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Recovering Pre-Marital Contributions in a Divorce

When there is a change in marital status by reason of divorce or annulment, marital property is distributed “equitably,” in accordance with New York law (Domestic Relations Law §236 B.). However, property, which is classified as “separate” property of the other...

How to Put a Smile on a Judge’s Face

It is easy to make a judge smile – just say the words, “Settled, Your Honor.” Contrary to popular opinion (and the content of TV lawyer programs), the main job of a judge is to resolve cases through settlement, not trial. Judges are principally engaged to assist...

Selecting Your Lawyer

Selecting a competent and ethnical lawyer to represent you in a separation or divorce, requires the exercise of good judgment at the very time judgment may be clouded by emotional distress. In some instances, it may be desirable to bring a trusted family member or...