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The Radical Change of Gender Dynamics in Modern Divorce – Podcast Interview Featuring Andrea Vacca

By Andrea Vacca

Recently, I was interviewed on the TUFF LOVE podcast with Robert Kandell about The Radical Change of Gender Dynamics in Modern Divorce to discuss my practice as a Collaborative Divorce Lawyer & Mediator. Listen to the podcast, and learn why I am…

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5 Reasons Why You May Want A Postnuptial Agreement

By Andrea Vacca

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

By Andrea Vacca

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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How to Reduce the Costs of Your Divorce

By Andrea Vacca

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

By Andrea Vacca

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

By Andrea Vacca

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

By Andrea Vacca

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

By Andrea Vacca

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

By Andrea Vacca

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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High Net Worth Divorce Alternatives

By Andrea Vacca

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

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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4 Common Myths About Collaborative Divorce

By Andrea Vacca

In our last blog post, we explained what each member of the collaborative divorce team does, However, because collaborative divorce is relatively new when compared to traditional, litigated divorce and mediation, there are some misconceptions and myths about how the process…

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