New Spousal Support Guidelines

In an attempt to obtain more uniformity in Judge’s awards regarding the amount of spousal support (also called “Maintenance”) and the length of time spousal support will be paid, New York State passed a new law in January 2016. The...

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Cost Comparison between divorce and mediation

When married couples have decided to separate or divorce, we are often  asked about the financial benefits of mediation over a traditional divorce. One of the most  frequent topics of discussion - on both the husband's AND the wife's side -...

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Two Paths: Divorce Mediation vs. Divorce Court – The Differences

Making the decision to get a divorce can take years of stressful buildup. To make matters worse, the end of your marriage often symbolizes the beginning of a very complicated process.  However, the divorce proceedings don’t have to be...

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How to Know if Divorce Mediation is Right for You

Divorce is an overwhelming situation for all involved. As if the actual marriage breakup isn’t enough, there are typically children to worry about, not to mention the division of every asset and debt you never even knew you...

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Can This Marriage Be Saved?

It sometimes does happen that couples who seek the help of a mediator discover that divorce is not necessarily the only solution. Sometimes couples seek the help of a mediator when they feel that there is no other solution yet...

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Equitable Distribution: How to Divide Your Assets & Debts

Dividing your assets and debts during a marriage breakup can be a difficult, emotional and time-consuming activity. When there is a lot of fighting over particular items, some people just give up and allow everything they own to be...

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