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Kenneth Keith’s Legal Guides

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  • LASIK Malpractice - Can You Sue?

    Can You Sue? As attorneys practicing in the field of Opthamalogic malpractice barely a day goes by in which we are not asked this question. Our decision to accept or to reject a matter presented to

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  • 10 steps to get ready for divorce

    Preparation is the key to get ready for everything in life, and so it is also with divorce. So many times one of the first things we hear from potential clients is "I have no idea where to start". This list is the beginning of an answer to that question.

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  • Can I Go or How Do I Stay in the Same House With "Them"?

    The second most frequent question we get from those contemplating divorce is 'Do I have to stay?" or 'How do I get him/her out of the house?'. It is clear that whatever the tension level was as the decision to divorce was being reached, that it will, at best, not lessen when the ...

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  • Orders of Protection or Isn't Living Together During a Divorce Fun?!

    We have to start by saying Orders of Protection probably represent the single most abused device in all of the practice of Family Law. Somehow it has come to be accepted practice that just before or as you begin a divorce action you should seek an Order of Protection in an attemp...

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  • Exclusive Occupancy of the Marital Home

    Exclusive use and occupancy is, basically, just a way of saying the Court removes your spouse from the home and you or you and your children get the exclusive right to live there, is an option available only through the Supreme Court in the framework of your action for divorce or...

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  • Immediate Help in Divorce Proceedings

    Immediate Need- As divorces take time an application can be made to the Court, at virtually any point in the divorce, for pendente lite relief (relief granted during the divorce proceeding). Frequently this is the first thing your lawyer must do for you. The purpose of a pendente...

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  • Child Support in New York

    If you and your spouse have children the parent with whom the children do not reside will probably be paying child support to the other. Pursuant to the Child Support Standards Act (CSSA) (or by agreement acknowledging what the CSSA amount would have been and, if you deviate from...

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  • Child Support in New York

    If you and your spouse have children the parent with whom the children do not reside will probably be paying child support to the other. Pursuant to the Child Support Standards Act (CSSA) (or by agreement acknowledging what the CSSA amount would have been and, if you deviate from...

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  • Child Custody in New York

    "Legal custody" is the right of a parent to make decisions regarding the childs health, education, religion, and discipline, while "physical custody" defines the parent which whom the child or children will reside. Custody is determined by the court; when there is a separation ag...

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  • Legal Separation in New York

    What is a legal separation?First and foremost a separation, by agreement or Court Order, isNOTa divorce and does not automatically become a divorce. In New York if you live apart pursuant to the terms of a Separation Agreement or decree for one year or longer it will become an ad...

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