Some couples mutually decide to divorce. They don’t foresee any major disputes and agree to resolve any issues that do arise amicably. They understand they need an attorney to handle all the necessary paperwork, but they think that it’s fine to simply share one divorce attorney to represent both of … [Read more...] about Why You Should Never Share a Divorce Attorney With Your Spouse
Divorce can be expensive especially if you and your spouse cannot agree on important issues. The more disputes you have, the longer your case will take to be resolved and the higher your legal bills. While you probably will be unhappy with any large bill, generally, good communication between … [Read more...] about What Should You Do If You Have a Fee Dispute with Your Divorce Attorney?
In an uncontested divorce or legal separation, you and your spouse negotiate and resolve divorce matters between yourselves rather than have the court make decisions for you. The terms of your settlement are memorialized in a divorce or separation agreement, which is legally binding. Among the … [Read more...] about How Can Spouses Share Legal Fees in Uncontested Divorces?
COVID has had a significant impact on divorce and family law court cases. In March of 2020, court operations in New York were suspended due to COVID except for those matters deemed “essential.” That put most cases on hold. Later in the year, the courts began to slowly open under revised rules and … [Read more...] about COVID-19 New York Family Court Update
Divorce disputes often take on a life of their own. Conflicts about money or children may seem unresolvable because the parties look at all the issues lumped together. However, when spouses can break them down into discrete issues, there may be a path to settle your divorce. Every issue that gets … [Read more...] about How to Settle Your Divorce Disputes One Small Issue at a Time
Divorce cases are well-known for taking a long time to resolve. While sometimes it is unavoidable, in other instances there may be steps that can be taken to keep the case moving forward when one side seems to be unnecessarily delaying. Attorneys can be complicit in allowing delays which is why it … [Read more...] about Has Your Divorce Case Stalled?