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What is No-Fault Divorce?

As common as divorce has become, most of us do not realize that the relative ease of dissolving a marriage is a relatively new development in family law, particularly in New York.  According to many interpretations of the available data, it is estimated that as many of half of all marriages end in divorce. Getting divorced can have a significant impact on almost every aspect of your life, including your living situation, your finances, your relationship with and ability to see your children, as well as your long-term financial security. As if these issues were not stressful enough, many people are also dealing with the breakdown of the primary relationship in their lives, which is almost always an emotionally difficult and taxing issue.

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Posted on December 26, 2013 in Divorce Attorneys

New York Appellate Court Invalidates Prenuptial Agreement

Please insert excerpt info hereIn a rare move, a New York Appellate Court invalidated a prenuptial agreement based on a verbal promise made to discard the agreement, according to a report published on Abcnews.com. After initially refusing to sign an agreement that could potentially leave her with almost nothing, Elizabeth Petrakis signed the prenup 4 days before the wedding after her fiancé promised that he would get rid of it as soon as they began to have children.

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Posted on December 12, 2013 in Divorce Attorneys