial Education indicates that approximately one-third of ...
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  • New York divorce: Grammer settles with ex-wife for $30M

    || 20-Sep-2012

    With the number of celebrity couples getting divorced these days, people in New York won't be shocked to know that one more celebrity couple has finally reached a settlement in their divorce. What they may be shocked to find out, is that the couple didn't have a prenuptial agreement. When that happens, the settlement of property division issues in the divorce can get dicey and cost a lot ...
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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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  • Zuckerberg wedding timing may prove advantageous in divorce

    || 8-Jun-2012

    Weddings are always meant to be happy occasions. Most people in New York don't enter into marriage thinking it will end in a divorce that could result in a protracted fight over property and assets division. For those who do think ahead, though, there are prenuptial agreements. Then again, there can also be protection in the timing of the event. Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, recently wed ...
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  • Accuracy of financial affidavits in New York divorce crucial

    || 24-May-2012

    A financial affidavit in a divorce proceeding gives the court a quick glance at the family finances and includes information related to earned income, amount of expenses, and amount of debts and value of assets. Creating the information for this document, which is called a statement of net worth in New York, is a difficult process because it requires that all figures be completely accurate. ...
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  • Who keeps the ring during Poughkeepsie property division?

    || 22-Mar-2012

    Divorce typically ends with a splitting up of all the assets that the couple acquired while they were married. A wedding ring can have particular sentimental value, and usually has some monetary value as well. Both of these values can lead to one or both spouses in a Poughkeepsie divorce wanting the ring during property division. This leaves some couples in a difficult situation. Some might not ...
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  • Property division through mediation

    || 5-Jan-2012

    Many people think divorce is always brutal, time consuming and costly. Both future ex-spouses want the nice car with the heated leather seats, the big screen TV, and the recreational vehicles. Some may be determined to duke it out in court but there is an alternative that might be a less tense, less costly option. On top of property division, some couples in New York also might not know how to ...
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