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  • Preparing a Financial Disclosure Statement

    When you prepare a financial disclosure statement for court you need to be very careful. On a Financial Disclosure Affidavit for Family Court or a Statement of Net Worth for a divorce action accuracy is very important. You can hurt yourself if you are sloppy and put down inaccura...

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  • Swapping Facebook Passwords in a Divorce

    In November 2011 a Connecticut Judge made national news when he ordered a divorcing couple to exchange their passwords for Facebook and dating websites. More than a year has passed since this made news and it appears that no similar cases have been reported. Nevertheless, the iss...

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  • Should You Announce Your Divorce or Separation on Facebook?

    Announcing a divorce or separation on Facebook or other social media is becoming more and more common. In November, racing sensation Danica Patrick used Facebook to announce that she was separating from her husband by posting I am sad to inform my fans that after seven years, Pa...

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  • Equitable Distribution in Childless Marriages

    In New York State the equitable distribution of marital property frequently is somewhere in the fifty-fifty range. Courts may vary by a few percentage points, but reviewing the voluminous case law of equitable distribution shows a strong predisposition for roughly equal distribut...

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  • "No Fault" Divorce Means No Trial

    In the short time that New York has had "no fault" divorce there has been precious little caselaw on the subject. However, the Appellate Division, Fourth Department, has recently rendered a decision that may have significant impact on "no fault" divorces. In Palermo v. Palermo, 2...

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  • Imputing Income Based Upon Prior Employment And Earning Capacity

    Under New York law, when determining child support a court is not bound by a partys representation of their earnings and their income. Although the best indicator of a party's earnings usually is their latest paystubs and their previous year's income tax returns, sometimes these ...

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  • Some Friendly Holiday Advice

    It is that time of the year again. The holidays are here. Or are they the "hellidays"? Too often separated or divorced parents let their conflicts spoil the holiday season for their children. Every year I see too many people fighting over holiday visitation. Most of it is not abo...

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  • Cutting Your Losses

    Besides practicing law, I am a volunteer firefighter. Over the years I have found that periodically my legal training and experience offers lessons for the fire service and conversely my fire service training and experience offer lessons for the practice of law. One of these fir...

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  • How Not to Act If You Want Joint Legal Custody

    Joint Legal Custody is an arrangement by which parents jointly make important decisions for their child or children. Joint legal custody requires that parents cooperate with each other for the benefit of their child or children. This means sharing information, communicating and d...

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  • SO YOU BELIEVE IN GHOSTS

    So you believe in ghosts. Judging by the recent success and popularity of television shows such as TAPS, Ghost Adventures, The Dead Files, Ghostly Encounters and The Haunter Collector, you probably are not alone. So it is not all that surprising that a parent's interest in ghosts...

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