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Divorces vs. Annulments

Divorces vs. Annulments

Legally, there are two ways to end a marriage, through divorce or annulment. When you want to end your marriage, you don't have a whole lot of options at your disposal. You could either get a divorce or an annulment. Some might think that a legal...

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What are the Grounds for an Annulment?

What are the Grounds for an Annulment?

An annulment is one way to legally end a marriage, but not every marriage can be annulled. Many people seek annulments to avoid the stigma of getting a divorce. Also, Annulments are also often much less complicated than divorces, which makes them an...

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Helping-Your-Child-Adjust-To-Living-In-Two-Homes

Helping-Your-Child-Adjust-To-Living-In-Two-Homes

A child whose parents are going through a divorce has to face many changes and adjustments, but one of the most difficult things to deal with is joint custody. Your child will go from living in one home with both of their parents to living in two homes. No...

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Helping a Child Adjust to Living in Two Homes Part 2

Splitting a child's time between two home is a big adjustment for any child. If you are splitting custody with your ex after your divorce, then your child will have to deal with some pretty big changes ahead. Splitting their time between two different...

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The Pros of Mediation

The Pros of Mediation

Is mediation the right option for you? When you are going through a divorce, you always have the option of choosing mediation over litigation. Although some things can only be solved in courts, many couples can come to a successful agreement through...

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The Cons of Mediation

The Cons of Mediation

When you're going through a divorce, you'll have to choose between mediation or litigation. When most people think of divorce, they think of tears, screaming matches and lawyers battling it out in court, but it doesn't have to be that way. Mediation is a...

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Can a Father Win a Custody Case?

Can a Father Win a Custody Case?

As a dad, do you have a chance of winning your custody case? In many states, it used to be that mothers were almost always given custody in cases where the children were still in their tender years, which means that they were about five years old or...

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Taxes and Child Support

Taxes and Child Support

Tax season is upon us once again. Tax day is April 18, and while this may seem far away, it will be here before we know it. Taxes can be incredibly confusing, and when your circumstance is a bit different, it can make them even more confusing! Because tax...

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What is an At Fault Divorce

What is an At Fault Divorce

In New York, a divorce can be based on either no-fault or at fault grounds. Not all divorces are the same. There are actually many different kinds of divorces, but two of the most common categories are no-fault and at fault. In a no-fault divorce, neither...

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Minimizing Conflict in a Divorce

Minimizing Conflict in a Divorce

No couple intends to get a divorced when they get married. On your wedding day, the last thing that you think about is a divorce. However, conflicts can and do arise, which is why the divorce rate is so high. They say that happy couples don’t get divorced,...

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Your Guide to Child Custody in New York

Your Guide to Child Custody in New York

Understanding child custody laws in New York is a must. Regardless of whether you are already involved in a child custody dispute or you think you may be in one in the future, understanding the basics of child custody can only help. In the state of New...

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Your Guide to Child Custody in New York Part 2

Your Guide to Child Custody in New York Part 2

Your Guide to Child Custody in New York Part 2 If you are about to enter into a child custody case in New York, it can really help to learn the basics. In our last blog, our child support attorney in Hauppauge went over the different types of child...

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Your Guide to Child Custody in New York Part 3

Your Guide to Child Custody in New York Part 3

Your Guide to Child Custody in New York Part 3 There are many things that you should know about child custody in New York. Are you getting ready to go through a child custody battle? If so, understanding the basics of child custody in New York can only...

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Can You Speed Up Your Divorce?

Can You Speed Up Your Divorce?

Divorce can be a long, expensive process. If you are thinking about getting a divorce, then you probably already know that it has a reputation for taking a long time and costing a lot of money. However, you should know that not all divorces have to be this...

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