Blog Posts in January, 2013

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  • A Closer Look at Eiges & Orgel PLLC

    Posted By Eiges & Orgel, PLLC || 25-Jan-2013

    When you are considering divorce, you need a devoted and knowledgeable lawyer on your side. This is a highly emotional and difficult process, and you will want a supporter and helpful, caring attorney there to walk you through the legal aspects of this process. Whether you have been considering divorce for a long time, you are just starting to work through the process, you have been divorced and ...
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  • Changing an Infant's Surname-Use the Best Interest of the Child Standard

    Posted By Ken Eiges || 22-Jan-2013

    Civil Rights Law §63, allows an infant's name to be changed if there is no reasonable objection to the proposed name and that the change will substantially promote the best interest of the child. When deciding if a noncustodial parent's objection to the name change is reasonable a court will ask if the parent's concerns have to do with the best interest of the child or for some ...
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  • Relocation of a Child by a Custodial Parent

    Posted By Ken Eiges || 17-Jan-2013

    In New York, when courts decide family issues concerning children, they will turn to the "Best Interest of the Child" Standard. In deciding whether to grant a custodial parent's request to relocate with their child(ren), New York Courts will balance several factors in deciding if the relocation will be in the best interest of the child(ren). The leading case, Tropea v. Tropea, 81 ...
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  • Four Reasons to get a Prenuptial Agreement

    Posted By Eiges & Orgel, PLLC || 10-Jan-2013

    Many couples are reticent to talk about prenuptial agreements. However, divorce is a prevalent reality in the United States and talking to your partner about prenuptial agreements is a simple way to build openness and honesty in your relationship. Here are four common reasons that couples establish prenuptial agreements: This isn't your first marriage. If you are remarrying, you probably have ...
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