• 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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    • Does My Spouse's Business Have Value

      Often in contested divorce cases one spouse either owns a business or is a partner in a business and the question comes up what is the value of the business or the interest of the spouse. The question ...

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    • The Role Of Expert Witnesses In Divorce Cases

      Expert witnesses in contested divorce cases can be utilized for almost every significant issue including custody , income verification, valuing assets such as real estate, business interests, ...

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    • Relocation Cases Are Still Difficult

      Every few months I am retained either to obtain permission to relocate with the children or to oppose it. Even after 30 years of being a Family Law attorney and a lawyer for nearly 40 years, these ...

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    • Courts Are More Open, But...

      So it is now July, 2021 and the Suffolk County Supreme (Matrimonial Part) and Family Courts are more open than at any time during the Covid Pandemic. Of course this depends on which courtrooms, which ...

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    • Vacation Schedule Issues And How To Avoid

      Who gets to pick first when summer vacations have to be scheduled for separated families? If you have a parenting agreement already in place then the simple answer is to follow the agreement. However, ...

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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. ...

      Read More
    • Courts Are More Open, But...

      So it is now July, 2021 and the Suffolk County Supreme (Matrimonial Part) and Family Courts are more open than at any time during the Covid Pandemic. Of course this depends on which courtrooms, which ...

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    • Will I Receive Or Have To Pay The Other Side's Attorney's Fees

      Almost every client will ask if their spouse or partner will either have to pay their attorney's fees or whether they will be required to pay the other side's attorney's fees during their contested ...

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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. ...

      Read More
    • Does My Spouse's Business Have Value

      Often in contested divorce cases one spouse either owns a business or is a partner in a business and the question comes up what is the value of the business or the interest of the spouse. The question ...

      Read More
    • Relocation Cases Are Still Difficult

      Every few months I am retained either to obtain permission to relocate with the children or to oppose it. Even after 30 years of being a Family Law attorney and a lawyer for nearly 40 years, these ...

      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
    • Does My Spouse's Business Have Value

      Often in contested divorce cases one spouse either owns a business or is a partner in a business and the question comes up what is the value of the business or the interest of the spouse. The question ...

      Read More
    • Courts Are More Open, But...

      So it is now July, 2021 and the Suffolk County Supreme (Matrimonial Part) and Family Courts are more open than at any time during the Covid Pandemic. Of course this depends on which courtrooms, which ...

      Read More
    • Relocation Cases Are Still Difficult

      Every few months I am retained either to obtain permission to relocate with the children or to oppose it. Even after 30 years of being a Family Law attorney and a lawyer for nearly 40 years, these ...

      Read More
    • Courts Are More Open, But...

      So it is now July, 2021 and the Suffolk County Supreme (Matrimonial Part) and Family Courts are more open than at any time during the Covid Pandemic. Of course this depends on which courtrooms, which ...

      Read More
    • Will I Receive Or Have To Pay The Other Side's Attorney's Fees

      Almost every client will ask if their spouse or partner will either have to pay their attorney's fees or whether they will be required to pay the other side's attorney's fees during their contested ...

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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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
    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Relocation Cases Are Still Difficult

      Every few months I am retained either to obtain permission to relocate with the children or to oppose it. Even after 30 years of being a Family Law attorney and a lawyer for nearly 40 years, these ...

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    • Vacation Schedule Issues And How To Avoid

      Who gets to pick first when summer vacations have to be scheduled for separated families? If you have a parenting agreement already in place then the simple answer is to follow the agreement. However, ...

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    • Covid Vaccine Debate & Parenting Issues

      What happens when divorced or separated parents can't agree on whether their child should receive the Covid Vaccine or what happens if a parent chooses not to get the vaccine and still wants their ...

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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. ...

      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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    • 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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    • Relocation Cases Are Still Difficult

      Every few months I am retained either to obtain permission to relocate with the children or to oppose it. Even after 30 years of being a Family Law attorney and a lawyer for nearly 40 years, these ...

      Read More
    • Courts Are More Open, But...

      So it is now July, 2021 and the Suffolk County Supreme (Matrimonial Part) and Family Courts are more open than at any time during the Covid Pandemic. Of course this depends on which courtrooms, which ...

      Read More
    • Vacation Schedule Issues And How To Avoid

      Who gets to pick first when summer vacations have to be scheduled for separated families? If you have a parenting agreement already in place then the simple answer is to follow the agreement. However, ...

      Read More