I suggest both, in the order you listed.
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Unfortunately, it seems a little late in your game to now apply for Poor Person status, as that usually needs to be done at the beginning of the case. And unless you feel the Judge didn't consider certain facts, filing a motion to reargue seems an exercise in futility. You may wish to consider an appeal at this point. That said, it behooves you to schedule a consultation with a NYC Divorce attorney.
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That's often what happens when you litigate over custody when the Court thinks you don't have a reasonable case.
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Try both and try to negotiate a settlement with an attorney or pro se.
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