Blog Posts in 2012

Sari Friedman Receives 2012 Leadership in Law Award by Long Island Business News

Sari M. Friedman, the founding attorney at The Law Offices of Sari M. Friedman has recently been awarded the 2012 Leadership in Law Award by Long Island Business News. The Leadership in Law Award ...
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Unemployment and Divorce

Often clients who are going through a divorce are unemployed or have recently lost their job. Depending on the circumstances, the financial matters of your divorce will be affected by this lack of ...
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Child Support in New York

Recently, model Linda Evangelista' s case for child support from François-Henri Pinault, created major attention as to how the New York County State Court would handle calculating child ...
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Enhanced earnings: How much is the non-titled spouse entitled to?

Enhanced earnings is the value attributed to a spouse who obtained a degree or license during the marriage, because his or her earning capacity is greater due to earning that degree. Thus, where one ...
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Grandparent's rights to visitation with grandchildren

The New York courts have held a natural parent has a right to raise his or her child and the child has a right to be raised by his or her parent. However, under special circumstances, New York state ...
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Does New York State have "No-Fault" Divorce?

While the Divorce Reform Act of 2010 added a seventh ground to the Domestic Relations Law allowing a couple to obtain a divorce on the basis that the marriage had irretrievably broken down for at ...
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Will same-sex marriage become federal law?

While there is no answer yet on this issue, our country is getting closer to an answer. While marriage is a power delegated to the states, the federal law DOMA has stated that states need not give ...
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