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  • Understanding Palimony Laws in New York

    Posted By Eiges & Orgel, PLLC || 30-Dec-2014

    Thanks to Sesame Street, palimony has been a frequent topic of discussion in recent news. The term "palimony" describes a claim made by one party in a non-marital relationship against the other party for either support or property. New Jersey actor Roscoe Orman, 70, is best known as Gordon on the iconic children's television show, Sesame Street. In August, 2013, he was ordered by a ...
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  • Three Unexpected Reasons for Divorce

    Posted By Eiges & Orgel, PLLC || 16-Oct-2014

    You might think that communication (or lack thereof) is one of the most common reasons for divorce in the United States. A recent study shows that faulty communication may be just a symptom of another issue. In fact, experts identified a slew of divorce causes that weren't related to communication at all. Three of the most common causes were: Loneliness Children Change It's true, marriage ...
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  • What is the Difference Between Divorce and Legal Separation?

    Posted By Eiges & Orgel, PLLC || 15-Sep-2014

    You might think the terms "divorce" and "legal separation" mean the same thing, but these are actually separate legal terms. In fact, divorce and legal separation are, in a certain sense, opposites. The main difference is that divorce legally terminates the marriage, while legal separation does not. If a couple is legally separated, the husband and wife may function much like a ...
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  • Laws, Rates and "Ease of Divorce" - How New York Stacks Up

    Posted By Eiges & Orgel, PLLC || 28-Aug-2014

    Did you know that New York has one of the lowest divorce rates in the United States? This could be because it is not necessarily an easy process, as compared to other states. A helpful report and comparison of laws, rates and filing fees can offer insight regarding divorce basics in New York. According to information on FindTheBest, the annual divorce rate in New York is 7 per 1,000 residents, the ...
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  • Is Divorce Contagious? Insight on "Copycat Divorce"

    Posted By Eiges & Orgel, PLLC || 27-Aug-2014

    If you have friends or family members who are divorced, are you more likely to get divorced as well? A recent study focused on so-called "copycat divorces" in the United States and revealed some interesting information regarding this subject. According to an April 2014 joint study from Brown University, Yale University and the University of California, San Diego (UCSB), divorce can be ...
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