Blog Posts in August, 2016

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  • When Could Separate Property Be Divided in a Divorce?

    Posted By Eiges & Orgel, PLLC || 29-Aug-2016

    Equitable Distribution in New York: Marital Property vs. Separate Property New York is an equitable distribution state, which means that all marital property will be divided in a manner that is fair and equitable when a marriage ends in divorce. What this does NOT mean is that there will be an even, 50/50 split. Generally, property acquired during the marriage by either spouse will be subject to ...
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  • How Do Military Parents Handle Child Custody Issues?

    Posted By Eiges & Orgel, PLLC || 23-Aug-2016

    Appointing a Temporary Guardian for Your Child If you are being deployed and want your children to live with another family member, you have several different options. That family member can petition for guardianship or custody of the child in family court, you can sign a letter giving that family member temporary decision-making rights for the education and health care of your child, or you can ...
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  • Legal Separation vs. Divorce in New York

    Posted By Eiges & Orgel, PLLC || 12-Aug-2016

    Many individuals are under the impression that when a marriage has become irretrievably broken, the two parties will go through divorce. While this is the most common option for dissolution, there are some alternatives that you may want to consider, especially if you are still considerably amicable with one another. One of the alternative options is to not dissolve the marriage at all. In this ...
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