How the New Tax Bill Will Affect Divorcing Couples

March 2nd, 2018

Couples can be overwhelmed by the number of issues that arise during a divorce. From creating a workable parenting schedule to dividing assets and the payment of support, getting a divorce can be complicated and stressful. New legislation recently passed by Congress has created additional special concerns for divorcing spouses. Among other modifications, “The Tax […]

Banish the Guilt

October 2nd, 2016

Regrets? You’re not alone By Barbara Badolato, LCSW The process of ending a marriage can bring up a range of feelings, including anger, frustration and even grief. One emotion that often catches us by surprise is guilt, and it’s the most unproductive and insidious of them all. In addition to all of the regrets regarding […]

New Law Affects Divorcing Couples

May 28th, 2016

State sets spousal support guidelines By Maren Cardillo, Esq. Early this year, the New York State Legislature enacted a law that provides guidelines for determining spousal support (or “maintenance,” as it is called in New York) in cases of divorce. Under these maintenance guidelines, calculations are made by applying mathematical formulas to the incomes of […]

Divorce Mediation in the News

June 9th, 2015

Long Island Business News talked with DMP’s own Maren Cardillo about the mediation process and how it benefits separating spouses.

A Recipe to Make the Holidays Happier

December 15th, 2014

The holidays are usually a time to feel overloaded and under-appreciated. That is especially true of people going through a separation or divorce.