What is the Hague Convention?

Last week, we briefly mentioned the Hague Convention while discussing traveling with children during divorce. Besides being a very complex area of law, what exactly is the Hague Convention, and how can it help protect your children? An Introduction...


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...


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....