Should I Get a Prenup?

Just a couple of months ago, the country was shocked when the world’s richest man, Jeff Bezos, found himself in the middle of a divorce.  While the divorce appeared to most to be amicable, his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie, finds herself a likely recipient of half of his $137 billion net worth.  Understanding the situations in which this may happen is the key to understanding whether a prenuptial agreement may be right for you. Continue reading “Should I Get a Prenup?”

Family Law Considerations When One Parent is a Non-Citizen

For centuries, people have looked to New York as a place of hope and opportunity for immigrants. Today, New York State still boasts a large population of both legal and undocumented immigrants. In 2014, 775,000 undocumented immigrants made up 17 percent of the immigrant population and 3.9 percent of the total population in New York, according to the American Immigration Council. With such a large population of non-citizens in New York, it is imperative that non-citizen parents, as well as U.S. citizen partners, understand their rights in family court. Continue reading “Family Law Considerations When One Parent is a Non-Citizen”

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