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Knowing what to expect from asset division in a New York divorce

For many people, divorce can be a frustrating and difficult process. Even if they look forward to the freedom and fresh start that come at the end, the legal process of separation and divorce can be a struggle. In addition to processing the end of a significant relationship, those going through a divorce usually have to deal with a lot of stress and uncertainty regarding the future.

4 tips to help you and your ex co-parent effectively

If you are considering divorce and you have children, it means that you will still have to work with your ex in order to successfully co-parent. Sharing custody goes beyond who gets the kids for Thanksgiving. Instead, it requires constant communication and teamwork. Depending on your relationship with your ex-husband-to-be, this may seem like an impossible task.

What are your options if your ex is withholding your children?

Divorces can result in big, drawn-out messes. It isn't easy for a former couple to come to terms with the end of their relationship and work together to parent children. Still, agreements must be created and mutual respect and understanding is important to a functional co-parenting relationship. You may have thought that once the divorce was finalized, your issues with visitation and shared custody were over, but now you're having trouble seeing your children.

Job loss and child support modifications

You might have been earning a great income throughout the course of your marriage. As such, when a divorce court made its determination on your child support, the amount of your obligation likely reflected your high income. These days, however, financial times are tougher. A lot of New York residents have yet to fully recover from the Great Recession, and you might not be earning the same amount that you were before.

Protecting your business in a divorce means planning early

No one gets married planning to divorce in the future. In the days leading up to your wedding and during the honeymoon, most people do not think about what happens if happily-ever-after ends up involving divorce attorneys and a courtroom. However, as a business owner the possibility of divorce is something you should consider before you tie the knot.

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