Post-Divorce Pension and Deferred Compensation Account Transition

Post-Divorce Pension and Deferred Compensation Account Transition All property that is acquired during the marriage is divided in a Divorce in New York State. That includes all deferred compensation plans and defined benefit plans. A defined benefit plan is a plan that pays a specific amount of money every month after retirement. A deferred compensation…

Albany Divorce Attorney Discusses What Happens After an Attested Divorce

Albany Divorce Attorney Discusses What Happens After an Attested Divorce Question: My wife attested the divorce after signing separation papers and accepting money that she asked for.  She’s received everything shes asked for and cashed the check. I was granted the divorce by a judge. She states she was not informed on the monies. We agreed…

Paying for Extracurricular Activities with Child Support

Paying for Extracurricular Activities with Child Support In New York State, there are a number of mandatory add-ons to the Child Support payment made by the non-custodial parent. Those mandatory add-ons do not include extracurricular expenses. The mandatory add-ons are health insurance premiums, un-reimbursed medical and dental expenses, and day care expenses. Some families have…