Clifford J. Petroske’s Guides

Clifford J. Petroske

Bohemia Divorce / Separation Lawyer.

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  1. Testing 1, 2, 3 . . . The Use of Audio Recordings in Matrimonial Actions

    Written by attorney Clifford Petroske, 9 months ago.

    In divorce and family law, more than any other area of law, much of what needs to be proved is undocumented. Especially where custody and domestic violence are involved, there may be nothing other than a witness testimony, and that may not be enough to convince a judge. Audio rec...

    4 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  2. New York Divorce: Frequently Asked Questions

    Written by attorney Clifford Petroske, over 1 year ago.

    This Guide presents a general overview of divorce procedures. However, every marriage is made up of two unique individuals, and therefore every case presents its own unique set of facts. Your attorney should listen to your thoughts and expectations, and develop a strategy that works best for you.

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful

  3. Nine Reasons Not to Delay in Obtaining Your QDRO

    Written by attorney Clifford Petroske, over 1 year ago.

    If you are entitled to share in your ex-spouse’s retirement benefits, you will have to get a Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO). As unappealing as it may seem to hire an attorney to submit more papers at the conclusion of your divorce, there are numerous reasons not to wait.

    2 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  4. The Pitfalls of Mediation: Choosing the Right Lawyer for your Amicable Divorce

    Written by attorney Clifford Petroske, over 2 years ago.

    The high cost of divorce is common knowledge. Urban legends abound of couples who fight so long and hard that they ultimately lose the assets they are fighting over to the payment of lawyers fees. The fear that a divorce litigation will result in financial calamity motivates many...

    2 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  5. 2010 Amendment to New York Child Support Modification Law

    Written by attorney Clifford Petroske, over 3 years ago.

    Since the enactment of the Child Support Standards Act (CSSA) in 1989 a set percentage of income has been the presumptively correct amount of child support, regardless of the pre-existing financial obligations of the non-custodial parent. Now, the Low Income Support Obligation an...

    10 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  6. New York's New No-Fault Divorce and Other Recent Amendments to the DRL

    Written by attorney Clifford Petroske, over 3 years ago.

    A slate of new domestic relations laws were signed into law by Governor Paterson on August 15, 2010. The amendments to the state Domestic Relations Law make it easier to get a divorce, and make it easier for a less monied spouse to obtain temporary maintenance and payment of atto...

    4 people found this Legal Guide helpful

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