Your Complete Guide to Divorce in New York

The New York Divorce Landscape

New Yorkers are maximalists. Apartments may be small, but the metro area’s culture is undeniably geared toward the biggest, the best, and the most. So, it may come as a surprise to you that New York State actually ranks pretty modestly in terms of divorce rates. You might think that’s good news... Right up until you find your marriage ending, and you aren’t sure if you have the knowledge and resources you need to stay afloat.

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Do It Yourself Divorce & Finalizing "The Divorce Decree"

By choosing a "do it yourself divorce" you've saved money but you're not done yet.  You’ve gone through the process, completed your financial disclosures, agreed on the terms of your divorce, and submitted your initial paperwork to the court. What now? Now it's time to put your deal in writing! 

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New York Domestic Relations Law and Advisory Schedules

Written for it’s over easy by New York Attorney Alyssa Rower, Esq.

Ms. Rower illuminates for our it’s over easy readers the ways in which New York Matrimonial Courts might determine temporary spousal maintenance and post judgement spousal maintenance.

Two of the most urgent questions facing the parties to a divorce concern support (aka “alimony” or “maintenance”):

  1. “I haven’t worked in 15 years; how am I going to make it on my own?”
  2. “My spouse hasn’t worked in 15 years; I’ve been the sole wage earner; do I have to pay support and, if so, for how long?”

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Your Pocket Guide to Child Custody Laws in New York by Jasmine Silver, Esq.

So you’ve made the difficult decision to get divorced. Now, if you have little ones at home, you’ve probably nervously googled terms like “custody” and “visitation,” and tried to determine what this new life will mean for you and your kids. Good thinking – the more you know about the child custody process, the better prepared you will be to navigate the unfamiliar transition from spouses to co-parents. However, there is a lot of unfiltered information out there, so before you find yourself in the panicked depths of a late night internet spiral (we’ve all been there), read this post! We...

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Uncontested Divorce @itsovereasy!

Today, everyone is looking to streamline their life. From ordering fast food to dating, shopping and banking online, convenience is key. But not all aspects of our complicated lives are quick and painless. When it comes to divorce, most people recognize that it can be messy, time-consuming and expensive – the complete opposite of painless. However, it does not have to be that way. ­There is a solution: an uncontested divorce. it’s over easy is a user-friendly platform designed to facilitate the uncontested divorce process in an amicable and stress-free way, without involving lawyers. If...

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