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on June 19, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Technology Changes the way Ex’s Communicate

Technology is constantly advancing, and with it, so are the ways we communicate.

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on June 18, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Choosing the Right Attorney

We’ve all seen the ads online or in the back of the classified section of the newspaper, advertising “Quick and Easy Divorces for a Low, Low Price!”,

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on June 17, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

More FAQ Regarding Divorce and Family Law

With a combined total of over 40 years of collaborative experience, the attorneys at Brian D. Perskin and Associates have handled thousands of divorce and family law cases.

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on June 11, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

New Trend Alert: Lifestyle Clauses

A new trend that is sweeping tinsel town allows couples to get everything, and I mean absolutely everything, in writing before they marry.

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on June 10, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Jane Lynch Divorcing Wife

Glee actress Jane Lynch has announced that she and Dr. Lara Embry, her wife of just over 3 years, are filing for divorce.

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on June 10, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Should I Get a Prenup?

During a segment regarding marriage and money on Fox & Friends last month, personal finance expert Dave Ramsey made a very incorrect statement when asked if a couple should create and sign a prenuptial agreement.

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on June 7, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Changing Your Name after Divorce

Some women find it therapeutic to return to their maiden name after divorce, a way to fully let go of the past and turn their focus to the new life that waits.

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on June 6, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Russian President Announces Divorce

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his wife Lyudmila have officially announced that they are divorced.

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on June 5, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Sealing Court Records in Celebrity Divorces

According to the case Globe Newspaper Co. v. Superior Court, the First and Sixth Amendments, as applied to the States by the Fourteenth Amendment, allows both the press and the public to have access to court documents and records.

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on May 31, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

A New Take on Alimony

A study conducted using United States Labor Force Statistics shows that just under 30% of women out earn their husbands annually.

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on May 31, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Divorce and Social Media

There is no doubt that social media and the internet consume our lives.

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on May 28, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Bad Economy Blamed for Lower Divorce Rates

As the economy dipped, so did divorce rates.

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on May 22, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Financial Advice for After Your Divorce

Congratulations! Your divorce is finally settled and you can leave behind the stress and anxiety that came with it.

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on May 22, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Jo Wood: Emerging from Divorce with a New Outlook on Life

Jo Wood spent 30 years being married to Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood, until he left her for a younger woman in 2008.

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on May 16, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

A Parent’s Guide for Handling Divorce

It can be easy for a person to get caught up in a divorce, especially a parent. A parent not only has to worry about their own stress, anxiety and frustrations, but also their child’s.

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on May 16, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

One Surprising Way to Mark the End of a Divorce

The finalization of a divorce can be met with a flurry of emotion, from sadness to relief.

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on May 15, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

The World’s Wackiest Reasons for Divorce

Couples file for divorce citing a variety of reasons, from serious offenses to kooky and absurd infractions.

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on May 13, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Divorce: Do You Really Need Court?

You and your spouse may not have agreed on much during your marriage, but surprisingly, the one thing you do agree on is a court free divorce.

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on May 10, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Helping Children Cope with Divorce

You and your spouse have decided to part ways.

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on May 9, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

How to Protect your Assets in a Divorce

One of the biggest issues people face in a divorce is figuring out how to best protect their assets.

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on May 3, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Is Marriage Dead?

Is marriage dead? According to New York writer Emma Johnson, the steady, high divorce rate in the U.S. and declining number of Americans who get married at all proves that it is. In her hit blog, Wealthy Single Mommy, Johnson proposes a new marriage model: a 10-year marriage contract.

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on April 30, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Man Avoids Court-Ordered Test by Shaving

New York man Roberto De Paz attempted to avoid a court-ordered hair-follicle test in a custody case by shaving his body hair.

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on April 24, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Social Media & Divorce

Eighty-one percent of all recent divorce cases have incorporated some type of evidence from a social media site when presenting their case, according to the American Association of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML).

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on April 22, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries Reach Divorce Settlement

Brooklyn Nets player Kris Humphries and Kim Kardashian finalized their divorce settlement on Friday, April 19th, finally dissolving their 72-day marriage.

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on April 19, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Recent Court Decisions in New York

Julissa A. v. Martin O., April 9, 2013- NY Family Court dismissed the mother’s petition for a modification of a child support order because she failed to prove that there was a substantial change in circumstances since the initial court proceeding in which the child support agreement was put into place.

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on April 17, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Unusual Adoption Case to go Before U.S. Supreme Court

An unusual adoption case, which exemplifies the complexity and significance of certain family law disputes, will go before the U.S. Supreme Court in June 2013.

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on April 15, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Delays in the Bronx Court System

On April 13th, the New York Times published an examination of the Bronx Court System, critiquing the courts for extensive delays which undermine the notion of the right to a speedy trial.

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on April 9, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Brooklyn Man Charged With Murdering Girlfriend

A 44-year-old man, Alex Santiago, was charged with stabbing a woman to death in Brooklyn after the woman, who is allegedly his girlfriend, was found dead in his apartment on April 6th.

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on April 1, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Fault vs. No-Fault Divorce

Before New York adopted a no-fault divorce policy in 2010, one party to a divorce would have to take fault, or essentially the blame, for the dissolution of their marriage, even when both sides agreed that divorce was necessary.

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on March 26, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Supreme Court Hearings on Same-Sex Marriage

This morning, Tuesday March 26, the U.S. Supreme Court began hearing two critical cases regarding whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry.





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