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How is Property Divided in a New York Divorce?
How is Property Divided in a New York Divorce?

A divorce covers many issues, including child custody, spousal support, and more. One of the most contentious topics during a divorce is property and asset division. Get the facts on how property is divided in a New York divorce. Equitable Distribution State New York is an ...

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    • The Pros and Cons of Prenuptial Agreement

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      Bethenny Frankel's divorce has dominated Page Six and the tabloids since she first announced her separation from her ex Jason Hoppy in 2012. Though ...

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    • How is Property Divided in a New York Divorce?

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      When contemplating divorce, some of the first questions we ask ourselves relate to how assets will be divided and the impact such divisions may have. ...

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    • What to Do If You Suspect Your Spouse Is Hiding Assets

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    • Common Divorce Myths

      The divorce process can be emotional, complicated, and just plain difficult. If you are going through a divorce, you are likely to receive advice from ...

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    • Attorney Kenneth Eiges Invited to be a Judge at New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers 11th Annual Empire Mock Trial

      The New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers has invited our very own Attorney Kenneth Eiges to be a judge at the nonprofit 11 th annual Empire Mock ...

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    • Family Law Attorney Scott I. Orgel Named one of NAFLA's Top 10 New York Family Law Attorneys Under 40

      We at Eiges & Orgel, PLLC are thrilled to announce our very own Attorney Scott I. Orgel has been named one of NAFLA’s Top 10 Family Law Attorneys ...

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