On behalf of Michael G. Putter, Attorney at Law posted in divorce on Tuesday, January 30, 2018.
When looking at heterosexual marriages, many people buy into the prevailing myth that women are nearly desperate to get married, while men don't really want to tie the knot and reluctantly go along with it.
On behalf of Michael G. Putter, Attorney at Law posted in Child custody on Saturday, December 2, 2017.
There are always challenges to co-parenting after you and your ex-spouse have split up. When one of you moves away, it can be even more difficult to coordinate visits with the children. Additionally, if your children live with you most of the time, you may feel overwhelmed and unsupported when your ex is no longer able to see the kids as much. This frustration is nothing new to you and other New York residents.
On behalf of Michael G. Putter, Attorney at Law posted in divorce on Friday, November 24, 2017.
Heading into divorce, your top goal is to keep your house. It's your refuge. It's where you're comfortable and relaxed. You've lived there for decades, and it's truly something you think of as your own. You can't imagine living anywhere else.
On behalf of Michael G. Putter, Attorney at Law posted in divorce on Friday, November 3, 2017.
Getting divorced later in life can be problematic when it comes to retirement. The issue is simple, according to one financial expert. People have been planning and saving for decades. They expected to live off of all of their savings and benefits. With the divorce, assets are split up, and much of that can be lost.
On behalf of Michael G. Putter, Attorney at Law posted in divorce on Tuesday, October 10, 2017.
You know that a Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO) can be used to divide a pension after you and your spouse decide to call off your marriage. If your spouse is earning $5,000 per month, for example, you may be able to get a portion of that sent directly to you after the split.
On behalf of Michael G. Putter, Attorney at Law posted in divorce on Friday, October 6, 2017.
If you and your spouse have decided to get divorced and have already talked about it, many experts advise that you do it quickly. Don't put it off, don't drag your feet and don't delay. Just end the relationship.