Monthly Archives: September 2015

Reasons To Get A Postnuptial Agreement

What is a Postnuptial Agreement?  A postnuptial agreement is a contract between spouses, and is similar to a prenuptial agreement, but it is entered into and signed after the marriage has ended. In order for the agreement to be valid, it should include all of the same important elements that a prenuptial would. It will…
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Key Factors In Alimony Eligibility In New York

Alimony or maintenance is defined as the payment of money from one spouse to the other. The purpose of alimony/maintenance is to ultimately allow the person receiving it to become financially self-sufficient. You can receive alimony/maintenance at the same time that you are receiving child support. However, you should know that whatever amounts you receive…
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Assets That Could Be Divided During Divorce

In the divorce process, the courts will help you decide how your assets and debts will be divided. Everything you own will be separated into two categories: real property, such as your house, and personal property, such as cars and furniture. This is called a “property division order.” One of the most important things to know…
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What Is A No-Fault Divorce?

On August 15th, 2010, Governor David Paterson signed no-fault divorce into law in New York State. New York was the last state in the union to sign this type of divorce into law. A no-fault divorce is one where no one is alleging that anyone has done anything wrong. Rather the couple desires to only…
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