Traveling with Children during Divorce

Traveling with kids is no walk in the park, but traveling with children during divorce can often present extra hurdles. There is a lot to do before you take off, including obtaining a passport, getting permission, and confirming an itinerary with...


Legal Custody in New York

Many people don’t realize that there are two forms of child custody in New York: Legal Custody and Physical Custody. Knowing the difference between the two is crucial if you are a litigant in a child custody case. Today, we will focus our...


Co-Parenting Tips For The Holiday Season

The 2016 holiday season is officially here. While usually a chaotic (but joyous!) time, the holidays can bring about additional challenges for divorced couples as they try to figure out how to juggle co-parenting responsibilities during this festive...


What Makes Military Divorce Different

For the most part, the divorce process for members of the military is no different than it is for civilians. There are still the questions of child custody, alimony, and asset division to sort through, and you will still file the same way. There are,...


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....


Child Abuse v. Child Neglect in New York

Child abuse and neglect are two of the most serious and concerning types of cases currently plaguing the Family Court system. Instances of neglect and abuse can have a lasting impact on children, often resulting in mental, emotional, and behavioral...


Divorce and Family Law Misunderstandings

Initiating a divorce or family court matter can be intimidating and confusing, especially when there are many misconceptions surrounding the process. At Brian D. Perskin & Associates P.C., we strive to make legal actions easier and less stressful...


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...