I think my spouse committed adultery but I don’t have proof; I want out of the marriage anyway…

I assume you’re asking whether you can get a divorce on the grounds of adultery without proof? Most New York Divorce attorneys will probably answer that in the negative and I think I have to agree. You need some measure of proof, although circumstantial evidence may be enough. What is circumstantial evidence? Well, photographs, eye-witnesses […]

My Spouse is hiding assets. What can I do?

When your spouse hides Assets The proverbial “hiding of assets” is a big problem in many divorce cases, which is why we have written about this issue so much on this website. One of the main steps in a New York Divorce is what’s called discovery–taking stock of what each party owns, including finances. Both […]

Should poor people get a prenup?

Are prenups only for celebs and rich people? I think everybody should get a prenup these days. Poor today, rich tomorrow. Rich today, poor tomorrow. These are uncertain times we live in. One never knows what will happen in the future. One only has to look to the lives of celebrities to see and hear […]

What does QDRO mean? (pronounced quadro)

The acronym stands for Qualified Domestic Relations Order. According to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) a Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO) is a judgment, decree or order that creates or recognizes the existence of an alternate payee’s right to receive all or a portion of a plan participant’s benefits under an […]

Pensions & Divorce, NY (Updated 2017)

How Does Divorce Affect Your Pension Benefits? There are many questions to ask when you are getting divorced and there are pension benefits to be distributed. For example, it is important to know if your spouse has more than one pension plan or other retirement plan from a current or previous job. How long has […]

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