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Should You Get a Legal Separation Before Getting a Divorce?

Posted on : September 3, 2019, By:  Mary Katherine Brown
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Is it better to get a legal separation before getting a divorce? Or will you benefit more from just going through with a divorce and getting it over with? Here’s what you should know about legal separation, how it compares to divorce in New York, and how to get help navigating the dissolution of your […]

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Can a Forensic Accountant Help Your New York Divorce Case?

Posted on : August 3, 2019, By:  Mary Katherine Brown
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Divorce And Forensic Accounting If you’re considering a divorce, or are already going through the process, you likely have a lot of questions. In most cases, divorce boils down to two key components: children and money. We’re going to take a look at the latter and explore one financial concept that you may or may […]

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Do Home Paternity Tests Count in Court?

Posted on : July 3, 2019, By:  Mary Katherine Brown
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Paternity tests can be a touchy subject. When the biological father of a child is unknown, there are many situations where establishing that information is beneficial to the family. Family court cases often require paternity to be established as well. Are home paternity tests admissible in court and if not, what tests are?  What Needs […]

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How Do New Tax Laws Impact Alimony in New York?

Posted on : May 10, 2019, By:  Mary Katherine Brown

Within the last year, U.S. tax law has changed dramatically. These changes impact how taxes are paid on alimony after a divorce and who pays them. Consider how these changes affect your situation, especially if you’re thinking about having your divorce decree modified under the new laws. Your divorce settlement may require renegotiation for a […]

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How Do I Know If My Spouse Is Hiding Assets in a Divorce?

Posted on : April 29, 2019, By:  Mary Katherine Brown
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Both New York State and Federal Law apply to divorce proceedings in Brooklyn, so it will be necessary to disclose your income as well as any financial assets that you may have. If you have a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement in place, it will indicate which assets you had when you entered into the marriage. […]

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