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Understanding How Long It Takes To Get a Divorce - NY State Law

Roberta Feldman explains the key factors in determining the time needed to complete a divorce in NY.

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I’m Roberta Feldman, an attorney with Gray & Feldman, located in Penfield, NY, across from Panorama Plaza. Often people how long does it take to get a divorce in New York, and that really depends on your individual situation.

Understanding Relocation in a Divorce Case - NY State Law

Relocating a home post-divorce with children can be a difficult situation emotionally and legally.

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Hi, I’m Roberta Feldman, and I am an attorney with Gray & Feldman in Penfield, NY. I am going to talk today about the issue of relocation in a divorce or, what we refer to, as a post-divorce case.

Understanding Paying for College When Divorced - NY State Law

Roberta Feldman explains paying for a child's college education when parents are divorced in New York

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I’m Roberta Feldman, an attorney with Gray & Feldman in Penfield, NY. Today I am going to talk about college education expenses for children in a divorce. So this is a question that many clients, who are parents, have:

Landmark case from New York’s highest court expands definition of what it means to be a parent.

The Court held that a “non-biological, non-adoptive parent” has standing to petition for custody and visitation.

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NY's Highest Court Redefines ParentThe Court of Appeals issued a ruling on August 30, 2016 entitled In the Matter of Brooke S.B. vs. Elizabeth A. C.C. (28 NY3d 1, 2016 NY Slip Op. 05903) which overturned the case of Matter of Alison D. v. Virginia M. (77NY2d 651, 572 NE2d 27, 569 NYS2d 586) decided in 1991. In Matter of Alison D., the Court of Appeals held that in an unmarried couple, a partner without a biological or adoptive relation to a child is not the child’s “parent” for purposes of standing to seek custody or visitation under New York law.

Recent Changes to New York Divorce Statute

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A new law was passed by the New York State legislature and signed by the Governor on September 25, 2015 which portends significant changes to the law of divorce in this state, particularly in the awarding and calculation of spousal maintenance. This article will highlight those areas of the law that will affect parties involved in a divorce in this state. In 2010, the Domestic Relations law was changed to provide a starting point for calculating temporary spousal maintenance; that is during the pendency of a divorce action only.
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