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Joey Michaels

Title: Attorney
Company: Jeffrey S. Schecter & Associates, P.C.
Location: Garden City, NY United States

Joey Michaels’ interest in law got piqued in college, where she was required to take a couple of required law classes. 239 more words

Legal Services

Understanding Marital Property in an Equitable Distribution State

Divorce is an issue that approximately one in three Americans will face in their lifetime.  When divorcing, you have to make a lot of one time financial/economic decisions that you cannot undo once the divorce is settled.   617 more words

I Won't Compromise.

A prospective client called and was quick to advise me of his preconditions to mediation. He said, “Before we even get started, I need you to know two things. 666 more words

The Mediation Process

Understanding the role of the “Paramour” in supportive relationships

Lots of my clients want to know if they can move in with their boyfriend or girlfriend or significant “other”.

My answer is… it “depends”. 384 more words

Why Rushing Your Divorce Can Give You Heartburn (And Cost You Money!)

“I want to be done with this! Why is this divorce taking so long?!” said every divorce client ever. While there is nothing wrong with a quick and friendly divorce, there are many times that rushing the legal process won’t help end your emotional pain. 685 more words

Marital Finances

What's in a name? Everything.

If you think you have something to complain about, listen what’s happening in Japan.  The highest court in Japan ruled that married women must use their husband’s married name and never be recognized by their birth name.  245 more words