Category: Financial Planning

Kiplinger’s: A Surprising Way COVID-19 Is Making Divorce More Complicated

In Alimony/Spousal Support, Divorce & Separation, Family Law, Financial Planning, Postnuptial Agreements, Prenuptial Agreements, Property Division , by

Lisa Zeiderman, a New York Divorce Attorney and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, works with many high-net-worth clients about issues of equitable distribution and executive compensation. She knows firsthand that the pandemic’s economic side effects have pushed more companies to offer stock options and restricted stock awards to employees. This is also true for younger employees […]

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DivorcedMoms.com: Support Adult Children, or Save For Retirement?

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DivorcedMoms.com: Save for Retirement or Support Adult Children? In this article on DivorcedMoms.com, New York Divorce Attorney Lisa Zeiderman discusses the debate over whether you should financially support adult children, or instead, use those resources to save for retirement: While much of my practice regarding children concerns negotiating or litigating custody and child support issues, […]

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Fordham Business and Law Association Interviews Lisa Zeiderman for their “In Conversation With…” Prominent Alum Profile Series

In Alimony/Spousal Support, Custody, Divorce & Separation, Family Law, Financial Planning, Firm News, Postnuptial Agreements, Prenuptial Agreements , by

On this episode of Fordham Business and Law, In Conversation, Fordham Law Alum and New York Divorce Attorney Lisa Zeiderman, Esq talks about how she became interested in becoming a family law attorney, talked about her involvement with not-for-profit Savvy Ladies, and gave advice to current Fordham Law students. Watch the interview here: Fordham Business […]

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News 12 Interviews Lisa Zeiderman on the Importance of Using College Loans Carefully

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As part of their ongoing State of Our Schools series, Lisa Zeiderman was recently interviewed by News 12 Westchester on the issue of being careful with how you use student loans. “In my family law practice,” Lisa says, “I have worked with couples who used student loans for more expensive housing than they originally planned, […]

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New York Law Journal: Navigating the Intersection of Family Law and Estates Law

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By Lisa Zeiderman, Managing Partner, Matthew B. Marcus, Associate When it comes to drafting prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, matrimonial and family law becomes deeply intertwined with trusts and estates law. While marital agreements are meant to enhance the marriage by providing certainty for the parties, clarity of their financial affairs, and protection in the event […]

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U.S. News and World Report: 14 Money Moves You Will Be Thankful For

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Lisa Zeiderman is quoted in this US News and World Report article discussing the importance of avoiding taking out student loans to cover other expenses. Refinance or minimize your student loans. Refinancing student loans could be a smart money move for some people. Extending the loan to a longer term could reduce payments and free up cash […]

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Psychology Today: For Some, COVID-19 Togetherness Means Thinking About Divorce

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Virtually everyone is home. In some households, both spouses are trying to work remotely while caring for children and home schooling in close quarters. Maybe one or both spouses has also been sick, which in this pandemic adds many scary layers to an already intense situation. Maybe you are living with a narcissist or someone with another personality disorder; […]

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Motherly: 7 Expert Tips for Co-parenting Through the Coronavirus Pandemic

In Custody, Divorce & Separation, Financial Planning , by

Navigating family dynamics during or after a divorce is already a tremendous challenge. Throw a highly transmittable virus and a global pandemic into the mix, and many parents will be left with more questions than answers. Matters of custody, financial stability and mental and emotional health take on new significance—and new challenges—under these circumstances. But you can […]

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Better Apart: The Importance of Proposing a Prenup For A Second Marriage

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There is something called “Proposal Day,” which occurs on March 20, the Vernal equinox, or the first day of Spring. What better time to celebrate new beginnings? For those of us who have been married once already, finding another “special someone” provides a sense that you are truly fortunate to have finally found a soul […]

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The New York Times: Divorce Advice (And It Won’t Cost You a Thing)

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By Louise Rafkin First published in The New York Times Divorce can be costly, as most people know, with each side expected to spend, on average, $15,500, during the process, according to Nolo, a publisher of legal books and software. Many spouses spend a whole lot more. The bulk of these expenses are for lawyer […]

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