• How To Select Your Divorce Attorney

      Choose the lawyer that listens to you and that you have confidence in and believe you can trust. There are many factors that can distinguish divorce attorneys and many of those factors are important, ...

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    • Why You Should Retain A Divorce Attorney

      Choosing the right divorce attorney is critical. Unless you truly have no assets/debts, no children, no house and no retirement assets then going it alone is really not a good option. No matter how ...

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    • Should I Have My Spouse's Business Evaluated

      Many of my clients are self-employed. They may work alone, with their spouse and/or with employees. The question that comes up is what is the value of the business for divorce purposes and should the ...

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    • Mother's Request To Relocate Biracial Child To New School District Denied

      Husband and Wife marry. Two years later, they have a biracial child. Husband and Wife sign a Settlement Agreement. Husband lives in Port Washington on Long Island, and Wife lives in Queens. When the ...

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    • How To Select Your Divorce Attorney

      Choose the lawyer that listens to you and that you have confidence in and believe you can trust. There are many factors that can distinguish divorce attorneys and many of those factors are important, ...

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    • Do I Need A Trial Date

      While almost all contested divorce cases settle, not all do. There are some cases that just have to be tried because the positions are too far apart whether it be for residential custody , valuation ...

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    • How To Select Your Divorce Attorney

      Choose the lawyer that listens to you and that you have confidence in and believe you can trust. There are many factors that can distinguish divorce attorneys and many of those factors are important, ...

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    • Child Support & Contempt Of Court

      If there is an Order of Child Support and certain "procedural requirements" have been satisfied and you do not pay your child support you may be held in contempt of court. Very briefly there must be a ...

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    • Do I Need A Trial Date

      While almost all contested divorce cases settle, not all do. There are some cases that just have to be tried because the positions are too far apart whether it be for residential custody , valuation ...

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    • Mother's Request To Relocate Biracial Child To New School District Denied

      Husband and Wife marry. Two years later, they have a biracial child. Husband and Wife sign a Settlement Agreement. Husband lives in Port Washington on Long Island, and Wife lives in Queens. When the ...

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    • Tax Law Change For Spousal Support

      As of January 1, 2019 the new tax law does not permit the deduction from income for payments of spousal support, maintenance or alimony unless the obligation existed prior to January 1, 2019 pursuant ...

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    • How To Select Your Divorce Attorney

      Choose the lawyer that listens to you and that you have confidence in and believe you can trust. There are many factors that can distinguish divorce attorneys and many of those factors are important, ...

      Read More
    • Do I Need A Trial Date

      While almost all contested divorce cases settle, not all do. There are some cases that just have to be tried because the positions are too far apart whether it be for residential custody , valuation ...

      Read More
    • 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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    • Why You Should Retain A Divorce Attorney

      Choosing the right divorce attorney is critical. Unless you truly have no assets/debts, no children, no house and no retirement assets then going it alone is really not a good option. No matter how ...

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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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    • Custody Trials: The Good, Bad & Ugly

      In the past year I have tried two custody cases to conclusion and decision by the Court. The first case was essentially a relocation case but it also required a change of custody because the parties ...

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    • What Happens When a Judge Meets with a Child During an "In Camera" Interview

      When a Judge must decide which parent should have residential custody of a child , the Judge will often meet with the child in what is referred to as an “in camera” interview. The in camera is ...

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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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    • Tax Law Change For Spousal Support

      As of January 1, 2019 the new tax law does not permit the deduction from income for payments of spousal support, maintenance or alimony unless the obligation existed prior to January 1, 2019 pursuant ...

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    • Do I Need A Trial Date

      While almost all contested divorce cases settle, not all do. There are some cases that just have to be tried because the positions are too far apart whether it be for residential custody , valuation ...

      Read More
    • Why You Should Retain A Divorce Attorney

      Choosing the right divorce attorney is critical. Unless you truly have no assets/debts, no children, no house and no retirement assets then going it alone is really not a good option. No matter how ...

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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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    • 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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    • Family Court or Supreme Court Which Court Hears My Case

      How come my divorce does not occur in the Family Court? This question is frequently asked as well as how do I know if my case belongs in the Family Court or Supreme Court. In NY the only court that ...

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    • Do I Need A Lawyer In Family Court

      It is just Family Court some people will say, why do I need a lawyer? Well if you know Family Court Procedure, if you have followed all of the rules, if the other side is absolutely 100% wrong and if ...

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    • Should I Move Out Of My House During My Divorce

      Many men going through a contested divorce will ask me should they move out because they can't stand living in the same house. Usually my advice is that they should hang in there as long as there are ...

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    • Support Check With Offensive Memo Violated Order Of Protection

      I see it time and time again, people get charged with violating Orders of Protection for what they think is harmless but the courts see it otherwise. In a recent decision an Order of Protection was ...

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    • Shared Custody And Child Support

      Shared Custody means that both parents have a substantially equal amount of parenting time with their children. Examples of a shared custody schedule is the child(ren) are with one parent on Monday ...

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    • Custody Trials: The Good, Bad & Ugly

      In the past year I have tried two custody cases to conclusion and decision by the Court. The first case was essentially a relocation case but it also required a change of custody because the parties ...

      Read More
    • Why You Should Retain A Divorce Attorney

      Choosing the right divorce attorney is critical. Unless you truly have no assets/debts, no children, no house and no retirement assets then going it alone is really not a good option. No matter how ...

      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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Mother's Request To Relocate Biracial Child To New School District Denied

      Husband and Wife marry. Two years later, they have a biracial child. Husband and Wife sign a Settlement Agreement. Husband lives in Port Washington on Long Island, and Wife lives in Queens. When the ...

      Read More
    • 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 ...

      Read More
    • Shared Custody And Child Support

      Shared Custody means that both parents have a substantially equal amount of parenting time with their children. Examples of a shared custody schedule is the child(ren) are with one parent on Monday ...

      Read More