A Long Island judge has ordered a hearing to determine whether a diamond dealer who claimed to make $10,000 annually but agreed to a $45,000 divorce settlement actually had the financial resources to pay for his own counsel instead of relying on a court-appointed attorney.

Eyal Cohen told the court that he earned $10,000 a year as a diamond dealer and broker, lived rent-free in his parents’ Port Washington home and was given free office space by a colleague in return for referrals.

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