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Oct2017
Business Insider shares How to know if your marriage will end in divorce, according to science Factors include:  Getting married in your teens or after age 32, Having a husband who doesn't work full-time, Not finishing high school, Showing contempt for your partner, Being overly affectionate as ... Read More
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28

Oct2017
Long Island Business News shares  Berkowitz: Prenuptial agreements can work for both partners Berkowitz:  Having your partner request that you sign a prenuptial agreement before marriage can often be a nerve-wracking and confusing experience.  Some people are offended by the mere concept and feelings can be ... Read More
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28

Oct2017
Law.com shares NY Appeals Panel Recognizes 'Presumption of Legitimacy' for Children of Same-Sex Marriages In a decision some gay-rights lawyers are calling a landmark, a state appeals court has recognized for the first time that New York state’s family law “presumption of legitimacy”—which says that a child ... Read More
separation

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Mar2012
A Separation Agreement is not something the Court grants. There is no application form. You cannot apply for one. However, you can obtain a judgment of separation and live separate and apart pursuant to the judgment.
marriageequalityact

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Mar2012
On June 24, 2011, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed into law the Marriage Equality Act. Any couple that meets current requirements for getting married in New York State is eligible to marry regardless of sex.

26

Sep2009
An order of protection is a court order that is designed to stop violent and/or harassing behavior and to protect you and your children from an abuser. An order of protection can also force an abuser to stay away from you and your children and to have no ... Read More

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Sep2009
The New York Health Care Proxy Law allows you to appoint someone you trust - for example, a family member or close friend - to make health care decisions for you if you lose the ability to make decisions yourself.