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Signs that divorce is imminent in New York

Divorce is never a word married couples want to utter, but there comes a time where it is necessary. Gone are the days where divorce was a stigma, which is why so many couples are seeing their marriages end in divorce nowadays. Here are some common signs that show divorce is imminent in New York.

Prenuptial agreements for marrying couples in New York

Prenuptial agreements are not uncommon these days as more and more couples are signing these documents either before taking their vows or adding it after the fact. Prenuptial agreements can take care of plenty of things for a married couple, even if they believe they will stay married forever. For some, a prenuptial agreement is simply a document used to settle issues that might come up in the future.

Can ex-spouses still work together?

If you own a business with your soon-to-be ex-spouse in Oneida, you may be wondering if you should continue to work with your partner. Just because you are divorcing your spouse does not mean that you have to give up your stake in the business. You may already know how challenging it is for significant others to work together. Trying to keep business matters separate from personal ones is often challenging. But it may be possible for you to maintain a positive working relationship with your former partner if you take some time to plan your approach.

Divorce filing from Scarlett Johansson sparks custody fight

The divorce filing from actress Scarlett Johansson has sparked a child custody fight. The husband of Johansson, Romain Dauriac, claims he is shocked by her filing for divorce and that he believes it is a "pre-emptive strike" in a fight for the couple's toddler daughter.

How to appeal and modify a divorce judgment in New York

In most instances, divorce is final. In some divorces, though, spouses will argue over the judgment issued by the court. When this happens, one spouse can appeal the judgment or even request to modify the judgment. Appeals and modifications can be done for divorces finalized by either the court or if reached in settlement between the spouses.

4 things to consider in gray divorce cases

When you hear the term "gray divorce," you might think of the ambiguity or questionable circumstances surrounding a separation. This phrase actually refers to the increasingly common trend of separation among people over 55. Though the likelihood of divorce declines over time, according to the LA Times, one in four divorces involve couples over the age of 50. If you are either in the middle of or considering a gray divorce, there are four things in particular you should take into consideration.

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt work on child custody arrangement

After a couple has made the decision to end their marriage and file for divorce, there are various legal matters to be discussed between the two parties. Depending on the couple, things like property division and alimony will be important, but for couples with children, child custody is at the top of the list. Not only can this discussion lead to disputes and disagreements, but it can also have a negative impact on the children.

What documents should I gather for my divorce attorney?

Many people who have gone through a divorce would probably describe the process as stressful and time-consuming. With couples not always seeing eye to eye on certain matters and people letting their emotions get in the way, there is no telling how long the process will last. In addition to the variety of topics that couples must discuss with their attorneys and each other, there are also a variety of documents that must be examined by their attorney before the divorce process can actually get going.

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