Prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements are used to help couples address financial issues that may arise during their marriage and in the event of divorce, separation or death. The only difference between the two agreements is timing. A prenup is entered into before the vows are exchanged, while a … [Read more...] about How to Ask for a Prenuptial or Post-Nuptial Agreement
Many couples want to get divorced with the least amount of expense and time. To that end, they are willing to work very hard with their spouse to reach agreements that are perhaps not exactly perfect but settle the important issues favorably. Spouses who can resolve their own differences in this way … [Read more...] about Benefits of Uncontested Divorces
New York law provides for legal separation two ways – pursuant to a judgment of separation or pursuant to a separation agreement. Both forms generally require that the couple live separate and apart and negotiate custody, support and property distribution issues. While some couples elect to separate … [Read more...] about How to Legally Separate from Your Spouse
Some couples with marital problems hesitate to get divorced for various reasons. In these situations, New York law allows spouses to separate and come to an agreement regarding their finances and child custody and support issues. While a separation may provide certain benefits over divorce, it does … [Read more...] about Should You Separate or Divorce?
Marriage itself is a type of legal contract which automatically gives spouses certain rights and responsibilities. These rights and responsibilities affect the couple during marriage and in the event of death, separation or divorce. However, the parties can modify their rights and responsibilities … [Read more...] about 3 Types of Marital Agreements to Address Financial Concerns During and After Marriage
After litigation is over, it is not uncommon for one or both parties to be dissatisfied with the outcome. While the parties may have a legal right to appeal, winning an appeal is difficult in matrimonial actions for several reasons. Simply being unhappy about the judge’s decision is not enough to … [Read more...] about Appealing Divorce and Custody Decisions