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When Is Distribution of Property Not Equal for a NY Divorce?

New York divorce courts follow the principles of equitable distribution when dividing marital property. That means the court tries to allocate assets and debt in a manner that is fair, but not necessarily equal. New York Domestic Relations Law §236B(5)(d) lists 14 factors the court must consider when deciding how to settle an estate, the… Read More »