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College Tuition Basics

There is no mandatory requirement that parents pay for college education. So, why do so many divorce agreements have a college clause? Because the court has the discretion to order it. So, in order to protect themselves from what a…

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The New Normal – Chapter Four

Sharon’s stomach was churning as they walked back from Betty’s house. David didn’t say a word as he pulled the twins along. Ryan sniffled once and that earned him a glare from his father, and a harsh, “Don’t be a…

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The New Normal – Chapter Three

At 35 Greg Garson was satisfied with his life. His office was an expression of who he was and had he got there. On his desk was his wedding picture and a couple of dozen picture of Debbie and the…

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The New Normal – Chapter One

Normally, Greg didn’t mind Mondays, but today was different. His mood didn’t improve when he finally got inside the building and up to the metal detectors. He’d been waiting outside this damned building for 15 minutes in the rain, and…

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The New Normal —- A fictionalized account of divorce

INTRODUCTION The New Normal – a look at divorce from the inside. Every day, we get calls from people looking for advice on divorce and family law.  To the people we talk with, the entire experience is new and bewildering….

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New Temporary Maintenance Law

New Temporary Maintenance (Spousal Support) Law Starting for all divorces filed on or after October 26, 2015, there is a new law for temporary maintenance (spousal support) in New York. Please note we DO NOT use the term “Alimony” in…

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Landmines In Child Support Part 1

A legal landmine is a mistake that I see people repeatedly make. The mistake is made because the person doesn’t realize he is making it, until it is too late. In New York family law and divorce law, there are…

0 Comments / 73 View / December 25, 2007