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  • Who Gets Custody Of The Pet(s)
    Who Gets Custody Of The Pet(s)

    Custody of the family dog or cat or other pets has long been viewed as property in NY divorce cases to be divided like other marital assets. However, more recently the NY Courts have been following an ...

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  • The Role of the Attorney For The Child
    The Role of the Attorney For The Child

    In a contested custody case when a child expresses a preference to live with one parent over the other must the child's attorney support that position? The responsibility of the attorney for the ...

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