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A Guide to Collaborative Divorce in NYC

By Andrea Vacca

“Some people think that it’s holding on that makes one strong; sometimes it’s letting go.”  ~ Author unknown According to the Holmes-Rahe Stress Scale, divorce is the second most stressful event humans encounter. The top stressor, if you’re wondering, is…

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6 Tips if You’re Planning to Divorce in New York

6 Tips if You’re Planning to Divorce in New York

By Andrea Vacca

If your marriage is ending and you’re planning to divorce, you’re likely on an emotional rollercoaster of uncertainty, fear, and grief. Your future may seem foggy. You may wonder, “How will we share time with the kids? How am I…

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What is a Post-Nuptial Agreement? (HINT: It’s not a Divorce Tool)

By Andrea Vacca

Andrea Vacca, Collaborative Divorce Attorney in New York was recently featured as a guest speaker on Divorce etc… podcast hosted by the exEXPERTS (T.H. & Jessica). Click the link below to listen to this episode on Apple Podcasts

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6 Tips if You're Planning to Divorce in New York

Andrea Vacca and Marcos Fernandez Recognized Among Top Attorneys in New York

By Andrea Vacca

Being recognized by peers in your field is always an honor. Vacca Family Law Group is pleased to announce that Andrea Vacca has been selected to the 2022 New York Metro Super Lawyers list and Marcos Fernandez has been selected…

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Mediation Consulting Attorney in New York

Mediation Consulting Attorney in New York

By Andrea Vacca

Mediation offers a great opportunity for many couples in New York to limit their legal fees in divorce.  Limit, not eliminate. The terms you establish during divorce mediation will govern your personal and financial future for years and can set…

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How to Find the Right Divorce Mediator in New York

How to Find the Right Divorce Mediator in New York

By Andrea Vacca

Once you’ve chosen mediation to resolve issues related to your divorce or other family law matter, you are well on your way forward. But what do you do next? How do you find the right mediator in New York to…

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Who Gets the Private Club and Golf Memberships in Divorce

Who Gets the Private Club and Golf Memberships in Divorce

By Andrea Vacca

When you belong to a private club, a substantial part of your social life may revolve around the time you and your family spend there. This is especially true if the club offers activities such as golf, tennis or swimming.…

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How Collaborative Divorce Protects Your Interests and Helps You Find Financial and Emotional Security in the Wake of Financial Betrayal

By Andrea Vacca

Financial infidelity can destroy the trust on which a marriage is built. It can be as hurtful as romantic infidelity and have ramifications that impact the future of both spouses and their children. Financial infidelity might stem from a drug…

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Looking to Save Your Marriage after Financial Betrayal? A Postnuptial Agreement Can Preserve Your Relationship and Your Peace of Mind

By Andrea Vacca

Shakespeare famously observed that “the course of true love never did run smooth.” Even the best of marriages go through troubled times. Often the problems relate to money. When one partner hides money problems from the other, it creates a…

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Lessons from the Ostrich in Divorce

By Andrea Vacca

Ostriches are incredibly large, strong, and fast birds, but they are not known for their wisdom. In fact, 300 pounds of sinew, muscle, and claws are controlled by a brain the size of a walnut. They react rather than reason…

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Who Should be on Your Team if You Are Contemplating a Gray Divorce

By Andrea Vacca

We see more and more clients in their 50’s 60, 70’s, and even 80’s who want to end their marriages as amicably as possible. These couples face financial and emotional issues that are different from those faced by younger couples. Complicated…

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Marcos Fernandez Honored as a Super Lawyers® Rising Star

By Andrea Vacca

We hope you will join us in congratulating Senior Associate Attorney Marcos Fernandez on his selection for the Super Lawyers® Rising Stars of 2022. Super Lawyers selects attorneys for recognition after an assessment of a variety of factors. Each candidate…

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