Category Archives: Marriage

What Happens When One Divorcing Spouse Doesn’t Have a Lawyer?

You’ve likely heard the old adage that he who acts as his own lawyer has a fool for a client. If your soon-to-be-former spouse decides to act like a fool and not retain a lawyer, what impact will that have on your divorce case? To be fair, it may be the case that your spouse’s…
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18 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Divorce Lawyer

Odds are, you have been on at least one job interview in your life. The folks looking to hire you for an important positon no doubt asked you about your background and qualifications in order to determine whether you would be the best person for the job. When you are looking to hire a divorce…
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The Quintessential Guide To Divorce in New York

    A terrific new book "Onward & Upward - Guide For Getting Through New York Divorce & Family Law Issues" was just published. I co-authored this book. The book is a collaborative effort, with chapters written by lawyers and non-lawyers, all experts in their respective fields, covering myriad of family and matrimonial law topics,…
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7 Key Elements of Collaborative Divorce Participation Agreements

Collaborative divorce is all about trying to reach comprehensive out-of-court agreement on all the issues incident to a divorce. But before soon-to-be former spouses can collaborate, they have to agree to try to agree in the first place. Entering into a collaborative divorce participation agreement is a key foundational element in the collaborative divorce process.…
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