Blog Posts in May, 2016

  • What is a Preliminary Conference in a Long Island Divorce?

    || 16-May-2016

    The Preliminary Conference in an action for divorce pending in the State of New York is generally the first court conference held in a contested action for divorce. The conference takes place at the courthouse before the Judge assigned to the case and is usually held within 45 days of the Judge being assigned to the case. A Judge is assigned to a divorce action in New York State after a party ...
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  • Grandparents' Visitation Rights in New York

    || 11-May-2016

    Generally, the relationship between a grandparent and a grandchild is an important and special relationship. However, sometimes grandparents may find themselves cut off from being able to spend time with their grandchildren due to strained family relationships. In New York State, under certain circumstances, grandparents may seek a court order compelling visitation with their grandchildren. A ...
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