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Questions To Ask Yourself Prior To Filing For Divorce

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By Gerald A. Maggio, Esq.
There are several cases where the divorce process is not easy at all. Rather, it can turn messy on several occasions. Whatever may be the reason for you to file the divorce; you should make this decision independent of emotions. In fact, such a step should be only taken after weighing all the options before you. Moreover, you should be all set to fight for the custody of your kids and your assets. While (more...)

Struggling With Divorce Anger? Here’s What To Do

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When you are navigating or recovering from divorce, there is one all-too-common emotion that causes us way more headaches than you need: Anger.
Being ticked off.  The persistent rage that will not leave you but could jeopardize your future relationships.
To start off with, there is something that you must remember.
Anger is a thief. Don’t let it rob you of your chance to move on.
You work hard to maintain the things you love.  (more...)

Celebrity Divorce Lawyer Launches Site To Help Divorcing Couples

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Prominent celebrity divorce lawyer Laura Wasser launched a website to help couples divorcing without the hefty lawyer fees.
Laura Wasser has handled divorces for over 20 years with famous clients such as  Ryan Reynolds, Heidi Klum, Ashton Kutcher, Johnny Depp and many others.
Wassers says the average divorce in the United States costs about $20,000. Not everyone can afford to pay those fees, which inspired her to create the interactive site, ItsOverEasy.com, which&(more...)

Black Widow Of The Riviera Goes On Trial

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The Black Widow is real and she’s living in a French cell for allegedly poisoning rich, older men and taking their money. It may sound like a tv movie of the week, but for her victims, it became a real horror story.
Patricia Dagorn, 57, is being dubbed the “Black Widow of the Riviera” and charged with the deaths of two wealthy, elderly men and attempted murder of two other rich men.  The (more...)

Jill Scott’s Estranged Husband Countersues Her For Bullying and Emasculating Him

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Last year in November, Jill Scott filed for divorce from Mike Dobson, her husband of one-year, and she filed for a restraining order against him. Now he wants payback in coins for being blind-sided.
At the time of the divorce filing, Scott cited “irreconcilable differences” and “inappropriate marital conduct that such further cohabitation would be unsafe and improper.”
Now Dobson is coming for his soon-to-be ex-wife by counter suing for $500,000 and requesting the (more...)

What Happens When Your Former Spouse Files For Bankruptcy?

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By Gerald A. Maggio, Esq.
When you go through a divorce, it can be both financially as well as emotionally painful. Moreover, if your former spouse suddenly files for bankruptcy, things can be even more stressful for you as there is a possibility that your financial stability can get greatly affected.  Divorce, as well as bankruptcy, may have a great impact on your financial position in various ways based on the new circumstances of your ex-spouse. Check out (more...)

4 Divorce Myths That Should Be Ignored

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By Gerald A. Maggio, Esq.
Many people go for a divorce with certain preconceived ideas about how their experience would be. Check out some of those common myths that are often associated with the process of divorce. It helps you to keep your mind open about what may happen while your divorce proceeding is going on.
The divorcing couples must go to divorce court
It is quite likely that you would not have to spend a day in the (more...)

What You Need To Know To Keep Pet Custody In A New York Divorce

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In Pennsylvania residents may now buy ‘consumer’ fireworks but won’t be able to utilize them in cars, shoot them into vehicles or at another person.
Californians won’t be able to buy ammunition without working with  an authorized merchant — even if they purchase online and in New York, pets will be treated as children.
The bill, sponsored by Linda Holmes, intends for pets to be cared for like family members, not as (more...)

He Cheated On Me, How Much Alimony Can I Get In New York

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The recent tax overhaul passed by Congress will reach every corner of American life — even divorce. One provision throws out a 75-year-old deduction for alimony. The new laws won’t go into effect until 2019, so anyone divorcing before then is safe.
Divorce experts are worrying the change will make divorce negotiations harder and end in less spousal support. Congressional tax writers claim the law will only be fair to married couples.
In a divorce which begins (more...)

What To Consider When Deciding Between Separation And Divorce

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By Gerald A. Maggio, Esq.
When you are considering whether to end your marriage or not, you may be in a dilemma. You are uncertain about whether to legally separate from your spouse or whether you want to file for a divorce. Here are some of the things to consider while contemplating between divorce and separation.
Separation does not terminate a marriage but divorce does
You should consider your marriage as a partnership where both the partners share their (more...)