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  • What Is Evidence In A Divorce Trial
    What Is Evidence In A Divorce Trial

    Your contested divorce case is going to trial and now you need evidence to prove your case. This is a very large topic and I can only touch on a few of the basic concepts of what proof is acceptable ...

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  • Divorce QDROS Key Provisions
    Divorce QDROS Key Provisions

    If you are getting divorced and have worked during the marriage and accumulated pension credits, there will most likely be a QDRO to divide the marital portion of the pension, unless the pension is ...

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  • Changing Divorce Lawyers: What Happens Procedurally
    Changing Divorce Lawyers: What Happens Procedurally

    Every month I do at least one or two consultations with a person considering changing their divorce attorney. The most frequent reasons for the possible change are usually any or all of the following: ...

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  • Beyond Basic Child Support: What Are Add-Ons
    Beyond Basic Child Support: What Are Add-Ons

    New York State law has a formula for the determination of "basic child support". The formula is generally applied to income from all sources up to and often beyond the "cap" set forth in the formula. ...

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  • Downward Modification Of Child Support: What Does It Take
    Downward Modification Of Child Support: What Does It Take

    Either party has the right every three years or if their income has changed by more than 15% to seek a modification of child support up or down unless there is an agreement waiving the right to do so. ...

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  • To Mediate Or Not
    To Mediate Or Not

    Mediation can be a very useful tool but like most projects in life, not every tool is right for every job. For some jobs the right tool may not matter if the skill to use the tool is not present. ...

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