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  • Pet Custody After Divorce
    Pet Custody After Divorce

    Pet custody is not a new topic in divorce litigation, but there is a new New York law for the first time providing guidance to judges for the determination of this clearly sensitive and emotional ...

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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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  • Does My Spouse's Business Have Value
    Does My Spouse's Business Have Value

    Often in contested divorce cases one spouse either owns a business or is a partner in a business and the question comes up what is the value of the business or the interest of the spouse. The question ...

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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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  • The Role Of Expert Witnesses In Divorce Cases
    The Role Of Expert Witnesses In Divorce Cases

    Expert witnesses in contested divorce cases can be utilized for almost every significant issue including custody , income verification, valuing assets such as real estate, business interests, ...

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