Blog Posts in 2012

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My Spouse Is Hiding Assets, What Can I Do

Clients often tell me at their divorce consultation that their spouse has been hiding money, doesn't let them see bank statements, maintains a separate account or worse has been spending lots of ...
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Divorce Deposition Preparation

Panic sets in your lawyer has told you that there will be an EBT (Examination Before Trial) also known as a deposition and that you will be asked questions under oath. You wonder what will happen, can ...
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Financial Discovery Summarized In A Divorce Case

Financial Disclosure is a tool used to locate and identify both marital and separate property for possible distribution in a divorce resolution. If a spouse believes that the other person is hiding ...
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A Closer Look At Steven P. Kuhn, Attorney at Law

Marriage truly is a beautiful thing, a loving union between two people. And yet, for whatever reasons, these things come to an end for some couples. Choosing to file for a divorce can be a very ...
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Special Needs Children Raise Extra issues For Divorcing Parents

Parents of special needs children face additional issues that have the potential to complicate their divorce. Dependent upon the nature of the disability, the immediate and long term needs ...
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Privacy of Emails

The most recent story of the resignation of the CIA Director, Retired General Petraeus, after public disclosure of his extra-marital affair referenced in uncovered emails by the FBI was startling to ...
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Hurricane Sandy & Divorce

First, I would like to offer my sincere prayers for all families affected and remaining affected by Hurricane Sandy. The devastation and toll on families on Long Island as well as other parts of the ...
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Shared Parenting: How Does It Work

Parents who after divorce or separation get along, who have common goals for their child, who don't fight and want their child to spend relatively equal amounts of time with both parents will ...
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Pre-Nuptial Agreement Not Valid For Several Reasons

After dating for several years the Defendant, who was a NYC Police Officer, and was reluctant to get married discussed with his fiancee that he would only marry if they had a Pre-Nuptial Agreement. ...
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Child Gets Order of Protection Against Mom's Boyfriend

The mother's boyfriend tied the 9 year old child up with a belt around her hands behind her back, tied a belt around her ankles and dumped her on the couch and kitchen table. In addition, other ...
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Custody Relocation: Part Two - How To Prevent Relocation

If you are the non-custodial parent and you want to oppose relocation of your child here are the first steps before you even retain an experienced matrimonial lawyer. 1. Utilize all of your current ...
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Custody Relocation: Part One - How To Win For The Relocating Parent

As hard as a contested divorce or custody battle may seem, a custody relocation trial can be tougher. Assuming that you already have joint custody and that you are the primary custodial parent asking ...
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Pension QDRO or Buyout Which Is Best

Whether to QDRO a pension or accept a buyout is a common question in divorce cases. There is no perfect answer that fits every case since clients are of different ages, income and have different ...
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Family Court Judge Resigns After Admitting Sexual Contact 40 Years Ago With His Niece

Upstate Family Court Judge, Bryan Hedges, age 65, resigned in April after acknowledging he had sexual contact 40 years ago with his 5-year-old deaf niece. The Judge admitted the incident took place ...
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Attorney's Fees: Granted or Denied

Requests during a divorce that one spouse or the other pay or contribute to the attorney's fees of the other are a matter of discretion for the judge. While there is case law and statutory ...
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Supervised Visitation

When a parent requests supervised visitation a careful analysis needs to be performed to determine is the concern legitimate or is it a ploy to gain the upperhand in custody litigation. In its true ...
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Judge Censured For Attending Illegal Poker Game

A Suffolk County District Court Judge was recently censured for bad judgment in attending on multiple occasions a for profit poker game held at a fraternal lodge. Apparently, the Judge had played in ...
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Order Of Protection - Abuse of Process

After filing 6 different applications in the Family Court for temporary orders of protection during a three year period none of which were ultimately sustained, without notice to the husband, the ...
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Father's Rights - Child Support

Fathers who have custody of their children are entitled to receive child support. The law on child support is gender neutral, yet there are plenty of fathers who will waive child support from the ...
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Father's Rights - Custody

Every child deserves the love, affection and parenting time of BOTH parents. Every parent has the RIGHT to be actively involved in raising their children. Unfortunately, it is much harder for fathers ...
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Life Insurance: How Much Is Necessary For Support Obligations?

How much life insurance is necessary and whether the court will make you obtain coverage depends on many factors. If either or both parents work and had life insurance prior to the divorce and still ...
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Planning Ahead If You Are Thinking About A Divorce

Planning in advance if you believe you or your spouse will want to divorce can have a significant effect on the financial outcome. Whether you are of modest income with few assets or fabulously ...
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Handling High Net Worth Divorce Cases

High Net Worth Divorce Cases have issues that are unique compared to more typical divorce cases. If one spouse is a high income earner and the couple have significant assets, how the assets are valued ...
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Defending Against A Child Support Enforcement Proceeding Part Two

If you have not paid child support in violation of a court order, you may have to prove that your failure to pay was not the result of willful refusal to follow the court order. If the Support ...
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Defending Against A Child Support Enforcement Proceeding Part One

If you receive a Family Court Summons for a Child Support Enforcement Proceeding, you must respond in person or if you live out of state by telephone. The case will be decided by a Child Support ...
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