18 Year Old NJ Girl Sues Parents for Child Support
A strange family court case out of New Jersey is making headlines across the country, as news outlets are rushing to report on an unemancipated teenage girl who is suing her parents for child support.
Washington Man Forges Divorce Documents, Faces Jail Time
According to a recent report in the Whidbey News-Times, an Oak Harbor man tried to get a divorce by falsifying divorce documents with the court.
Grey Divorce in Hollywood
As discussed in a recent NearSay blog post, the percentage of divorces involving baby boomers is steadily on the rise.
Divorce by Default in New York State
In an ideal world, every divorce would proceed without incident and would lead to an amicable split between spouses.
Same Sex Couple Adoption Woes
Late last week, a judge in Brooklyn ruled that a woman was not allowed to legally adopt her wife’s biological child.
Can Your Kids Benefit From a Divorce?
Deciding to get a divorce is never easy, especially when children are involved.
What the Heck is a Statement of Net Worth?!
A Statement of Net Worth is used in every contested divorce case to help outline current or expected finances.
Money Saving Divorce Tips from Brian D. Perskin & Associates
Everyone has heard the ill-informed notion that a divorce will cost you an arm and a leg.
Depending on Children During Divorce
A divorce can be taxing, and while it can be convenient to turn to your children for support, you should make it a point to use someone else as a shoulder to cry on.
Common Divorce Misconceptions
January, to many lawyers, is referred to as “Divorce Month” based on the high average of new clients and filings during the first month of the new year.
Spitzer to Divorce
Former New York Governor Elliot Spitzer and his wife, Silda Wall Spitzer, announced their intention to divorce earlier this week.
Frequently Used Court Terms
The contested divorce process can be stressful and confusing.
Broadway Stars Choose Separation
Broadway and Hollywood stars Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs announced yesterday, through their representatives, that they were planning on separating after a decade long marriage.
Same Sex Divorce Struggles
Marriage equality is a hot button issue in the United States, with state governments continually granting homosexual couples the right to marry.
But Who Gets The Dog?
New York City residents are, without a doubt, pet people.
How to Handle Unwanted Divorce Advice
Chances are, immediately after you announce your divorce, you will be on the receiving end of a slew of continuous advice from family and friends.
Should You Get Divorced During the Holiday Season?
The decision to divorce your spouse is a big one, especially during this time of year.
Rupert Murdoch Finalizes Third Divorce
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch and his wife, Wendi Deng Murdoch, finalized their five month long divorce today, by admitting in New York County Supreme Court that they had reached an agreeable settlement.
Law Guardians: An Advocate for Your Child
If you are going through a divorce and have children with your spouse, then chances are you will deal with a law guardian.
Invalid Prenuptial Agreements
Matrimonial attorneys will be the first people to stress the importance of a prenuptial agreement.
The Model Divorce for Parents
Earlier last week, actor Orlando Bloom and supermodel Miranda Kerr announced that they would be ending their 3-year marriage.
The Rise in a Prenupt’s Popularity
Last week, entertainment powerhouses Kanye West and Kim Kardashian announced their engagement.
Don’t Stay Together for the Kids!
Divorce has only become socially acceptable within the past few decades.
Does Your Child Need Therapy?
Last week we discussed the importance of men seeking professional help to aide in coping with divorce.
The Toll Divorce Takes on Your Health
Divorce can be stressful, and it comes as no surprise that men and women handle and cope with the process differently.
As previously discussed, grey divorces are a rising trend in the divorce world.
So, You Want to Relocate
Whether you are in the midst of a divorce or family court battle, or a judgment has already been issued concerning your case, relocating with a child can be difficult if there is a court order in place concerning custody or visitation.
The Best Divorce and Family Law Attorney in NYC!
Another award for client satisfaction! We want to thank our clients, both past and present, for your kind words and support.
George Zimmerman is Facing a Divorce
Last week it was announced that Shellie Zimmerman, wife to George Zimmerman, had filed for divorce in Florida.
The Smart Strategy that Benefits Your Kids
There are many issues that need to be addressed while you’re getting divorced, and the list only grows when there are children involved.