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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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Billionaire faces potentially expensive divorce

  •   August 14, 2014
  •    The Mandel Law Firm
  •   Divorce

New York residents may be interested in a high-profile divorce involving the oil magnate Harold Hamm. According to authorities, the dissolution of the 26-year marriage between Hamm and his wife might result in an unprecedentedly expensive divorce judgment. The...

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Owner of billion-dollar hedge fund files for divorce

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

While any divorce in New York can become contentious, a high-asset divorce has pitfalls related to the separation of funds and property that many others do not have. Kenneth C. Griffin, billionaire and founder of Citadel LLC, is experiencing this first-hand as he and...

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