Category Archives: divorce


Your Inheritance and Your Divorce

When two people divorce, many questions arise. One of the most common questions is whether one party may claim rights to another party’s inheritance funds acquired during the marriage. What you do with the assets upon receipt may influence whether you will have to part a portion of those assets up...
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Grandparents Rights on Long Island

Do you live on Long Island and have questions regarding grandparent rights during a divorce? It is important to know some of the rights grandparents have regarding their grandchildren during this difficult time. Here at Simonetti & Associates, we can help you understand your rights and file a ca...
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Military Divorce on Long Island

Divorces between members of the military and non-members are not too far different from regular civilian divorces, however, some special rules exist that one must understand prior to beginning the process of divorce. Overall, the grounds for divorce between a service man or woman and their spouse ar...
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Divorce vs. Annulment in NY

We’ve all made mistakes. Most of the time, we have to learn to live with those mistakes as we try to make better choices in the future. However, every once in awhile we make mistakes that, for whatever reasons, we do not feel we could learn to live with without harmful consequences. In this case, ...
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Financial Fraud and Divorce

Financial fraud is a deception that is hard to accuse and even harder to understand, especially if assets have been joined over the course of your marriage. Many victims of financial abuse are at a higher risk of being a victim of fraud. Conspiring spouses can and will hide assets from their partner...
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Bouncing Back Financially From Divorce

Bouncing Back Financially From Divorce A divorce can be emotionally and physically taxing on a family. It can make or break relationships and hurt those around you. The emotional roller coaster you ride when going through a divorce is like no other; however, this isn’t the only roller coaster you ...
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Do I Need a Prenup?

Do you need a prenup? Ever wonder how a prenuptial agreement works? The truth is, marriage is not only a romantic relationship but also sort of a business relationship. Some pros to having a premarital agreement If you have your own business or professional practice, a premarital agreement can prote...
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Alimony in New York State

Alimony Alimony payments are important to consider in any divorce. Alimony is a husband or wife’s court-ordered provision for a spouse after a divorce, and it is more likely to be paid by the spouse who earns more money.  Furthermore, alimony is typically for marriages that lasted several years. ...
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Death of Spouse During the Divorce Process

Divorce is a difficult decision that will affect the remainder of your life. However, with a good lawyer, the difficulties of the process can be eased. Lawyers can help with the following divorce-related issues: child custody and visitation alimony child support the distribution of property/assets p...
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