The Most Common Practical Questions

Divorced doesn’t have to mean uninsured

March 31st, 2015

Health insurance available through New York State by Maren Cardillo Elbaum, JD Many people in the process of going through a divorce are rightfully concerned about the loss of their health insurance coverage. In truth, couples often elect to remain separated rather than completing their divorce, so both spouse’s health insurance remains intact (which is […]

The Most Common Questions About Taxes and Divorce

February 13th, 2015

  Divorce and Taxes: The Most Common Questions Thanks to short days and frigid temperatures leaving us stuck indoors, February is the perfect time to begin thinking about preparing income tax returns. Those who have recently divorced or are now going through the process have additional issues to consider beyond what expenses can be deducted […]

What Social Security benefits will I be entitled to if I get divorced?

January 15th, 2014

By Maren Cardillo Elbaum, Esq. First, a short recap of exactly what Social Security is and how it works: Social Security is a federal program that provides monthly benefits to people who have contributed to the plan by paying Social Security taxes on their earnings during their income-earning years. The benefits provide monthly retirement income to […]