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To Sell Or Not To Sell – That Is The Question

One of the hardest decisions facing divorcing couples is whether to sell their marital home or not. If you are in this position, this is the optimum time to consider your options. Spring is fast approaching, and that is the time of year considered by many to be the...

5 Myths About Divorce Mediation

When spouses agree to divorce, it is a stressful and emotional time for the whole family. Litigating a divorce is time-consuming, expensive, and exhausting: as the cost and amount of time invested rises, typically so do the tensions and animosity between the spouses....

Banish the Guilt

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...

Moving On

12 Essential Steps to Prepare for Your Post-Divorce Future By Jane Lubowitz Rosenstadt, Esq. As many can attest, going through a divorce can be overwhelming. There is so much to be done in the process of ending a marriage, so much emotional energy spent, that by the...

New Law Affects Divorcing Couples

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...

Seeing Isn’t Always Believing

A shift in perspective can reveal the truth By Barbara Badolato, LCSW When we know someone very well, we often assume we also know the motives behind his or her actions.  This tendency to make assumptions about the cause of another’s behavior can be a roadblock to...