About Anne-Louise Depalo

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Anne-Louise Depalo has created 10 blog entries.

Collaborative Divorce Can be a Viable Option

Collaborative Divorce can be a Viable Option Collaborative divorce still remains a fairly new area of law. Many individuals do not understand the concept of collaborative law or do not grasp the benefits. The truth is, collaborative law helps many couples avoid an expensive and emotional legal process and proves beneficial to many. Couples [...]

By | February 1st, 2017|Collaborative Law, Divorce, Divorce Mediation|0 Comments

Collaborative Divorce as an Option

Collaborative divorce is a newer trend in the area of divorce throughout the country. Because it is new, many divorcing couples in the United States often overlook it. Truthfully, however, collaborative divorce is a problem solving process that can save on the expense and emotion of a divorce. Collaborative divorce is a type of [...]

By | January 9th, 2017|Collaborative Law|0 Comments

What is a Temporary Divorce Order?

Just as every marriage is unique, every divorce is unique as well. Some divorce processes proceed peacefully, relatively quickly and relatively inexpensively. Others can drag out for years. Unfortunately, the process of separating from one’s spouse can be unpredictable. So even if you think that your divorce will proceed in as smooth a fashion [...]

By | December 18th, 2016|Divorce|0 Comments

Do I Qualify for Child Support?

Child custody has many different facets, which means that the question of eligibility for child support also does not have a single answer. In New York, the arrangements regarding child custody can differ tremendously. So, who is eligible for child support? A parent who primarily takes care of the child will often be eligible [...]

By | December 14th, 2016|Child Support|0 Comments

What is a Quadro or Domestic Relations Order?

Handling All Your Family Matters Because "Family Matters"! What is a Quadro or Domestic Relations Order? After a divorce if you are entitled to any of your spouse’s pension or any retirement benefits you must prepare either a Domestic Relations Order or Qualified Domestic Relations order for the plan to approve [...]

By | December 7th, 2016|Divorce|0 Comments

Are You Considering Divorce?

Are You Considering Divorce? If you are considering a divorce, or if you are in the process of a divorce, you are facing a life changing event which will affect you emotionally, physically and financially. If you have children the stakes are even higher. At such a time in your life, you need [...]

By | November 22nd, 2016|Divorce|0 Comments

Understanding the Basics of the Divorce Mediation Process

If you and your spouse do not fundamentally disagree on matters of child custody or major property division issues, you may be able to avoid litigating your divorce. Instead of a lengthy, expensive process in which the court ultimately gets to decide the outcome of your child custody arrangements and property division settlement, [...]

By | October 19th, 2016|Divorce Mediation|0 Comments

New York Uncontested Divorce

As an experienced divorce attorney practicing for more than 28 years, I know that not all uncontested divorces are the same. Do not be fooled by advertisements offering an uncontested divorce in New York for a cheap price. These “uncontested” divorces usually do not include anything other than the basic uncontested divorce documents (and often not even [...]

By | October 1st, 2016|Uncontested Divorce|0 Comments

Tips for Maintaining Your Sanity During Divorce

Last month, we discussed the fact that becoming deeply mired in negative emotion and acting from a place inspired by that negative emotion can harm your divorce process. If you can envision the ways you might react to efforts at compromise during a divorce mediation session while fueled by negative emotion versus a desire [...]

By | September 27th, 2016|Divorce|0 Comments

Why Easing the Pain of Your Divorce is Important for Your Case

If you and your spouse have decided to move forward apart from one another, you are likely experiencing waves of numerous negative emotions. You may feel angry, exhausted, frustrated, deeply sad, betrayed and even fearful for the future. It is undeniable that the decision to divorce tends to inspire pain. It is important that [...]

By | June 24th, 2016|Divorce|0 Comments