Equitable Distribution: Marital Fault Is Not a Factor

In New York State, a married couple's marital property is subject to equitable distribution in a divorce action.  The "equitable" distribution of marital property is determined by the set of fourteen factors listed in the Domestic Relations Law.  None of these factors is marital fault. "Marital fault” refers to the misconduct of either party that [Read More]

By |2013-10-09T13:38:02-04:00October 9th, 2013|Divorce|

You Get What You Pay For

I am a big fan of the Dos Equis commercials and the “Most Interesting Man in the World.” And although I do not drink beer, if I did it might be Dos Equis. Among my favorite of these commercials is the “Most Interesting Man in the World on Going Dutch.” His words of wisdom, “You [Read More]

By |2012-09-25T22:51:32-04:00September 25th, 2012|Divorce|
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