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Separation Agreement vs. Divorce Agreement

Breakups are complicated — splitting up, divorcing, or separating can be one of the most traumatic human experiences.

Many people are hesitant to jump straight to divorce when a relationship is disintegrating due to the extensive psychological and financial ramifications of officially dissolving a marriage. It’s for this...

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Are Prenuptial Agreements Only For The Wealthy?

Marriage is an economic partnership. Most people would not go into a new business partnership without clearly outlining the financial terms to protect themselves if the partnership does not work out. 

Although prenuptial agreements sometimes have a stigma of being associated with celebrities or a wealthy individual and...

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Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency in Divorce Cases

Cryptocurrency is becoming increasingly popular, making it more common in divorces. However, because cryptocurrency is still relatively new and unknown to many, it can add a layer of complication to a divorce case.

If either spouse is involved with cryptocurrency, it is essential to have a New York...

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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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