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  • Will My Retirement Assets be Divided in a Divorce?
    Will My Retirement Assets be Divided in a Divorce?

    Marital assets and property, including retirement savings, are divided during the divorce process. However, only the contributions and growth made throughout the marriage will end up on the chopping ...

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  • How is Spousal Maintenance Determined?
    How is Spousal Maintenance Determined?

    In New York, spousal maintenance can be awarded for life or for a set period of time and, contrary to popular belief, it is also gender-neutral. In order to determine how much and for how long spousal ...

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  • What You Need to Know About Divorce
    What You Need to Know About Divorce

    Are you considering filing for a divorce in New York? If so, there will be several important issues which you will have to consider and resolve. At H. Benjamin Perez & Associates, P.C. , we understand ...

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  • The Differences Between Contested Divorce and Uncontested Divorce
    The Differences Between Contested Divorce and Uncontested Divorce

    Once you have come to the decision to legally dissolve your marriage, there are numerous different issues you will have to think through before filing for a divorce. It is important to be aware of the ...

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  • What Are The Grounds For Divorce In New York?
    What Are The Grounds For Divorce In New York?

    Currently, the state of New York follows 'no-fault' divorce laws which allow a couple to pursue divorce without showing misconduct in the marriage or getting separated first. A no-fault divorce can ...

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  • Supreme Court Rules Same-Sex Marriage Legal Nationwide
    Supreme Court Rules Same-Sex Marriage Legal Nationwide

    On June 26 th , 2015, the United States Supreme Court ruled – in an incredibly narrow 5 to 4 vote – that same-sex couples have the right to marry all across the country. The ruling will officially put ...

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