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May15No Comments

What is Collaborative Divorce?

ollaborative Divorce helps divorcing couples stay out of Court while at the same time providing both you and your spouse with independent and dedicated attorneys.  At the beginning of the collaborative divorce process, both you and your spouse along...
Apr24No Comments

Certificates of Occupancy

When you purchase a property, you want to make sure that the structures and improvements that have been made to the property were done with all necessary permits and inspections that the city, town, or village requires. The standard New York Contract...
Feb21No Comments

New Maintenance Laws Now Effective in New York State

he New Maintenance Laws have greatly effected the way alimony (termed “maintenance” in NY) is handled in New York State. The new law, which went into effect on 01/25/2016 throws out the former way the Courts determined alimony or maintenance...
Feb18No Comments

Keeping Your Separate Property Separate

Equitable distribution is the division of marital property in a divorce. Equitable distribution law is premised upon a marriage being an economic partnership. Marital assets are broadly construed, while separate assets are narrowly construed, as exceptions....
Nov09No Comments

Divorce in Westchester County: Specific Court Rules

If you are getting divorced in Westchester County, it is important to hire a matrimonial attorney who is familiar with the unique practice of the Westchester County Supreme Court Matrimonial Part. In Westchester County, there are Matrimonial Part Operational...
Sep27No Comments

Can my Child Support be increased because of gifts from my parents?

People are sometimes inclined to spoil their children and grandparents are especially fond of spoiling their grandchildren.  This often results in children living a better lifestyle than their parents could provide because monetary contributions from...
Sep19No Comments

Divorce Consultation and the Divorce Process

Many times a lawyer is the first person you talk to about your decision to pursue a divorce. For this reason, it is important to choose a lawyer you feel comfortable with and can trust. When you first arrive at your lawyer’s office, you will have to...
Aug16No Comments

Custody Factors in New York

There are many factors that the Court’s look at when determining a child custody decision. All of the factors fall under the predominant factor which is the best interest of the children and what will promote the children’s happiness and welfare....
Jan26No Comments

Legal Fees in New York Divorce Cases

In a divorce action, a Court may direct either spouse to pay counsel fees and expert fees directly to the attorney of the other spouse. In addition, in any application to enforce, annul, or modify orders such as orders for maintenance, child support,...
Nov22No Comments

Can a Custody Order be changed in New York?

If you are interested in changing a custody Order, you should first know and understand the details of the current Court order concerning custody.  You should read the Order and determine whether you have joint or sole custody – for both legal...