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Marital Property Not Always Divided 50/50

It is important to know that New York is an equitable Distribution not equal distribution state, when dividing up property acquired during the marriage. For example when One party earned 90 percent of the income a recent court decision awarded … Continue reading

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Division Of Property

If you are going through a divorce in New York state, the court must divide all property acquired during the marriage equitably. It is important to know that this does not automatically mean equally. For example if you started a … Continue reading

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Child Support Modification

If you have lost your job or otherwise had a reduction in your income, under New York law you are entitled to apply to family court for a reduction or elimination of child support. VERY IMPORTANT-timing is critical. The court can … Continue reading

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New New York Divorce Laws

NO FAULT DIVORCE-In October 2010 New York State finally enacted a law that permits a couple to divorce without proving misconduct or fault by the other party. You need to only show that the relationship has broken down irretrievably for … Continue reading

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