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A forum for discussion of the legal and practical matters of getting divorced in Upstate New York.

An Exploration of Child Custody Matters

Today I am starting a series of posts about child custody matters.  Custody matter are among my least favorite domestic relations matters.  When custody is litigated, the children always lose.  As a parent I find this unfortunate.  As a professional,

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A Closer Look at New York’s New Maintenance Law – Part 2: Applying New York’s New Temporary Maintenance Law

This is the second in a series of articles about New York’s new maintenance law.  So far we have discussed that New York’s new temporary maintenance law has two variations, which depend on whether or the payor will be paying

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A Closer Look at New York’s New Maintenance Law – Part 1

New York State’s New Maintenance Law changes the way courts must address temporary and post-divorce maintenance.  This may be the most important development in New York domestic relations law in many years.  This series of articles will examine the new

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The Rights of Children

When discussing custody of children, the first consideration always should be the child or children.  Too often the adults make themselves and their conflict, pride and dysfunction, the main considerations and driving forces in custody cases.  This usually results in

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More on New York’s New Maintenance Law

Significant revisions to New York’s maintenance laws start taking effect this month.  These revisions affect how courts will calculate temporary and post-divorce maintenance.  They may have a major impact on New York divorces. New York’s new maintenance law is the

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New York’s New Maintenance Law

Our illustrious Governor has signed the new maintenance law this past Friday.  The new Temporary Maintenance provisions included in this law will go into effect on October 25, 2015.  The balance of the law, including a new post-divorce maintenance formula,

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Anthony Buono is among the leading domestic relations attorneys in the Capital District. His practice now is concentrated in domestic relations matters, including divorce and custody matters.

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