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By Liz B. Gatsby

Dissipation of marital assets is a serious matter. It can result in a loss of assets or the misuse of property that belonged to the couple. While dissipation of marital assets is not likely to result in a court order to dispose of the items, it can create a frustrating...
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By Liz B. Gatsby

If you and your ex-partner have joint custody of your children, you may be wondering if you will still have to pay child support. This type of support is a legal requirement under New York law. It is paid by the non-custodial parent to help offset the costs of raising...
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By Liz B. Gatsby

If you’ve recently got divorced, you might be wondering, “Can I get my maiden name back?” The answer is “yes.” In most cases, it’s possible to do so through a court order. If you’re able to obtain the divorce decree, you can use your maiden name on your legal documents....
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By Liz B. Gatsby

How much child support does NY require you to pay? The answer to this question varies depending on your circumstances. New York State domestic relations law has child support guidelines that are designed to ensure consistency. Child support awards in New York are based on a parent’s Gross Income. This...
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By Liz B. Gatsby

A divorce is not the end of a wife’s legal rights, but it’s still upsetting to learn that her husband wants to restrict her from exercising certain professions. In Arizona, however, women’s rights are protected by the state’s laws, and you can enforce your rights as a wife even if...
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By Liz B. Gatsby

There are three main types of custody. Joint custody, full custody, and sole custody. Each has their own benefits and drawbacks. Joint custody is the most common and least expensive form of child custody. The main difference between the three is who gets visitation rights. Joint custody is more flexible...
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By Liz B. Gatsby

If you’re in the midst of a divorce, you might find it difficult to figure out how to deal with the emotions of the situation. The first stage is denial. This type of reaction is common when couples disagree, and can even lead to a lengthy courtroom process. The next...
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By Liz B. Gatsby

Conversion is a common type of disposition in family law divorce. A legal separation will be considered “disposed” when the parties have separated legally, thereby ending the marriage. Generally, the courts will decide what constitutes “legal separation” in dependency cases. The court may order an annual review of the divorce...
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By Liz B. Gatsby

There are several factors that can influence the outcome of a divorce. For instance, the type of property is a big factor in determining the outcome of the case. There are three main categories of property, real property, personal property, and intangible property. Debts and other intangible assets are also...
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By Liz B. Gatsby

Getting divorced is a perplexing and often convoluted process. Ultimately, no one wants to have a painful and drawn-out divorce. You want to cause as little tension for yourself, your children, and your spouse as possible. But that’s not always the case. There are many factors involved with getting divorced,...