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It is illegal to use race as a factor when determining custody

When deciding how to divide custody, courts consider a lot of different factors. These often include the age of the children, their relationships with the parents, the mental and physical health of those parents, the living situation and related factors -- like what school the children will go to -- and the children's own wishes.

Keeping the home could hinder your retirement

If you're getting divorced when you're close to standard retirement age, your instinct may be to give up other financial assets in order to keep your house. You are trying to limit the amount of change in your life. Your marriage may end, but at least you'll know you have a place to live. Isn't that a wise choice?

Moving forward after divorce: What next?

When your spouse asks you for a divorce, you find yourself unsure how to think about your life. All you ever planned for was a marriage. This was the life you imagined. If you're not going to have it, what are you supposed to do to move forward? What comes next?

Divorce rate falling with millennials

People often talk about the changes brought on by the next generation, some of which are very unexpected. One prime example comes from a recent study that found that the divorce rate in the United States, which jumped quickly as divorce became less taboo in the past few decades, has started to fall again. From 2008 to 2016, it dropped by a stunning 18 percent.

How do I handle issues with parenting time?

Parenting time is one of the most contentious discussions people can have during a separation, divorce or battle for child custody. Even when a child custody agreement is in place, some parents will take it upon themselves to do whatever they please. Today, we will take a look at how you can handle issues with parenting time in New York.

Refrain from social media use when going through divorce

It's wise to refrain from using social media when going through a divorce. These accounts can easily get you into trouble. That's especially true if you are trying to come away with a good settlement when the agreement is finalized. Here's why social media can be so detrimental to your divorce.

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