Adultery: Should Cheaters Go To Jail?

Let’s talk tea: did you know that adultery is still a crime in the state of New York? That’s right! Technically the legislature left cheating as a crime on the books here in the Big Apple.

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Red flag spotting and Relationship Karma

The real problem is that red flags can turn into devastating disasters when you don’t heed them.

Sometimes we are so intrigued by a relationship that we ignore that nagging feeling that something is off. Usually that feeling is your gut, warning you about a red flag. Here are six serious red flags that you shouldn’t stay in the relationship:

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Vlog: Prenup Season is Here!

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Forget March Madness – Prenup Season is here!

We are a few months out from summer wedding season, which means that the time to talk prenups. Talking about it now will give you time to consider the agreement, negotiations and hopefully not add to the pressure you might be experiencing as the wedding draws near.

Why get a prenup? A typical prenup sets out what is viewed as marital property and what will remain separate property. It addresses who gets financial support and how much.

In this short Vlog I talk about reasons why to get a prenup, reasons why prenups can be overturned, and some interesting things you might want to put in your agreement.

 

Still have questions? Join the discussion in the comments or give me a shout (now, come on and shout now! Heeyyy-eyyy!) to discuss your pending nuptials: mlr@dhclegal.com 

New York Outlaws “Revenge Porn”

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In an amazing move to support victims of “Revenge Porn” — the sharing or posting of naked or sexually suggestive photos or videos — the State legislature approved a bill outlawing the same.

“As a divorce and family law attorney, I know first hand how difficult these situations can be, and having this additional tool will be tremendous for my clients,” said Morghan Richardson, a partner at Davidoff Hutcher & Citron LLP in Manhattan.

“This bill is a triumph for victims who have been unable to get law-enforcement or the courts to act to provide protection and recourse to have the revenge-porn removed from websites.”

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