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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 six months. You can also assert misconduct on grounds such as adultery, abandonment, cruel and inhuman treatment, and a legal separation of more than a year. Read More
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 or issue with the site itself points to rules that were broken by owners, contractors or manufacturers. Unfortunately, injurious accidents happen all too often in Read More
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 your husband’s medical benefits, or vice versa, and one of you has filed for divorce, you may lose insurance coverage under your former spouse’s health Read More
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 the mother or father, or the custodial parent or the non-custodial parent. Parents often compete to show the Court that he or she Read More
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 them has been limited. Many Courts see sibling contact as almost “a right” of a child even where the custodial adults do not get along Read More
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 in 2015. The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys is a third-party attorney rating organization that publishes an annual list of the Top 10 Family Read More
77 A.D.3d 740Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department, New York. In the Matter of Stella ARANOVA, respondent,v.Dimitriy ARANOV, appellant. In the Matter of Dimitriy Aranov, appellant,v.Stella Aranova, respondent.Oct. 12, 2010. Synopsis Background: In related child support proceedings, the father appealed from an order of the Family Court, Queens County, Richroath, J., which denied his objections Read More
We are experienced in Defending New York State Drivers accused of Driving under the Influence of Drugs and Alcohol. The DWI Laws have recently changed in New York State. These changes may dramatically affect your ability to drive a motor vehicle if you are convicted.
Have you tried to resolve your differences with your spouse? Are you in a position you can’t seem to find a way out of? Are you scared because you don’t know what you are entitled to? Or how you are going to pay your bills if you leave? What is going to happen to your Read More
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