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New York couple ends up in court in two states over disputed child support amounts

A dispute over a child support case in New York involved a well known football player from the New York Giants.  Football player and ex wife get into heated debate regarding child support and custody Michael Strahan’s former wife filed…
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Brooklyn couples should ensure that they are formally divorced before attempting to remarry

A woman who married several men in the area of Brooklyn and the Bronx without ever filing for a single divorce was hit with criminal charges. Woman is married to ten different men in various parts of New York before authorities catch on The…
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Queens New York area couples in civil unions can be treated the same as any other married couple going through a divorce

Changes in the law often happen when an appellate court makes a decision about a new or uncertain issue that must be followed by all lower courts. In New York, one appeals court decided an issue that will have serious implications for those…
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How can I get a divorce in Queens New York?

Where to file. To begin a divorce action in Queens, either spouse must buy an index number at the County Clerk’s Office and file a Summons with Notice of Summons and Verified Complaint.  The parties to the divorce are called the plaintiff…
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What kinds of situations would warrant getting a protective order during a divorce in Poughkeepsie New York?

While divorces are always considered messy and stressful, sometimes tensions get so bad that additional legal intervention is required. A high profile divorce in the Poughkeepsie area involved protective orders and other additional proceedings…
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Collaborative Divorce - By a Student in Jericho, New York

In February 2013, the Center for Disease Control affirmed that forty-one percent (41%) of first marriages end in divorce, and nearly 2,400 divorce decrees are granted on a daily basis. Said statistics aver approximately 876,000 divorces take…