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  • Has Covid-19 Changed Parenting Roles
    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
    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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  • Divorce In Suffolk County During Phase Three
    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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  • More Thoughts On What Divorce/Family Court Are Like As Long Island Has Entered Phase Two
    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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  • What Will Divorce And Family Court Be Like After Covid-19
    What Will Divorce And Family Court Be Like After Covid-19

    The Long Island Suffolk Supreme and Family Courts (Nassau & Suffolk) are partially open, but not yet having litigants attending in person on a non-emergency basis of any kind. While there have been ...

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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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