Category Archives: Divorce

College Expenses and Divorce

College Expenses and Divorce Saratoga Divorce Attorney

Divorce is a very sad time, especially when children are involved. You feel scared, isolated, and unsettled. You may be thinking long-term expenses such as college expenses and you don’t want your divorce to affect your child’s future education opportunities. If you have concerns about this, you are certainly not alone. Here is some information […]

Out-of-State Divorce Issues

Out-of-State Divorce Issues Saratoga Divorce Lawyers

Divorce can be a very complicated right from the start. If you and your spouse do not live in the same state, the process could get even more difficult. If you are feeling frustrated, find an attorney that is experienced in dealing with out-of-state divorce issues to smooth the process for you and your family. […]

Dividing Assets

Dividing Assets Mahserjian Saratoga Divorce Attorney

During a divorce, there are a lot of compromises that are made between both parties. A lot of this division of assets are related to money. That may be leaving you worried and wondering how this will affect you in the long run. Here is some information about dividing assets that may be helpful to […]

Filing For Divorce in Albany NY

Filing For Divorce in Albany NY

If you need help filing for divorce in Albany NY contact one of our experienced Albany divorce attorneys to review your case and be the caring advocate you need.  Our attorneys are skilled in all areas of family law including child support, child custody, alimony/spousal support, and QDROs. Question: I want to file for an […]

Changing a Child’s Last Name in Divorce

Changing a Child's Last Name in Divorce

My (soon-to-be) ex-wife is changing my sons name in school (and who knows where else.) Question: My ex-wife and I are in the process of a very high-conflict divorce with a ever-changing custody battle over our 6yr old son. During the beginning of the process, my ex dropped my last name and retained her maiden […]

Equitable Distribution of Assets

Equitable Distribution of Assets Saratoga Divorce Lawyer

If you are seeking a divorce in the five boroughs or the Capital District, you may have concerns about what equitable distribution means in terms of your assets. While no cut-and-dried, universal rule exists as to how finances, property, and possessions will be distributed in every divorce, our firm’s years of experience in divorce law […]

How Long Does It Take To Get Divorced in New York?

How Long Does It Take To Get Divorced Albany Divorce Attorney

Because every divorce case is unique, it is difficult to estimate exactly how long divorce proceedings will take for any given couple. However, our office has worked for years with couples throughout the Capital Region and the five boroughs of New York City, and based on our experience, we can better predict the length of […]

Statute of Limitations on a Divorce Decree

Statute of Limitations on a Divorce Decree

Is there a statute of limitations on a divorce decree that was never signed? Read the answer in this blog by Jean Mahserjian, one of our experienced Albany QDRO lawyers for guidance. Question: Is there a statute of limitations on filing for agreements made in a divorce decree? I was divorced 13 years ago. My […]

Rights to the Marital Home During Separation

Are you wondering what your rights to the marital home during separation are? Read this blog to learn more by our experienced Saratoga divorce lawyer. Question: My wife and I have been married for 7 1/2 years. Our home is in her name only. She wants a separation and I do not…she had an affair. […]

Fathers Being Awarded Custody

Fathers Being Awarded Custody Saratoga Divorce Attorney

Traditional gender roles once entailed that mothers primarily focus on domestic matters and raising their children while fathers left the marital home for work. Decades have passed since this was the norm, as more and more women have entered the workforce and many men have begun to share the responsibility of raising their daughters and […]

No-Fault Divorce in New York

No-Fault Divorce in New York

New York allows two types of divorce: at-fault and no-fault. The four grounds for at-fault divorce are abandonment, adultery, cruel and inhuman treatment, and imprisonment, and these remained the sole grounds for divorce for decades in the state of New York. In 2010, no-fault divorce was added to the roster, allowing New Yorkers from Plattsburgh […]

Divorce Papers Signed by Judge

Judge Signed Divorce Papers

Can a Judge sign divorce papers after one of the parties has passed for month? Question: My husband walked out years ago. I could not afford a divorce, he recently filed for divorced February 2017. He passed away June 2017 and the Judge signed the divorce papers August 18, 2017. Is this legal? I was […]