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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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What Happens When You Default In A Divorce Case

If you are served with a Divorce Summons, you must respond if you wish to adequately protect your rights. If you do not appear or if a Complaint is served file an Answer the divorce will proceed in ...
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Fighting Against Parental Alienation

One of the worst types of divorce are the ones in which parental alienation occurs. The courts have held that a parent who alienates a child from the other parent or deliberately interferes with the ...
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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 ...
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What Are Your Options When You Get A Court Order You Don't Like

It may happen in your contested divorce case that the Judge issues an Order that not only do you not like you disagree with. What can you do? What are your options? What should you consider? Often in ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Summer Fun WIth Your Children

We are in the middle of the summer on Long Island and there is still plenty of time to do some fun things with your children. Don't let your divorce prevent you from going away or having a ...
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Active vs Passive Divorce Judges

As a busy divorce lawyer I practice in front of all of the matrimonial judges in my county. There are some judges that are known to be very accommodating to adjournment requests, there are some judges ...
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Is One Parent "Better" Than The Other Parent?

I suppose in some cases the answer to the question is very easy, however in most custody cases perhaps not quite so fast and easy. Obviously, the drug addicted, or incarcerated, or non-visiting ...
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What Not To Do During Custody Forensics

During many custody disputes, the court will order the parties to be evaluated by a neutral psychologist who will then write an advisory report to the court based upon the information learned during ...
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Holiday Wishes

As the holidays rapidly approach put aside the divorce case and concentrate on your family. Now is the time to do your best so that both parents and children enjoy the holidays with each other. Make ...
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Making The Holidays Less Stressful

If you are in the middle of your contested divorce and have not worked out a schedule for your children for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, the holiday school recess, New Year's Eve and New ...
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Paying Attention To Your Judge

I am always amazed how many clients will "listen" to what the judge is saying but not necessarily "hear" or "process" what the judge is telling them during a divorce ...
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Reminders To Include In Custody Agreements

So your case is being settled and the joint custody agreement is being prepared. Here are a few items to consider placing in the Stipulation. It is impossible to list every possible scenario that ...
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What Happens When An Order To Show Cause Is Filed With The Court

Very often in divorce cases one spouse will file a request for temporary child support, spousal support, custody, exclusive use and occupancy of the house, exclusive use of a car, payment of house ...
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Inmate Father Granted Visitation Where Mother Interfered With Relationship

In a very interesting father's rights decision, a father who will be in jail until 2027 has visitation rights with his son, age 5, even though the child believes his step-father is his biological ...
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