Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

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Credits on Divorce for Using Marital Funds for Separate Property Assets

Posted in Equitable Distribution
The August 21, 2013 decision of the Appellate Division, Second Department in Patete v. Rodriguez may have expanded the credits available to the non-titled spouse when marital funds are expended on a separate-property asset. When New York adopted its Equitable Distribution Law in 1980, courts were now longer bound by which spouse held title to… Continue Reading

Father Directed to Pay Orthodontist Directly; and Mother Entitled to Upward Modification

Posted in Child Support (C.S.S.A.), Modification-agreements-and-stipulations
In a February 13, 2013 decision. the Second Department in Braun v. Abenanti directed a father to pay his child’s orthodontist directly and also directed that the mother’s petition for an upward modification of child support be granted. Doing so, the Second Department reversed Family Court, Suffolk County Judge Richard Hoffmann, who in turn had denied the… Continue Reading