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Jul21No Comments

Changing Child Support in New York

Child support awards may be changed under certain circumstances in New York. Child support is determined pursuant to a written agreement or by a Court order, after the Court determines the appropriate amount. Usually child support orders are issued in...
Jul15No Comments

Recessions and Divorce Rates: In Good Times and in Bad

Many people believe that financial stress is the number one reason why couples divorce. But divorce rates have actually declined during our recent recession. Although you may find this fact odd, a decrease in divorce rates during economic recessions is...
Jul08No Comments

Same Sex Marriage comes to New York

A flood of engagements have taken place since June 24, 2011.  The occasion is the legalization of same sex marriage in New York.  Many same sex couples who have been in committed relationships for years but who have been awaiting New York’s legalization...