Navigating Divorce While Expecting: Finding Common Ground

Having a child can be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life. But it can also place a huge strain on your marriage and lead to decreased feelings of satisfaction in your relationship. For some couples, these feelings can even arise months before the child arrives. Regardless of the timing of these feelings, […]

Innocent Spouse Relief: Understanding Joint Tax Liability

As a family law attorney, certified financial analyst, and someone who is married (for the second time), I can attest that filing a joint tax return with your spouse can make an often convoluted process easier and more efficient. However, it also comes with shared responsibility for actually paying any taxes owed, including interest and […]

Financial Factors to Consider in a Divorce Involving Special Needs Children

Any parent who is raising a special needs child knows the challenges that come with ensuring their well-being. Your child may require extra care and attention every day, which can involve significant financial resources, even for two parents.There may be additional therapeutic costs including occupational therapy, ABA therapy, speech therapy. You may need to seek […]

Taxes and Divorce

Divorce in New York can impact your taxes, potentially altering what you owe or receive. Learn what you need to know before filing.

What Happens to the Marital House in a New York Divorce?

When couples divorce in New York, the courts divide their marital property based on the principle of equitable distribution. This doesn’t mean splitting everything in half. Instead, the law aims to divide property fairly between the spouses based upon their direct and indirect contributions to the assets. Marital property includes almost everything either spouse earned […]

Being Divorced in the Orthodox Community

While divorce for any couple in New York can be stressful, not all couples encounter the same challenges. For members of the Orthodox Jewish faith, for instance, marriage is much more than a civil union. Considering both the religious and civil aspects of divorce is vital for Orthodox couples in New York. Orthodox Jewish Divorce […]