A Step-by-Step Guide for Changing Your Name After Divorce in NYC

There are two kinds of people in the world: those who wish to change their name after divorce, and those who don’t. Some women find it therapeutic to return to their maiden name, while others, well, they could care less. Follow these instructions...


Moving On After Divorce

Let’s be honest: divorce hurts. You are mourning the loss of a relationship, a way of living, and reentering the world as a single person. It’s scary, and you may not know what to do, or how to cope after your case is finalized. Read on for tips...


The 4 Cardinal Rules of Co-Parenting

A divorce involving children can be an incredibly difficult experience, especially when it comes to learning how to co-parent effectively. You will need to go through some trials and errors when figuring out what approach works best for your family....


What Can I Do If My Child Refuses Visitation?

As a custodial parent, one of your primary goals is to promote a healthy and active relationship between your child and your ex-spouse. Abiding by a court ordered, or otherwise agreed upon, visitation schedule is a great way to accomplish this goal....


Modifying Court Orders in NYC

Divorce and family law disputes don’t always end once a judgement or order has been issued from the court. Post-judgment divorce issues are common amongst recent litigants, as well as requests for modifications of final orders of custody,...


Child Support and Summer Camp

New York State requires a non-custodial parent to help with child rearing costs during, and after, a divorce or child custody action. This is known as child support. Child support is intended to help cover a child’s basic needs, as well as...


Commemorating Your Divorce

Life’s milestones deserve to be celebrated and commemorated. The end of your divorce is no exception. Whether your case was short and uncontested, or a long and stressful contested action, it is important to mark the occasion. But, what form of...


Learn to Thrive After Divorce

Divorce can be a long process, full of twists, turns, and unexpected roadblocks. It can be hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel if you’re in the midst of a never-ending divorce battle, but it will eventually end. While you will emerge...


Divorced Moms on Mother's Day

Mother’s Day can be difficult for divorced parents, especially mothers. Our society places a heavy emphasis on family, togetherness, and love on Mother’s Day, but a looming sense of anxiety or sadness may be present for newly divorced parents....


Would Your Child Benefit from Therapy?

Divorce effects children differently. Some children are able to cope fairly well with their parent’s separation, especially if they are parting ways amicably. Highly contested matters, on the other hand, can be detrimental to a child’s well-being...