Separation is an option for couples who may not be ready to divorce but want to live apart and set up separate households. New York law permits legal separation either pursuant to a judgment of separation or a separation agreement. When drafting a separation agreement, the parties need to engage in … [Read more...] about 4 Strategies to Help You Efficiently Negotiate a Separation Agreement
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?