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Decades Of Litigation Experience

Month: June 2021

What is included when I sell my home?

By Regina M. Competiello, Esq. With the housing market as competitive as it is right now, many people are excited to sell their home and move onto their next home. But what do you get to take with you when you go? Its important to discuss these items with your realtor...

STATEMENT OF NET WORTH

By Matt Cavallo, Esq. New York Domestic Relations Law section 236(A)(2) states that “there shall be compulsory disclosure by both parties of their respective financial states,” and that “[a] sworn statement [of n]et worth shall be provided upon receipt of a notice in...

TPS Immigration

By Brad B Glassman, Esq. On June 7, 2021 the Supreme Court unanimously reached a decision in Sanchez v. Mayorkas, holding that being granted Temporary Protected Status (TPS) under 8 U.S.C. § 1254a is not considered an “admission” into the United States under 8 U.S.C....

SEPARATE PROPERTY CREDIT

By Matt Cavallo, Esq. If you contribute money that is separate property to the purchase of marital property then under New York law you may be entitled to receive a separate property credit during your divorce proceeding. See Falgoust v. Falgoust, 15 A.D. 3d 612, 614...

RIGHT OF FIRST REFUSAL

By Hope Tuber One of many issues which may come arise in a divorce is who gets to watch the children while the other spouse is unavailable. You may want to ask for the right of first refusal. This means that when your former spouse is unable to watch the children for...

IMPUTATION OF INCOME CONSIDERATIONS

By Matt Cavallo, Esq. If you receive income from a family member or friend, income can be imputed to you such that your child support obligation will be higher. “The court may impute income to a party based on his or her employment history, future earning capacity,...

‘Til Death Do You Part

By Regina M. Competiello, Esq. Divorce is hard enough as you consider all the things in your life that are changing. There are a dozen things to hash out in a settlement or litigation, but something that is often overlooked is what happens in the event of a medical...

COVID TRAVEL

By Brad Glassman COVID TRAVEL TO USA-National Interest Exception (NIE) to Travel to USA under COVID-19 Restrictions for Certain Travelers from China, Iran, India, Brazil, South Africa, Schengen Area, United Kingdom, and Ireland On May 27, 2021, the U.S Secretary of...

PAYMENT OF CHILD SUPPORT IN SITUATIONS OF EQUAL

By Jennifer L. Garber, Esq. In New York State, only the "custodial parent," i.e., the parent who has the child(ren) for the majority of time (counting overnights), is entitled to receive child support. But what happens in situations where the parties share the...