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International Travel Concerns for Your Children During Your Long Island Divorce

International Travel Concerns for Your Children During Your Long Island Divorce

With the winter recess upon us, many of our Long Island divorce clients have planned plan vacations with their children. For many, the winter recess time is a nice break from the stresses of work, school and your divorce. It’s a great time for you and your children to relax and let them be children, without the added stress of your divorce. This can also be a cause of concern for many clients, as their spouses are taking their children out of the country.
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Why You Should Consider a Prenuptial Agreement on Long Island

Why You Should Consider a Prenuptial Agreement on Long Island

We see many Long Island couples for whom the words “prenuptial agreement” make them squirm. It is our firm belief, however, that for those same couples, a prenuptial agreement is one of the smartest decisions they could make. Prenuptial agreements involve a less negative connotation when couples understand the concept better.

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Who Is Responsible for Legal Fees in Long Island Divorce?

Who Is Responsible for Legal Fees in Long Island Divorce?

Most of our divorce and family law clients, and prospective clients, naturally are concerned about the legal fees for their Long Island Divorce. It is a topic that most clients are troubled about, especially when they expect to need to litigate their case in a Long Island courtroom. Many Contested Divorces can cause legal fees to become costly.

However, if you have selected the right attorney, he or she will do his or her best to ensure that your legal fees stay as low as possible, typically through settlement negotiations rather than court appearances. Despite their best efforts, there are some situations that, no matter how good the attorney, can end up costing a good deal of money in legal fees. In some cases, your spouse will purposefully attempt to drag out your divorce, hoping to increase your legal expenses, strong-arming you into agreeing to a settlement that is not in your favor. In these situations, there may be a remedy available to you.
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What’s the Difference Between an Annulment & a Divorce on Long Island?

What’s the Difference Between an Annulment & a Divorce on Long Island?

As a Long Island Divorce Lawyer, we often receive inquiries regarding marriage annulments and how they differ from a divorce. Put simply, rather than simply ending the marriage, an annulment has the legal effect of declaring the marriage null and void, basically making it as though the marriage never occurred.
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How Parental Alienation Affects Your Kids on Long Island

How Parental Alienation Affects Your Kids on Long Island

Unfortunately, many of my Long Island Divorce and Family Court clients approach me regarding the important issue of Parental Alienation. These clients often feel that the other parent is dragging their children into the middle of the divorce unnecessarily and with singularly bad intentions. Accordingly, I think it is very important to lay out some basic information regarding the topic of parental alienation.
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