How are Marital Assets Divided in a Divorce When There is No Prenuptial Agreement?

In this article: What happens if you don't have a prenup? Protection of Individual Assets Distinguishing Between Marital and Separate Property Case Example Conclusion Marriage is one of the biggest commitments you’ll make in life – one that intertwines lives, assets, debts, and future plans. Many people enter this commitment with the intention of forever, Read More »

What is Mediation and How Does the Process Work?

Article details: Benefits to Mediation How Does the Mediation Process Work? Mediation Case Examples Employment Dispute/Discrimination Personal Injury Contract Disagreement Summary Mediation is a practical and cost-effective forum that is best used to help parties who might be willing to settle a case but need help closing the gap between their positions. It is a Read More »

Navigating Holiday Vacations Post-Separation

With the holidays and school breaks coming up, many families are trying to coordinate vacation plans. However, for divorced or separated parents with child custody arrangements, even a brief trip can pose potential challenges – from scheduling conflicts to disagreements about travel. At Bousquet Holstein, we understand that planning out-of-state or international travel can be Read More »

How to Divorce Your Spouse When They Control All the Money

When your spouse makes, controls, and manages all the money in your marriage, deciding to get a divorce can be an overwhelming and often isolating decision.  Fortunately, you have options that allow you to retain strong legal representation and support when separating from your spouse. Understanding Your Rights One person in a marriage often sacrifices Read More »

How Can a Parent’s Legal Marijuana Use Impact Child Custody Cases in New York?

In this article: Can marijuana affect my custody case? Medical Marijuana Arguments Used in Custody Cases Summary The Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act legalized the use of marijuana state-wide in 2021. This legalization posed huge uncertainty for divorce and family law attorneys in how marijuana's greater accessibility would affect family court/custodial cases. Now, after two Read More »

Effective Methods of Dispute Resolution

Article Details: Court Mediation Arbitration Alternate Forums At some point in your personal or professional life, you are likely to experience a major dispute, whether it involves a personal injury, a large debt, a broken agreement, or other damage to your business or property. Such disputes do not typically resolve themselves quietly, and it is Read More »

H-1B Registration and Filing: Why Should You Plan Now?

In early March of 2023, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will start accepting registrations of H-1B petitions subject to fiscal year (FY) 2024 cap. Beneficiaries of selected and approved H-1B cap-subject petitions will be eligible to start working in the United States on October 1, 2023. Last year, USCIS received 486,927 registrations for the Read More »

Legal Considerations for Your Online Business

As the COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped life as we know it, it also accelerated many business trends, including e-commerce. As online sales of goods and services continue to replace the in-store purchase experience, more businesses are moving to establish an online presence and many new businesses are being launched to sell products or services exclusively Read More »