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Should you agree to a premarital agreement?

If 2018 is the year in which you will marry, you are likely a very busy person right now. Planning a wedding and preparing for marriage takes a lot of time and attention. You may be looking forward to a very simple New York wedding event or gearing up for the most elaborate, luxurious celebration you've been dreaming of since childhood. Either way, you have to plan, then execute, and that involves time and effort that you must fit into your other normal daily tasks and duties.

If I think my spouse is hiding assets, how can I find them?

Divorce is complicated, and it is quite normal for two spouses to find themselves in contention over the details of the financial divorce order. One of the most commonly contested issues in a divorce is over money, and you may have serious concerns about securing a fair agreement in order to have a stable post-divorce future. In some situations, it may be necessary to consider the possibility of hidden assets.

Why could it be important for you to establish paternity?

New York readers know that fathers play a critical role in the lives of their children, yet establishing and maintaining this role can be difficult when there are disputes over paternity. If you were not married to the mother of your child at the time of birth, it may be necessary for you to seek to legally establish paternity in order to protect your rights as a father.

Will your business be safe during asset division?

Congratulations on your upcoming wedding! You are likely feeling overwhelmed with preparations and plans in addition to keeping your business running successfully. While it may seem like you can't fit one more thing into your schedule between now and the big day, there is another item you may be overlooking.

Is there a way I can get out of paying spousal support?

Spousal support, also called alimony, is one of the many money-related issues that can cause contention and complication in your New York divorce. Like other issues, there is no one-size-fits all solution to questions surrounding spousal support, and many couples choose to reach an out-of-court agreement on this matter.

How to determine if bird nesting is the right choice for you

The term "bird nest" may take on a whole new definition if you're one of many recently divorced dads in New York. A year or so ago, if your children would have asked you to help them build a bird nest, you may have logically assumed they were talking about a school project or a new ornithology hobby. If the other parent poses the same question to you in an attempt to achieve an amicable child custody agreement in divorce, it means something altogether different.

4 Tips for divorced dads in New York

Being a dad in New York in 2017 is definitely quite different from living under the same status a handful of decades ago. In fact, life in general, and particularly family life in the United States looks vastly different on the surface than what would have been considered typical back then. If you're among those in New York who are fathers and also happen to be divorced, you likely understand how challenging single parenting can be.

Moving into retirement with comfort following a late life divorce

If you have put years of planning and saving into retirement, chances are, you probably do not want to let anything derail your preferred timeline. Unfortunately, life is often full of unexpected changes, one of which may be the end of a marriage. Perhaps you and your spouse are considering taking separate paths moving forward, you might have concerns about the potential consequences of a late life divorce.

3 ways to look for hidden assets during divorce

As a wealthy individual, you likely want to make sure that your assets remain as protected as possible. You may have taken various precautions in order to ensure that any investments or business deals you participated in did not pose unnecessary financial risks. However, now that you face divorce, you may wonder how much protection you have from potentially dishonest tactics from your soon-to-be ex-spouse.

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