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Category: Divorce Mediation

Who Gets the Dog in Divorce?

Divorce is a challenging process that involves many difficult decisions, especially when it comes to beloved pets. Many couples' pets are more than just animals; they are cherished family members. Determining who gets the dog in a divorce can be a highly emotional and contentious issue. Understanding how pet custody is handled in New York...
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Separation Vs Divorce In NY

When a marriage faces challenges, New York couples often grapple with whether to pursue a legal separation or a divorce. Both options have significant legal and personal implications, and understanding the differences can help you make an informed decision that best suits your circumstances. What is Legal Separation in NY? Legal separation is an arrangement...
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What Is the Average Child Support Payment?

Child support is a critical component of ensuring that children receive the financial support they need to thrive, particularly in cases of divorce or separation. However, determining the average child support payment can be complex, as it depends on various factors such as income, custody arrangements, and state guidelines. In this blog post, we'll explore...
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Are You Entitled To Alimony (Spousal Support)?

Going through a divorce can be a stressful and emotional time. One of the many considerations during this process is whether you are entitled to receive alimony, also known as spousal support. Understanding your rights and entitlements when it comes to alimony is crucial to ensuring a fair outcome in your divorce settlement. At Michelle...
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The Three Different Types of Divorce Mediation

Divorce is a challenging journey, filled with emotional highs and lows, as well as complex legal hurdles. It’s a path where the decisions made can have long-lasting impacts on the lives involved. Recognizing the unique nature of each divorce case, Michelle Bullock Law and Mediation, PLLC, emphasizes the importance of choosing the right mediation style...
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Can You Keep Your Pension in a Divorce?

Divorce is a challenging process that brings with it many questions and concerns. One important aspect to consider is the division of assets, especially when it comes to your pension. Can you keep your pension in a divorce, or is it subject to division? We'll go over how a pension works and what happens to...
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Can I Legally Stay in My House During a Divorce in New York?

Can I Legally Stay in My House During a Divorce in New York? When navigating the emotional and legal complexities of a divorce, one of the most pressing questions for many is, "Can I stay in my house during the divorce process?" This concern is about maintaining a sense of normalcy and ensuring security and...
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The Different Types of Divorce Services

Divorce can be a complicated and emotionally taxing process, and navigating it requires understanding the various services available. From divorce lawyers and mediation to coaching and uncontested proceedings, each service offers unique benefits suited to different situations. This blog explores these options to help you make the most informed decision for your circumstances. What Constitutes...
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What is Alternative Dispute Resolution For Divorce?

What is an Alternative Dispute Resolution for Divorce? An Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) for divorce refers to methods used to resolve marital dissolution issues outside of the traditional court litigation process. It is a more private, faster, and cost-effective approach that encourages mutual respect and cooperation between the parties involved. The most common ADR methods...
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How To Get a Quick Divorce

Divorce, often associated with protracted court battles and emotional turbulence, doesn't always have to be a lengthy process. For couples in New York who agree on key divorce-related matters such as property division, child custody, and spousal support, an expedited or "quick" divorce might be possible. This article aims to guide you on how to...
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