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5 Reasons Your Long Island Divorce Is Costing Too Much

5 Reasons Your Long Island Divorce Is Costing Too Much

5 Reasons Your Long Island Divorce Is Costing Too Much

 

 

5 Reasons Your Long Island Divorce Is Costing Too Much

According to Business Insider, a study published at the end of 2019 stated that on average, the cost of divorce in the United States was $15,500. This staggering figure leaves many divorcing couples with debt, or worse, deciding not to get divorced and living in a toxic marriage just because the cost is so prohibitive. Managing the costs of your divorce is an important part of the process. Here are 5 things that can drive up the cost of dissolving a marriage and how the seasoned New York divorce lawyers at Hornberger Verbitsky, P.C. can help reduce the cost of your divorce.

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Is There a Waiting Period Before Getting a Divorce in NY?

Is There a Waiting Period Before Getting a Divorce in NY?

Is There a Waiting Period Before Getting a Divorce in NY?

Is There a Waiting Period Before Getting a Divorce in NY?

Deciding to divorce your spouse is a difficult decision at best, regardless of whether you were married only a few years or more than a decade. Understanding New York state law as it relates to divorce and how to navigate your separation is a necessary part of making sure your divorce goes forward as smoothly as possible. Here’s what to know about the divorce waiting period in New York and how a Long Island divorce lawyer can help you overcome the many challenges ahead.

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Top 4 Issues That Will Complicate Your Divorce

Top 4 Issues That Will Complicate Your Divorce

4 Issues That Make Divorce More Complex on Long Island

Top 4 Issues That Will Complicate Your Divorce

Getting a divorce on Long Island can be an emotionally and financially devastating experience. If your divorce becomes complicated, it can drain you of time, energy, and financial and emotional resources. This can make it even more difficult to recover after the divorce is finalized, especially if you have a limited stream of income once you’re single.

Here are some of the top issues that will complicate the dissolution of your marriage and how you can get legal support from an experienced New York family lawyer.

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What Are the Sneakiest Divorce Tactics on Long Island?

What Are the Sneakiest Divorce Tactics on Long Island?

How To Protect Yourself from Dishonest Divorce Tactics

What Are the Sneakiest Divorce Tactics on Long Island?

Getting a divorce on Long Island, or anywhere else for that matter, is a life-changing experience. Unfortunately, few divorces are completely amicable and often, spouses are at odds with each other during the process of dissolving their marriage. Sometimes, frustration, fear, and the desire for revenge go too far and one spouse may use unscrupulous tactics to try to control the divorce narrative. To help you protect yourself, following are some of the sneakiest divorce tactics and how a Long Island family attorney can help protect you from a spouse that tries to use them against you.

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How Will My Long Island Divorce Affect My Job?

How Will My Long Island Divorce Affect My Job?

How to Protect Your Job When Going Through a Divorce

How Will My Long Island Divorce Affect My Job?

Getting a divorce can affect more than your private life; it may also affect your work life. Divorce often has far-reaching consequences in the workforce. Employees who are going through the process of getting a divorce are more likely to be late or absent from work, perform poorly, and produce less than their coworkers. They’re also frequently absent psychologically or emotionally, even while they’re actively at work.

Here’s what to know about how getting a Long Island divorce can impact your job and what you can do to get the help of an experienced New York family law attorney.

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Unique Challenges Faced by Teens Involved in a Divorce

Unique Challenges Faced by Teens Involved in a Divorce

Teens Face Different Issues Dealing with Parents’ Divorce

 

Unique Challenges Faced by Teens Involved in a Divorce

Divorce will impact children of any age going through the process of seeing their parents dissolve their marriage to each other. However, there are some unique challenges faced by older children and teens who may have more of an understanding of what divorce means than very young children. Here’s what to know about how a Long Island divorce can impact teens and how you can best support them during the dissolution process.

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How to Break the News of Your Divorce to Your Kids

How to Break the News of Your Divorce to Your Kids

How To Explain Your Divorce to Your Children

How to Break the News of Your Divorce to Your Kids

When you have children, the idea of getting a divorce can be exponentially terrifying. How will your kids react? How will this change impact their mental health? What can you as a parent do to help guide them through this chapter of your lives?

These are all important questions that you may not get the answers to right away. Let’s discuss the first step: breaking the news of your Long Island divorce to your children. Here’s what you should know and where to get the legal help you need to protect your family’s best interests.

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How to Prepare for Virtual Divorce Court on Long Island

How to Prepare for Virtual Divorce Court on Long Island

How to Prepare for Virtual Divorce Court on Long Island

Getting a divorce on Long Island during a pandemic is a little bit different than it was before, namely because virtual courts are being utilized significantly more than in the past. Although courts have been using online conference call software for some time internally, citizens are just now seeing this technology in the family legal space. If you’ve never attended a virtual court hearing, you should know what to expect and how you can best prepare.

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Top 10 Divorce Mediation Tips for Long Islanders

Top 10 Divorce Mediation Tips for Long Islanders

Top 10 Ways to Get the Most from Divorce Mediation

Top 10 Divorce Mediation Tips for Long Islanders

Many couples in New York who opt to dissolve their marriage do so via divorce mediation. Mediation differs from traditional litigation in several ways; namely, you and your spouse won’t go to court. Instead, you’ll both meet with a neutral third party who will help you talk out your divorce settlement. Once you and your spouse reach an agreement, your attorney will file for a judge to approve the divorce decree on your behalf.

Here are some tips to help make mediation easier and more effective, and how you can get experienced legal help when you need it most during a Long Island divorce.

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How to Keep Your Divorce Amicable & Not Contentious

How to Keep Your Divorce Amicable & Not Contentious

How to Keep Your Divorce Amicable & Not Contentious

Getting a divorce is hard, even if it’s something both you and your soon-to-be-ex-spouse have decided is right for your family. Ideally, your separation will be amicable. However, due to the nature of divorce and the various legal cases under its umbrella, like child custody and alimony or spousal support, things can become heated quickly.

If you and your spouse are able to communicate, there are things you can do to help keep your divorce amicable and prevent if from degrading into an adversarial Contested Divorce. Here’s what it takes to have an amicable Long Island divorce.

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