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Decades Of Litigation Experience

Month: August 2021

Getting What You Pay For – The Pro Se Litigant

By: Michle Olsen, Esq., M.A., M.S.W. Everyone is looking to save a buck. Many of us await Black Friday and holiday sales to purchase items that we want or think we need. Whether its an appliance, electronic or mattress, we await these holiday discounts, feeling self...

The Aftermath of Divorce Litigation

By: Michele Olsen, Esq., MA, MSW If a divorce action can be characterized as a rollercoaster of sorts, what often occurs after a divorce is settled can be likened to a carousel of never ending litigation. As many divorced individuals know all too well,...

CHILD SUPPORT DURING COVID

By Hope Tuber Some businesses are still suffering from the ripple effects of COVID, as many people were forced to stay at home and have lost their jobs. To compound this problem, your child support check has not arrived or is less than expected. This is a case of...

Relocation and Radius Clauses

By Jennifer L. Garber, Esq. One major concern of the parent who does not have residential ("physical") custody of their child(ren) is that the parent with residential custody could pick up and relocate at any time, making it difficult, if not impossible, for the other...

WAIVING CHILD SUPPORT

By Matt Cavallo, Esq. Parties to a divorce action may waive child support payments, as the Second Department has stated that “a party may expressly waive future child support payments by agreement.” O'Connor v. Curcio, 281 A.D.2d 100, 105 (2d Dep't 2001). Parties to a...

HEALTH INSURANCE AND DIVORCE

By Hope Tuber It is not uncommon that one spouse, through their employment, provides for health insurance for the family. Now that you are getting divorced, one of the issues that must be considered is health insurance. If you have children, ensure that they have...

DRL § 170(6) GROUND FOR DIVORCE

By Matt Cavallo, Esq. Probably the most common method under the law of obtaining a divorce is through no-fault grounds, stated in New York’s Domestic Relations Law Section 170(7) as being initiated by either a husband or wife when [t]he relationship between husband...