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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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What is a Domestic Relations Order?

What is a Domestic Relations Order?

What You Need to Know About DROs and QDROs

What is a Domestic Relations Order?

When you get married in New York, assets that you or your spouse obtain afterward the date of the marriage are considered marital property and are subject to equitable distribution laws. This includes retirement benefits. If your spouse contributed to a retirement plan during the course of your marriage, you may be eligible to receive a portion of those benefits under equitable distribution. To do this, you will need a Domestic Relations Order, a DRO or a Qualified Domestic Relations Order, or QRDO. Here’s what to know about DROs and how an experienced Long Island divorce attorney can help you obtain a fair divorce settlement.

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