Category Archives: Post Divorce Issues

Agreement Not to Use Frozen Embryos After Divorce Once Again Enforced

If you entered into an agreement with a former spouse as to what will happen after a divorce to any embryos conceived through in vitro fertilization, be prepared to abide by the contract’s terms. Much as New York’s highest court did almost two decades ago, a California judge recently denied a divorced woman’s request to…
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Paying for U: Who, if Anyone, Has to Cover College Costs Post- Divorce?

High school seniors in New York, New Jersey, and across the country soon will be anxiously waiting by their mailboxes (or refreshing their email in-boxes) in hopes of getting notified that they have been accepted into their dream college. Of course, parents will be hanging on this decision as well, since they will have to…
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Getting a New York Prenup Thrown Out Can Be a Tall Order

The richest man in the state of Illinois, billionaire hedge-fund manager Ken Griffin, recently settled his high-profile and highly contentious divorce case. The settlement with wife Anne Dias Griffin was announced the day after a trial was supposed to begin on the validity and enforceability of their prenuptial agreement. Anne was trying to avoid the…
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How Far Can I Go? Understanding Parental Relocation

Packing up and moving to a new home can be difficult for any child, and it’s no piece of cake for the parents either. Leaving the school, friends, and neighborhood they’ve come to know and cherish is no small thing for a kid. For married parents, the decision whether to relocate is theirs and theirs…
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New York Attorney Retainers May Be Restrained to Pay Support Arrears

Need a source to collect maintenance arrears- here is a novel place,  your ex’s  attorney retainer account. An upstate court allowed a wife to collect maintenance arrears she was owed from the retainer paid to the husband’s attorney. The wife had obtained several money judgments against the husband due to his failure to pay support.  …
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Tips to Make the Holidays Better For the Children of Divorce

In the spirit of the upcoming holidays, Newsweek offers guidance to divorced parents on how to make the holidays better for their children. Admittedly, the holidays are the most difficult and painful times for families broken apart by divorce. Both parents want to maximize their time with their children. Even the best intentioned parent may…
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Can I Move Away With My Child: The Law of Re-Location

I have returned from my vacation, schools back in session and summer is, for all accounts over. So, I am back to bloggging on a regular basis. One of the most common post-divorce scenarios is that the custodial parent wishes to relocate and the move will negatively impact on the other parent’s relationship with the…
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