16 Things I’ve Learned in 16 Years of Practice

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Anniversaries take on new meanings when you are a divorce lawyer. To me, one of the proudest accomplishments in my career was going back to school to obtain my bachelors degree and then my law degree while raising my daughter as a sole custodial parent and earning a living all at the same time. I became a licensed attorney on January 27, 1999. 

Since then, and before on my radio show, I have counseled thousands of people through some of the most perilous and emotionally trying times of their lives, helping them to move forward toward freedom from unsatisfying marital binds, and at times how to turn things around and make it work without divorce. Read more

Child Support Nightmare

CHILD SUPPORT NIGHTMARE

by: Mace H. Greenfield

The June 2002 article in Newsday, “Child Support Case Painful, Complex,” is indicative of the blunders regularly found in child support cases in Family Court. Based on the information in that article only, it is important to know the following: At the time of the parties’ divorce, the father had already lost his job as a police officer, and was under a therapist’s care. In the divorce, the parties agreed to child support to be set at $50.00 per week. Read more