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October 2015 Archives

What financial information does one need for a divorce?

No matter how cordial a couple might have been when making the decision to conclude a marriage, it is not advisable to solely rely on a soon-to-be ex-spouse to provide all relevant financial information. Having only one person responsible for bringing financial documents creates the opportunity for fraud. Before beginning the divorce process, it is a good idea for both spouses to gather all of the necessary information.

Age at marriage affects your divorce risk, researchers claim

Whether it's the influence it plays on job opportunities or how it can affect going back to school, age is a hotly discussed and intensely studied aspect of life. More recently, researchers took a hard look at how age can impact the possibility of divorce and came up with what could possibly be the so-called "perfect" age to marry. Perhaps most interesting is the discovery that the ideal age to marry has shifted over time.

Megan Fox to divorce husband of 5 years

Actress Megan Fox shot to stardom after staring in the popular "Transformer" movies, but more recently her name has been in the headlines for a very different reason. Fox filed for divorce from Brian Austin Green, her husband with whom she shares two children. Since then, Green has requested that Fox pay spousal support.

Have unique child custody needs? We're here to help

Divorce is often an emotionally charged process that, depending on the couple, can present unique challenges. New York parents typically have significant concerns regarding child custody agreements, and if there are any ongoing disputes or family issues, the process can be especially strained. We understand how sensitive these types of situations can be, but that does not mean that an amicable agreement is out of reach.

Have you heard these myths about divorce mediation?

Despite what is routinely shown in movies and on TV, divorce does not have to be an all-out battle waged before a judge. Indeed, most divorcing couples first approach the process through alternative dispute resolutions before even considering giving a judge the power to make the final decision. Mediation is a popular approach for reaching a divorce settlement that is agreeable to both parties, but myths concerning process have also grown in popularity.

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