Coming to you from the Mount Kisco law office of Fredman Baken & Novenstern, LLP, Ken Novenstern talks about the importance of getting it right the first time when it comes to filing a claim to a defined benefit plan or pension in a divorce case. He explains how a 1983 New York  State Court of Appeals case, Majauskas v. Majauskas, 61 NY2d 481(1983), shaped New York’s equitable distribution law which controls division of assets, spousal maintenance, etc.

Ken Novenstern is a partner at Fredman Baken & Novenstern, LLP. With offices in Mount Kisco and White Plains, NY, they provide legal services including divorce, separation, custody related matters, and pre and post nuptial agreements.

If you would like more information regarding your rights pertaining to marital assets or income or any other legal issue regarding separation or divorce, contact Ken Novenstern at (914) 997-9070 or (914) 241-2400 or send email to