In making equitable distribution awards in divorce actions, courts may consider marital fault as Domestic Relations Law § 236(B)(5)(d) contains a catchall provision, which allows consideration of “any other factor” which may be “just and proper.” What if you attempt to bribe the judge presiding over your divorce action? CanRead More →

Now what is she supposed to do? Normally its the non-cheating spouse – the cheatee – who files for divorce. But what happens when the cheater files for divorce. The Second Department’s decision on Tuesday in Kaplan v Kaplan, 2007 NY Slip Op 09734 demonstrates that when the cheater filesRead More →