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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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  • 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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