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Mothers: Family Court Deny You Custody of Your Child? Travel to Costa Rica.

Founding attorney Patricia Fersch has contributed another article to Forbes. Read it here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/patriciafersch/2020/08/26/mothers-family-court-deny-you-custody-of-your-child-travel-to-costa-rica/

Are Women More Likely to Lose Custody if They Claim Their Child has Been Sexually Abused by the Father?

Patricia Fersch’s latest Forbes article may be found by clicking on this link: https://www.forbes.com/sites/patriciafersch/2020/08/21/are-women-more-likely-to-lose-custody-if-they-claim-their-child-has-been-sexually-abused-by-the-father/#7f14c1055601    

Finding the Right Mentor Benefits the Mentee and the Mentor

Read the latest Forbes article by contributor Patricia Fersch by clicking on the following link: https://www.forbes.com/sites/patriciafersch/2020/08/06/finding-the-right-mentor-benefits-the-mentee-and-the-mentor/#12426ae36432    

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Divorce and Matrimonial

Can I Get Spousal Maintenance?

SHORT ANSWER: YES, if you qualify. Every divorce started in the State of New York, now requires a notice as follows: NOTICE OF GUIDELINE MAINTENANCE If your divorce was commenced on or after January 25, 2016, this Notice is required to be given to you by the Supreme Court of the county where your divorce was […]

Can I Lock My Spouse Out of the House?

SHORT ANSWER: NO Neither party can lock the other out of the marital home even if the marital home is the separate property of one of the spouses. A spouse can seek exclusive occupancy in a divorce action based upon the other spouse creating an environment in the home that renders it physically or emotionally […]