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The Family Pet During a Divorce

In the United States, a significant number of households, count a companion animal as a beloved member of their family. Ironically, the legal status of these furry family members are that of property. Although in recent years the Courts have determined that animals...

IMPUTING INCOME IN MATRIMONIAL ACTIONS

In a divorce action, many might believe that only their current level of income will be the basis for determining how much they have to pay to their spouse or how much they will have to pay in child support. However, this is not always the case. When income is imputed...

WILL MY SPOUSE BE ENTITLED TO MY INHERITANCE?

When getting divorced, all marital property is to be equitably divided between the parties. Keep in mind equitable distribution does not necessarily equal. Martial property is defined as property acquired during the marriage regardless of who’s name the property is...

New Year, New You, New Divorce?

While many people make New Year’s resolutions to eat better, work out more or stop and smell the roses, many other people also resolve to move on from an old relationship and the divorce world sees an influx of new cases. While in prior years, many filed in January...

No Fault and Fault Divorces in New York

New York law allows couples to divorce if there is an irretrievable breakdown of the marriage that lasts a minimum of six months. This change was enacted in 2010. Before the advent of no-fault divorce, couples needed to spend more time in court litigating issues of...

Capetola & Divins welcomes Matt Cavallo

We are pleased to announce that Mr. Matt Cavallo is a new associate with Capetola & Divins, P.C. He graduated from Penn State Law in 2019. While at Penn State Law, Mr. Cavallo worked as the Managing Editor of Research for the Penn State Journal of Law and...