Recent Blog Posts

The Importance of Protecting Your Assets When a Hostile Divorce is Imminent

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

In March of this year, actress Demi Moore filed divorce papers against her allegedly “hostile” spouse, Ashton Kutcher. The move follows a year of unsuccessful attempts by the pair to reach a negotiated settlement regarding finances.

High-Net-Worth Divorce in New York: How Property Is Divided

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

In papers filed recently in billionaire tycoon Dimitri Rybolovleva’s divorce action, his estranged wife claims that Rybolovleva acquired $180 million worth of real estate to keep his assets out of her reach.

How to Protect Yourself from Abuse During Divorce

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

The circumstances of some divorces may cause either party to become angry, violent or vindictive during the divorce proceedings.

Why Was My SSD Claim Rejected?

Friday, August 16th, 2013

Don’t let the rejection of your Social Security Disability (SSD) claim discourage you. There could be a number of reasons why the Social Security Administration (SSA) rejects a claim, especially at the first stage of

When is Mediation an Option for Your Divorce?

Friday, August 9th, 2013

Negotiating a divorce agreement with your spouse through mediation can be an attractive option for some couples.

Terminating Divorce Obligations: Is it Possible?

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

At the conclusion of a divorce case (whether by negotiated agreement or trial), a judge issues an order with the terms that each party must follow.

How To Apply for SSD Benefits?

Friday, July 26th, 2013

Applying for Social Security Disability benefits seems easy enough. The Social Security Administration accepts applications online, by phone or by appointment at a local office.

What Are the Differences Between Mediation and Collaborative Divorce?

Friday, July 19th, 2013

The method you choose to end your marriage has economic, emotional and legal consequences. Couples seeking to reduce the expense, stress and delay often associated with traditional divorce litigation may consider alternative dispute resolutions

Understanding Child Support Obligations

Friday, July 12th, 2013

After parents separate, New York law imposes child support obligations on the non-custodial parent. The purpose of child support is to help maintain the same standard of living the child would have if the parents stil

The Difference Between SSDI & SSI

Friday, July 5th, 2013

People who cannot work due a physical or mental condition may receive cash benefits from two programs under the Social Security Administration.

Let’s Get Ready to Mediate! How to Prepare for Your Divorce Mediation | PSAS

Friday, June 28th, 2013

Mediation provides an effective method for divorcing couples to arrive at mutually acceptable terms.

7 Things You Shouldn’t Do in Divorce

Friday, June 21st, 2013

The way you and your spouse behave toward each another affects everyone involved, especially your children. It is possible to have a conflict-free divorce by avoiding these seven behaviors