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Long Island Divorce Attorney Outlines Your Divorce Options

Long Island Divorce Attorney Outlines Your Divorce Options

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As an experienced divorce attorney, mediator and collaborative divorce lawyer, who meets with Long Islanders considering divorce, I understand that most people are not aware of all the different options you have to legally end your marriage in New York state. If you are considering divorce or have already begun the process, you may be wondering what your options are and how to decide what will be best for you and your family.
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Considerations for Divorce After a Short-Term Marriage on Long Island

Considerations for Divorce After a Short-Term Marriage on Long Island

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As an experienced Long Island Divorce Attorney, I’ve met with many people who are curious about how divorcing after a short term marriage compares to a divorce of a longer marriage. Many have heard stories or rumors about divorces that ended with substantial property distributions and large long-term spousal support (also known as alimony) payments. These awards are generally reserved for longer marriages. However, certain issues do arise with short term marriages, and divorcing couples should be aware of the implications. Short term marriages can be affected by:
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Co-Parenting Classes Can Help Divorced Couples Care for their Children on Long Island

Co-Parenting Classes Can Help Divorced Couples Care for their Children on Long Island

As an experienced divorce lawyer practicing on Long Island, I have seen that many children experience emotional difficulty when learning about and adjusting to their parents’ divorce. Although many of the legal parenting issues can be worked out in divorce mediation and in the divorce or separation agreement, there are often many barriers and challenges that await families once the divorce or separation is finalized.

We understand these challenges and encourages our clients to seek the support they need in order move forward with their lives in a way that is best for the family, and especially for the children. One of the things that we suggest is attending co-parenting classes, even when they are not ordered by a court.

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2nd Edition of New York Divorce Guide Now Available!

2nd Edition of New York Divorce Guide Now Available!

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Everything You Need to Know Before Hiring a Divorce Lawyer on Long Island, NY

Experienced Long Island Family Law Attorney Robert E. Hornberger, Esq. just published the second edition of his well-received, “Guide to New York Divorce: Everything You Need to Know Before Hiring a Divorce Lawyer”. The new book has been completely revised to reflect changes in New York divorce law and includes an entirely new chapter including a fictitious case study demonstrating how the principles in the book would be used in an actual divorce case.
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How to Ensure Your Interests are Protected in Your Divorce on Long Island

How to Ensure Your Interests are Protected in Your Divorce on Long Island

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Long Islanders who have any assets, whether modest or significant, are wise to consider the economic consequences of divorce on Long Island. Because divorce in New York nearly always results in a division of assets between spouses, it is important to have a plan for protecting yourself and your interests so that you are able to keep your fair share of those assets.
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6 Tips for Proactive Parenting After Divorce on Long Island

6 Tips for Proactive Parenting After Divorce on Long Island

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Long Island families who have been faced with divorce quickly realize that, especially for children of divorce, adjusting to the new realities of family life can be challenging. Children are faced not only with the separating of their parents, but also changes to their schedules and lifestyle, including where they live and what day to day life entails. Further, children have to deal with the emotional struggles of both parents, and often feel as though they must walk on egg shells with both parents around the topic of divorce in order to keep their parents happy. (more…)