Is New York State Ready for No Fault Divorce?
A matrimonial commission established by the state’s chief judge, Judith Kaye, has recommended that New York join with the rest of the nation and enact a no-fault divorce law.
The best advice I can give to some clients is to settle their divorce case early, if they are fully informed of all the facts of their case.
Can the Judge Require Life Insurance?
It is relief that the court may grant a party directing his/her spouse to provide insurance for the benefit of his/her spouse or his/her children.
Failure to Pay Any Support
I recently was in Court, arguing my contempt motion in New York Supreme Court and a wealthy business man who owns a number of bakeries and he told the Judge he makes no money…..
Can the Judge Force Me to Sell My House?
In New York State, Judges can force the sale of the marital residence or any property that is deemed to be marital.
How Do I Find Out How Much Money My Husband Has?
New York State Law requires that all litigants in a divorce case must comply with financial discovery.
Never Lie to a Judge
You would be surprised how many people actually either out right lie to the Court or misrepresent the truth.
What Should I do?
My ex is making it difficult for me to see my children, What should I do?
Do I need a pre nup?
If you have an asset or a degree that you want to protect then you need a pre nup…
Who Pays for Summer Camp?
In New York, the Courts will require that you pay your pro rata share of summer camp if the summer camp is for child child while the custodial parent is at work.
Is it Difficult to Get an Annulment in New York?
Recently a distraught women walked into my office and wanted an Annulment…..
What Should You Do?
My ex decided that since there was no order of Custody he was going to take the child whenever he felt like it…..
Discovery and Settlement
Why do litigants have to turn over all of their financial documents to the other side?
Should My Divorce Case Proceed to Trial?
The Judge told all the parties either settle the case or you are going to trial and he will decide their future…..