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8 Deadly Divorce Mistakes New York Family Lawyers See Too Often

8 Deadly Divorce Mistakes New York Family Lawyers See Too Often

When the dream of staying married “Till Death Do You Part” has gone by the wayside, we all move to the next ideal dream, which is an entirely amicable divorce in which both parties are fully accommodating to the other and both parties come out of the legal process with an equitable...

Divorce and the New Tax Law

Divorce and the New Tax Law

Divorce lawyers have been overwhelmed by clients hoping to finalize their divorces by December 31, 2018, and with good reason. If you’re divorcing in 2019, you’re facing a different set of laws than those who chose to end their marriages in previous years.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs...

Faris vs. Pratt: Love is Dead?

Faris vs. Pratt: Love is Dead?

Chris Pratt and Anna Faris, like many celebrities, handled their divorce through a private judge to avoid unwanted publicity.
While Anna Faris recalls tweeting about the ‘death’ of love after the couple made this difficult decision, I feel that the celebs, in this case, have...

High-Net-Worth Divorces Affected by Tax Law Changes

High-Net-Worth Divorces Affected by Tax Law Changes

High-net-worth divorces are complex, as they often involve share accounts, investments, prime real estate, and other complex assets. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 has introduced changes that will significantly impact the wealthily divorced, and it will become a reality after December 31, 2018....

The Biggest Divorces of the 1990s

The Biggest Divorces of the 1990s

Love is great -- until it isn’t anymore. The 1990s saw many celebrities and millionaires fall in and out of love, with their multi-million, and sometimes multi-billion-dollar settlements abundantly discussed in the tabloids. From prenups to infidelity and valuable stock divisions, the...

Decline in Divorce Rate Due to Millennials

Decline in Divorce Rate Due to Millennials

Divorce rates are dropping dramatically. From 2008 to 2016, the number of couples filing for divorce declined by an incredible 18 percent. It’s not older couples who are fueling the trend since the divorce numbers for those aged 45 and over are actually rising. It’s the millennial...

A Fight to Remember: The Top 5 Nastiest Divorces of the 2010s

A Fight to Remember: The Top 5 Nastiest Divorces of the 2010s

There’s no limit to how low the rich and powerful will stoop when in the throes of a multi-million-dollar (or billion-dollar) divorce battle.  Whether it’s a celebrity smearing a spouse through the tabloids, an investment titan sullying a mansion with fart spray, or a Russian...

The Art in Divorce

The Art in Divorce

We all know divorce can get messy, but when high dollar art collections are involved, messy may be an understatement. Just look at David and Libbie Mugrabi. Filing for divorce in late July, the couple is reportedly tussling over their $5 billion art collection – starring works by Pablo...

How to Understand and Manage a Late in Life Divorce

How to Understand and Manage a Late in Life Divorce

Late in life divorce, also known as a “gray divorce”, is rapidly increasing in frequency.  Based on research from The Pew Institute, out of Washington D.C., divorce between individuals age 50 years and older has doubled since the 1990’s.
These rates are slightly greater...

Pet Custody Battles: 5 Tips for Keeping the Family Pet

Pet Custody Battles: 5 Tips for Keeping the Family Pet

In the ugly divorce between billionaire Bill Gross and his ex-wife Sue, nothing was left sacred, not even the cats. Amid allegations of a stolen Picasso, a home sullied with fart spray, and an “army of spies,” the investment titan fought bitterly for custody of the three felines but...