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Asset Division - Click here to view all posts
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  • Why You Should Retain A Divorce Attorney
    Choosing the right divorce attorney is critical. Unless you truly have no assets/debts, no children, no house and no retirement assets then going it alone is really not a good option. No matter how ...
  • Should I Have My Spouse's Business Evaluated
    Many of my clients are self-employed. They may work alone, with their spouse and/or with employees. The question that comes up is what is the value of the business for divorce purposes and should the ...
  • Cheepo Divorce: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
    Like most things in life you receive what you pay for. I will not say that hiring the most expensive lawyer gives you the best divorce, nor will I say that hiring an inexpensive lawyer for a contested ...
Child Custody - Click here to view all posts
The latest posts for Child Custody are listed below.
  • Do I Need A Trial Date
    While almost all contested divorce cases settle, not all do. There are some cases that just have to be tried because the positions are too far apart whether it be for residential custody, valuation of ...
  • Is There Child Support With Equal Shared Custody
    When you share equal custody of your children in an arrangement where they are with you equally, there can still be child support. A common equal parenting schedule is Monday-Tuesday with one parent, ...
  • Steps For Men Facing Divorce
    So often I read about the steps women should take when facing divorce but what about the men? Below are just a few thoughts on the process from the Husband's viewpoint. 1. Spend as much time with ...
Child Support - Click here to view all posts
The latest posts for Child Support are listed below.
  • Do I Need A Trial Date
    While almost all contested divorce cases settle, not all do. There are some cases that just have to be tried because the positions are too far apart whether it be for residential custody, valuation of ...
  • Is There Child Support With Equal Shared Custody
    When you share equal custody of your children in an arrangement where they are with you equally, there can still be child support. A common equal parenting schedule is Monday-Tuesday with one parent, ...
  • Steps For Men Facing Divorce
    So often I read about the steps women should take when facing divorce but what about the men? Below are just a few thoughts on the process from the Husband's viewpoint. 1. Spend as much time with ...
Divorce - Click here to view all posts
The latest posts for Divorce are listed below.
  • Do I Need A Trial Date
    While almost all contested divorce cases settle, not all do. There are some cases that just have to be tried because the positions are too far apart whether it be for residential custody, valuation of ...
  • Is There Child Support With Equal Shared Custody
    When you share equal custody of your children in an arrangement where they are with you equally, there can still be child support. A common equal parenting schedule is Monday-Tuesday with one parent, ...
  • Steps For Men Facing Divorce
    So often I read about the steps women should take when facing divorce but what about the men? Below are just a few thoughts on the process from the Husband's viewpoint. 1. Spend as much time with ...
Equitable Distribution - Click here to view all posts
The latest posts for Equitable Distribution are listed below.
  • Do I Need A Trial Date
    While almost all contested divorce cases settle, not all do. There are some cases that just have to be tried because the positions are too far apart whether it be for residential custody, valuation of ...
  • Steps For Men Facing Divorce
    So often I read about the steps women should take when facing divorce but what about the men? Below are just a few thoughts on the process from the Husband's viewpoint. 1. Spend as much time with ...
  • Why You Should Retain A Divorce Attorney
    Choosing the right divorce attorney is critical. Unless you truly have no assets/debts, no children, no house and no retirement assets then going it alone is really not a good option. No matter how ...
Father's Rights - Click here to view all posts
The latest posts for Father's Rights are listed below.
  • Steps For Men Facing Divorce
    So often I read about the steps women should take when facing divorce but what about the men? Below are just a few thoughts on the process from the Husband's viewpoint. 1. Spend as much time with ...
  • Custody Trials: The Good, Bad & Ugly
    In the past year I have tried two custody cases to conclusion and decision by the Court. The first case was essentially a relocation case but it also required a change of custody because the parties ...
  • What Happens When a Judge Meets with a Child During an "In Camera" Interview
    When a Judge must decide which parent should have residential custody of a child, the Judge will often meet with the child in what is referred to as an “in camera” interview. The in camera ...
Firm News - Click here to view all posts
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Judicial Conduct - Click here to view all posts
The latest posts for Judicial Conduct are listed below.
  • 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.
  • Do I Need A Trial Date
    While almost all contested divorce cases settle, not all do. There are some cases that just have to be tried because the positions are too far apart whether it be for residential custody, valuation of ...
  • Why You Should Retain A Divorce Attorney
    Choosing the right divorce attorney is critical. Unless you truly have no assets/debts, no children, no house and no retirement assets then going it alone is really not a good option. No matter how ...
  • Happy New Year
    Happy New Year to all of my blog readers and clients. It is my sincere hope that you will resolve your matrimonial differences in 2018. Perhaps your New Year's resolution can be that both parties ...
Modification - Click here to view all posts
The latest posts for Modification are listed below.
  • Cheepo Divorce: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
    Like most things in life you receive what you pay for. I will not say that hiring the most expensive lawyer gives you the best divorce, nor will I say that hiring an inexpensive lawyer for a contested ...
  • 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 ...
Order of Protection - Click here to view all posts
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  • Do I Need A Lawyer In Family Court
    It is just Family Court some people will say, why do I need a lawyer? Well if you know Family Court Procedure, if you have followed all of the rules, if the other side is absolutely 100% wrong and if ...
  • 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 ...
Parenting Time - Click here to view all posts
The latest posts for Parenting Time are listed below.
  • Shared Custody And Child Support
    Shared Custody means that both parents have a substantially equal amount of parenting time with their children. Examples of a shared custody schedule is the child(ren) are with one parent on Monday ...
  • Custody Trials: The Good, Bad & Ugly
    In the past year I have tried two custody cases to conclusion and decision by the Court. The first case was essentially a relocation case but it also required a change of custody because the parties ...
  • Why You Should Retain A Divorce Attorney
    Choosing the right divorce attorney is critical. Unless you truly have no assets/debts, no children, no house and no retirement assets then going it alone is really not a good option. No matter how ...
Pension - Click here to view all posts
The latest posts for Pension are listed below.
  • Cheepo Divorce: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
    Like most things in life you receive what you pay for. I will not say that hiring the most expensive lawyer gives you the best divorce, nor will I say that hiring an inexpensive lawyer for a contested ...
  • Should I Follow My Divorce Lawyer's Advice
    That is a big question and there is no perfect answer. However, there is a good answer. Hopefully you have selected an experienced divorce lawyer who knows the law, practices in the courthouse ...
  • 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 ...
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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  • Steps For Men Facing Divorce
    So often I read about the steps women should take when facing divorce but what about the men? Below are just a few thoughts on the process from the Husband's viewpoint. 1. Spend as much time with ...
  • Shared Custody And Child Support
    Shared Custody means that both parents have a substantially equal amount of parenting time with their children. Examples of a shared custody schedule is the child(ren) are with one parent on Monday ...
  • Custody Trials: The Good, Bad & Ugly
    In the past year I have tried two custody cases to conclusion and decision by the Court. The first case was essentially a relocation case but it also required a change of custody because the parties ...
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