When couples are separating or divorcing, there are a variety of ways to separate and divide household goods and personal property.
In divorce, a well thought-out plan for taking care of the children is critical, even for a flexible, agreeable couple.
A qualified domestic relations order (QDRO) may be needed in a divorce to share retirement benefits accrued during a marriage.
Perhaps the biggest issue that most couples face when considering a separation or divorce is what to do about the marital residence or home.
The purpose of maintenance is to allow the recipient to gain skills or training to become financially self-sufficient. It is awarded without regard to gender.
Mediation during separation helped to resolve a NYS STAR program problem so that each member of the couple could benefit.