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Husband claims that wife tricked him into marriage

It's no secret that divorce can lead to a wide variety of legal issues for New Yorkers. These concerns range from child custody to the division of assets to accusations of foul play. In any case, individuals seeking to end a marriage need an experienced legal advocate on their side.New York residents might be interested in a story about a man who claims that his marriage was a scheme by his wife to obtain his family's riches. His wife sued for divorce, and he filed a complaint with the court against her when she moved to sequester marital assets. The wife's filing requested the distribution of property, alimony and protection of marital assets, but it does not detail the reason for divorce, although she reportedly said she wanted her husband to "get well."

Court draws line between drug use and abuse in custody case

Everyone knows that taking drugs can impair a person's judgment and behavior. Understandably, courts, law enforcement agencies and child protective organizations generally associate drug use with the limited ability to protect and care for a child. In some cases, however, an individual may be able to keep child custody if the use of drugs occurs as part of a medicinal regimen.

New York billionaire faces large divorce payout

Separating marital assets in a divorce can be a complicated matter. High asset divorces tend to be especially complex, particularly when multiple investments, real estate holdings and other assets are involved. It is essential to understand all legal rights available during a divorce in order to achieve the best possible outcome. One New York billionaire is poised to make one of the state's largest divorce payouts, depending on the outcome of divorce proceedings.

Katie Holmes enjoys life in NYC after divorce

A marital split involving high assets can be especially challenging for the divorcing parties. The process can involve squabbles over assets and create much strife as a family divides, as well as cause confusion and frustration in children. But New Yorkers going this kind of divorce are encouraged not to lose heart. After the process is finished, the future begins.

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