Technology Changes the way Ex’s Communicate
Technology is constantly advancing, and with it, so are the ways we communicate.
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!”,
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Russian President Announces Divorce
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his wife Lyudmila have officially announced that they are divorced.
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.
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.
Divorce and Social Media
There is no doubt that social media and the internet consume our lives.
Bad Economy Blamed for Lower Divorce Rates
As the economy dipped, so did divorce rates.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The World’s Wackiest Reasons for Divorce
Couples file for divorce citing a variety of reasons, from serious offenses to kooky and absurd infractions.
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.
Helping Children Cope with Divorce
You and your spouse have decided to part ways.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.