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Special Problems With Divorcing a Narcissist

While any divorce case can pose difficulties, conflict can rise to a whole new level when one of the spouses is a narcissist — a person with an exaggerated sense Read More

Who Gets the Pets in a New York Divorce?

Divorcing couples frequently get into heated battles over who will keep the family dog, cat or other pet. Sometimes these fights can resemble child custody battles. But even though plenty Read More

Keeping an Inheritance as Your Own Property in Divorce

If you received an inheritance during your marriage and are now facing divorce, you may be wondering whether you will get to keep all of the property or if your Read More

Can I Get A Court Appearance In New York During COVID-19 Shutdown?

Microsoft Teams, or Zoom, or skype for business, or maybe just a phone call.  But if there is a judge, a clerk, a record and a written application, the Court can intervene; Read More

New York State Divorce and Family Law Legislative Updates

Domestic violence as a factor in equitable distribution determinations In late July, 2020, the New York State Equitable Distribution Law was modified to include domestic violence as a factor in equitable Read More

Can You Bring an Emotional Distress Claim Related to COVID-19?

The novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is not only potentially deadly, but can be transmitted by individuals who are not showing any symptoms, so people might fear that they’ve contracted Read More

Who Gets the Stimulus Check When Spouses Are Separated or Divorcing?

Going through a divorce is stressful enough, but the coronavirus pandemic spreading throughout the United States presents additional complications for spouses who have decided to split. In addition to changes Read More

E-cigarettes Are Not the Healthy Alternative to Cigarettes that We Hoped For – and E-cigarette Companies are to Blame

As the popularity of e-cigarettes across the country has spiked, so has the number of cases of a dangerous, deadly, and mysterious respiratory illness. Vaping, the increasingly popular practice of inhaling Read More

10 Ways to Stay Safe at College Parties

Whether at frat parties, house parties, or playing drinking games in a dorm room, chances are if you’re in college, you will go out from time to time. There is Read More

7 Ways to Stay Safe Using A Rideshare Service

Rideshare services like Uber and Lyft have become the norm in most American cities. The convenience and availability have made this type of travel popular for both work and leisure. Read More

Five Things to Know Before You File for Divorce in New York State

As a New Yorker, you have options when divorcing. You can file for no-fault divorce by asserting that there has been an irretrievable breakdown of the marriage for at least Read More

What to Do After Your Construction Site Accident

Despite the federal rules that govern safety on construction sites, accidents happen. Sometimes accidents are just that – an unfortunate result of inherently dangerous work. But sometimes an equipment failure Read More

How to Ensure Health Insurance Coverage After a Divorce

Under New York State Domestic Relations Law , health insurance companies are not required to provide health care coverage for divorced spouses. This means that if you are covered  by Read More

The Basics: Navigating Your Child Custody Case

Contested child custody cases can be highly emotional. Almost all custody cases can be “won,” which, of course, means that almost all custody cases can be “lost,” regardless of whether you are Read More

There is No Greater Bond than that of Siblings

There is nothing else like a sibling bond. Full-blood siblings as well as half-blood siblings all have a statutory right to visitation when they have been separated and contact between Read More

Michael Meth one of "10 Best" family law attorneys in client satisfaction

CHESTER — The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys has recognized the exceptional performance of Michael D. Meth as one of the 10 Best Family Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction Read More

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