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Alton Abramowitz
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Alton Abramowitz is the president of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), which is comprised of the top 1,600 matrimonial attorneys throughout the nation. He is also a Fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (IAML) and is a Diplomate of the American College of Family Trial Lawyers, which limits its membership to 100 attorneys from across the United States. In addition, he serves on the Matrimonial Practice Advisory Committee at the Judicial Institute of the New York State Office of Court Administration. Throughout a four decade legal career in the New York metropolitan area, Abramowitz has earned widespread recognition as an accomplished matrimonial lawyer and a leader of the state’s domestic relations law bar. He currently practices divorce law in New York City as a senior partner of Mayerson Abramowitz & Kahn, LLP.

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Heading to Divorce Court With a Prenuptial Agreement

(2) Comments | Posted November 4, 2013 | 2:33 PM

The odds are increasing that either you or someone you know will eventually be heading to a divorce with a signed prenuptial agreement in hand. According to a recent survey of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 63 percent of the respondents have seen an increase in prenups...

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The Supreme Court Rulings and Same-Sex Marriage

(0) Comments | Posted June 28, 2013 | 5:56 PM

This week, the Supreme Court made two rulings that will have a momentous impact on the lives of all same-sex couples throughout the country. By voiding the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), same-sex couples will now finally have access to the benefits of more than 1,000 federal benefits...

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Tips on Avoiding Same-Sex Divorce Complications

(2) Comments | Posted May 13, 2013 | 1:07 PM

Eleven states throughout the country have now fully legalized same-sex marriage and the Supreme Court recently made headlines by hearing two very important cases regarding the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and Proposition 8 in California. As a result, it is becoming increasingly likely that many more same-sex...

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Divorce And Online Dating: A Match Made In Court?

(14) Comments | Posted March 9, 2013 | 5:21 AM

The way we communicate and meet people has gone through tremendous changes since the introduction of the internet and social media. More and more people are seeking and finding romantic relationships online. Often drawn to the potential of creating your own profile and being able to carefully shape your image...

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When Divorce Is A New Year's Resolution

(98) Comments | Posted December 28, 2012 | 2:40 AM

While some couples may have kissed under the mistletoe this past holiday season, many others are destined for a date in divorce court. Matrimonial lawyers know that this time of year produces a very well-known annual event: After the champagne has flowed on New Year's Eve, divorce fillings and the...

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