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By: Avi Cohen http://www.lawfirms.com/resources/divorce/are-tuition-expenses-private-school-recoverable-child-support-divorce-order Are non-custodial parents obligated to contribute towards private/religious school expenses once child support has been determined by the court?  This is a question that many practictioners have tried to push for (and others defend against), and one that the NY courts have not drawn a line in the sand and ordered

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Source from: http://law.justia.com/cases/new-york/other-courts/2015/2015-ny-slip-op-51290-u.html   Salgado v Deglinnocenti 2015 NY Slip Op 51290(U) Decided on September 2, 2015 District Court Of Nassau County, First District Fairgrieve, J. Published by New York State Law Reporting Bureau pursuant to Judiciary Law § 431. This opinion is uncorrected and will not be published in the printed Official Reports. Decided

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Sourced from newyorklawjournal.com A Manhattan Supreme Court judge has levied a $317,000 sanction against a law firm and two of its partners in a matrimonial case, saying they made “misrepresentations and knowingly false statements to the court.” Justice Ellen Gesmer, ruling in the five-year-long case of L.G. v. M.G., 310479/10, said Abe Konstam and Madeline

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Sourced from: http://m.newyorklawjournal.com/module/alm/app/ny.do#!/article/1753143982 Andrew Denney 08/28/2015 A 20-year-old man is entitled to $5,000 as an overdue bar mitzvah gift that he claimed his mother failed to deliver from his grandmother, a Nassau County court found. Jordan Zeidman had sued his mother, Shirley Zeidman, over the gift from his maternal grandmother, Rachel Steinfeld, who had attended

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Were you caught in the Ashley Madison Leak? You may have messed up, your wife and may family hate you, but you should NOT allow that to make a bad deal in your divorce Settlement.  There’s a reason why New York is a no-fault ground state.  That means regardless of the severity or mistake with

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On June 24, 2015, the New York State Senate passed Bill A7645-2015 relating to the duration and amount of temporary and post-divorce spousal maintenance. The bill passed the State Assembly on June 15th. It awaits approval by Governor Cuomo. The law’s formulas apply to actions commenced on or after the 120th day after they become law (except for

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