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New York Divorce: Contested vs. Uncontested

Posted by Jason Isaacson on November 11th, 2019

Until 2010, it was not possible to file for a no-fault divorce in the state of New York. In fact, they were the last state in the country to begin granting no-fault divorces. Couples had to prove that they had grounds for divorce such as adultery, abandonment, cruel treatment, or prolonged separation. Sometimes this led […]

Know Your Rights If You Are the Victim of an Oil Spill

Posted by Jason Isaacson on September 30th, 2019

Has oil been spilled on your property, damaging your home or business? This can be an extremely stressful position to find yourself in. The first step in recovering from this event is familiarizing yourself with your rights so that you can protect them.  New York’s Navigation Law provides that the discharger of the oil is […]

5 Benefits of Choosing Mediation for Your Divorce

Posted by Jason Isaacson on August 20th, 2019

Mediation, as opposed to traditional litigation, offers a more gentle, productive attitude to navigating divorce’s difficult legal waters and generally ends up being less stressful, less expensive, and easier for the whole family to move on. The method includes an independent, impartial third-party that meets with the divorcing couple to work out all the divorce […]

A Brief Guide to Your Custody Options in New York

Posted by Jason Isaacson on June 20th, 2019

One of the more complicated and contested parts of the divorce process is often child custody. When this comes up during divorce proceedings, the court follows the overarching principle of doing what is in “the best interest of the child.” The following is an overview of the laws on child custody in New York to […]

5 Signs Your Dispute May End Up in Court

Posted by Jason Isaacson on May 20th, 2019

It can be professional and financially rewarding to run a business, but it also involves some risk. Millions of lawsuits are filed annually in US courts, with a significant percentage involving business disputes. In particular, contract disagreements are a frequent source of corporate litigation, accounting for approximately 60% of the annual civil cases filed. Not […]

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