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  • What is a QDRO?

    If you are considering divorce, you are likely concerned about your financial state of affairs, especially regarding you and your spouse’s retirement plan. Perhaps one of the most important aspects of divorce, it is vital you do not forget to consider future pensions even if your divorce occurs years before you are ready to retire. If you do not ensure pensions or retirement funds are a part of ...
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  • Orders of Protection in Family Court

    If you are being abused by someone whom you are related or married to, you can apply for an order of protection in the family courts. In doing so, the abuser will not be able to commit certain acts against you, thus granting you a sense of security and safety against this person. Sometimes, violent situations arise, and you may need to obtain something in writing which ensures you and your family ...
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  • Adult Adoptions 101

    Adult Adoptions 101 In the state of New York, a person may choose to adopt someone over the age of 18 in order to grant them the same legal treatment a biological child would receive. Adult adoption may take place for a variety of reasons, like securing an inheritance, locking in legal rights, or acknowledging an existing parent-child relationship. The process can be exceedingly difficult, ...
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  • Same-Sex Marriage Adoptions in New York

    For families who cannot have children on their own, adoption is an option to help individuals start their family. In many cases, however, the adoption process is often long and stressful, even for the perfect couple. What happens when partners in a same-sex marriage want to adopt? What rights do they have and are there any restrictions? In New York, there are specific laws outlining the rights of ...
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  • Making a Case for Stepparent Adoption

    The role of a stepparent is beautiful and unique from any other family role. Biological parents do not get to choose their children, but stepparents do. Their deliberate choice makes their bond with their stepchildren wholly special—at the same time, stepparents are indistinguishable from birth parents in their daily responsibilities. They offer advice in tough times, provide help with school, ...
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  • Military Pension Division: A Simple Explanation

    Couples that include a service member often have unique concerns to deal with when it comes to the law and their marriage. This is especially true in divorce. Our New York military divorce attorney wants you to be informed about what you’re potentially entitled to during a divorce from a service member. Read below for more information. The Basics of Military Pension Division After 20 years of ...
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  • NYCLA Family Law & Child Welfare Committee Welcomes Cedeño & Team

    Attorneys Peter Cedeño , Anna Kaminsky Feldberg , and Belinda Arevalo of Peter L. Cedeño & Associates, P.C. were invited to join the New York County Lawyers’ Association (NYCLA): Family Law and Child Welfare Committee. All three agreed to the invitation and are officially part of the membership committee. Members of this particular committee will meet periodically to plan events within the NYCLA, ...
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  • Attorney Cedeño Selected to the 2016 List of New York Metro Super Lawyers

    The team at Peter L. Cedeño & Associates, P.C. is excited to announce that Attorney Cedeño has been selected for the 2016 list of New York Metro Super Lawyers ®. As one of the most trusted and respected names in the legal community, Super Lawyers recognizes the top attorneys across the nation in more than 70 different practice areas. To be considered, an attorney must demonstrate exceptional ...
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  • Importance of Obtaining a Statement of Net Worth Early in Divorce

    You can’t get through a divorce until you and your spouse fully consider asset distribution . In the state of New York, this means using equitable distribution to divvy out fair shares, not equal shares, of property, finances, savings, and so on. With this in mind, one of the first things you should do is get a copy of your statement of net worth and give it to the presiding judge. What is a ...
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  • Exclusive Use & Occupancy of the Marital Home

    Whether for better or for worse, married couples will often wait as long as they can before deciding to end their marriage. But filing divorce papers is often just the beginning of a lengthy divorce process that can take months if not years to be completed. Divorce does not always mean that one spouse will immediately pack their bags and leave, as oftentimes both spouses have contributed to the ...
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  • What is the Integrated Domestic Violence Court?

    An incident of domestic violence catches the attention of multiple courts as it violates multiple laws and regulations. Criminal, family, matrimonial, and civil courts will all need to hear about and handle a domestic violence case. There is clearly plenty of opportunity for errors, overlapping judgements, and stress in such a system. The abuser and the abused can find themselves in uncomfortable, ...
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  • Connect Online with Peter L. Cedeno & Associates, P.C.

    CONNECT WITH US ONLINE About Me Avvo Better Business Bureau (BBB®) Blogger Facebook Fav Star Flickr Foursquare Google+ Lawyers.com LinkedIn Martindale-Hubbell Muck Rack Pinterest Scoop It Storify Tumblr Twitter Word Press Yelp CONTACT PETER L. CEDEÑO & ASSOCIATES, P.C. Address: 111 Broadway, #706-B, New York, NY 10006 Phone: (212) 235-1382 Website: http://www.nyc-divorces.com ATTORNEY PETER CEDEÑO ...
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  • Soon To Be Ex-Spouses Breaking Property

    Divorces aren’t always amicable. Some of our clients ask us: What should I do if my soon to be ex takes retaliatory actions, such as destroying property we own or wasting money on large expenses? In today’s post, our New York City divorce lawyers provide insight on dealing with this type of situation. Remember, this isn’t legal guidance—this is general information to help you strategize your next ...
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  • Divorce Mediation: Yes, Avoiding Court IS Possible

    What is Divorce Mediation? Divorce Mediation involves a series of meetings where the two divorcing spouses and the attorneys of Peter L. Cedeno & Associates sit around a table and discuss everything involved in getting a divorce. During the mediation sessions, our office will help walk the couple through their divorce. We will inform them of all of the necessary items they must tackle in order to ...
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  • Forensic Experts in Child Custody Cases

    A child custody case is centered on the life of the child just as much as it is concerned with the lifestyles of the parents. In some ways, it could be argued that a child custody case is actually a parental control case. In order to get an accurate glimpse into family matters so intricately detailed and intentionally obscured, a forensic psychiatrist may be necessary. What is a Forensic ...
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