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Should I Hire Male Or Female Divorce Lawyer? Divorce Lawyers In Brooklyn Answer.

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Does gender matter when choosing a New York matrimonial or family law attorney? Kleyman Law Firm Divorce Lawyers In Brooklyn and Manhattan offer their opinion.  Though the gender of your attorney ultimately makes little difference--in the courtroom or the boardroom--the fact remains that gender plays a role in the attorney-client relationship. The role it plays, however, is largely subjective, and will most likely vary based on the individual client. Divorce lawyers in Brooklyn will tell you that you will find a pretty good balance of male and female attorneys practicing in Kings County. This was not always the case. For many years,...

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Do Courts Favor Mom Over Dad In Divorce – Divorce Lawyers In New York Weigh In.

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The Gender-Based Custody Myth: Divorce Lawyers In New York Debunking the Misconception that Courts Invariably Award Custody to the Mother I see many clients that ask me about a common misconception that mothers (rather than fathers) will automatically be awarded custody of a child (or children) in a family or matrimonial court action.  In actuality, however, judges base their decision on a wide range of factors which have, over the years, consistently proven to be good indicators of the “best interests” of the child or children – none of which include the gender of the parent. Experienced divorce lawyers in New York will tell...

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Best Divorce Lawyers In NYC? Read This First.

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If you look for a New York divorce lawyer online, you will find many different attorney ads and websites that will plainly tell you that they are the "best divorce lawyers in NYC", "top divorce attorneys in NY" or any other bolstering language to make you click on their site and call them. But you are not a dummy. You are not going to think that just because someone tells you that they are "the best divorce lawyers in NYC", it really means that they are. No. If you are serious about finding the best divorce attorney for your case, you are going...

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Thanksgiving and divorce: Tips from a NY divorce lawyer

[mkd_separator class_name="" type="normal" position="center" color="" border_style="" width="" thickness="" top_margin="" bottom_margin=""]Whatever you do, try not to turn Thanksgiving, into Pittygetting. - Val Kleyman, Esq., New York Divorce Lawyer[mkd_separator class_name="" type="normal" position="center" color="" border_style="" width="" thickness="" top_margin="" bottom_margin=""] Thanksgiving is a great holiday. It's all about family and sharing a meal together with the people you love. But what happens when you are in the middle of a divorce? The giant elephant in the room can't be ignored, even if you stuff yourself to death with food and distract yourself with side conversations. You are reminded on this day that something in your life is...

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Where Does Divorce Start? Val Kleyman, Esq., Divorce Attorney In NY Explains

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One of the most common questions I'm asked as a divorce attorney in NY during consultations is where does one start the process of divorce. I proceed to tell my clients about filing and service of Summons & Complaint, which is the official beginning of a divorce in court. But the truth is that the process of divorce starts long before this step, and even way before a person is consulting a divorce attorney. It starts with one spouse making a clear decision that their relationship and partnership with the other spouse has come to an end. If this decision is not reached or...

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Holidays During Your Divorce – A Note From A Divorce Lawyer In New York

I’ve practiced divorce and family law for years. When holidays come around, being a divorce lawyer in New York is no easy business.  I’ve heard many people describe the Thanksgiving, Christmas, birthday and wedding ceremonies they’ve had to attend without the ex-spouse who used to be at their side during these events.  They tell me how painful it feels to keep explaining why they’re not with their husband-or-wife -- or, even worse, to be without a companion when the ex-spouse shows up with a new partner. New York can be such a great place to be for the holidays, but that...

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