Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

Tag Archives: Bonnie E. Rabin

Litigating Prenuptial Agreements Is Going To Get Messier

Posted in Agreements and Stipulations, Counsel Fees, Maintenance
Particularly in the Second Department, the last few years have brought a host of cases threatening the enforceability of prenuptial agreements. To review a few just type “prenup” in the keyword search at right. It’s going to get worse. New York’s Domestic Relations Law §236(B)(3) provides that prenuptial and other marital agreements executed with proper [&hellip… Continue Reading

Husband in Divorce Action Ordered to Refinance Home, or Pay Off Half of Mortgage Balance

Posted in Equitable Distribution, Temporary (Pendente Lite) Relief
In order to prevent the foreclosure of the marital residence, a court in a divorce action, and prior to judgment, may order the spouses to cooperate with a refinance application. Moreover, if the property is not successfully refinanced, the court, before divorce judgment, may compel a spouse to satisfy (at least) one half of the [&hellip… Continue Reading