• What Is Evidence In A Divorce Trial

      Your contested divorce case is going to trial and now you need evidence to prove your case. This is a very large topic and I can only touch on a few of the basic concepts of what proof is acceptable ...

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    • Divorce QDROS Key Provisions

      If you are getting divorced and have worked during the marriage and accumulated pension credits, there will most likely be a QDRO to divide the marital portion of the pension, unless the pension is ...

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    • To Mediate Or Not

      Mediation can be a very useful tool but like most projects in life, not every tool is right for every job. For some jobs the right tool may not matter if the skill to use the tool is not present. ...

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    • What Is Evidence In A Divorce Trial

      Your contested divorce case is going to trial and now you need evidence to prove your case. This is a very large topic and I can only touch on a few of the basic concepts of what proof is acceptable ...

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    • Changing Divorce Lawyers: What Happens Procedurally

      Every month I do at least one or two consultations with a person considering changing their divorce attorney. The most frequent reasons for the possible change are usually any or all of the following: ...

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    • Why Do I Have To Go To Family Court To See My Child

      My client asked the Family Court Judge why did he have to go to court, “I just want to see my child”. Those words were spoken right after a parenting agreement providing for joint custody , primary ...

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    • What Is Evidence In A Divorce Trial

      Your contested divorce case is going to trial and now you need evidence to prove your case. This is a very large topic and I can only touch on a few of the basic concepts of what proof is acceptable ...

      Read More
    • Changing Divorce Lawyers: What Happens Procedurally

      Every month I do at least one or two consultations with a person considering changing their divorce attorney. The most frequent reasons for the possible change are usually any or all of the following: ...

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    • Beyond Basic Child Support: What Are Add-Ons

      New York State law has a formula for the determination of "basic child support". The formula is generally applied to income from all sources up to and often beyond the "cap" set forth in the formula. ...

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    • Will My Spouse Pay My Divorce Lawyer's Fees

      During a contested divorce case the court can order one person to pay or contribute to the other person's legal fees. How that determination is made and the amount of money ordered can vary ...

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    • What Is Evidence In A Divorce Trial

      Your contested divorce case is going to trial and now you need evidence to prove your case. This is a very large topic and I can only touch on a few of the basic concepts of what proof is acceptable ...

      Read More
    • Divorce QDROS Key Provisions

      If you are getting divorced and have worked during the marriage and accumulated pension credits, there will most likely be a QDRO to divide the marital portion of the pension, unless the pension is ...

      Read More
    • What Is Evidence In A Divorce Trial

      Your contested divorce case is going to trial and now you need evidence to prove your case. This is a very large topic and I can only touch on a few of the basic concepts of what proof is acceptable ...

      Read More
    • Divorce QDROS Key Provisions

      If you are getting divorced and have worked during the marriage and accumulated pension credits, there will most likely be a QDRO to divide the marital portion of the pension, unless the pension is ...

      Read More
    • Changing Divorce Lawyers: What Happens Procedurally

      Every month I do at least one or two consultations with a person considering changing their divorce attorney. The most frequent reasons for the possible change are usually any or all of the following: ...

      Read More
    • Will My Spouse Pay My Divorce Lawyer's Fees

      During a contested divorce case the court can order one person to pay or contribute to the other person's legal fees. How that determination is made and the amount of money ordered can vary ...

      Read More
    • What Is Evidence In A Divorce Trial

      Your contested divorce case is going to trial and now you need evidence to prove your case. This is a very large topic and I can only touch on a few of the basic concepts of what proof is acceptable ...

      Read More
    • Changing Divorce Lawyers: What Happens Procedurally

      Every month I do at least one or two consultations with a person considering changing their divorce attorney. The most frequent reasons for the possible change are usually any or all of the following: ...

      Read More
    • Why Do I Have To Go To Family Court To See My Child

      My client asked the Family Court Judge why did he have to go to court, “I just want to see my child”. Those words were spoken right after a parenting agreement providing for joint custody , primary ...

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    • To Vaccinate Or Not: After Divorce, Parents Disagree & Court Is Petitioned

      A recent case was decided when the parents who were divorced could not agree on whether their 11 year old child should be vaccinated against Covid-19. The parents had an existing agreement providing ...

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    • What To Do When Child Refuses Visitation

      When your child refuses to visit or speak with the other parent, this is a major problem with or without an existing court order. If there is a court order one parent is threatening to bring a ...

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    • Steven Kuhn, of Steven P. Kuhn, Attorney at Law, has been selected to the 2021 NADC

      Steven Kuhn, of Steven P. Kuhn, Attorney at Law, has been selected to the 2021 list as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel . NADC is an ...

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    • The Who, What, When, Why and How of Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs)

      Qualified Domestic Relations Orders provide the means for a person to receive their share of their former spouse’s retirement assets. Associate Attorney Adam H. Kuhn, of the Law Offices of Steven P. ...

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    • Attorney Steven P. Kuhn Selected for AIOFLA's 10 Best in New York for Client Satisfaction in Family Law

      At the Law Offices of Steven P. Kuhn, we pride ourselves on being a team that supports one of the most highly recommended Suffolk divorce lawyers, which is why we are very excited to announce that our ...

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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 ...

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    • 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 ...

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    • 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 ...

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    • What Is Evidence In A Divorce Trial

      Your contested divorce case is going to trial and now you need evidence to prove your case. This is a very large topic and I can only touch on a few of the basic concepts of what proof is acceptable ...

      Read More
    • To Mediate Or Not

      Mediation can be a very useful tool but like most projects in life, not every tool is right for every job. For some jobs the right tool may not matter if the skill to use the tool is not present. ...

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    • Financial Advantages Of A Divorce Settlement

      There are many reasons for settling financial issues in your contested divorce case. Finality. The negotiations are over. No more back and forth over numbers. No more production of financial records. ...

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    • To Vaccinate Or Not: After Divorce, Parents Disagree & Court Is Petitioned

      A recent case was decided when the parents who were divorced could not agree on whether their 11 year old child should be vaccinated against Covid-19. The parents had an existing agreement providing ...

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    • 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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    • 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 ...

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    • More Virtual Court Appearances

      The increase in positivity in NY has led to further restrictions on in person court appearances. The NY State Chief Judge consistent with guidelines from the Governor in an effort to stem the spread ...

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    • The Difficulties Of A Virtual Trial

      Due to the rise in the positivity rate during Covid-19 the NY Courts have announced that all trials not already commenced will be done virtually. This includes trials with and without a jury, civil ...

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    • More Thoughts On What Divorce/Family Court Are Like As Long Island Has Entered Phase Two

      Long Island Law Firms have entered Phase Two and are now allowed to be physically open. So after approximately three months of remote work our office is now open. The Family & Supreme Court are also ...

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    • Why Do I Have To Go To Family Court To See My Child

      My client asked the Family Court Judge why did he have to go to court, “I just want to see my child”. Those words were spoken right after a parenting agreement providing for joint custody , primary ...

      Read More
    • To Mediate Or Not

      Mediation can be a very useful tool but like most projects in life, not every tool is right for every job. For some jobs the right tool may not matter if the skill to use the tool is not present. ...

      Read More
    • Why Are Some Cases Brought By Order To Show Cause

      Once a divorce case has been or is being filed almost any type of judicial relief can be sought by Order To Show Cause (OSC), however sometimes the request must be done by Order To Show Cause and ...

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    • To Mediate Or Not

      Mediation can be a very useful tool but like most projects in life, not every tool is right for every job. For some jobs the right tool may not matter if the skill to use the tool is not present. ...

      Read More
    • Financial Advantages Of A Divorce Settlement

      There are many reasons for settling financial issues in your contested divorce case. Finality. The negotiations are over. No more back and forth over numbers. No more production of financial records. ...

      Read More
    • 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 ...

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    • 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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    • Prenuptial Agreement Not Valid Due To Overreaching & Unconscionable Execution

      Prenuptial Agreements can be valid if they are prepared properly with adequate financial disclosure and opportunity to read, review and seek legal advice. In a recent case both parties had previously ...

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    • The Who, What, When, Why and How of Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs)

      Qualified Domestic Relations Orders provide the means for a person to receive their share of their former spouse’s retirement assets. Associate Attorney Adam H. Kuhn, of the Law Offices of Steven P. ...

      Read More
    • Same-Sex Couples Receive Right to Marry in All 50 States

      When something as monumental as the nationwide legalization of same-sex marriage occurs, it only makes sense that the public response will be equally epic. June 26, 2015 marked a historic day for the ...

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    • Why Do I Have To Go To Family Court To See My Child

      My client asked the Family Court Judge why did he have to go to court, “I just want to see my child”. Those words were spoken right after a parenting agreement providing for joint custody , primary ...

      Read More
    • To Mediate Or Not

      Mediation can be a very useful tool but like most projects in life, not every tool is right for every job. For some jobs the right tool may not matter if the skill to use the tool is not present. ...

      Read More
    • Why Are Some Cases Brought By Order To Show Cause

      Once a divorce case has been or is being filed almost any type of judicial relief can be sought by Order To Show Cause (OSC), however sometimes the request must be done by Order To Show Cause and ...

      Read More