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  • Marital Property vs. Separate Property In A Divorce: Part Three
    Marital Property vs. Separate Property In A Divorce: Part Three

    In divorce law when one person owns property or an asset as " separate property " (acquired before the marriage or received during the marriage but an exception is made for gifts, inheritance or ...

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  • Marital Property vs. Separate Property In A Divorce: Part Two
    Marital Property vs. Separate Property In A Divorce: Part Two

    The easiest example of the valuation of separate property is a bank account that on the date of the marriage has $100,000 in one spouse's name and throughout the marriage the account is never jointly ...

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  • Marital Property vs. Separate Property In A Divorce: Part One
    Marital Property vs. Separate Property In A Divorce: Part One

    To divide property when people get divorced in NY ( equitable distribution ) the first question is whether the item is marital or separate property . The question sounds simple but the answer is not. ...

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  • Do I Have To Follow My Divorce Lawyer's Advice
    Do I Have To Follow My Divorce Lawyer's Advice

    Of course you do not have to follow your divorce lawyer's advice, BUT if you have a good attorney with experience you should think carefully before doing the opposite of your lawyer's recommendation. ...

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  • Will I Lose My Maintenance (Alimony) If I Live With Someone
    Will I Lose My Maintenance (Alimony) If I Live With Someone

    If your divorce agreement provides for spousal support it will also provide for the events that can cause it to be terminated. Spousal support also known as "maintenance" or formerly known as ...

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  • During A Divorce Should I Move Out Of Our House
    During A Divorce Should I Move Out Of Our House

    For most people going through a contested divorce I do not recommend that they move out. The reasons people often want to move out include: too much tension, not being able to sleep on a bed, too much ...

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