February 9, 2023 12:11 PM

Child Custody

Child Custody
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By Liz B. Gatsby

If you are a husband who has been through a break up or divorce, you probably wonder how you can get out of the alimony. Unfortunately, the law will dictate your fate, and it may be hard to avoid paying alimony. There are some steps you can take to help...
Child Custody
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By Liz B. Gatsby

There are many different ways to appeal a family law decision, but you should always have an experienced family law attorney on your side. An experienced lawyer can help you determine if an appeal is possible, what kind of evidence you need to prove your case, and how to file...
Child Custody
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By Liz B. Gatsby

Often we hear the word family law but we may not know what it means. Family law covers the legal issues that can arise in relation to children, spousal support, and even elder abuse. If you are involved in one of these matters, then you will need a legal professional...
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By Liz B. Gatsby

Establishing paternity is a legal process that helps establish fatherhood and allows a parent greater access to medical information and financial support for their child. Under the law, if a man is legally married to a woman who is pregnant, he is presumed to be the child’s legal father. You...
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By Liz B. Gatsby

You can legally separate from your spouse in New York, but you must live apart for one year before filing for a divorce. It’s best to live separately for at least two years. You don’t have to list every address you have in New York, as long as you live...
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By Liz B. Gatsby

When getting a divorce, it is essential that both parties be clear on the assets and debts they own and control. In New York, courts consider debt accumulation during the marriage as the responsibility of both parties. While this is true, a spouse may choose to control some of the...
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By Liz B. Gatsby

A common question is, Can a mother deny a father his child? The answer is probably yes, but there are some important things he should know. First, paternity is a legal concept that cannot be established through a birth certificate. The father must prove his relationship to the child in...
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By Liz B. Gatsby

Prenuptial agreements cannot limit or prohibit spousal support, or restrict the choice of one spouse to live in the home that the other owns. These agreements are also null and void if one spouse needs state assistance. Some items must be considered jointly beneficial to both parties. Here are five...
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By Liz B. Gatsby

An RFO is a motion filed in a court of family law, and it is used to seek a certain type of order. A party requesting an RFO will generally have a limited number of days to file a response, and the responding party will typically file a Responsive Declaration...
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By Liz B. Gatsby

While the name implies that the process is similar to litigation, what sets it apart from litigation is that it is not a courtroom process. This is due to the fact that in this method, both parties negotiate their own terms of divorce, instead of a judge deciding the outcome...
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By Liz B. Gatsby

If you are seeking a divorce, you’re probably wondering: What is no fault divorce law? It’s a popular option for couples who don’t have children and don’t want to fight over fault. This type of divorce requires no fault on the part of either party, and is legal in all...
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By Liz B. Gatsby

What Kind of Law Covers Divorce? The term “divorce” is a legal term that refers to the dissolution of a marriage. This procedure involves the cancellation and reorganization of the legal responsibilities and obligations of marriage. It also dissolves the bond of matrimony between two married people. Divorce laws vary...