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5 Reasons Why You May Want A Postnuptial Agreement

October 21, 2019

Postnuptial agreements are contracts that are signed during the marriage. These are often entered into when there has been some sort of change in the marital relationship or financial circumstances that causes one or both parties to seek more financial security…

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Vacca Law Named to 2019 Law Firm 500

October 8, 2019

Vacca Family Law Group is honored to announce that our law firm has been named a 2019 Law Firm 500 Honoree, awarded to the Fastest Growing Law Firms in the US. We ranked 67 with a growth rate of 72%. We appreciate the…

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Firm Name Change: Announcing Vacca Family Law Group

August 22, 2019

Dear Clients, Colleagues, and Friends, I am pleased to announce an exciting new chapter for our law firm. Effective August 1, 2019, Vacca Law & Mediation has become Vacca Family Law Group. This change reflects our law firm’s commitment to help…

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How to Reduce the Costs of Your Divorce

August 12, 2019

Divorce in New York can be expensive and this is especially true if there are complicated issues involved regarding finances or your children. But there are things you can do to keep the costs down. I recently contributed to a…

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How to Get Divorced When Your Spouse Doesn’t Want to End the Marriage

June 17, 2019

In most divorces, both spouses are aware that the marriage is ending and they decide what process they will use to reach an agreement, such as using mediation or the collaborative process. In other divorces, however, there has not been a meeting of…

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Conscious Coupling: A New Approach to Prenups – Podcast Interview Featuring Andrea Vacca

May 23, 2019

Recently, I was interviewed on the WORTHY podcast ‘Divorce – and other things you can handle!’ to address the stigma around prenups and how a pragmatic approach can be the foundation for long-lasting romance. Listen to the podcast, and get my tips…

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Gray Divorce and the Benefits of a Divorce Team

May 13, 2019

People divorcing after the age of 50, often called grey divorce, recognize that they have some different financial and emotional issues not faced in younger couples who divorce. As I wrote earlier, navigating a grey divorce with dignity is often an essential…

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The Bezos Effect: The Future of Divorce

April 17, 2019

As a collaborative divorce lawyer in New York, headlines announcing the Bezos divorce settlement gave me hope for the future of divorce – and the future of marriages in the US.  Since the news first made headlines in January that…

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Navigating Your Grey Divorce with Dignity

April 8, 2019

Baby Boomer divorce rates continue to be above the average with one in every four divorces occurring in this age group. When I first wrote about so-called “grey divorce” (also referred to as ‘gray divorce’) in 2012, the overall divorce…

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LGBTQ Marriage: How You Can Protect Your Children

March 25, 2019

When same-sex marriage became legal, same-sex divorce also became legal. Divorce among same-sex couples is lower than the average but that is mainly because LGBTQ couples in long-term relationships were the first to marry when same-sex marriage was legalized. As…

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High Net Worth Divorce Alternatives

March 8, 2019

Divorcing couples who have high-assets – a high net worth divorce – are exposed to considerable risk if they litigate their divorce. Divorce proceedings are part of the public record: that means observers, including the press, are allowed in the courtroom. While…

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

February 19, 2019

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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