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September

Blog Posts in September, 2015

  • New Spousal Maintenance Guidelines Signed into Law

    || 29-Sep-2015

    This summer, after years of effort and collaboration with judges and advocates, lawmakers in the New York Senate passed a bill that would provide much-needed reform for the state's alimony laws. Now, as of September 25, 2015, that bill, Bill A-7645-2015, has been signed into law by the governor. According to the memo from the bill's sponsor, some of the key changes to law that will be made ...
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  • Pope Francis Makes Marriage Annulments Easier to Obtain

    || 10-Sep-2015

    In Catholicism, divorce is a significant sin that bars congregants from certain church traditions and, in some cases, even labels them an adulterer. The only way to end a marriage within the faith is through church annulments, which, in years past, have been notoriously difficult and expensive to obtain. This week, however, Pope Francis announced new initiatives that will now make securing an ...
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