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Richard Batelman

Brooklyn Divorce / Separation Lawyer.

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  1. MY MALE GAY PARTNER AND I OWNED A ONE FAMILY VICTORIAN HOME AND RESTORED IT CONTINUOUSLY FROM JUNE 1 1973

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Jack Richard Lebowitz
    2. Thomas J Callahan
    3. David Alexander Browde
    4. Richard Batelman
    5. Steven Warren Smollens
    5 lawyer answers

    You inquiry is fact specific and requires an attorney to see your current deed. Please contact an attorney for further consultation. Best, Richard Batelman (718) 336-1456

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  2. Can i file for child support while i just started going to court for custody?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Mary Katherine Brown
    2. Lawrence Allen Weinreich
    3. Richard Batelman
    4. Matthew Thomas Majeski
    4 lawyer answers

    Yes you can. I suggest contacting a local attorney to discuss in greater detail.

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  3. My husband wants to file an uncontested divorce in NY and i dont want it to be messy. I have no lawyer right now and i am scared

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Howard A. Schwartz
    2. Richard Batelman
    3. Brian Daniel Perskin
    4. Louis Lawrence Sternberg
    5. Atousa Saei
    5 lawyer answers

    I strongly urge you to consult an attorney to at the very least discuss your rights. Do not sign anything until you do so!

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  4. Am I entitled to my wifes pension?

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Jean M. Mahserjian
    2. Daniel Yaniv
    3. Richard Batelman
    4. Rachel S. Silberstein
    5. Jayson Lutzky
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    Yes, in New York, deferred compensation (i.e. pension) is considered marital property subject to equitable distribution. As such, I urge you to reach out to a local divorce attorney to further discuss your options. Please let me know if I can be of further assistance. Best Regards, Richard Batelman, Esq. (718) 336- 1456

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  5. Is there a difference in price with a uncontested divorse and a contested one?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Susan Kathleen Duke
    2. Brianne Marie Carbonaro
    3. David Alexander Browde
    4. Richard Batelman
    5. Atousa Saei
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    The difference is in price and the amount of time that it takes to get divorce. You may be able to get a divorce on default if you husband fails to sign the divorce papers. I stronly urge you to contact a local attorney to discuss your options. Law Offices of Richard Batelman (718) 336-1456

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  6. 16 years of separation my husband files for divorce. He says I must sign and there isn't anything to agree on. Is he right?

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Eric Edward Rothstein
    2. Jean M. Mahserjian
    3. Susan Kathleen Duke
    4. Maria C. Tebano
    5. Morghan L Richardson
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    I urge you not to sign anything until you consult a divorce attorney. You may be entitled to division of marital assets including your husbands pension. He cannot force you to sign. Please contact a local attorney ASAP to discuss your options. Law Offices of Richard Batelman Richard Batelman, Esq (718)336-1456

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  7. Ive been married for about 6month my wife has completeley changed from day one she suddenly doesent want to go to school no more

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Richard Batelman
    2. Morghan L Richardson
    3. Jean M. Mahserjian
    4. Penelope J Blizzard-McGrath
    5. Marco Caviglia
    5 lawyer answers

    An uncontested divorce is probably your best route. It depends, however, on whether you and your wife can agree upon the terms. I suggest speaking to a local attorney regarding your options. Please let me know if i can be of further assistance. Best, Law Offices of Richard Batelman Richard Batelman, Esq. (718) 336- 1456

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  8. Ti want to file for a divorce i only been married since dec 30 2008 will i be able to get alimony since im not working?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Virginia Giselle Alvarez
    2. Richard Batelman
    3. Paul Karl Siepmann
    4. David Ivan Bliven
    4 lawyer answers

    Your inquiry is very fact specific. If you are seeking alimony (spousal support) and other relief to which you may be entitled. I suggest reaching out to an attorney for assistance.

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  9. Married in another country. Can I get divorced in US without the original marriage certificate?

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Jayson Lutzky
    2. David Alexander Browde
    3. Richard Batelman
    4. Rachel S. Silberstein
    4 lawyer answers

    Certainly. A marriage certificate is not required to obtain a divorce in NY. The divorce process, however, can be somewhat confusing and I suggest you reach out to a local attorney to assist you, Best Regards, Law Offices of Richard Batelman (718) 336- 1456

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  10. My wife lives overseas and is refusing to sign the divorce papers. How can I divorce her?

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Mary Katherine Brown
    2. Douglas Shaun Kepanis
    3. Richard Batelman
    4. Daniel Yaniv
    5. Lawrence Allen Weinreich
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    There are ways to serve her overseas. If she choosed that she does not want to sign the papers, she will have to appear in the action and contest it. I strongly urge you to consult an attorney regarding your options. Best Regards, Richard Batelman (718) 758-4553 batelmanlaw.com

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