Yearly Archives: 2018

Your Pre-Nup May Be A Ticking Time Bomb

Your New York pre-nup may be a ticking time bomb.  Because of last year’s changes to the tax law, a divorce could be much more costly than you bargained for in your prenuptial agreement.  The good news is that you still have time to disarm the bomb. Historically, maintenance in New York (alimony everywhere else)…
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Wives in New York Paying Maintenance and Child Support

The times they are a changing. It is now increasingly common to hear ex-wives complain about the amount of spousal maintenance and child support they are paying to the ex-husbands. For years, men were ordered to both pay both spousal maintenance and child support as part of their New York divorce.   But, the pendulum has…
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Statement of Net Worth In New York Divorces: Mandatory Financial Disclosure

Twice in the last month, the tabloids made much ado about well-known divorcing couples demanding financial disclosure early on in their divorces.     In both the Rudy Giuliani and Donald Trump, Jr. divorces,  both husbands demanded that their soon to be ex-wives produce a Statement of Net Worth causing the press to sound the alarm that…
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Social Media in New York Divorce: Just Stay Off!!

Everything you put on Facebook or other social media may be used as evidence against you in a divorce in New York.   We have long known that the posts that are actually published or made public could be discovered and used against you, but New York’s Court of Appeals just ruled that even private postings…
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