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The Challenges of L.G.B.T.Q. Family Law in New York and Beyond

The Challenges of L.G.B.T.Q. Family Law in New York and Beyond

Ever since the Marriage Equality Act was enacted in our state in 2011, there has been same-sex marriage in New York and, inevitably, also same-sex divorce. Same-sex couples are faced with the same problems in terms of family and divorce law that arise in opposite-sex divorces, albeit with some...

Egypt Drafts The World’s First Mandatory Divorce Insurance Law

Egypt Drafts The World’s First Mandatory Divorce Insurance Law

Alimony insurance is not new. Insurers in many countries, including the U.S., already offer this type of policy. However, Egypt may become the first country to make it mandatory. Specifically, the proposed legislation would require husbands to pay a compulsory divorce insurance...

How New York Handles Crypto Assets in Divorce

How New York Handles Crypto Assets in Divorce

As Bitcoin’s popularity increases daily, more and more New Yorkers are having to seek out and split up crypto assets in divorce – tasks that become problematic without the right approach.
By 2030, analysts estimate the cryptocurrency business market value will exceed $3.1...





The Most Expensive Assets Ever Disputed in Divorce

The Most Expensive Assets Ever Disputed in Divorce

From private jets to diamond rings, exotic pets, and luxury yachts, high-net-worth couples often play tug of war with very unusual assets. Jewelry can be easy to hide, and the same is true of accounts in faraway tax havens. Playing down the value of complex assets is another strategy often used to...

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...