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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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  • Do I Need A Trial Date
    Do I Need A Trial Date

    While almost all contested divorce cases settle, not all do. There are some cases that just have to be tried because the positions are too far apart whether it be for residential custody , valuation ...

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  • Is There Child Support With Equal Shared Custody
    Is There Child Support With Equal Shared Custody

    When you share equal custody of your children in an arrangement where they are with you equally, there can still be child support. A common equal parenting schedule is Monday-Tuesday with one parent, ...

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