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Decades Of Litigation Experience

Month: April 2021

10 TIPS TO HIRING THE BEST IMMIGRATION LAWYER

By Brad Glassman 10 TIPS TO HIRING THE BEST IMMIGRATION LAWYER Ten (10) tips to guide you in hiring the best immigration lawyer in your Metropolitan area and community: 1. Find out whether the firm or the lawyer you want to hire specializes in immigration law. From an...

Divorce: Your Life Under A Microscope

By: Michele Olsen, Esq., M.A., M.S.W. There is never a time in one’s life that his/her conduct, words and appearances are more judged and scrutinized than during a litigated matrimonial action. This is particularly true when child custody is a contested issue. While a...

When do I stop paying Child Support?

By Regina M. Competiello, Esq. In most cases of child support, the same is paid until the child reaches the age of 21, or if agreed upon, until the last semester of a child’s senior year of a four-year college program during which the child turns 22. There are...

OBTAINING ATTORNEY’S FEES FROM YOUR SPOUSE

By Matt Cavallo, Esq. Under New York’s Domestic Relations Law Section 237, “[i]n any action or proceeding brought . . . for a divorce . . . the court may direct either spouse . . . to pay counsel fees and fees and expenses of experts directly to the attorney of the...

Derivative Neglect

By Jennifer L. Garber, Esq. A child is deemed to be neglected where the child's "physical, mental or emotional condition has been impaired or is in imminent danger of becoming impaired as a result of the failure of his parent or other person legally responsible for...

Litigating a Matrimonial Case

By Hope Tuber When seeking a divorce, you should always attempt, in good faith, to settle your matter if possible. By entering into a separation agreement, you are able to control some if not all of the terms. If settling is not possible, then you are leaving your...