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Co-Parenting on Halloween Doesn’t Have To Be Scary

By Amanda Yu, Esq. With the weather cooling down and school having just begun, summer is officially over. While some of us are simply looking forward to the return of the pumpkin spice latte and sweater weather, others are seriously stressing about Halloween: costumes, candy, trick-or-treating, decorations, and parties galore! Here are a few tips […]

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3 Ways to Repurpose a Ring After a Divorce

Guest blog post by Mondiamo Etiquette generally holds, and in many jurisdictions the law demands, that the engagement ring belongs to the recipient if a couple divorces, but you might not be sure what to do with the ring now that your marriage has ended. Keeping items from another time in your life may bring […]

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Going Back To School Following A Divorce

By Carlye Goldstein Going back to school can be exciting but also anxiety inducing for any child, and starting school after your parents have just divorced can amplify those feelings. It’s important to not only have an idea or plan in place with how you’d like to approach the difficulties that can arise when a child […]

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Consultation With a Matrimonial Attorney

By Jackie Nemetz, Paralegal The thought of having to consult with a matrimonial attorney relative to a divorce might seem intimidating, but rest assured, matrimonial attorneys have the experience to understand what you are going through and will guide you through the process. Knowing what to expect during an initial consultation is the first step […]

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Who Should Attend the Appraisal Inspection of the Marital Residence?

Guest blog post by Paul R. Harris It’s not the appraiser to determine which party or parties attends the appraisal inspection, unless of course there is a court order or judgement barring one of the parties from attending the appraisal inspection. With that said it is this appraisers opinion there is no policy for either […]

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The 411 On Case Information Statements

By Penny L. Polakoff, Paralegal After the filing of initial pleadings (i.e. a Complaint for Divorce and Answer and Counterclaim, etc.), it is time to begin focusing on the Case Information Statement, or “CIS.”  The CIS is paramount to the divorce process because it provides a snapshot of all of the financial details of a particular […]

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