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  • Are You The Father Or Not: When Can It Be Challenged
    Are You The Father Or Not: When Can It Be Challenged

    If a child is born to people that are married to each other there is a presumption of paternity. It can be challenged but the presumption is the starting point. If the mother and alleged father are ...

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  • What Happens When There Is A Willful Violation Of Child Support Order
    What Happens When There Is A Willful Violation Of Child Support Order

    If there is a current order from the Family Court to pay child support or if the Family Court has "adopted" the Order from the Supreme Court divorce proceedings then the failure to pay child support ...

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  • 20 Common Divorce Mistakes: What To Do And What To Avoid Doing
    20 Common Divorce Mistakes: What To Do And What To Avoid Doing

    After more than 30 years of being a matrimonial attorney, I will share the things to try to do and what not to do so that you can resolve your divorce easier with less anger and expense. This list is ...

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  • Which State Decides My Case
    Which State Decides My Case

    People often relocate after they are divorced or if not married after they resolved their issues of child support or child custody . A common question comes up when one person remains in New York and ...

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  • Order Of Protection: Criminal Court vs. Family Court
    Order Of Protection: Criminal Court vs. Family Court

    People that are related by blood or marriage (even if divorced ), have a child together or have been in an intimate relationship are often the ones who seek an Order Of Protection from either the ...

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  • After Being Served With A Family Court Order Of Protection What Are The Options
    After Being Served With A Family Court Order Of Protection What Are The Options

    If you have been served with a Temporary Order Of Protection from the Family Court (civil proceeding) vs District Court (criminal proceeding) there are four basic options that I advise clients are ...

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