3 Apr, 2024

The Interplay Between Divorce and Immigration: Part 2

By | April 3rd, 2024|Divorce Agreements, Divorce and Immigration, Divorce Finance|

In last month's article, we spoke about the intersection between matrimonial law and immigration in broad brushstroke terms. In this article, we parse out specific red flags and nuances to look out for in cases where immigration is a factor.  Prenuptial Agreements:   Many citizens who marry immigrants choose to have a Prenuptial Agreement in place prior to entering the marriage.  Prenuptial Agreements are a sound measure for their protection and I highly recommend them. But, if you are doing a Prenuptial Agreement, you (more...)

10 Mar, 2024

The Interplay Between Divorce and Immigration: Part 1

By | March 10th, 2024|Divorce Agreements, Divorce and Immigration, Divorce Finance|

With the upcoming presidential election, crisis at the border, flood of migrants, and New York City being a sanctuary city, the topic of immigration has been getting a lot of air time, with all its inherent controversies and polar view-points.   The magnified “crisis" is confined in scope to the illegal immigration issue.   Untarnished by the mass media coverage is the uncontroversial paths towards legal immigration that have been steadfast and secure bastions for many years.   A longstanding path is legally obtaining United (more...)

26 Feb, 2024

Victimhood Has Currency

By | February 26th, 2024|Collaborative Divorce, Divorce Agreements, Divorce Finance, Financial Planning|

Most people spin conflict so that they are the victor or the victim. Here’s why it’s important to keep that instinct in check. The legal community focuses heavily on the topic of domestic violence with continuing legal education seminars and pro bono clinics. There is even a specialized court called the IDV court (integrated domestic violence), where the family law cases that have alleged elements of domestic violence are adjudicated. Abuse comes in many forms - emotional, physical, sexual, and financial. Courts (more...)

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