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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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  • The Difficulties Of A Virtual Trial
    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
    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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