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Can I Move?

This is the first in a series of cases I will post for my readers to get a sense of what they need to prove if they want to relocate or fight a relocation. ...

How Do I Go About Discovery?

If you are involved in Divorce in New York and your future ex spouse is attempting to hide assets, the discovery process is the way for you and your lawyer to find out what he is actually hiding. ...

What Is Separate Property?

Many times individuals enter marriage with their own separate property. ...

Do I Owe Support if I Am Not The Biological Father?

Most people and in fact many lawyers are amazed that a man who holds himself out as a child\'s father, either by fraud or mistake can be held accountable for child support. ...

Be Careful Before You Sign…

All too often, women come into my office and tell me their wonderful future husband is requesting a pre nuptial agreement be signed before the marriage. ...

I want more than half….

I cannot tell you how many times a client or potential client comes to my office and says they are entitled to more than half of all of the assets. ...
Father’s Rights: Do They Exist?

Father’s Rights: Do They Exist?

Many women feel that they can prevent the father of their children from seeing their child or children. ...

Is New York State Ready for No Fault Divorce?

A matrimonial commission established by the state\'s chief judge, Judith Kaye, has recommended that New York join with the rest of the nation and enact a no-fault divorce law. ...

Settle Early

The best advice I can give to some clients is to settle their divorce case early, if they are fully informed of all the facts of their case. ...

Can the Judge Require Life Insurance?

It is relief that the court may grant a party directing his/her spouse to provide insurance for the benefit of his/her spouse or his/her children. ...

Failure to Pay Any Support

I recently was in Court, arguing my contempt motion in New York Supreme Court and a wealthy business man who owns a number of bakeries and he told the Judge he makes no money..... ...

Can the Judge Force Me to Sell My House?

In New York State, Judges can force the sale of the marital residence or any property that is deemed to be marital. ...

How Do I Find Out How Much Money My Husband Has?

New York State Law requires that all litigants in a divorce case must comply with financial discovery. ...

Never Lie to a Judge

You would be surprised how many people actually either out right lie to the Court or misrepresent the truth. ...

What Should I do?

My ex is making it difficult for me to see my children, What should I do? ...
Do I Need a Prenup?

Do I Need a Prenup?

If you have an asset or a degree that you want to protect then you need a pre nup... ...

Who Pays for Summer Camp?

In New York, the Courts will require that you pay your pro rata share of summer camp if the summer camp is for child child while the custodial parent is at work. ...
Is it Difficult to Get an Annulment in New York?

Is it Difficult to Get an Annulment in New York?

Recently a distraught women walked into my office and wanted an Annulment..... ...

What Should You Do?

My ex decided that since there was no order of Custody he was going to take the child whenever he felt like it..... ...

Discovery and Settlement

Why do litigants have to turn over all of their financial documents to the other side? ...
Should My Divorce Case Proceed to Trial?

Should My Divorce Case Proceed to Trial?

The Judge told all the parties either settle the case or you are going to trial and he will decide their future..... ...
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