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Contested Vs. Uncontested Divorce In New York: What’s The Difference?

If you're considering getting a divorce in New York, it's important to understand the differences between those which are contested, those which are uncontested and which grounds for divorce are recognized in New York' which is the only state in the country that does not recognize no fault divorce. Elliot Schlissel, a New York Attorney whose practice area includes divorce, estate planning and many others, provided the details in a recent interview.

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New York Separation Agreements: In A Nutshell

If you're having marital difficulties and are considering a separation agreement, it's smart to know how they work in general, how they affect filing for a divorce and how they are created. Our New York legal expert provides that information in a nutshell

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NY Divorce: Tips On Overcoming Challenges

Couples who seek a divorce in New York are likely to face many challenges that they simply don't understand' and at a time when emotions run high. The grounds for divorce, distributing assets, dividing debts, child custody, visitation and estate planning are only a few the issues that go along with most divorces. Here are some tips on overcoming those challenges:

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New York Divorce & Separation

If you are seeking a divorce in New York, you will want to know the laws and rules governing this process. What are the requirements for getting a divorce in New York? Will mediation be required in order to get a New York divorce? What is the law on New York annulments? Find the answers to your New York divorce questions here.

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New York Divorce & Finances

Separating out joint finances during a divorce can be a headache. How is property divided? What are the tax consequences? Are there estate planning issues that need to be worked out? Will there be spousal support payments, and if so, how much and for how long? Following are laws specific to New York Divorce and Finances.

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New York Child Custody & Child Support

New York courts prefer that parents cooperatively work out the details of raising their children together after a divorce because, in the long run, it is in the best interests of the child or children.

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NY Divorce: Courts Struggle With Changing Alimony & Child Support In Tight Economy

hat if your ex-spouse, or soon to be ex-spouse, had been earning $200,000 a year, but now finds himself' or herself' unemployed due to employment cutbacks? How much will a court require him to pay towards alimony and child support when unemployment benefits are the only source of income? It's an issue that New York courts are struggling with in this tight economy' and one NY divorce attorney says that their not necessarily handling in the fairest manner.

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NY Divorce 101: The Issues Of Custody, Visitation & Fathers’ Rights

Filing for divorce is never an easy undertaking' from the emotional aspects related to the divorce itself to the confusion often surrounding the issues of custody, visitation and fathers' rights. Here is some basic information about all three from a New York divorce lawyer knows too well what families go through during this difficult time.

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NY Divorce: How Long Does It Take, Does Mediation Work & When Should You Wait To File?

How long does it take for a divorce to become final in New York, does mediation really work and should you wait to file if your spouse has just lost his or her job? These are questions that Elliot Schlissel, a New York Attorney whose practice area includes divorce, estate planning and many others, gets all the time. Here are his answers:

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How New York Divorces Work

The process of obtaining a divorce is different in every state. New York, in particular, is a bit complicated as it's the only state which does not have a true no-fault divorce law. Elliot Schlissel, a New York Attorney whose practice area includes divorce, estate planning and many others explained how divorce is defined, how the process works and New York's rather antiquated fault based system.

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