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Getting an annulment

Sometimes a wedding is a mistake, and not just because your spouse snores, is a slob or a shopaholic. For other reasons, a marriage should have never taken place and an annulment is appropriate. An ...
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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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How do you find the right attorney for you?

Finding the right attorney is not an exact science, but is a personal choice each client must make when hiring counsel. However, when looking for an attorney you want to hire an attorney not only with ...
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Marriage Equality Act

New York state passed the Marriage Equality Act this past week. This is a historic moment for New York state, as New York joins Connecticut, Iowa, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont, plus ...
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What is hearsay?

Clients tend to be most familiar with the legal term hearsay, but often do not truly understand what it means. Hearsay is defined as an out of court statement offered for the truth of what it asserts. ...
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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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Who am I?

My name is Andrea Friedman, and I am an Long Island divorce attorney concentrating in Matrimonial and Family Law. After graduating from Hofstra Law School in Hempstead, New York, and moving to ...
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