Friday, November 22, 2013

NEW YORK DIVORCE - FINANCIAL ABUSE

Recently, there was a segment on the Today show entitled 1 in 10 say they are being financially bullied by a spouse or partner:

TODAY.com: 1 in 10 say they are being financially bullied by a spouse or partner

Financial bullying may also be  known as, in matrimonial law, economic abuse rising to the level of a form of, or part of a pattern of, domestic violence. I have seen case law on this, have raised this issue on pendente lite motions, and refer to the following 2011 article from the NYSBA Journal which can now be found on the New York Courts website:

NYSBA JOURNAL - Economic Abuse 2011

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