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Posts by Jay Raxenberg

Mistakes in High Net Divorces

High net worth divorces tend to have a heightened potential for mistakes on both sides.  Clients will often agree to anything just to get out of the marriage.  However, agreeing to terms such as maintenance, or division of assets and liabilities just to get away from a person can have devastating effects on you financially. …

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Jay D. Raxenberg, Esq. – Guest Speaker at Touro Law

The Law Offices of Jay D. Raxenberg, P.C. is proud to announce that Mr. Raxenberg will be a featured speaker at Touro Law School this upcoming Wednesday, May 20, 2016 at 5:30 p.m.  He will share his journey into matrimonial law and, without disclosing the identities of any parties, he will discuss some interesting cases…

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Child of Divorce Shares Why She is Glad Her Parents Split

Through the divorce process, children learn a lot about respectful communication and creative conflict resolution.  It allows them to see how difficult adjustments can bring about positive changes in an otherwise negative situation.  In her article, “My Parents Split Up When I was 13. Here’s Why I’m Glad They Did,” Tara Eisenhard, whose parents divorced…

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Don’t Let the Word “Pre-Nup” Scare You

While Prenuptial Agreements aren’t nearly as appealing to talk about as wedding cakes or honeymoons, they can help you avoid financial issues later in life.  Some couples might feel as though a pre-nup has a divorce stigma attached to it, but it can actually be a great opportunity to get on the same page for…

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Legal Mistakes You May Make In Your Divorce

Going through a divorce will undoubtedly be a significant change in a person’s life. It’s a change that won’t just affect the separating spouses, but an entire family both close and extended. What many who are seeking a divorce don’t realize is the intense process it is both mentally and legally draining. Often times this…

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“Life Is Short: Have An Affair”

This week, news broke of the Ashley Madison hack. Ashley Madison, the leading website for those looking to engage in an extramarital affair, encourages members with the slogan “Life is short, have an affair”. As a result of this invasive breach, members and the public are questioning what Ashley Madison’s data means for the modern…

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Ways Men Say They Bounced Back From Divorce

When it comes to advice on moving-on post-divorce, men seem to get the short shrift.  The reality is that divorce is just as crushing for men as it is for women.  Rerouting your future when the relationship falls apart is hard regardless of whether you are a man or woman.  To help balance things out…

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Follow Up: Summer Camp > Juvie

Last week, our blog published a post about the California case that drew international attention and concern when a Judge sentenced three children to a Juvenile Detention Facility for an uncertain amount of time after the children refused to visit with their estranged father. The Judge accused the children’s mother of “brainwashing” them throughout the…

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Bitter Custody Dispute Over Frozen Embryos Ensues

Whenever couples divorce, issues pertaining to equitable division of assets are bound to arise along with matters such as child custody and support, when relevant. Typically, parties work through their attorneys to divide items fairly and at times, can even work cooperatively to solve these issues in an amicable and efficient manner. While personal belongings…

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