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Decades Of Litigation Experience

Month: October 2021

HEALTH INSURANCE AFTER DIVORCE

By Hope Tuber In most cases one spouse provides health insurance for the entire family. However, now that you’re getting divorced, one of the major issues concerns health insurance after you are divorced. If you have children, this issue is easy as there will not be...

Prenuptial Agreement

By Alexandra Mulé A prenuptial agreement is an agreement entered into in contemplation of the marriage and becomes effective only when the parties get married. Under New York Domestic Relations Law, martial agreements may be made before or during the marriage. A...

WHAT IS MARITAL PROPERTY?

By Hope Tuber One of the first questions arising from a divorce is what happens to marital property or what if only my spouse’s name is on the deed to the house? New York State is an equitable distribution state, and therefore marital property will be divided...

Custody Determination- A child’s wishes

By: Alexandra Mulé When the Family Court has to decide issues pertaining to custody and visitation, their main concern is what is in the best interests of the child. This requires the court to weigh a number of factors. Specifically, there is usually a rebuttable...

ATTORNEY FOR THE CHILD ASSIGNED IN CUSTODY CASES

By Hope Tuber The hardest thing about a divorce, especially for your children may be where will they live, i.e., physical custody. This will be at the forefront of your children’s minds. It should be this way for you as well. Can you and your spouse work this out...

When should you start budgeting for divorce?

Before you speak with your spouse and make the leap to filing for divorce, it’s a good idea to get your finances in order. In fact, getting your finances sorted out before you file for a divorce may help you prepare for times when you can’t get access to certain funds...

Child Support Arrears

By: Alexandra Mulé In New York, both parents are expected to provide child support for the care of their children. Child support is centered on the notion that the lifestyle of the children is not to change just because their parents decided to divorce or separate. A...

TRAVELING WITH THE CHILDREN

By Hope Tuber If you have children, there are certain things all parties will need to get use to in your post-divorce life. One such change is travel with the children. Any travel you and your former spouse engages in with the children within the state is generally...