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Who Gets to Keep the Engagement Ring?

Who gets to keep the engagement ring after a couple decides to divorce? You would think there would be a simple answer to this question because it was a gift from one person to another. So the gift receiver should keep the ring, right? Not so fast.

As...

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If I Move Out, Is It Considered Abandonment?

Many people fear that if they “abandon” or leave the marital home, it could somehow hurt them in a later divorce. This is a common misconception. Under current New York state divorce law and procedure, moving out of a marital home is generally not a major issue. However, it can have...

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High-Net-Worth Divorce

Handling a high-net-worth divorce in New York requires experience and a solid understanding of complex financial issues. Ascertaining the value and relevant contributions to multiple properties, investments, business interests, and numerous accounts can complicate the distribution of marital assets. Tracing separate property, protecting inheritances, and locating all of the assets often...

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How to Prepare Your Finances for a Potential Divorce

Marriage is an economic partnership and divorce involves the untangling of the partnership. Besides custody and parenting issues, most aspects of a divorce relate to financial issues. Understanding your financial circumstances is critical to being prepared for a divorce. 

There are important steps you can take to prepare...

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