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  • Collaborative Divorce | Staten Island Divorce Lawyer
    Collaborative Divorce | Staten Island Divorce Lawyer

    Many middle and high-net-worth people are hesitant to divorce just because it could mean going into a courtroom again and again and fighting it out with a soon-to-be ex-spouse. The litigation process ...

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  • WHAT IS SERVICE OF PROCESS?
    WHAT IS SERVICE OF PROCESS?

    One of the most stressful aspects of the Divorce and Family Court process is the process of serving your spouse/partner with the documents you have filed in Court. The most frequent question asked is ...

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  • What is a Default? (New York Edition)
    What is a Default? (New York Edition)

    When a defendant or respondent fails to respond to your summons in a divorce or family court matter within the time frame provided for by the court, that person has “defaulted.” Every state handles ...

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  • WE'RE GETTING DIVORCED, CAN I DATE NOW?
    WE'RE GETTING DIVORCED, CAN I DATE NOW?

    I cannot tell you how many times my clients ask me this question during their divorce proceedings. I must warn you, however, that, in spite of my sage, old advice, most people’s desire to move on from ...

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  • I HAVE 50/50 CUSTODY OF MY CHILDREN, SO WHY AM I PAYING CHILD SUPPORT (New York Edition)
    I HAVE 50/50 CUSTODY OF MY CHILDREN, SO WHY AM I PAYING CHILD SUPPORT (New York Edition)

    It is becoming increasingly popular for parents to equally share physical custody with one another. However, New York state statutes have yet to be modified to address the issue of how child support ...

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  • Emancipation! Wait, I May Still Have to Pay Child Support After My Child Turns 18? (New Jersey Edition)
    Emancipation! Wait, I May Still Have to Pay Child Support After My Child Turns 18? (New Jersey Edition)

    An eighteen-year-old in the State of New Jersey can obtain a driver’s license, vote, and engage in other activities and decisions reserved for adults. But yes, at age 18 your new adult may aso still ...

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