Blog Posts in 2020

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  • Opting Out Of Child Support Modifications
    Opting Out Of Child Support Modifications

    When child support amounts are agreed to in a Settlement Agreement , parties are given the option to “opt out” of two of the three otherwise automatic provisions for upward or downward modification of ...

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  • CHILD SUPPORT PAYMENTS AFTER CORONA VIRUS JOB LOSS
    CHILD SUPPORT PAYMENTS AFTER CORONA VIRUS JOB LOSS

    Will I receive a NY child support reduction if I was laid off or furloughed or had my hours cut due to the Corona Virus? The answer like so many other questions about laws is “it depends”. What that ...

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  • CORONA VIRUS vs PARENTING ORDERS
    CORONA VIRUS vs PARENTING ORDERS

    Do I send my kids to the other parent’s house during the pandemic? This is one of the most common questions arising during the Stay At Home mandate. The reasons why a parent will ask are many ...

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  • Spring Weddings & Prenuptial Agreements
    Spring Weddings & Prenuptial Agreements

    Spring weddings are coming and likewise in the last two weeks I have received calls about drafting or reviewing prenuptial agreements . Sometimes they are never drafted, sometimes they are never ...

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  • COVID-19 & Suffolk County Divorces & Family Court
    COVID-19 & Suffolk County Divorces & Family Court

    The impact of the Corona Virus on our country, state and county has been unlike anything else that I have seen in my lifetime. Other than a major snow day, hurricane, Election Day or special holiday I ...

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  • Should My Spouse's Business Have A Forensic Evaluation
    Should My Spouse's Business Have A Forensic Evaluation

    Is it a business, a job or a hobby? Those of us that have seen Shark Tank have heard people dismissed from the tank for having a "hobby" and not a "business". The same is true in divorce law. The ...

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