5 Tips for Winning a Contested Divorce

Contested divorce actions are the polar opposite of their uncontested counterparts. In contested cases, litigants are unable to reach common ground regarding their divorce. This means they don’t agree on the grounds for divorce, can’t reach an...


5 Things You Should Do Before Filing For Divorce

Deciding to file for divorce is a big deal. The thought has probably been floating around in your head for a while, and you have most likely spent a great deal of time really weighing your options. Before filing for divorce, follow these 5 tips from...


Top 7 Divorce Fails

When you are served with divorce papers, there are a few decisions that you are going to have to work out quickly…How will you respond to the accusations in the lawsuit? How will you cope with the possible shame of being divorced? What is the...


Is Your Divorce Lawyer Ruining Your Case?

New York City lawyers are a dime a dozen. They’re not created equal, and some are better than others. How can you tell if your divorce lawyer sucks? Here are the top 10 signs your attorney probably isn’t the best person to handle your divorce or...


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...


How to Tell Others About Your Divorce

The divorce process can be difficult and confusing, and determining how to break the news to loved ones can be burdensome. Should you do it in person, over the phone, or send an e-mail? What about posting on social media? How you decide to inform...


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....


Cost Effective Divorce Strategies

“Marriage is grand. Divorce is about Twenty Grand.” - Jay Leno Let’s face it: divorce can be expensive. Contested cases, as well as grey divorces, often lend themselves to higher legal fees that can result in financial hardships for both...


Attorney Evan Seckular Selected for 2016 Super Lawyers Rising Stars List

Brian D. Perskin & Associates P.C. is proud to announce that Attorney Evan S. Seckular has been honored by Super Lawyers this year! For his outstanding work in the matrimonial and family law arena, he has been selected for the 2016 New York Super...