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Asset Division - Click here to view all posts
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  • How Should You Negotiate Finances In A Divorce
    Should I demand a high amount of money or from the other point of view should I make a low offer? Most lawyers will do one or the other dependent upon which side they represent in a contested divorce. ...
  • Hurricane Sandy House Case
    Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc on Long Island in many communities. One family had already resolved their contested divorce case and had agreed to list their home for sale at $1,399,000 which was the ...
  • Should I File For Divorce
    Filing for a divorce is one of the biggest decisions a married person will make. Clearly, it is not something I can tell you to do or not to do. However, I can share with you the advantages and ...
Child Custody - Click here to view all posts
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  • Why You Need An Experienced Divorce Attorney
    If you wouldn't due your own surgery you surely shouldn't try to do your own divorce. Hiring an attorney to guide you through one of life's most difficult moments makes sense but hiring an ...
  • Summer Vacation Planing During A Divorce
    Ideally parents will agree on how to share the summer recess time with their children even if they are in the middle of a contested divorce. However, experience shows that sometimes lawyers have to ...
  • Preparing For Your 4-Way Divorce Settlement Conference
    Some clients are looking forward to the 4-way divorce settlement conference while others can't stand the thought of being in the same room as their ex-to-be or the attorney of their soon to be ex. ...
Child Support - Click here to view all posts
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  • Working Productively With Your Divorce Attorney
    Clients and attorneys are unique. They each have their own way of expressing themselves, interacting with friends, family and professionals. Some people are more open, some more doubting, some people ...
  • Why You Need An Experienced Divorce Attorney
    If you wouldn't due your own surgery you surely shouldn't try to do your own divorce. Hiring an attorney to guide you through one of life's most difficult moments makes sense but hiring an ...
  • Preparing For Your 4-Way Divorce Settlement Conference
    Some clients are looking forward to the 4-way divorce settlement conference while others can't stand the thought of being in the same room as their ex-to-be or the attorney of their soon to be ex. ...
Divorce - Click here to view all posts
The latest posts for Divorce are listed below.
  • Working Productively With Your Divorce Attorney
    Clients and attorneys are unique. They each have their own way of expressing themselves, interacting with friends, family and professionals. Some people are more open, some more doubting, some people ...
  • Why You Need An Experienced Divorce Attorney
    If you wouldn't due your own surgery you surely shouldn't try to do your own divorce. Hiring an attorney to guide you through one of life's most difficult moments makes sense but hiring an ...
  • Preparing For Your 4-Way Divorce Settlement Conference
    Some clients are looking forward to the 4-way divorce settlement conference while others can't stand the thought of being in the same room as their ex-to-be or the attorney of their soon to be ex. ...
Equitable Distribution - Click here to view all posts
The latest posts for Equitable Distribution are listed below.
  • Working Productively With Your Divorce Attorney
    Clients and attorneys are unique. They each have their own way of expressing themselves, interacting with friends, family and professionals. Some people are more open, some more doubting, some people ...
  • Why You Need An Experienced Divorce Attorney
    If you wouldn't due your own surgery you surely shouldn't try to do your own divorce. Hiring an attorney to guide you through one of life's most difficult moments makes sense but hiring an ...
  • Preparing For Your 4-Way Divorce Settlement Conference
    Some clients are looking forward to the 4-way divorce settlement conference while others can't stand the thought of being in the same room as their ex-to-be or the attorney of their soon to be ex. ...
Father's Rights - Click here to view all posts
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  • Should I Move Out Of My House During My Divorce
    Many men going through a contested divorce will ask me should they move out because they can't stand living in the same house. Usually my advice is that they should hang in there as long as there ...
  • Child Support Recipient Does Not Have To Account For Spending
    What does he/she do with the money I pay for child support ? This is a question that I frequently hear. The paying parent believes that they pay too much and that the recipient is not using the money ...
  • Happy Father's Day
    Happy Father's Day to all the men who love their children more than anything else and are great parents, The role model that you are for your children and the life lessons you share with them ...
Firm News - Click here to view all posts
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Judicial Conduct - Click here to view all posts
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  • Myths About Divorce
    Lets shatter some of the myths about divorce that I hear all the time: 1. My spouse knows someone who knows someone and therefore the judge will not be fair. Judges like being judges, it took them ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
Maintenance - Click here to view all posts
The latest posts for Maintenance are listed below.
  • Working Productively With Your Divorce Attorney
    Clients and attorneys are unique. They each have their own way of expressing themselves, interacting with friends, family and professionals. Some people are more open, some more doubting, some people ...
  • Why You Need An Experienced Divorce Attorney
    If you wouldn't due your own surgery you surely shouldn't try to do your own divorce. Hiring an attorney to guide you through one of life's most difficult moments makes sense but hiring an ...
  • Preparing For Your 4-Way Divorce Settlement Conference
    Some clients are looking forward to the 4-way divorce settlement conference while others can't stand the thought of being in the same room as their ex-to-be or the attorney of their soon to be ex. ...
Modification - Click here to view all posts
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  • Why Do Settlements Fail or Succeed?
    Every week I meet clients who are divorced who continue to have problems with their ex-spouse. The client tells me that their ex is violating the agreement. The complaints include failure to pay child ...
  • Family Court or Supreme Court Which Court Hears My Case
    How come my divorce does not occur in the Family Court? This question is frequently asked as well as how do I know if my case belongs in the Family Court or Supreme Court. In NY the only court that ...
  • How Do I Get A Child Support Increase
    Once child support is established by an agreement whether as part of a divorce or, if you were never married, as part of a Family Court Order on consent you must show a change in circumstances that ...
Order of Protection - Click here to view all posts
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  • Should I Move Out Of My House During My Divorce
    Many men going through a contested divorce will ask me should they move out because they can't stand living in the same house. Usually my advice is that they should hang in there as long as there ...
  • Support Check With Offensive Memo Violated Order Of Protection
    I see it time and time again, people get charged with violating Orders of Protection for what they think is harmless but the courts see it otherwise. In a recent decision an Order of Protection was ...
  • Extension Of Order Of Protection
    Orders of Protection issued by the Family Court either direct a person to refrain from certain "family offenses" such as disorderly conduct, harassment, stalking, assault and numerous other ...
Parenting Time - Click here to view all posts
The latest posts for Parenting Time are listed below.
  • Summer Vacation Planing During A Divorce
    Ideally parents will agree on how to share the summer recess time with their children even if they are in the middle of a contested divorce. However, experience shows that sometimes lawyers have to ...
  • Drug & Alcohol Testing And Affect On Parenting Time
    Often during a contested custody or parenting time case or as a result of one parent accusing the other of drug abuse and/or alcohol abuse I will be asked to have the Court test the other person. The ...
  • Divorce At This Time Of Year
    As a divorce lawyer and custody attorney I meet people at some of the most difficult times of their lives. The emotions are raging, the anxiety is high and the uncertainty of cost, duration and ...
Pension - Click here to view all posts
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  • Divorce Issues For Older Couples
    When older couples divorce while the financial issues may be similar to younger couples they are also different. Yes, assets must still be divided and spousal support must be considered but there are ...
  • What Happens At Your First Divorce Court Conference
    For most clients in a contested divorce the Preliminary Conference will be the first time that you go to court for your case. The Preliminary Conference is scheduled at the request of either attorney ...
  • Planning To Finish Your Divorce In 2014
    Will 2014 be the year your divorce is finished? If you and your spouse can be reasonable then there is no reason why this cannot be accomplished. In fact even if one of you is unreasonable you may ...
Prenuptial Agreements - Click here to view all posts
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Same-Sex Marriage - Click here to view all posts
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Visitation - Click here to view all posts
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  • Why You Need An Experienced Divorce Attorney
    If you wouldn't due your own surgery you surely shouldn't try to do your own divorce. Hiring an attorney to guide you through one of life's most difficult moments makes sense but hiring an ...
  • Summer Vacation Planing During A Divorce
    Ideally parents will agree on how to share the summer recess time with their children even if they are in the middle of a contested divorce. However, experience shows that sometimes lawyers have to ...
  • Preparing For Your 4-Way Divorce Settlement Conference
    Some clients are looking forward to the 4-way divorce settlement conference while others can't stand the thought of being in the same room as their ex-to-be or the attorney of their soon to be ex. ...
Steven P. Kuhn, Attorney at Law
Suffolk County Divorce Lawyer
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