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Splitting annuities in divorce

Is an annuity account in your divorce picture? An annuity can seem harder to split than a marriage, according to an article in the May 2016 issue of Research Magazine. An annuity account gives the account holder the  right to ...
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Your child’s voice in divorce: children’s lawyers

THE ATTORNEY FOR THE CHILD MAKES THE CHILD’S WISHES KNOWN Children are  stakeholders in divorce as much as their parents. How are children’s wishes made known during a divorce or custody proceeding? In New York state, children in certain cases ...
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Your divorce case: settlement or trial?

TRY YOUR CASE OR SETTLE IT — HOW IS THIS DECISION MADE? When your divorce case has passed the early stages and progresses to a point where you are deciding whether to go to trial or negotiate an out of ...
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Divorce: Free Toolkits from Sesame Street Help Parents Help Kids

Little Children, Big Challenges Most parents know Elmo and Cookie Monster, but did you know that Sesame Street offers free resources to help young children through divorce? A toolkit called Little Children, Big Challenges: Divorce provides tools to help youngsters aged 2-8 ...
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How Do We Break The News To Our Children?

An often asked question when couples have made the decision to separate is “What do we tell the kids? ” There are child therapists skilled in these matters, and seeking their assistance may help you with how to approach your ...
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