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  • Alert: New Law - Child Support For Disabled Child Up To Age 26
    Alert: New Law - Child Support For Disabled Child Up To Age 26

    As of October 8, 2021 the NY Law for child support can now extend to age 26 if a child is disabled and certain conditions are met by the parent filing for the longer than normal financial emancipation ...

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  • Financial Advantages Of A Divorce Settlement
    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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  • Courts Are More Open, But...
    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
    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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  • Should I Have Child Support Adjusted When A Child Emancipates
    Should I Have Child Support Adjusted When A Child Emancipates

    While the answer to this question seems like an easy yes, the real answer is maybe. Let me explain why. Suppose you were divorced 10 years ago, have two children and were earning for child support ...

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  • More Virtual Court Appearances
    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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