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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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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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What Is The New York Child Relocation Law?

Custodial parents who want to relocate with their child/children may find it difficult to do so, especially if there is a provision in an Agreement or Court Order preventing the parent from moving with...

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Who Claims The Dependency Exemption On The Tax Return?

Who Gets The Dependency Exemption On The Tax Return? As parents negotiate child custody and support agreements they are faced with many decisions. The biggest decisions usually revolve around custody, visitation, and child support,...

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An Introduction To Custody Forensic Evaluations

If you’re in the middle of a child custody case and have been ordered to participate in a forensic evaluation you probably have a lot of questions about the process. You may even be...

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What Is A Parenting Plan?

During divorce proceedings, most parents have their children’s welfare at the forefront of their minds, but sometimes the emotions involved in divorce cases make it hard for parents to think objectively about the day-to-day...

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Considerations For Divorcing Parents With Special Needs Children

Every child is different. Every family is different. Westchester Matrimonial attorneys are experienced in advocating on behalf of parents and children with special needs. No matter what your child’s and family’s needs, an experienced...

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Different Types Of Child Custody

Child Custody or guardianship varies from state to state, and of course every case is different, but it is helpful to understand the different types of child custody and the general scenarios that couples...

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What Are A Father’s Parental Rights Following A Divorce?

Now more than ever Fathers involved in divorce proceedings are fighting and winning cases regarding parental rights, custody, and child support. It is important to note that whether you are a man or a...

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