Blog Posts in April, 2011

Same sex divorce in New York

New York has not passed a law which allows for same sex marriage. However, pursuant to recent case law, New York does recognize a same sex marriage validly entered into in another state. Today, five ...
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Creating a parenting schedule that works

Often times client's complain to me that despite the written agreement, their former spouse does not follow the parenting schedule in place. Whether the Agreement contradicts itself or not, many of my ...
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The role infidelity plays in your divorce.

Often times I have to remind clients that their divorce is not like what they see in the movies, and the truth is that infidelity will not affect your divorce as you would think. In New York State ...
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What does pendente lite mean?

During your divorce the Court is concerned with maintaing the status quo of the marriage during the pendency of the divorce action. In order to accomplish this, the Court grants pendente lite relief, ...
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Mediation

As an attorney on Long Island, many clients in my office went to Mediation prior to retaining counsel. The clients complained that in the mediation process no one was advising them of the law or a ...
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