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What Is a Gray (50+) Divorce on Long Island?

What Is a Gray (50+) Divorce on Long Island?

What Is a Gray (50+) Divorce on Long Island?

Are you 50+ and considering getting a divorce? It’s not uncommon for older individuals in long-term marriages to decide that they want to end their relationship. Why is this, and how can you manage your gray divorce?

What Is a Gray Divorce?

A “gray divorce” is a colloquialism for a divorce between married seniors, usually who are over the age of 50 or 60. It’s a play on the term “gray,” which refers to the often graying hair of older couples.

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How Divorced Parents Make Medical Decisions for Children

How Divorced Parents Make Medical Decisions for Children

How Divorced Parents Make Medical Decisions for Children

Medical decisions are among the most important decisions that can be made for your child. However, it may not always be clear who is able to make those decisions, who would be overstepping their boundaries if they made medical decisions for the child, and how those decisions should be made. Here’s what you should know about how divorced parents can make medical decisions for their child.

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Child Abuse Defined & Defense Against False Charges

Child Abuse Defined & Defense Against False Charges

Child Abuse Defined & Defense Against False Charges

Unfortunately, we see too many Family Court cases that involve allegations of child neglect on Long Island. Many of our clients have been in the position of being falsely accused of neglecting their children, while other clients believe their children are being neglected by their other parent. Regardless of how you ended up in a Child Neglect Proceeding, it is important to understand certain concepts and definitions that will be used in court.

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What If My Ex Disobeys Our Divorce Decree?

What If My Ex Disobeys Our Divorce Decree?

What If My Ex Disobeys Our Divorce Decree?

Once a divorce is finalized, each party is provided a legal document that details the agreements and settlements made between the two spouses during the divorce process. Unfortunately, many people don’t think they need to abide by the divorce decree, leaving their ex-spouses high and dry. What can you do if your ex doesn’t comply with your Long Island divorce decree?

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How To Get Divorced During a Pandemic

How To Get Divorced During a Pandemic

How To Get Divorced During a Pandemic

The news of the novel coronavirus hit the U.S. fast and hard at the beginning of 2020. You may have been in the middle of negotiating your divorce or just about to put the pen to paper to sign your divorce settlement when everything was upended.

Can you still get a divorce in New York during the pandemic? What should you expect? Here’s what you need to know.

 

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Can My Criminal Background Affect My Long Island Divorce?

Can My Criminal Background Affect My Long Island Divorce?

Can My Criminal Background Affect My Long Island Divorce?

Going through a divorce is difficult enough without navigating criminal charges. When criminal proceedings are intertwined with family legal matters, things can quickly become stressful. If you’ve been charged with a crime, either recently or in the past, your divorce may be affected. This is particularly true if you have children with your ex-spouse. Here’s what you need to know about proceeding with a divorce if you have a criminal background.

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