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What Are The Requirements For Prenuptial Agreements In New York?

Recently, the invalidation of a prenuptial agreement involving millions of dollars made the news in New York. In this case, the court held that the prenuptial agreement at issue was fraudulently induced, because the husband had promised to rip up the agreement once the couple had children in order to pressure his bride into signing the agreement a couple of days before their wedding day.

What Are The Legal Grounds For Divorce In New York?

According to Census data, in 2009, more than 46,000 people divorced in New York. On October 12, 2010, New York was the last state to institute no-fault divorce. If you want to divorce your spouse, a Buffalo family law attorney can advise you whether it is in your best interest to file for no-fault divorce or to use grounds based on fault.

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What Kind Of Property Is Excluded From Equitable Distribution Under New York Law?

In New York, marital property is divided in accordance with the principle of equitable distribution of property, unless the parties agreed on a different division of property in a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement. Both parties are entitled to their fair share of the marital property ― which does not, however, automatically equal 50% of the assets. A Buffalo Division of Property Attorney can advise you which of your assets are separate, negotiate a fair settlement or protect your assets through litigation.

What Is A Child Custody Order And What Role Can Mediation Play In Its Determination?

In many divorce cases, custody over the children is one of the most hotly contested issues. A court custody order gives the responsibility for a child's care, control and maintenance to one or both of the parents or to someone else. A Buffalo child custody lawyer can explore all your options with you to resolve your child custody dispute in a way that works for you.

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