• Don't Lie Or Exaggerate On Your Statement Of Net Worth

      Nearly every matrimonial client completes the Statement Of Net Worth ("SNW"). This document is a cornerstone and the first piece of assembling financial information for the future resolution or ...

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    • Divorce In Suffolk County During Phase Three

      Long Island Courts which include divorce cases entered Phase Three on June 26, 2020. As per official court memos to attorneys, Phase Three will increase in person court appearances on a limited basis. ...

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    • 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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    • 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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    • Has Covid-19 Changed Parenting Roles

      Stay at home orders, remote work and virtual school has changed the role of parents certainly for the short term and perhaps even longer. I recently read an article in the New York Law Journal that ...

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    • The Role Of The Attorney For The Children

      Most contested custody cases will involve the appointment by the Court of an Attorney For The Children ("AFC"). If the case is pending in the Family Court the attorney's fees are paid by the State. If ...

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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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    • Child Support & Maintenance Guidelines & Temporary Support Applications

      During a contested divorce case it often becomes necessary to file or to oppose a child support and spousal suppor t (maintenance) application. Obviously one person is seeking support and the other ...

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    • Income Execution Issued By Attorney vs By Court

      When child support is ordered, the Supreme Court and the Family Court can issue an income execution on the wages of the party charged with payment. The easy one to discuss is the one issued by the ...

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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 ...

      Read More
    • Child Support & Maintenance Guidelines & Temporary Support Applications

      During a contested divorce case it often becomes necessary to file or to oppose a child support and spousal suppor t (maintenance) application. Obviously one person is seeking support and the other ...

      Read More
    • Income Execution Issued By Attorney vs By Court

      When child support is ordered, the Supreme Court and the Family Court can issue an income execution on the wages of the party charged with payment. The easy one to discuss is the one issued by the ...

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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 ...

      Read More
    • Don't Lie Or Exaggerate On Your Statement Of Net Worth

      Nearly every matrimonial client completes the Statement Of Net Worth ("SNW"). This document is a cornerstone and the first piece of assembling financial information for the future resolution or ...

      Read More
    • 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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    • 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 ...

      Read More
    • Child Support & Maintenance Guidelines & Temporary Support Applications

      During a contested divorce case it often becomes necessary to file or to oppose a child support and spousal suppor t (maintenance) application. Obviously one person is seeking support and the other ...

      Read More
    • Income Execution Issued By Attorney vs By Court

      When child support is ordered, the Supreme Court and the Family Court can issue an income execution on the wages of the party charged with payment. The easy one to discuss is the one issued by the ...

      Read More
    • 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

      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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    • 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 your ...

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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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    • Child Support & Maintenance Guidelines & Temporary Support Applications

      During a contested divorce case it often becomes necessary to file or to oppose a child support and spousal suppor t (maintenance) application. Obviously one person is seeking support and the other ...

      Read More
    • Don't Lie Or Exaggerate On Your Statement Of Net Worth

      Nearly every matrimonial client completes the Statement Of Net Worth ("SNW"). This document is a cornerstone and the first piece of assembling financial information for the future resolution or ...

      Read More
    • Divorce In Suffolk County During Phase Three

      Long Island Courts which include divorce cases entered Phase Three on June 26, 2020. As per official court memos to attorneys, Phase Three will increase in person court appearances on a limited basis. ...

      Read More
    • 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 ...

      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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    • 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 ...

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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 ...

      Read More
    • 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 ...

      Read More
    • Why Is My Divorce Taking So Long

      Almost every client will ask when we first meet "how long will my divorce take". Of course the answer is never simple unless the husband and wife have it all worked out and they will have a simple ...

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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 ...

      Read More
    • Has Covid-19 Changed Parenting Roles

      Stay at home orders, remote work and virtual school has changed the role of parents certainly for the short term and perhaps even longer. I recently read an article in the New York Law Journal that ...

      Read More
    • 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 ...

      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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    • 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 ...

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    • 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 ...

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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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    • 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 ...

      Read More
    • Has Covid-19 Changed Parenting Roles

      Stay at home orders, remote work and virtual school has changed the role of parents certainly for the short term and perhaps even longer. I recently read an article in the New York Law Journal that ...

      Read More
    • Divorce In Suffolk County During Phase Three

      Long Island Courts which include divorce cases entered Phase Three on June 26, 2020. As per official court memos to attorneys, Phase Three will increase in person court appearances on a limited basis. ...

      Read More