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How Long Does it Take to Get Divorced?Information to Gather When Considering DivorceHow Should I Prepare for Divorce in NYS?What is a No Fault Divorce in New York?How Do Grounds for Divorce Work in NYS?Divorce AnnulmentMinimizing Divorce ExpensesHow Do Fees Work in a Divorce Case?Requiring Your Spouse to Pay the Divorce FeesWhat Information Does My Attorney Need If I Want a Divorce?Obtaining a New York State Divorce if You Just Moved to the StateDivorce A Missing SpouseMoving Out of the House Before Divorce with the ChildrenThe Divorce Trial ProcessOpening Your Own Bank Account if You File for DivorceCan My Spouse Get Access to a Bank Account My Parent’s Put My Name On?My Spouse Won’t Turn Over Their Financial PaperworkHow Does New York Handle My House If I Owned it Before the Marriage?House Appraisal in a DivorceCan I Modify My Divorce Agreement in NYS?Can I File a Joint Tax Return the Year We Get Divorced?Can I Change My Life Insurance Beneficiary During the Divorce?How Long Must I Wait for a Judgement on a Non-Responding Spouse?Will I Own All the Marital Assets in a Default Judgement?Finding Hidden Money in Your Spouse’s Business AccountsCan I Remove My Spouse from the Insurance?Court-Ordered Life InsuranceDivorce ReconciliationUnfair Divorce Agreement Options How are Mortgage Payments and Other Bills Paid During a Divorce?
QDRO Process ExplainedAm I Entitled to My Spouse’s Social Security Benefits?Disinheriting Your Spouse to Protect Your AssetsObtaining Your Part of Your Spouse’s 401K if they DieWhat Happens to My Pension or Deferred Compensation Account After a Divorce?Handling Two Pensions When Both Parties are Unsure on RetirementQDRO DistributionWhen Will I Receive My Share of the Pension?Protecting Your Part of a Pension Plan if Your Ex Spouse DiesI’m Unable to Get My Share of My Ex’s 401KYour Ex Spouse is Refusing to Retire to Avoid Sharing the PensionWho Must Divide the Retirement Accounts After a Divorce?Not Having a Qualified Domestic Relations OrderTax Consequences of Receiving Part of a Deferred Compensation PlanMy Spouse is Threatening to Terminate My Health Insurance
Prenuptial Agreement RidersPostnuptial AgreementsBringing a Support Person to Family CourtServed a Summons Out of StateWhat If You Can’t Make It To Family Court?Consequences for Missing Family CourtDealing with Criminal Charges and Divorce
Pro Rata Child Support EnforcementFinancial Disclosure AffidavitPaying Child Support if You Become Full Custody HolderMy Spouse Received a Bonus, How Does That Calculate with Child SupportMy Ex is Not Paying Child SupportExtracurricular ActivitiesFiling Child Support Order ObjectionsCan Summer Camp be Used as a Day Care Expense?Who Pays for the Children’s Clothing?How Long is Child Support Paid in NYS?How is Day Care Paid with a NYS Child Support Order?Can a Child Support Order be Changed Because of Job Loss?Can My Ex Quit Their Job to Reduce Child Support?How is Child Support Calculated if One Parent Works Off the Books?How Does Payment for Extracurricular Activities Work with Child Support?How Do I File for Child Support if My Spouse Lives in Another State?Contribution to the Children’s Health InsuranceHow are Non-Reimbursed Medical Bills Paid with Child Support?Can I Modify a Child Support Provision in New York?Is Health Insurance Calculated for Child Support in NYS?Is Child Support Tax Deductible?Claiming the Children on Your Taxes if You Pay Full Child SupportHow is Child Support Calculated in NYS?How Do I Get an Order of Child Support in NYS?Am I Required to Pay for Private School?How is College Tuition After Divorce Handled?Non-Custodial Parents College Expense ObligationDo I Have to Pay for College Expenses if I Pay Support?Am I Required to Pay College Expenses?Helping with Your Child’s College Savings Account After Divorce Can I Limit College Contributions to a SUNY School?Paying Child Support for a College DropoutPaying for Health Insurance After DivorceWill I Have to Pay for College Expenses Until Graduation
What is Divorce Mediation?Is Divorce Mediation Right For You?How Does Divorce Mediation Work in NYS?Do I Need an Attorney If I am Mediating My Divorce?What is the Job of a Divorce Mediator?Enforcing Agreements Made At MediationMemorandum Of Understanding In Divorce MediationWhen Mediation Doesn’t WorkWhat is an MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) in New York State?
What is Important to Know About Equitable Distribution?Separate Property Commingled PropertyWill I Have to Sell My House if I Get Divorced?Premarital Property RightsHow Will My Inheritance be Treated During a Divorce?Dividing Inherited PropertyHow Can I Get My Share of My Spouse’s Business?Dividing a Family BusinessHow is a Mutually Shared Business Handled?Protecting Your Retirement AccountIs Winning an Injury Settlement Considered Joint Marital Property?Dividing Employee BonusesHow is a 401K Divided?Dividing Stock OptionsWill My Premarital Retirement Account be Divided?How is a Premarital Pension Divided?Grandparent 529 Plans
What is the Process for an Uncontested Divorce in New York State?What are the Differences Between a Contested and an Uncontested Divorce in NYS? Do I Need a Separation Agreement to get an Uncontested Divorce
What is Spousal Maintenance in NYS?The Different Types of Spousal MaintenanceIf I Don’t File a Divorce or Separation Agreement, Can I Still Get Spousal Support in NYS?How Long is Spousal Maintenance Paid in NYS?Can I Discharge Maintenance with Bankruptcy?Can I Stay on My Spouse’s Medical Insurance After Divorce?Does My Former Spouse Need to Maintain Their Life Insurance After Divorce?How do Dependency Exemptions Work in a Divorce?My Ex Is Not Paying Spousal Maintenance
My Ex is Threatening to Take Me to CourtHow Long Does an Order of Protection Last?Where are the Nearest Domestic Abuse Resources in Saratoga or Albany County?What to Do if Someone Violates an Order of ProtectionAccidental Violation of an Order of ProtectionConsent Without AdmissionI’m Afraid of Seeing the Respondent in Court, What Should I Do?I Was a Victim of Domestic Violence, But I Can’t Afford an AttorneyHaving an Order of Protection Against Your Spouse at a Custody TrialSubject in a CPS InvestigationChallenging a CPS Indicated Finding
Is it Possible for a Father to Win Custody?Changing Your Child’s Name to Match YoursEmergency Child SupportBringing Up a False CPS Report at TrialObtaining Custody of Your Niece or NephewRequesting a New Law Guardian to be AppointedGrandparent’s RightsMoving Out of State Before the Baby is Born if Your Not MarriedWhat are Paternity Rights in NYS?Standard Custodial Schedules for a Non-Custodial ParentWhat is the Difference Between Joint and Sole Custody in NYS?What is Important to Know About Shared Custody?Is Joint Custody Preferred by New York State Courts?How is Child Support Calculated if There Is Shared Custody?My Ex is Not Following the Orders of CustodyHow Do I Modify My Child Custody Order?Modifying an Out of State Custody Order to Suit NYChanging the Jurisdiction on a Custody PetitionWhich Court do I File a Custody Petition in?How Can I Enforce an Out of State Custody Order?Can I Relocate to a Different State if I Have Sole Custody of My Children?Can a Child Choose Which Parent They Want to Live With? My Ex Won’t Let Me Take My Children on a TripHow Can I Get My Child a Passport?Am I Required to Consent to My Child’s College Choice?Child Custody Relocation LawsChild Custody WitnessesHow Does a Child Advocate Articulate Your Child’s Wishes?Using Substituted Judgments for a Disabled Child