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Key to Divorce Success? An Appraiser

Key to Divorce Success? An Appraiser

A high net worth divorce comes down to numbers. Your property division will necessarily be financially complex, detailed, and intricate. Not only are there a significant number of assets to distribute, but every asset that is divided or distributed must be valued. Because of this, your property...

Is Your Husband a Psychopath? 8 Traits to Identify The Enemy Within

Is Your Husband a Psychopath? 8 Traits to Identify The Enemy Within

The typical psychopath is a machiavellian predator incapable of empathy, remorse, or impulse control. While the media usually portrays psychopaths as ruthless serial killers, the majority of the people who exhibit psychopathic traits do so in more subtle ways. Psychopaths do not hesitate to exploit...

Are You Stuck with Your Prenup?

Are You Stuck with Your Prenup?

When you got married, you took the solid advice of your peers and created a prenup. The idea was that this would cut down on the fighting and legal wrangling if your marriage ended in divorce and protect both of you. Now that the worst scenario has happened and you are getting a divorce, you or...


What You Need to Know About Child Custody and International Issues

What You Need to Know About Child Custody and International Issues

In a world where many families travel frequently and may have homes in several countries, international travel can play a significant role in your custody case. Additionally, you may have concerns about the other parent taking your child to another country and not returning.
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The Challenges of LGBTQ Family Law in New York and Beyond

The Challenges of LGBTQ 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 premium.
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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...