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Can I Lock My Spouse Out of the House?

SHORT ANSWER: NO Neither party can lock the other out of the marital home even if the marital home is the separate property of one of the spouses. A spouse can seek exclusive occupancy in a divorce action based upon the other spouse creating an environment in the home that renders it physically or emotionally […]

Can I Stay on my Spouse’s Health Insurance Once a Divorce is Commenced?

SHORT ANSWER: YES All Summonses for a Divorce commenced in the State of New York must contain the following provision: NOTICE RE: HEALTH CARE COVERAGE YOU ARE HEREBY PUT ON NOTICE THAT ONCE A JUDGMENT OF DIVORCE IS SIGNED IN THIS ACTION, A PARTY HERETO MAY OR MAY NOT BE ELIGIBLE TO BE COVERED UNDER […]