Blog Posts in 2014

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  • Parenting Schedules Are Not Always Traditional
    Parenting Schedules Are Not Always Traditional

    The traditional most common parenting schedule is the alternate weekend from Friday after school until Sunday evening, one or two dinner visits during the week and alternating legal and religious ...

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  • Resolve Your Holiday Parenting Schedules In Advance
    Resolve Your Holiday Parenting Schedules In Advance

    One of the most difficult and frustrating problems for parents are last minute parenting/custody disputes involving the winter holidays. I urge you to resolve the schedule of Hanukkah, Christmas Eve, ...

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  • Divorce Plaintiff or Defendant: Does It Matter
    Divorce Plaintiff or Defendant: Does It Matter

    In most divorces it does not matter if you serve the divorce summons or your spouse does. The courts do not give you more or less because you or your spouse filed. You are not automatically perceived ...

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  • How Do I And Must I Change My Name After Divorce
    How Do I And Must I Change My Name After Divorce

    Every Divorce Judgment in New York should provide for the "resumption of the use of your maiden name or prior surname" if you choose to do so. In plain English that means that the wife has the OPTION ...

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  • Maintaining Your Privacy During A Divorce
    Maintaining Your Privacy During A Divorce

    Nearly everybody has a smart phone and receives emails, voice mail, text messages and has a Facebook account. All of these are ripe for spying by your spouse if you are in the middle of a divorce . I ...

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  • Should I Choose A Divorce Lawyer Based On The Hourly Rate
    Should I Choose A Divorce Lawyer Based On The Hourly Rate

    Most divorce lawyers will tell you the amount of their retainer and their hourly rate at your initial consultation. If the law firm has multiple attorneys the rate may have a range based upon the ...

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