Monthly Archives: February 2017

Completing a Net Worth Affidavit

During divorce proceedings, both parties are required to submit a net worth affidavit. While this has been a traditional practice in New York family courts for years, recent amendments to the form require the inclusion of additional expenses and liabilities. Revisions The recent changes made to the affidavit of net worth form are the first…
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Who Gets the Family Pet?

It is estimated that as many as 80 million U.S. households own a pet. This figure reflects the importance that the average American family places on pet ownership, so it is unsurprising that many divorcing couples disagree on who should retain custody of a shared animal. Although New York courts have historically viewed animals as…
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New Rules Instituted for Preliminary Conference Preparation

In New York, when a divorce case has been assigned to a judge, the court is required to order a preliminary conference that must be held within 45 days. Last August, the courts began using a revised form, which has helped streamline the process by clarifying what will be required of the parties at the…
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