The Benefit of Prenuptial Agreements
The prenuptial agreement’s popularity is on the rise, and for good reason.
Mothers’ Rights in New York Divorce
Primary child custody has historically been awarded to mothers in divorce cases due to “maternal preference,” or the notion that mothers raised children best, not fathers.
Filing First: Getting a Head Start in the NY Divorce Race
If you’re considering divorce, then it is highly recommended that you don’t wait for your spouse to make the first move.
Attorney Perskin Lends Insight in Reuters Article on Divorce Apps
Attorney Brian Perskin was recently consulted in new Reuters piece describing the growing role of expense and budgeting apps in the life of newly divorced couples.
Child Custody and Support in New York State
Child custody and child support are two of the primary parts of New York divorce cases involving children.
Determining Paternity in New York City
Paternity disputes and DNA tests have been portrayed as a joke by television shows like Maury, when in reality, they play a pivotal role in child custody and support cases throughout the United States.
How Can I Rebuild my Credit After Divorce?
As previously discussed, contested divorces can have the potential to ruin a party’s credit score due to litigation costs, becoming a single income household, and new financial obligations such as child support and maintenance payments.
How Long Does it Take to Get Divorced in NYC?
If you’re new to the divorce process, then you undoubtedly have a plethora of questions surrounding the ins and outs of matrimonial and family law in New York State.
What to Anticipate During Tough Custody Battles
Regardless of how good intentions between parties may be at the start of a child custody action, there is always the possibility of emotions turning sour, minds being changed, or other unexpected circumstances (such as the emergency relocation of one party) that will impact the proceedings.
The Real Gift Children of Divorce Want This Christmas
Despite what the songs may say, the holiday season might not be the most wonderful time of the year if you’re going through a divorce.
Divorce and Visitation with an Abusive Spouse
Domestic violence is a major issue that plagues unhealthy relationships, and in extreme circumstances, can even become life threatening.
Alternative Parenting Arrangements during Divorce
Parents who opt for an amicable divorce over a contested litigated battle will often research alternative parenting and custody arrangements to help their children transition and process the divorce better.
Coping With Divorce During The Holiday Season
The holiday season, typically a joyous time of the year, can be hard on those going through divorce, especially families with children.
Mobile DNA Testing Comes to New York City
Last week, CBS reported on the arrival of the ” Who’s Your Daddy?” mobile DNA testing truck to the Big Apple.
$995 MILLION Divorce Settlement Shatters US Records
Divorce doesn’t always come cheap, especially if you’re one of the wealthiest oil tycoons in the country.
Get Help for Domestic Violence NOW
A news report is surfacing of a woman, a victim of repeated domestic abuse, who stealthily called 911 for help while her attacker was still in the home.
Supernatural Creature Denied Alimony from Human Husband
A woman in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is now facing a post-divorce life without alimony after the Appeals Court in Dubai ruled that her husband was not required to pay her a sum of about $11,000 US in spousal support.
Becoming a Divorced SINGLE Parent
Typically, divorce professionals and therapists will recommend couple’s actively participate in co-parenting their children after they decide to end their marriage.
Divorce Fever Hits Hollywood
Divorce has swept through Hollywood over the last month, and celebrities from all sides of the entertainment business are feeling the blow of their marriages ending.
Protecting Your Credit During (and After) a Divorce
Divorce can lead to a slew of financial dilemmas, which can negatively affect your credit score.
International Flight Diverted Due to Custody Dispute
An unidentified woman is being accused of kidnapping after she took her child from its father during a heated custody dispute.
Handling College Tuition Obligations During Divorce
Regardless of whether your children are young, just starting high school, or embarking on their collegiate journey, the subject of college tuition needs to be addressed in New York divorce cases.
Chinese District Puts Cap on Divorce Filings
In a drastic attempt to preserve the sanctity of marriage, a city district in China is limiting the number of divorce filings to 15 per day.
Divorce and Co-Parenting During The School Year
Making the transition from summertime fun to a regimented school schedule can be difficult for both children and parents, especially if the parents are divorced.
Divorce and Estate Planning in New York State
Here at Brian D. Perskin & Associates, P.C., we are very big supporters of modifying your estate plans and details of your last will and testament after a divorce is finalized.
Divorces Involving Invalid Prenuptial Agreements
Prenuptial agreements are legally binding documents signed by a couple before their marriage that details their separate property (including investment and other financial accounts), and outlines how potential joint assets will be divided in the event of a divorce, as well as addressing the issue of alimony.
Sherri Shepherd’s Child Custody Victory
Sherri Shepherd is having one heck of a year. Recently fired from her co-host position on The View and in the midst of a divorce and two child custody battles, she can sure use some good news.
Attorney Perskin Named to The National Advocates: Top 100 Lawyers
Brian D. Perskin & Associates P.C. is proud to announce that Attorney Perskin has earned the significant achievement of being selected as one of The National Advocates.
Post-Nuptial Agreements and Stay-at-Home Parents
People choose to become stay at home parents for many different reasons, which can include the birth of a child, sudden unemployment, or rising costs in childcare and nanny services.
What Happens if I Can’t Afford my Legal Fees?
Reports are surfacing regarding George Zimmerman’s financial standing amid his current divorce action against his wife, Shellie Zimmerman.