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What would happen if?

You are fortunate. You have great genes. Your last physical exam was so good that your doctor urged you to increase your intake of chocolate. Why, then, should you give any thought to the possibility of serious illness or to dying? Why should you even consider that...

"Flat" and other types of legal fees

In recent years, attorneys and their clients have been wrestling with new approaches to computing charges for legal services. The traditional hourly charge fee arrangement is not always appropriate. While it is relatively simple for an attorney to quote a flat fee to...

The content of a separation agreement

New York law attempts to encourage the settlement of matrimonial disputes by written agreement, to avoid contested litigation. There are many common aspects of such Agreements, such as the following: Separate residence of the Husband and Wife. A Non-Molestation...

Family protection & domestic violence

Domestic Violence is criminal conduct and New York law provides for immediate deterrent action by law enforcement officials and the judiciary to deal with domestic violence, as well as imposing penalties for acts of violence. The Family Court has concurrent...

How to increase the cost of your divorce

Spouses who are involved in a matrimonial dispute often appear to make a conscious decision to increase their legal costs.  Hostile and malicious behavior significantly increases the expense of a matrimonial case.  Yet, spouses often pursue such behavior in the face...