How to Get Financially Prepared for Divorce
One of the best ways to set yourself up for a relatively smooth divorce process is to be proactive about handling financial issues. In the divorce process you will have to make a lot of financial disclosures, and will need to have a strong understanding of your current financial situation. The more organized you can… Read More »
Can a Criminal Record Affect Personal Injury Claims?
There are some circumstances in which criminal activity could play a role in a personal injury case. Technically, there will be no relationship between a past crime and an injury claim. However, juries may perceive people who have a criminal record in a negative manner, especially if the record is relatively recent. This is one… Read More »
Injuries Reported in Long Island Accident Involving Ambulance
An ambulance was recently involved in a serious car accident on Long Island. According to Nassau County Police, the accident occurred shortly before 2 p.m. on Friday, April 2. Emergency responders arrived to the scene at Old Country Road and Zeckendorf Boulevard, where multiple vehicles were involved in the collision. Reports indicate the ambulance was… Read More »
Tips for Your First Divorce Hearing
Your first divorce hearing can be a stressful experience, but you can at least enter feeling confident if you take the proper steps to prepare for it. Here are a few of the steps you should take to make sure the hearing goes as smoothly as possible. Dress for success: Showing up to court in… Read More »
How is Inheritance Treated in Divorce?
Money inherited by a spouse during the course of a marriage will not necessarily be treated the same as other money or assets during the asset division process. What happens with the inheritance will be determined based on whether it is classified as separate or marital property. Marital property is any property jointly owned by… Read More »
Two Dead After Fiery Crash on Long Island Expressway
A pair of people were killed in an accident on the Long Island Expressway on Thursday, August 6 at approximately 3 p.m. in the town of New Hyde Park. According to law enforcement, a pickup truck was heading west on the expressway when it collided with the rear of a tractor trailer close to exit… Read More »
Technological Changes in the Divorce Process Expected to Remain After the Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in drastic changes to the way many businesses operate, including law firms. There have been a number of new technologies attorneys have had to rely on to process cases, particularly for divorce law. As attorneys and clients alike continue to become more accustomed to these technological changes, it is expected… Read More »
How You Can Find Concealed Assets During Divorce Discovery
It is not unusual for spouses to attempt to hide assets they have during the divorce process so they don’t become subject to asset division. There is a discovery phase of each divorce in which spouses and their attorneys gather as much information they can about marital assets. But how do you use the discovery… Read More »