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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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We’re Hiring – Receptionist

By Andrea Vacca

Law Firm Receptionist How to Apply To apply, email your resumé along with a cover letter in PDF format to info@vaccalaw.com. The subject line of the email should be: your last name (all caps), dash, and one word that you…

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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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Why You Should Use a Prenuptial Agreement to Avoid Contentious Divorce

By Andrea Vacca

A critical reason that people want prenups is to avoid a contentious divorce. Many people come from a divorced household and do not want to undergo a contentious divorce, as their parents had, and they want to avoid putting their…

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Play it Where it Lands: Why Monkeys on a Golf Course in India Can Help Navigate a Divorce

By Andrea Vacca

Monkeys, Golf and Lessons For Navigating Divorce (and Life) Back when India was under British rule, a posh golf course was constructed in Kolkata (Calcutta). Monkeys who lived on the grounds developed a habit of picking up balls in play…

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All About Prenuptial Agreements – 5 Frequently Asked Questions

By Andrea Vacca

We answer many questions from clients who want to know about prenuptial agreements and whether a prenup would be right in their situation. While we discussed several of these questions in an earlier blog, the topic of prenuptial agreements can…

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All About Prenuptial Agreements – 3 Frequently Asked Questions

By Andrea Vacca

Our clients ask many questions about prenuptial agreements and whether they make sense in their particular circumstances. The topic can be sensitive, because each person has their own preconceived notions about prenups, and the concept brings up negative connotations for…

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The Mediation Process and What You Can Expect [VIDEO]

By Andrea Vacca

The attorneys at Vacca Family Law Group are committed to keeping the focus on your interests and goals in the mediation process. First, we’ll talk through all the issues that need to be considered and agreed on before creating a separation agreement.…

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