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March 2014 Divorce News Update


I would like to introduce you to the first issue of my monthly newsletter.  I hope you find the articles to be no only informative, but entertaining. 


This first issue features three of the most popular recent posts from my blog The Divorce Report. The first article, given that we are approaching the Spring wedding season, appropriately answers the question "How to You Ask for a Pre-Nuptial Agreement and Still Get  Married?"  It can be done; I am busy writing and reviewing pre-nups.    


The second article illustrates how you can shoot yourself in the foot by using social media during a divorce.   The lessons of the article are not only appropriate in a divorce case, but in just about any litigation or business setting.


The third article addresses what happens when you get in a dog fight, literally 

 Read the Newsletter here


Huffington Post Article -How To Behave In Court: 9 Tips to a Successful Divorce


My article How To Behave In Court: 9 Tips to a Successful Divorce appears on the Huffington Post.

The article offers, my perspective, as an experienced New York family law and divorce attorney on how not to hurt your case by behaving improperly in the courtroom. Poor courtroom conduct could undermine an otherwise successful case and anger the judge.
The article offer specific tips on how to conduct yourself while appearing in court for your New York divorce.


Quoted on


Daniel Clement discussing discriminatory leasing practices to same sex married couples.

Huffington Post Article "7 Tips to Avoiding a Disastrous Divorce"


 My Huffington Post article offering seven suggestions to avoid a disastrous divorce appears here.     The article identifies seven common traps and offers practical advice on how to avoid them.  

Daniel Clement Quoted on

A new article on entitled How to Divorce-Proof Your Company, discusses seven strategies you can use to help protect your business if you end up in divorce court including:


  • Maintain good records, and keep the family’s finances separate from those of the business.
  • Pay yourself a good salary.
  • Fire your spouse.
  • Sacrifice other assets.
  • Get a fair valuation.
  • Arrange to make any payments over time.
  • Raise capital by selling a stake.

Dan Clement is quoted extensively in the article giving tips and recommendations. You can read the full article here:

Dan Clement on Social Media and Family Law


Daniel Clement was recently featured in a local news story on social media and the role it plays in family law issues.

Divorce Tax Tips: The Bottom Line


My Article Divorce Tax Tips: The Bottom Line appears on the Huffington Post. The article highlights seven ways in which a little planning in your divorce can reduce your taxes.

You can read the Divorce Tax Tips article here.

New York Recently Enacted a No Fault Divorce


New York recently enacted a no fault divorce. The new law enables a couple to dissolve a marriage without assigning fault to one of the parties. In order to make out the cause of action the parties have to allege that the marriage has irretrievably broken down for six months or more.

When the bill was enacted, the governor noted that :

New York Enacted Guidelines For Awarding Temporary Maintenance


New York enacted guidelines for awarding temporary maintenance while the divorce is pending.

Pursuant to the guidelines, maintenance is to be awarded during the divorce when one parties

Law Offices of Daniel Clement Launches Redesigned Website


We are excited to announce the launch of our redesigned website. Let us know what you think, we encourage the feedback.

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Clement Law is a full service family law firm, counseling and advising clients engaged in matrimonial disputes. The firm represents clients with family law issues in New York and New Jersey, including divorce, child custody and visitation, spousal and child support, grandparent rights and the division of property.

New York Location
104 West 40th Street 20th Floor
New York, New York 10018
Tel: (212) 683-9551 Fax: (212) 202-3960
New Jersey Location
Montclair, New Jersey
Tel: (973) 233 0501