914.946.0848  .  contact  .  map & directions  .  subscribe  . 
Mediation Blog

Topic: Spousal Support | 5 post(s).

July 10, 2019 - {3:30 minutes to read} In my last video, I promised some creative win/win options that you could take when it came to the division of your home. Since they could be a little complicated and hard to follow, I thought it would be better to present them in a written blog.    Can’t Refinance Right Now Let’s say that you both agree that there will be a buyout and a refinance, but it will take some time for the “buyer” to qualify for a loan [...]

November 20, 2018 - {3:00 minutes to read} In the last post, I addressed the designation of beneficiaries of your life insurance in order to ensure the continuation of child or spousal support. While the continuation of support is important, there are some other issues about life insurance coverage that may need to be discussed in mediation. Employer-Provided Life Insurance Individual life insurance policies owned and paid for by the parties provide the most control and flexibility in ter [...]

October 26, 2018 - {4:00 minutes to read} Life insurance is not a topic most people are eager to speak about, let alone if you are separating. But life insurance is a topic you should be prepared to discuss in your mediation. Under New York law, a judge may order a party to obtain and maintain life insurance coverage naming as beneficiaries either the children (for child support) or the spouse (for maintenance) for so long as the party is obligated to pay child support and/or maintenance. [...]

January 3, 2018 - {4:06 minutes to read} “We don’t need to mediate–we agreed to everything already and just want you to write it up.” “We don’t have any assets, so we don’t have anything to talk about.” “We don’t need a separation agreement, we just want to get divorced.” Undoubtedly, as all mediators do, I’ve heard these statements, or variations on them, more often than I can count. It’s understandable, bu [...]

January 4, 2017 - {4:00 minutes to read} In New York, case law provides that when parents share equal physical custody of the children, the parent who earns more pays child support to the parent who earns less, based on the Child Support Standards Act.If there is a great disparity between their incomes, that might make sense. But if there is less than a substantial difference and both parents need to maintain a household for the children, applying the statute can put one parent in financi [...]

Page:[ 1 ]
Search
Topics
Mediation (74) | Divorce (72) | Divorce Mediation (18) | Mediator (13) | Conflict (9) | Litigation (8) | Child Support (8) | Separation Agreement (7) | Consultation (6) | Clare A. Piro (6) | Clare A. Piro Mediation (6) | Collaborative Divorce (6) | Separation (5) | Communication (5) | Attorney (4) | Finances (4) | Family (4) | Children (4) | Settlement (4) | Parenting (4) | Expenses (3) | Mediation Myths (3) | Clare Piro (3) | Equitable Distribution (3) | Marital Assets (3) | Child Support Standards Act (3) | Divorce Finances (3) | Clients (3) | Divorce And Children (3) | Legislation (2) | Custody (2) | Assets (2) | Parenting Plan (2) | Marital Home (2) | Mediate (2) | Seperation (2) | Relationships (2) | Divorce Mediator (2) | Compromise (2) | College Expenses (2) | Apology (2) | Agreement (2) | Truth (2) | Marital Property (2) | Moving Forward (2) | Separate Property (2) | Child Support Standards Act (CSSA) (2) | Unrequited Love (2) | Settlement Agreements (2) | Informed Decisions (2) | Mediation Versus Litigation (2) | Step-Children (2) | Step-Father (2) | Bitterness (2) | Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA) (2) | Step-Mother (2) | Anger (2) | Mediation Benefits (2) | Conflict During Mediation (2) | Spouse (2) | Post-Divorce Income (2) | Calculating Support (2) | CSSA (2) | Couples (2) | Life Insurance (1) | FamilyMediation (1) | Perfection (1) | MediationSession (1) | LawyerDivorceMediation (1) | Matrimonial Dispute (1) | Spousal Support (1) | Blended Families (1) | Therapy (1) | AttorneyPresence (1) | Beneficiary (1) | Significant Other (1) | Attitudes (1) | Anxiety (1) | Public Trust (1) | Lies (1) | Little White Lies (1) | Dishonest (1) | Bankruptcy (1) | Affair (1) | Family Enrichment (1) | Personal Relationships (1) | Married (1) | Wife (1) | Husband (1) | Custodial Parent (1) | Intervention (1) | Holiday Preparations (1) | Work Stress (1) | Settlement Agreement (1) | Spouses (1) | Separation Agreements (1) | Financial Situation (1) | Dreaming (1) | Patience (1) | Prenup (1) | Emotions (1) | Prenuptial Agreement (1) | Marital Concerns (1) | Asset Distribution (1) | Court Vs Mediation (1) | Needs Vs Wants (1) | Financial Documents (1) | Court Process (1) | Entitlement (1) | Negotiation (1) | Attitudes Toward Prenups (1) | Collaborative Process (1) | Mediation Misconceptions (1) | Property Distribution (1) | Complicated Finances (1) | FinancialPortfolio (1) | Multiple Assets (1) | Equitable Distribution Statute (1) | Apologizing (1) | Prenuptial Agreement (Prenup) (1) | Fiancé (1) | Financial Professional (1) | But (1) | Budgets (1) | Financial Information (1) | Equity Loan (1) | Refinance (1) | Interest Payments (1) | Cash Flow (1) | Buyer (1) | Divorce Assets (1) | Emotional Attachment (1) | Taking Responsibility (1) | Accepting Responsibility (1) | Ex-Spouse (1) | Dividing House Asset (1) | Seller (1) | Telling Your Spouse (1) | Fear Of Separation (1) | Lawyer (1) | Mental Health Professional (1) | Family Law Software (1) | PostNup (1) | Post Nuptial (1) | Reluctant Spouse (1) | Frame Of Mind (1) | Marriage Counseling (1) | Time To Process (1) | Remarriage After Divorce (1) | Compassion (1) | 2015 (1) | Blame (1) | Advice (1) | Self-talk (1) | Year In Review (1) | Mindfulness (1) | New York State (1) | Control (1) | Balance (1) | Equality (1) | New York (1) | Budget (1) | Effects On Family (1) | Living Together (1) | Living Apart (1) | Baby Boomers (1) | Listening (1) | Older Dogs (1) | Agreements (1) | Dogs (1) | Adopt Shelter Dogs (1) | Self Determination (1) | Self-determination (1) | Fear Of Divorce (1) | Scared Of Divorce (1) | Holiday Blues (1) | Holidays Post-Divorce (1) | Halloween (1) | Moving On After Divorce (1) | Parenting Plans (1) | Co-Parenting (1) | Parenting Post-Divorce (1) | Joint Physical Custody (1) | Alone At The Holidays (1) | Consulting Attorney (1) | Specialist (1) | Relocation (1) | Change (1) | Difficult Clients (1) | Mental Health (1) | Equity (1) | Post-Divorce Dating (1) | Finding Love After Divorce (1) | House (1) | Grandparents (1) | Divorce Law (1) | Retirement Account (1) | Divorce Papers (1) | Negative Communication (1) | Joint Decision Making (1) | Maritial Assets (1) | Maritial Property (1) | Hurricane Harvey (1) | Married Couples (1) | Commingling (1) | Transmutation (1) | Joint Legal Custody (1) | Installment Agreements (1) | Financial Costs (1) | Joint Account (1) | Settle Agreement (1) | Divorce Coach (1) | Lack Of Trust (1) | Accusations Of Delay (1) | Temporary Agreement (1) | Permanent Agreement (1) | Tentative Agreements (1) | Nesting (1) | College (1) | Kids (1) | School Year (1) | Power (1) | Acknowledgement (1) | Summer (1) | Marriage (1) | Abundance (1) | Scarcity (1) | Resolution (1) | Conflicy (1) | Fall (1) | Moving On (1) | Disclosure (1) | Parents (1) | Contribution (1) | Responsibility (1) | Unemployment (1) | Extremes (1) | Payments (1) | Seperation Agreement (1) | Settlement Term (1) |
Connect
Attorney Advertising

The contents of this editorial should not be considered legal advice. The information provided in this editorial is intended to be general information and is not intended to be a substitute for a consultation with an attorney. Each case and situation is different and must be handled based upon the specific facts and circumstances unique to that case. For specific answers to questions on an individual case, it is best to consult with an attorney. Attorney Advertising