Dos and Don’ts of Getting Divorced

When going through divorce, tensions often run high and couples can make poor decisions in the heat of the moment. Let’s take a closer look at the do’s and don’ts of getting a divorce in order to minimize the stress and conflict that accompanies the process. Dos 1. Do hire an experienced divorce attorney. Whether…

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Returning to your former last name following a divorce in New York

Upon divorcing, if you changed your last name during the marriage, you may wish to go back to using your previous name. Although there is no law in New York that prohibits returning to your prior surname in social settings, for legal purposes, (driver’s license, passport, financial transactions, etc.) there are a few steps that…

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Why is January “Divorce Month”?

For quite some time, the month of January has unofficially been considered “Divorce Month”, or the biggest month for initiating a divorce. But what’s the reason behind this phenomenon?   Many legal experts believe that it’s due to the number of couples who consider it sooner but wish to hold off until after the holidays are…

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Finding a Quality Mediator

Planning on Divorce? Consider Mediation The decision by you or your spouse to divorce is the first of many difficult decisions you will face in navigating your future. Decisions will have to be made in areas that often include deciding on each party’s financial rights and obligations, the division of assets, parenting schedules, and even…

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Tips for Divorced Parents on Getting Through the Holidays

Navigating the holidays can be rough if you are divorced and do not enjoy a good working relationship with the other parent. But don’t give up hope. Presuming a properly prepared parenting plan and clear communication, you and your children can certainly get through it.  Parenting Plans are Crucial A parenting plan should be part…

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Long Island Business News

A feature article on divorce during the COVID crisis drew heavily on the experience of Joseph Law Group partner John P. Whiteman.

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Taking the Higher Road

Taking the Higher, More Rational Road in Divorce Law The experienced team members of Joseph Law Group PC take a refreshingly different approach to matrimonial and family law. They’re poised and proactive. Thoughtful and thorough. Straightforward and sincere. They care about their clients—and their clients’ children—and genuinely desire to help them make smart, rational decisions…

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Featured in Long Island Business News

Case Sensitive Often, a lawyer is so focused on practicing law and being a good attorney that he doesn’t have time to focus on running his business and can end up with a case that can cause a lot of damage down the road, Joseph said. View the full article here.

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