I Need To Make Sure My Spouse Is Paying Into A College Fund, But Our Child Is Only 8. How Can I Make That Happen?

Payment into college savings plans can be complicated by divorce. From the court’s point of view, an instrument like a 529 College Savings Plan is a marital asset subject to distribution – even though the funds are destined for your child. When developing a college savings plan as part of the divorce settlement or child…

If My Spouse Cheated On Me, Does That Mean They’re Not Entitled To Things Like Support, The House, And Half Of Everything?

While adultery can destroy a marriage, in New York, it doesn’t have a big impact on the ultimate settlement, from the court’s point of view. On the other hand, in settlement negotiations, your attorney should use the fact of the adultery to push for better terms for you. In many cases, a cheating spouse feels…