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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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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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Outrage Over A Missed Lunch Date

A Michigan Judge recently sentenced three adolescents to a juvenile detention facility after they refused to visit with their estranged father and claimed he was violent toward their mother. This decision has many people across the country wondering, “What happened to the best interest standard”? The children- ages 9, 10, and 15 respectively, have been…

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Silver Linings to Getting Divorced

Getting divorced does not always have to be a negative experience.  In many ways getting divorced can make you a better person; you just have to remain open minded.  In her Huffington Post article, “10 Unexpected Silver Linings of Divorce”, Carolyn Martin explores the upsides of divorce. Martin describes herself now, post-divorce, as more self-confident…

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With Same- Sex Marriage Comes Same- Sex Divorce

While most Americans are still celebrating last week’s landmark Supreme Court decision which legalized gay marriage in all 50 states, others are already beginning to question what this means for potential same- sex divorce. The Huffington Post recently featured a piece that detailed the journey of two women that were legally married in Massachusetts in…

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