Your Ultimate Divorce Strategy – The Beginning
If you have made the decision to get a divorce and go through the process involved, it is time to get take the emotions out of the equation and get a winning strategy in place.
Relocation- It can Happen!
The appellate division recently made new law.
Helping Children Cope With Divorce Part 2
This is the second part to the series about helping children cope with divorce and what parents can do to make the transition and difficult period easier for kids to get through.
Helping Children Cope With Divorce Part 1
Quite often it is the children that bear the burden of a divorce.
Top 12 Ways to Avoid a Costly Divorce – Part 2
Make sure that you get all your information, documents and financial records in order.
Top 12 Ways to Avoid a Costly Divorce – Part 1 of 2
Going through the divorce process is a difficult, emotional and expensive time for both parties.
Client Attorney Privilege Not Waived after Husband’s Email Carelessness
In a recent divorce case, Parnes v. Parnes, 80 A.D.3d 948, 915 N.Y.S.2d 345, 2011 Slip Op. 00136 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. App. Div. 3rd Dept. 2011), it was held that a husband’s carelessness with his email password did not waive attorney-client privilege.
Economic Recovery Boosts Divorce Rates
During times of recession, people fear for their jobs and financial security and are thus less inclined to go through expensive divorce proceedings and split assets.
9 Most Famous Divorce Case Payouts with No Prenup
Celebrity marriages are notorious for breaking down quickly and would explain why many celebrity lawyers draw up iron clad prenuptial agreements before the happy couples take their vows.
A Royal Prenuptial is a No Brainer
This week’s Royal wedding has brought up speculation about whether the soon to be married Kate Middleton and Prince William will be signing a Prenuptial Agreement.
NYC Divorce – Why Social Media Can Be Detrimental to Your Case
Social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Blogs has become fertile ground for evidence to be used in a NYC divorce case.
New York Prenuptial Myths vs. the Facts
Prenuptial agreements have always been looked upon with fear and controversy, with the assumption that there is a lack of trust in the relationship or that they will favor one party over the other.
What We Can Learn From CNBC’s Divorce Wars
The latest CNBC show divorce wars that aired last week can provide us all with many valuable lessons about the rules of divorce that now apply to the 1 million marriages that are dissolved in the US this year.
Latest Court Ruling – There is No Defense against New York’s No Fault Divorce Action
Last year New York was one of the last states to introduce no fault as a ground for divorce.
5 Reasons You Should Get a New York Prenuptial Agreement
A New York prenuptial agreement is a settlement that is reached between couples who have decided to get married.
The Facts about New York State No Fault Divorce
Governor David A. Paterson signed the New York state no fault divorce on October 12, 2010.
Why You Need a Seasoned Divorce Lawyer in New York City
The legal battle you have to go through in a divorce can be an emotional roller-coaster ride for you, your spouse and your children.
Can I Modify a Custody Agreement?
The parties were divorced by a judgment of this Court dated July 21, 2008, approximately fifteen (15) months prior to the institution of this post judgment litigation.
Revealed: Top 10 Celebrity Divorce Settlements
Celebrity divorce lawyers are everywhere but the truth is that you really have to look beyond the headlines to get the exceptional ones from the crowd.
New Reality Show Exposes Messy High Net worth Divorce Cases
A new reality show, Divorce Wars airing on March 29 th, is exposing the realities of high net worth divorces, exploring the battlefield of divorce and the techniques used to win the divorce war.
Getting a Divorce on your iPhone?
Technology makes advances in the matrimonial field as divorce and the iPhone tie the knot.
No Fault Divorce is Moving Forward
New York State has moved closer to enacting the no fault divorce law by overcoming the hurdle of passing in the Senate.
Evidence is Everything in Mental Illness Case
A mother who had been charged with being mentally ill (as defined in Social Services Law §384-b) has, through her counsel, argued that an expert medical report made by a physician from the opposition should be stricken, as it relies on inadmissible evidence.
Irreconcilable Differences Nearing Reconciliation in New York
For the past twenty-five years, New York has been the only state in the country without a no-fault–irreconcilable differences–divorce.
Is Virtual Visitation an Option?
The issue of virtual visitation has entered the realm of custody rights and may have an effect on visitation arrangements.
A New Concept of Relocation
IN THE BELOW DECISION IN NEW YORK COUNTY FAMILY COURT, JUDGE LORI S. SATTLER DECIDED IN A POST-DIVORCE HEARING THAT A SHORT MOVE FROM MANHATTAN TO SCARSDALE WAS NOT IN THE BEST INTEREST OF A CHILD.
The Evolution of Custody
The concept of custody is unsettled in New York family law.
Battles Abroad and at Home
When a member of our Armed Forces is deployed overseas it creates a heavy burden both for the particular soldier, sailor, airman or marine, and for those they care for.
Enhanced Earnings, Enhanced Confusion
Sorry for the delay in between posts, I will be updating this blog more consistently in the future.
Child Custody: What you should Know
In child custody and visitation cases there are several factors the courts will use to determine what is in “the best interests of the child”.