Infidelity and Divorce in NYC
Infidelity is often cited as the reason why a marriage ends in divorce, as the trust between spouses is no longer present.
Telling Your Children About Divorce
After much deliberation, you and your spouse have decided to proceed with divorce.
How is Child Custody Determined in New York?
Agreeing on a child custody plan is one of the hardest components of divorce.
New Spousal Maintenance Laws Coming into Effect This Month
After years of effort from lawmakers and advocates, the state of New York has finally passed comprehensive maintenance (or alimony) reform.
Brian D. Perskin & Associates Now Offers Saturday Consultations!
Great news! In response to a growing demand, the family law firm of Brian D. Perskin & Associates P.C. now offers Saturday consultations!
Ignoring the Peanut Gallery during Divorce
Divorce can be a tumultuous and life-altering experience.
An Introduction to Child Custody in New York
Trying to navigate a New York City Family Court while pursuing a child custody case can be daunting, especially for parties who have no prior experience with this type of legal matter.
Domestic Abuse Can Determine Child Custody
Domestic violence is a very serious matter that can play a pivotal role in divorce and child custody proceedings in New York State.
Grey Divorce: The Next Big Baby Boomer Trend?
Baby boomers have been at the forefront of many social, economic, and cultural movements throughout the past few decades.
Pope Francis Announces New, Streamlined Annulments for Catholics
For some people, divorce isn’t just an emotional and financial hardship, it’s a spiritual one.
Infographic Helps Parents Visualize the Effect of Divorce on Kids
Did you know that there is an average of 6 to 7 divorces per 1,000 people in New York State?
Co-Parenting Goes High-Tech
Technology plays an ever-expanding role in our lives, especially in our communication and relationships.
Effective Co-Parenting for Families of Divorce
Parents who are in the beginning stages of ending their relationship should strive to have an amicable, child centered divorce.
Back to School Season and Divorced Families
Back to school season can be challenging for parents whose children are still in full time summer mode.
A Guide to Divorce by Publication in New York
It can be difficult to divorce a missing spouse, especially in cases of abandonment, but it is not impossible.
Social Media Rules for Divorce
Social media is becoming an increasingly popular component of divorce cases across the globe.
Marital Debt in New York Divorce
We have previously discussed the division of assets in New York divorce.
What is an Enhanced Earnings Capacity?
Equitable distribution, or the division of assets, is a major component of most New York divorce actions.
Dividing Assets in New York Divorce
New York divorce cases can be complex.
Marriage Equality = Divorce Equality
The U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark decision in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges that makes same sex marriage legal across the country.
Can a Pet Help You Cope with Divorce?
Divorce can be a traumatic and heartbreaking experience for all involved.
Prenuptial Agreements during Divorce Actions
Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements are receiving praise from matrimonial attorneys throughout New York because of the security they provide married couples in the event of divorce.
New Developments in Billion Dollar Divorce Case
Last year, reports surfaced that a record shattering divorce settlement had been reached in a 6 yearlong battle.
Steps to Take After Being Served with Divorce Papers
Being served with divorce papers can stir up a variety of emotions, especially if you were not aware that your spouse wanted to end your marriage.
Important Information Regarding Divorce Consultations
Consulting with an experienced family law attorney will be beneficial to your divorce case.
Protecting Your Business During Divorce
High net worth divorce cases involve assets of significant value, which can include business ownerships or partnerships.
Infidelity Clauses in Prenuptial Agreements
The popularity of prenuptial agreements is on the rise.
How Do Prenuptial Agreements Affect Engagement Ring Laws?
An engagement ring is often the most expensive gift a woman will receive and one of the most meaningful.
Animal Custody in New York City Divorce
According to a 2014 study from the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), attorneys across the country have noticed a sizeable increase in the number of pet custody cases over the past five years.
Timeline for Divorce in New York City
The family law firm of Brian D. Perskin & Associates, P.C. has been representing New York City residents in divorce cases since 1990. One of the most common questions our clients have is “How long will it take to get divorced?”