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What are grounds for a New York divorce?

  •   October 31, 2014
  •    The Mandel Law Firm
  •   Divorce

Infidelity, incarceration, abandonment. Those are three of the seven grounds for divorce in New York. Let’s take a look at all the grounds for divorce that can be used, as well as the one that is most common in our state. The seven grounds for divorce accepted in New...

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Late-in-life divorce: rare but rising

  •   October 24, 2014
  •    The Mandel Law Firm
  •   Divorce

The Baby Boom generation has been predictably unpredictable, breaking and remaking traditions at every turn. It’s no surprise then that as America’s largest generation gets a bit grayer, it’s breaking yet another tradition with late-in-life divorce at an unprecedented...

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Dividing marital assets through equitable division

  •   October 9, 2014
  •    The Mandel Law Firm
  •   Divorce

When a couple is going through a divorce in New York, each partner generally keeps property acquired before the marriage, but everything else might be considered marital property. New York follows equitable distribution laws, so joint property is split between the two...

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Financial issues commonly misunderstood by divorcing spouses

  •   September 25, 2014
  •    The Mandel Law Firm
  •   Divorce

The end of marriage necessitates change, but even when New York spouses attempt to embrace their new financial standing as divorced individuals, they often still underestimate or forget about key differences in this new lifestyle. When contemplating divorce settlement...

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Griffin divorce tests the strength of prenuptial agreements

  •   September 12, 2014
  •    The Mandel Law Firm
  •   Divorce

Citadel Hedge Fund founder Ken Griffin is well known in New York financial circles. Worth an estimated $5.5 billion, Griffin surprised observers when he announced his divorce from fellow financier Anne Dias-Griffin. Among those surprised by the divorce petition was...

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Forensic accountants could help divorcing spouses

  •   September 5, 2014
  •    The Mandel Law Firm
  •   Divorce

Some New York spouses facing divorce might try to pull one over on their soon-to-be ex by using strategies like padding payroll records from their business to make their income seem lower than it is. Some people might be able to catch these dishonest tactics but a...

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