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If You Own a Business, Choose a Divorce Mediator Who Knows Business

Business ownership can be a major point of contention in a divorce, but that doesn’t mean you have to litigate your case if you have a family business. You can resolve issues of ownership, valuation, and future interest through mediation, as long as you choose a mediator who knows business. Whether you enter divorce mediation… Read More »

In a New York Divorce, What Is Separate Property?

New York divorce law allows spouses to keep their separate property while the rest of their assets go into the marital estate for equitable distribution between them. But what exactly is separate property? Generally speaking, there are three ways to establish that property is separate: The spouse owned the property before marriage. The property was… Read More »