Monthly Archives: January 2023
Are Spousal Support Payments Tax Deductible In New York?
There are many factors that determine whether someone will obtain spousal support during or after a divorce, and the amount of those payments. One of the factors that impacts how these decisions are made are the federal and state tax laws. People who pay spousal support often want to know if they can deduct… Read More »
What To Do, And What Not To Do, When Preparing For Divorce
Making the decision to end your marriage is never easy. Once you have made the difficult decision, you likely want the proceedings to be over as quickly as possible. However, the divorce process is one that you should not rush. There are many steps to take when preparing for divorce, and they will all… Read More »
When Should You Modify A Child Support Order?
Child support is one of many terms that must be decided on during a divorce. Child support orders are issued by Supreme Court or Family Court judges and they are final and legally binding. Violating any court order, including those pertaining to child support, is a very serious matter and can result in harsh… Read More »
Are Gifts Divided During Divorce?
If you are going through a divorce, though, you may worry that your spouse will receive a portion of anything you receive. Fortunately, that is unlikely to happen, as the law is very clear about what happens to gifts during divorce. Below, our Long Island property division lawyer explains further. Equitable Distribution Law Governs… Read More »
Can You Deny Visitation If Your Ex Does Not Pay Child Support?
All parents in Suffolk County, and throughout New York, are required to financially support their children until they are no longer a minor. When two parents are married and then get a divorce, it is usually the parent who spends less time with the child that is ordered to pay child support. Child support… Read More »
How Could Social Media Affect Your Child Custody Case?
The explosion of social media in the last ten to fifteen years has made it much easier for everyone to keep in touch with friends and family members. When you are going through a child custody dispute, you may think social media is a great place to receive the support you need. While you… Read More »
What Is The Process Of An Uncontested Divorce In Suffolk County?
Divorce is always a difficult experience to go through, but there are some cases that are easier than others. When two spouses agree to end their marriage, and they have an agreement in place about all the different terms of the case, they can obtain an uncontested divorce. The process of an uncontested divorce… Read More »