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, Getting a Divorce

Getting a Divorce

Getting a divorce is one of the hardest things most people ever have to do. There’s a reason why it takes some people so long to make the decision to go through with it....

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, Paternity Issues in New York

Paternity Issues in New York

Oftentimes, the paternity of a child is established at birth. If the two parents of the newborn are married, paternity is automatically assumed and the husband’s name is added to the birth certificate. If...

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, Navigating Visitation and COVID-19

Navigating Visitation and COVID-19

Navigating Visitation and COVID-19 Introduction: Amid the spreading COVID-19 pandemic that has hit the United States and the subsequent shelter-in-place orders issued worldwide, residents everywhere are struggling to adapt to the new reality surrounding...

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, Spouses Who Hide Their Money

Spouses Who Hide Their Money

Separating from a spouse isn’t always the battle many perceive it to be. Unfortunately, it can become contentious when one party is dishonest about their assets. In some cases, it’s simply because one spouse...

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, Custody/Visitation and Child Support During COVID-19

Custody/Visitation and Child Support During COVID-19

These are unprecedented times we are living in and with that comes questions about how to navigate pending issues within families such as custody/visitation and child support. The COVID-19 pandemic sweeping across the world...

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The Best Divorce and Family law Lawyers Westchester and the New York City

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, Attorney Jessica H. Ressler Explores How to Face the World Alone Post-Divorce or Loss

Attorney Jessica H. Ressler Explores How to Face the World Alone Post-Divorce or Loss

WHITE PLAINS, NY (PRWEB) JUNE 13, 2016 Matrimonial and family law attorney Jessica H. Ressler, of Westchester Matrimonial LLC, recently gave a standing-room-only presentation at a Morgan Stanley seminar series, sponsored by The Ruby...

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, Westchester Matrimonial Attorney Jessica H. Ressler Illustrates International Child-Custody Issues

Westchester Matrimonial Attorney Jessica H. Ressler Illustrates International Child-Custody Issues

In light of an October 26, 2015, Today Parents article about actress Kelly Rutherford’s international child-custody dispute, attorney Jessica H. Ressler, of Westchester Matrimonial LLC, discusses how to deal with child-custody cases when the...

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, The Catholic Church: New Initiative for Annulments

The Catholic Church: New Initiative for Annulments

One of the most basic tenets in Catholicism is the sacrament of marriage. In order for a marriage to be valid in the eyes of God, an authorized priest or deacon must marry Catholics...

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What Is Constructive Emancipation For Child Support In New York?

In New York, parents are obligated to pay basic child support and add-on expenses for their child until the child turns 21, unless the child is “emancipated” before the child turns 21. New York...

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