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Dividing Credit Card Points During Divorce

Dividing up assets during divorce can be challenging, and credit card points are often particularly difficult. While most people don’t think about credit card points as an asset, rewards can quickly add up. Unfortunately, many cards don’t allow owners to transfer points to someone else. What can you do? Separate or marital property? The first… Read More »

When to Consider Jewelry Appraisal During Divorce

Dividing marital assets can be a tough and often contentious process. However, it’s important for divorcing couples to understand the value of the assets they share. If you or your spouse own fine jewelry, it may be wise to have each piece appraised. Whether you choose to sell the jewelry and split the money or… Read More »

Why Women File for Divorce More Often Than Men

For decades, women have been more likely to file for divorce than men. What’s behind this trend? Here are some of the most common reasons women cite: Financial independence: Women started working outside the home and have had access to credit and bank accounts relatively recently. Without access to income, it’s much harder to leave… Read More »

Adoption and Other Considerations for Same-Sex Couples

Expanding your family is often an exciting time. When it’s not possible for one or both parents to be biologically related to a child, adoption or assisted reproduction allows couples to bring a child into their family. Although same-sex couples are allowed to adopt or birth children in the state of New York, the adoption… Read More »

Divorce, the Family Home and How Your Kids Could Be Affected

Deciding what to do with the family home is tough when it’s just you and your ex. When you have kids, it can be even more complicated. Should you sell, keep or share the family home, and how might it affect the children? It’s important to note that many couples have no choice but to… Read More »

Do You Need an Order of Protection During Your Divorce?

If you’re suffering from domestic violence, an order of protection (also known as a restraining order) can be useful. These orders can be issued as part of your divorce and custody case to protect you. Here’s what you need to know about getting your own order of protection. Do I need an order of protection?… Read More »

Social Media and Your Divorce

Social media is a great way to keep in touch with your friends, family, colleagues and community. Many people use it as a way to share their thoughts and life events, like weddings, births and new job announcements. When it comes to your divorce, however, you may want to take a step back. Social media… Read More »

Common Causes of Boating Accidents

Spring and summer are the perfect time to get out on the water—and thanks to New York’s plentiful waterways and coasts, many people will enjoy recreational boat rides. Although boating can be relaxing and fun, there are still significant hazards. Here are some of the most common causes of boating accidents, and how you can… Read More »

Two Construction Workers Killed in JFK Power Plant Accident

Two construction workers were killed in an accident at the John F. Kennedy International Airport’s power plant in April. The workers fell into a 30-foot trench and became trapped underneath rubble. When firefighters and Port Authority recovered the workers, they were pronounced dead at the scene. There is no further information about what caused the… Read More »

Can You Sue When You’re Injured on an Escalator or Elevator?

Escalators and elevators help transport people between different floors or elevations. Both types of devices have been extensively tested and used for decades. While they’re generally safe to use, accidents can and do happen. What can do you if you’re injured in an escalator or elevator accident? Premises liability and conveyance accidents Generally, elevator and… Read More »