Posts Tagged ‘Divorce Consultation’

Domestic Partnerships in New York

Monday, June 8th, 2015

Domestic Partnerships in New York By Gayle Rosenblum

What is a Domestic Partnership?

A domestic partnership under the laws of the State and City of New York is for couples that have a close and committed personal relationship. There is an application fee of $35 to become a domestic partnership. To revoke a domestic partnership, there is a separate flat fee of $27.

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What Can a Divorcing Couple Do About Their Living Situation?

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

What Can a Divorcing Couple Do About Their Living Situation? By Gayle Rosenblum

When facing marital trouble and considering the possibility of divorce, many couples wonder how best to handle the daily living situation while residing under the same roof. These are some of the most frequently asked questions and my answers:

To move out or not to move out? Can I? Should I?

You can move out, but this doesn’t necessarily mean you should. (more…)

How to Make Your Initial Divorce Consultation Easier

Thursday, January 9th, 2014

How to Make Your Initial Divorce Consultation Easier By Debra L. RubinConsulting with an attorney for the first time about your divorce can be a difficult and emotionally-draining experience. Here are some steps you can take to make the process easier:

Bring as much financial documentation as possible: The more information you can gather about your finances, the better. Some important details to consider are:

- How much income you and your spouse earn
- What retirement and non-retirement assets you possess
- Any real estate or automobiles you hold title to
- Any businesses or professional practices in which you or your spouse have an interest
- A list of all your current debts
- Evidence of any assets acquired prior to the marriage, by gift, or by inheritance  (more…)