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Decades Of Litigation Experience

Month: July 2021

NO, Kelly Clarkson!!

By Regina M. Competiello, Esq. This week it was splashed across varying news outlets that Kelly Clarkson was ordered to pay her ex nearly $200,000 in alimony and child support. For anyone who’s a fan of messy drama and has been following along with this divorce, you...

Agriculture’s Reliance Upon Immigrants

By Brad B Glassman, Esq. Agriculture is a cherished part of American identity and remains an important part of the U.S. economy. In 2020, the agriculture, fishing, and forestry industries contributed more than $175 billion to U.S. GDP and supported more than 2.3...

CHANGING YOUR CHILD SUPPORT OBLIGATION

By Matt Cavallo, Esq. One might think that if they come to a settlement in their divorce case in which they agree to pay a certain amount in child support then said amount can never be adjusted. This is not the case. According to New York Domestic Relations Law...

SALE OF ASSETS DURING DIVORCE ACTION

By Matt Cavallo, Esq. After a divorce action is commenced, the parties might think that they would be able to move assets without restrictions, but this is not the case. According to New York Domestic Relations Law Section 236(B)(2)(b), the parties cannot “sell,...

DOES IT MATTER WHO FILES FIRST IN A DIVORCE?

By Hope Tuber The filing of a divorce triggers certain things that you must be aware of when deciding whether you should file for divorce first or let your spouse file. When determining marital property, the court will consider two specific dates. The first date is...

WHAT EXPENSES MUST BE PAID DURING THE DIVORCE?

By Hope Tuber After the commencement of your divorce action, both parties must think about maintaining the marital expenses or as commonly known…maintaining the status quo. The mortgage, carrying costs, insurance and other routine expenses still need to be paid until...