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Divorce is like a box of lemons.

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I was watching Forrest Gump the other day. Forrest said: 'My mama always said, ‘Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.'' It made me wonder. what would Forrest's mama say if she had to go through a divorce process? Maybe it would be something like this: [gdlr_quote align="center" ] Divorce is like a box of lemons. You know what you're gonna get, but you have to do it anyway." [/gdlr_quote]...

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Where Does Divorce Start? Val Kleyman, Esq., Divorce Attorney In NY Explains

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One of the most common questions I'm asked as a divorce attorney in NY during consultations is where does one start the process of divorce. I proceed to tell my clients about filing and service of Summons & Complaint, which is the official beginning of a divorce in court. But the truth is that the process of divorce starts long before this step, and even way before a person is consulting a divorce attorney. It starts with one spouse making a clear decision that their relationship and partnership with the other spouse has come to an end. If this decision is not reached or...

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Holidays During Your Divorce – A Note From A Divorce Lawyer In New York

I’ve practiced divorce and family law for years. When holidays come around, being a divorce lawyer in New York is no easy business.  I’ve heard many people describe the Thanksgiving, Christmas, birthday and wedding ceremonies they’ve had to attend without the ex-spouse who used to be at their side during these events.  They tell me how painful it feels to keep explaining why they’re not with their husband-or-wife -- or, even worse, to be without a companion when the ex-spouse shows up with a new partner. New York can be such a great place to be for the holidays, but that...

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