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How to Focus on the Present and Look to the Future When the Past Keeps Coming Up in Your Divorce

By Andrea Vacca

“We loiter in winter when it is already spring.” ~ Henry David Thoreau Navigating a divorce is not easy, and I’m not going to try and convince you otherwise. But I will tell you that where you choose to place…

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Filing Taxes During and After a Divorce: What You Need to Know

By Andrea Vacca

Filing your tax returns is stressful enough under the best of circumstances. Adding divorce to the mix can lead to even more anxiety. If you’re in the middle of a divorce, make sure your divorce lawyer and accountant are working…

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Valentine’s Day Proposals — First Comes Love, Then Comes…a Prenup?

By Andrea Vacca

If you got engaged on Valentine’s Day, congratulations! Now it’s time to think about a potentially awkward topic—a prenuptial agreement. Despite the negative connotation often associated with these agreements, the process of creating a prenup can help you build a…

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Preparing for Divorce: Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements

By cesartop

You might be familiar with prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, but do you know the benefits of both? Andrea Vacca was featured on the exEXPERTS blog highlighting the benefits of both a prenup and postnup. While some couples may be hesitant…

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What Can the Albatross Teach Us About Divorce?

By Andrea Vacca

The albatross is a strong, beautiful bird with remarkable capabilities, and it is considered an omen of good luck in many cultures. Yet we tend to associate the albatross with emotional pain and guilt. We say someone is wearing an…

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I’m Considering Divorce: How and When Do We Tell the Kids? [Webinar]

By Andrea Vacca

Join award-winning collaborative divorce attorney and mediator Andrea Vacca and Dr. Lauren Behrman, Ph.D., in this free webinar as they share helpful tips on how to tell your kids that you’ve decided to divorce. In this 30-minute webinar, you will…

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Child Support for New York Adult Children with Special Needs Extended to Age 26

By Marcos Fernandez

New York has finally passed a law to extend child support for the care of adult children with developmental disabilities until 26.  In doing so, New York joined 40 other states in recognizing the basic reality that for children with…

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How Do I Prepare Emotionally for Divorce in NY? Ways to Cope with Divorce When Facing a Fork in the Road [Webinar]

By Andrea Vacca

In this 30-minute webinar hosted by mediator and collaborative divorce attorney, Andrea Vacca, and psychotherapist, collaborative divorce professional, and Senior Faculty at Ackerman Institute for the Family, Elana Katz, LCSW, you will learn how to: ✓ Prepare emotionally for the…

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Andrea Vacca Selected as a Super Lawyer for 9th Consecutive Year

By Andrea Vacca

We are honored to be featured in Super Lawyers for the 9th consecutive year! Super Lawyers is an exclusive list, recognizing no more than five percent of attorneys in the state. Part of Thomson Reuters, Super Lawyers is a rating…

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I’m Considering Divorce in NY, What Should I Do Next? How to Build Your Strong Support System [Free Webinar]

I’m Considering Divorce in NY, What Should I Do Next? How to Build Your Strong Support Team [Webinar]

By Andrea Vacca

Deciding that your marriage has come to an end and you want to divorce is one of the most challenging and most important decisions you will make. How do you build a strong support team to help you through the…

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I’m Considering Divorce, What Should I Do Next? How to Prepare Financially for Divorce [Webinar]

By Andrea Vacca

In this 30-minute webinar hosted by award-winning collaborative divorce attorney and mediator Andrea Vacca and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst Ivy H. Menchel, CFP®, CBEC, CDFA, you will learn how to: ✓ Gather and organize your most important financial information ✓…

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How Collaborative Divorce Works and Why You Want It [Podcast]

By Andrea Vacca

With so many options for divorce these days, it’s hard to know which kind to choose – which kind is right for you. Collaborative divorce is becoming more common and focuses on the needs of the entire family. From the…

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