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“What’s included” is a question which I hear many times each week as I meet with clients who are thinking about or embarking on the path of divorce or separation. What assets are included in the marital estate is defined by statute in New Jersey.
So, you want to be divorced. Your spouse is clueless of your feelings, in denial, or just wouldn’t agree to a divorce. Are you out of luck, stuck in your marriage or can you extricate yourself and obtain a divorce in New York?
Family court judges make significant decisions affecting our nation’s families, yet these judges are often undervalued—even by their peers on the bench.
With many couples choosing to cohabitate and forgo the tradition of marriage, the number of unmarried fathers has skyrocketed. Last year, the federal government reported that 40.7% of all 2012 births were “out-of-wedlock.”
The Second Department seems to have taken another bite out of prenuptial agreements. My March 25, 2013 post asked, Is it Open Season on Prenuptial Agreements?
Sometimes a divorce settlement can be reached in an amicable manner in which parties agree to all terms and can go on with the rest of their lives without years of litigation. Unfortunately, that is often not the case. McAdam v. McAdam, an appeal heard in the Supreme Court of the State of Wyoming, was one of those cases.
New York Family Court Magistrate Allows Unprecedented Service of Process Via Facebook; Will Others Follow?
In a little-noticed decision, Matter of Noel v. Maria, Support Magistrate Gregory L. Gliedman—a Staten Island, New York family court official—recently permitted a father seeking to modify his child support payments to serve process on the child’s mother by sending her a digital copy of the summons and petition through her Facebook account.