Tips for Calculating New York Temporary Maintenance

Temporary spousal maintenance in New York is intended to give the less affluent spouse in a divorce immediate access to funds necessary to live. This prevents the poorer spouse from feeling pressured into taking an unfair settlement just to get any money at all. New York State spousal support guidelines…

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Windfalls And Divorce: Why You Might Want To Wait To Buy That Lottery Ticket

In February of this year a judge ruled on the Questel v. Questel divorce lottery case. It seems the wife had won the Quick Pick and the husband wanted the money considered as part of the divorce settlement. Without delving into the specifics of the case, we’ll summarize by saying…

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Technology That Helps You Help Your Divorce Clients

Family law is one of those legal specialties fraught with emotion. To the client, this is about as personal as it gets and the attorney needs to find ways to help while still making smart business decisions. Divorce settlement software helps attorneys keep the relationship business like. In 2010 New…

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Child Support: You Can’t Avoid The Grunt Work

Recently a New York court threw out the divorce settlement in the case of David vs. Cruz because, despite the fact both parties agreed to ignore the formulas set forth by the Child Support Standards Act (CSSA), calculations of those formulas weren’t included in the settlement. Divorcing couples still have…

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Breaking Down The Net Worth Statement

Complete and correct financial information is essential to a divorce case. The NY statement of net worth is the key document used in divorces in that state. Unfortunately this form is long and tedious and both attorneys and clients dread completing it. The secret is to take it a section…

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How Useful is Your Networth Statement?

Whether your client is worth of $1,000 or $1 million, no mandatory case document is more important than the networth statement . In every one of the fifty states, the networth statement is the document that contains basic information about the parties and their children, household budgets, assets, and liabilities.…

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Easy Soft at 2010 New York State Bar Seminar, Uniondale, NY, Long Island

New York State Bar Seminar, Uniondale, NY, Long Island Marriott from 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Legal software developer Easy Soft will exhibit EzSupport NY

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New York’s New Temporary Maintenance Worksheet

With the recent changes in New York Domestic Relations Law, effective October 12, 2010, determining temporary spousal maintenance is no longer a guessing game. Divorce attorneys now need to prepare a five-page worksheet (eight pages with instructions) that determines…

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