Blog Posts in 2018

  • People often call my offices seeking an attorney to represent their spouse and themselves in their uncontested divorce. Usually their first query is whether they and their spouse can come into my offices to sit down with me with respect to planning their uncontested divorce. In response, my answer is always a resounding "NO." This response always takes people aback. They think "hey, ...
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  • Can I Seek an Annulment From My Spouse for Failure to Consummate?

    || 26-Apr-2018

    Many clients come into our office to consult with our attorneys about whether or not they can get an annulment from their spouse after only a few weeks of marriage. They usually want to ask us if they can to obtain an annulment based upon their failure to consummate the marriage. Those who ask this tend to be under the assumption that they can obtain an annulment based upon their failure to ...
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  • Divorce & Your Mortgage | Staten Island Divorce Lawyer

    || 11-Apr-2018

    Divorce Agreements: What You Need to Know About Changing the Title to Your Home Without Paying off The Mortgage Divorce agreements often allow one spouse to purchase the other’s interest in their former marital home. This concept is called a "buy out" and usually involves one party buying the other person's interest for one-half of whatever the equity in the former marital home ...
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  • Hiring The Bulldog Attorney: Litigating on Emotions, Not Facts

    || 18-Jan-2018

    Allow me to let you in on a little secret: I love to argue. Okay, maybe it’s not such a well -kept secret. Throughout my years of practice as a matrimonial and family court attorney, people have been frank about telling me that they’ve hired me because... “I hear you are a bulldog!” Though that is true, I am often compelled to explain to those potential and new clients that ...
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  • New Year, New You Without Your Spouse

    || 2-Jan-2018

    Rumor has it that the first of the year brings with it a run on divorce lawyers’ offices as realizations that a marriage isn’t living up to life desires and/or goals become intensified with the passing of yet another year. While you may desire to have a fresh start, you must make sure to make your decision after fully considering what you want your future to look like and whether ...
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