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Talk to children about divorce

How To Talk To Your Children About Your Divorce

By Andrea Vacca

If you have children and are planning to divorce, it is important to carefully think about how you will talk to them about the decisions you and your spouse have made and the changes that will lie ahead. Children are…

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Nesting in divorce

What is Nesting in Divorce?

By Andrea Vacca

Nesting, also known as bird nesting, is a unique co-parenting arrangement that can be an excellent short-term solution for families working through the early stages of separation or divorce. In this arrangement, the children stay in the family home (the…

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Divorce with child unsure of sexuality

Divorcing When Your Child is Questioning Their Gender or Sexuality

By Andrea Vacca

Divorcing when your child is questioning their gender or sexuality can present unique challenges because just as you and your spouse are navigating difficult but relatively standard financial and child-related issues, you may find yourselves also facing difficult emotions and…

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Spouse came out

My Spouse Came Out of the Closet – Now What?

By Andrea Vacca

If you’re reading this blog, you may have found yourself in a situation you never expected. You married someone you thought you knew, only to have them reveal a truth about themselves that shakes the very foundation of your relationship.…

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Financial considerations

Financial Considerations for Couples in Polyamorous and Open Marriages

By Andrea Vacca

Deciding to marry is a significant milestone in life, filled with joy, excitement, and sometimes, a bit of uncertainty. For polyamorous couples and those who plan to have open marriages, taking this step can be uniquely challenging, particularly when it…

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Same-Sex couples

Benefits of Non-Adversarial Divorce for Same-Sex Couples

By Andrea Vacca

Are you and your same-sex partner contemplating divorce? Perhaps you’re feeling overwhelmed and constrained by New York’s divorce laws that don’t necessarily reflect the reality of the life you’ve built with your soon-to-be ex. Fortunately, there are non-adversarial divorce options…

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Marital Home

When You Should and Shouldn’t Leave the Marital Home When Divorcing in New York

By Andrea Vacca

Deciding to leave the marital home during a divorce can be one of the hardest and most important choices you’ll have to make. It is important to approach this decision with caution and clarity to protect your rights and well-being.…

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Pros cons divorce

Pros And Cons For Dividing The Home In A Divorce

By Andrea Vacca

Among the most important decisions in a divorce is what to do with the family home. In addition to being a significant asset, it also holds sentimental value, especially if you have children. Understanding the various options for how to…

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Interior Design Ideas to Reduce Stress and Create Calm During and After Divorce

By Andrea Vacca

Divorce is a major transition, and getting through it can bring a whirlwind of emotions, financial adjustments, and changes in living arrangements. Whether you’re still living together during the early stages of separation or preparing to move into a new…

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Cohabitation Agreements for Unmarried Couples Living Together in New York

By Andrea Vacca

Beginning the journey of living together as an unmarried couple in New York is a big step in creating a life together. But amid the excitement, it’s important to set a strong foundation for stability and security, especially regarding property…

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Common mistakes after divorce

Six Common Financial Mistakes People Make After Divorce

By Andrea Vacca

When your divorce is over, you may think that it is finally done, and you can move on. However, this is a crucial time to reset your finances and avoid some of the common financial mistakes post-divorce that can have…

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Special Needs Children

Benefits of Collaborative Divorce for Families with Special Needs Children

By Andrea Vacca

As the parent of a child or children with special needs, your divorce should address the interests of every member of your family – including your neurotypical and neurodivergent children, your spouse, yourself, and your family unit as a whole.…

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