August 5

Can a Divorce Be Discontinued or Canceled in New York State?

Can a Divorce Be Discontinued or Canceled in New York State?

Most divorce actions proceed to resolution and, ultimately the legal dissolution of the marriage by way of a Judgment of Divorce. In New York State, as in other jurisdictions, parties seeking divorce may wonder if it’s possible to discontinue or cancel the divorce proceedings once they have been initiated. While divorce is generally seen as.

August 2

The Long Goodbye: How Lengthy Physical Separation Affects Equitable Distribution in a New York Divorce

Without fail, a divorce is always a difficult process.  In New York, marital property is divided by way of “equitable distribution” – the law governing the division of assets and liabilities during divorce proceedings. That process is fundamentally changed when the divorcing parties have experienced a lengthy physical separation prior to the commencement of the.

July 31

Equitable Distribution of Student Loan Debt in a New York State Divorce

Equitable Distribution of Student Loan Debt in a New York State Divorce

Student Loan Debt in Divorce in New York Divorce is always a difficult and emotionally stressful endeavor, especially when it comes to dividing assets and liabilities. In New York State, equitable distribution laws seek to provide for an “equitable,” fair and just division of marital property between divorcing spouses. While assets like homes, vehicles, and.

May 15

Coercive Control in Divorce and Custody Cases in New York

Coercive Control in Divorce and Custody Cases in New York

Coercive Control in New York Divorce and Custody Cases There has been an increasing demand for more New York divorce courts to apply a broader definition of domestic violence – one that includes the well-established concept of coercive control. Coercion and coercive control are increasingly considered a form of domestic violence and has been totally.

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