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FAQs About Auto Accident There are approximately 12 million car accidents in the United States each year.
If you are considering applying for Social Security disability benefits, you may have heard the term closed period. A closed period describes a scenario in which a claimant is not eligible to receive ongoing benefits<
On August 19, a two-vehicle car accident in New Hyde Park left one man dead and two more injured. According to police, the accident occurred around 11:30 p.m. on Covert Avenue when a Toyota Camry collided with a Ford
On June 26, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed Assembly Bill A.10139, establishing 25 new family court judgeships throughout the state. The bill was approved almost unanimously, with only one dissenting Senate vote
Congratulations to Steven R. Sugarman who has been selected by his peers to be included in the 21st Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for his work in the practice area of Mediation.
Divorce can be a long or short process, and no two divorces are the same. However, the divorce process in New York follows a typical path with certain stages along the way. Here’s a look at the various stages .
If your divorce requires you to parent your children from a distance, whether across the country or across the state, it’s important to still maintain a daily presence in your children’s lives.
Recent reports indicate that Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore have finally reached a settlement in their divorce proceeding after two long years. Some would say that it’s about time.
When it comes to divorce, there are three methods: mediation, collaborative divorce and litigation. The best approach for you will depend on the circumstances of your divorce. Here is an overview of your options.
In 2010, New York became the last state in the county to pass a no-fault divorce law, which enables couples to file for divorce without one person having to prove the breakdown of the marriage was the result of the other partner’s wrongdoing.
Many New Yorkers are turning to collaborative divorce to resolve their divorce issues. In collaborative divorce you, your spouse and attorneys trained in collaborative law negotiate in an attempt to reach a mutually a
Your family doesn’t have to be as wealthy as the Rockefellers to fight about money. Few topics are as sensitive as deciding who should receive your assets upon your death and how much they should receive.
In popular celebrity culture it is almost expected that divorces will be hostile and that former spouses will attempt to avoid disclosure of their finances so that their partner can’t get to it in a settlement.
Many people lose their private health insurance shortly following a divorce because they can no longer remain on their spouse’s plan. In the past, that loss has not been resolved quickly in many cases
If you follow celebrity gossip at all, then you’ve probably heard the rumors that New Yorkers Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones are “taking some time apart.” Does this fact alone mean that the two are legally s
In August of this year, Grammy-winning R&B artist Usher prevailed in an emergency custody hearing in an Atlanta court launched by his ex-wife after the near fatal drowning of their 5-year-old son while he was in Usher’s custody.
In August of this year, real estate mogul Andrew Silverman and his wife, Lauren, were reported as being on the road to an amicable divorce settlement following revelations...
In New York, alimony is referred to as maintenance or spousal support. Maintenance is a payment one spouse makes to the other during or after a divorce.
The legal profession is embracing mediation as an alternative dispute resolution method for divorce cases
In 2010, Elin Nordegren was awarded the unprecedented sum of $750 million in her divorce case from golfer Tiger Woods. However, the award came at a price