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on November 21, 2018 / by Brian Perskin

Bird’s Nest Co-Parenting in New York Divorce Cases

A number of divorced parents are drifting away from traditional custody and co-parenting arrangements. Instead, they are opting for alternative parenting methods. One non-traditional form of co-parenting is referred to as the Bird’s Nest method. What is bird’s nest co-parenting, and is it right for your family? What is Bird’s Nest Co-Parenting? Bird’s nest co-parenting … Read more

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on August 28, 2018 / by Brian Perskin

Best Practices When Preparing for a Child Custody Evaluation

Having to fight for the custody of your child is a horrifying experience that no parent ever wants to face. If you find yourself in this daunting situation, however, it is critical that you know what you are up against. Here is our useful guide for preparing for a child custody evaluation. What Is A … Read more

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on July 11, 2018 / by Brian Perskin

Why Moving Out during Divorce is a Big Mistake

There are many divorce myths floating around the internet. Does the mother automatically get custody of the kids? Will the husband be forced to pay alimony? The biggest, and definitely one of the most harmful, involves moving out of the marital home during divorce. Read on to learn why moving out is one of the … Read more

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on June 11, 2018 / by Brian Perskin

What You Need To Know About Your Lawyer During A Custody Battle

If you’re involved in a custody battle, and your lawyer is failing to advocate for your needs and rights as a parent, it may be time to seek other legal arrangements. At Brian D. Perskin & Associates, we have experience with custody battles of all kinds – and we fight aggressively for your parental rights. … Read more

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on March 30, 2018 / by Brian Perskin

Are You Staying Together for the Kids?

Divorce is scary. It’s an upheaval. The fear of the unknown can often prevent couples from taking those crucial first steps. Many parents will forego filing for a divorce, believing that staying married is the best option for their children. Contrary to popular belief, staying together for the kids isn’t always the right answer. Reasons … Read more

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on March 29, 2018 / by Brian Perskin

Military Divorce in New York

Being a member of the military is tough. It can take you away from your family, and makes communicating with your loved ones difficult. As honorable as it is to serve in the military, it can put a strain on your marriage. Military divorce has some unique obstacles, but the right law firm can make … Read more

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on March 21, 2018 / by Brian Perskin

Top Co-Parenting Apps for Divorced Parents

Parenting is challenging enough on its own, but trying to do it in the midst of a divorce is another beast altogether. Learning how to juggle co-parenting responsibilities while dealing with the turmoil of a divorce can cause a lot of uncertainty and stress for the parents and children. Thankfully, co-parenting has gone high tech. … Read more

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on January 11, 2018 / by Brian Perskin

Physical Custody in New York State

Divorce is one of the most difficult experiences you will have, especially if you have children. Child custody is a major part of most divorce cases, and it can be broken down into two types: physical custody, and legal custody. What is physical custody, and what does it mean for your divorce? What is Physical … Read more

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on November 9, 2017 / by Brian Perskin

Law Guardians in Child Custody Cases

Child custody actions involve the whole family, not just parents. In New York custody cases, a child will be appointed a law guardian, who will advocate on their behalf. Besides representing children, what is the law guardian’s role in divorce and custody disputes? An Advocate for Your Child A law guardian is your child’s attorney … Read more

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on October 11, 2017 / by Brian Perskin

Modifying Child Custody Orders in New York

Child custody is one of the most important components of divorce. Your child custody agreement will determine if your child will live with you, or if you can make decisions on their behalf. It is likely that your child custody order will need to be changed as time goes on. What are some of the … Read more

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on August 17, 2017 / by Brian Perskin

Parallel Parenting: Conflict Free Co-Parenting

Last week, we briefly touched on parallel parenting during our discussion on alternative forms of co-parenting. However, this method deserves more in-depth coverage, as it can be helpful for divorcees who are unable to co-parent successfully. What is Parallel Parenting? Parallel Parenting allows for divorced couples to co-parent while keeping their interaction with each other … Read more

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on August 10, 2017 / by Brian Perskin

Alternative Forms of Co-Parenting After Divorce

Traditional family dynamics are changing, and so are co-parenting arrangements after divorce. Gone are the days when a divorced mother would be the primary custodian. What are some of the new forms of co-parenting, and will they work for your family? Parallel Parenting Parallel Parenting was designed with high-conflict families in mind. The purpose of … Read more

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on July 14, 2017 / by Brian Perskin

Common Divorce Myths in New York

The internet is a wonderful tool, but it can be harmful to your divorce or child custody case. There are countless divorce horror stories online, and it’s hard to not believe them. Luckily, the team at Brian D. Perskin & Associates P.C. have shed a light on the most common New York divorce myths out … Read more

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on July 6, 2017 / by Brian Perskin

Divorce and Child Custody 101

Knowledge is power, especially when it comes to divorce and child custody. Having a basic understanding of the two is vital to the success of your case. Should you file for a divorce or legal separation? Can you have legal custody if your child doesn’t live with you? Consider this your much needed crash course in … Read more

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on June 15, 2017 / by Brian Perskin

Tips for Celebrating Father’s Day during Divorce

Last month, the team at Brian D. Perskin & Associates P.C. published a guide for surviving Mother’s Day during a divorce. With Father’s Day quickly approaching, we thought it’d be helpful to bring you our top tips for celebrating Father’s Day during divorce. Let Your Kids Have a Say Your children may be having a … Read more

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on June 1, 2017 / by Brian Perskin

4 Signs Your Child Needs Therapy during Divorce

Divorce is difficult, especially for children. Divorcing parents have a lot to worry about, including how their child is coping with the divorce. Are they adjusting well, or are they misbehaving at school? Some out-of-character behavior is expected, but how do you know when your child needs therapy during divorce? 1. Long term behavioral changes … Read more

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on May 3, 2017 / by Brian Perskin

The Top 4 Annulment Myths… Debunked!

There is a lot of confusion when it comes to annulments in New York. In fact, you may be shocked to find out that you are unable to file for an annulment, and instead must proceed with a divorce if you want to end your marriage. Below, the family law firm of Brian D. Perskin … Read more

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on April 26, 2017 / by Brian Perskin

What is the Hague Convention?

Last week, we briefly mentioned the Hague Convention while discussing traveling with children during divorce. Besides being a very complex area of law, what exactly is the Hague Convention, and how can it help protect your children? An Introduction to the Hague Convention The Hague Convention (HC) is a treaty that was created to help … Read more

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on April 20, 2017 / by Brian Perskin

Traveling with Children during Divorce

Traveling with kids is no walk in the park, but traveling with children during divorce can often present extra hurdles. There is a lot to do before you take off, including obtaining a passport, getting permission, and confirming an itinerary with your ex. Read on for important information about traveling with children during divorce: Obtaining a … Read more

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on April 13, 2017 / by Brian Perskin

Legal Custody in New York

Many people don’t realize that there are two forms of child custody in New York: Legal Custody and Physical Custody. Knowing the difference between the two is crucial if you are a litigant in a child custody case. Today, we will focus our discussion on legal custody. What is the definition of legal custody? What does … Read more

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on November 28, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

Co-Parenting Tips For The Holiday Season

The 2016 holiday season is officially here. While usually a chaotic (but joyous!) time, the holidays can bring about additional challenges for divorced couples as they try to figure out how to juggle co-parenting responsibilities during this festive time of year.

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on November 1, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

The 4 Cardinal Rules of Co-Parenting

A divorce involving children can be an incredibly difficult experience, especially when it comes to learning how to co-parent effectively.

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on October 26, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

What Can I Do If My Child Refuses Visitation?

As a custodial parent, one of your primary goals is to promote a healthy and active relationship between your child and your ex-spouse.

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on October 19, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

Avoiding Common Child Custody Mistakes

For parents facing a contentious divorce, it’s common to have very specific child custody and visitation goals in mind.

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on October 6, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

Child Abuse Allegations during Divorce and Custody

An allegation of child abuse is a very serious matter that the Court does not take lightly.

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on September 20, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie to Divorce

News outlets across the country are buzzing with the announcement that Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from her husband of two years, Brad Pitt.

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on September 2, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

Child Abuse v. Child Neglect in New York

Child abuse and neglect are two of the most serious and concerning types of cases currently plaguing the Family Court system.

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on September 1, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

Back to School for Children of Divorce

It’s that time of year again: the weather is cooling down, days are becoming a little shorter, and kids are going back to school.

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on August 12, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

Divorce and Family Law Misunderstandings

Initiating a divorce or family court matter can be intimidating and confusing, especially when there are many misconceptions surrounding the process.

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on July 15, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

Modifying Court Orders in NYC

There are two forms of child support modifications: upwards modification and downwards modification.

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on July 8, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

The Benefits of Hiring a Divorce Lawyer

It is possible to get a divorce without hiring an attorney, but it isn’t necessarily advised.

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on June 30, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

Child Support and Summer Camp

New York State requires a non-custodial parent to help with child rearing costs during, and after, a divorce or child custody action.

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on June 10, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

Post-Nuptial Agreements for Stay-at-Home Parents

Choosing to become a stay-at-home parent is an admirable decision, but it is one that requires special consideration.

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on May 19, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

The Divorce Process in New York

“What is the divorce process in New York like?” and “What is the timeline for a divorce?”

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on March 31, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

Building a Strong Attorney-Client Relationship

Developing a strong relationship with your attorney is a very important component of crafting a winning divorce strategy.

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on March 24, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

Troubled Spouses and Child Custody

Issues surrounding child custody and visitation during contested divorce battles are a major concern for the court.

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on March 17, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

Modifying an Order of Child Support

Child support is an integral component of divorce and custody disputes, and is typically awarded to the parent who is granted residential or primary custody of a child or children.

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on February 29, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

Building a Winning Divorce Strategy

Unfortunately, contested divorce cases can be compared to war, with ex-spouses battling it out in the courtroom for child custody, financial support, and the distribution of assets.

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on January 21, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

Alternative Co-Parenting Strategies

Our society is shifting to one that places a high value on the benefits of co-parenting, and non-traditional custody agreements and parenting plans reflect that.

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on January 13, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

What Kind of Divorce is Right for You?

You’ve weighed your options, waited till after the holiday season has passed, and are finally ready to file for divorce.

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on December 10, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

Parental Alienation in Custody Disputes

Divorce can be a trying time.

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on November 24, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

Holiday Co-Parenting Strategies

Thanksgiving marks the start of the holiday season this Thursday.

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on November 19, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

Relocation with Children after Divorce

Divorce cases can become exponentially more difficult if children are involved, since there are issues surrounding child custody, visitation, and support that must be addressed.

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on October 27, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

Telling Your Children About Divorce

After much deliberation, you and your spouse have decided to proceed with divorce.

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on October 15, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

How is Child Custody Determined in New York?

Agreeing on a child custody plan is one of the hardest components of divorce.

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on October 9, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

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!

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on October 8, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

Ignoring the Peanut Gallery during Divorce

Divorce can be a tumultuous and life-altering experience.

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on September 30, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on September 24, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on September 8, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

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?

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on September 2, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

Co-Parenting Goes High-Tech

Technology plays an ever-expanding role in our lives, especially in our communication and relationships.

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on August 27, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on August 14, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on July 30, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

Social Media Rules for Divorce

Social media is becoming an increasingly popular component of divorce cases across the globe.

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on June 17, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on June 12, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on May 27, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

Important Information Regarding Divorce Consultations

Consulting with an experienced family law attorney will be beneficial to your divorce case.

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on April 10, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

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?”

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on March 12, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

How to Prepare for a Child Custody Battle

Uncontested child custody cases have the potential to turn into nasty battles.

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on February 18, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on February 6, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on February 2, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on January 29, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on January 13, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on January 6, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on December 23, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on December 18, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on December 10, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on November 21, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on October 29, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on October 15, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on September 8, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on August 25, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on August 15, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on July 24, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on July 10, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on June 23, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

Possible New NYC Family Court Judges

New York State legislatures voted to increase the number of Family Court judges on Thursday, June 19th, and Friday, June 20th.

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on May 29, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

How to Handle Divorce Depositions

If your divorce action cannot be settled outside of the court room and a trial is pending, both parties will have to partake in a deposition.

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on May 15, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

Rumors Swirl Amidst Sherri Shepherd’s Divorce Announcement

Sherri Shepherd, a co-host on The View, filed for divorce from her husband, Lamar Sally, earlier this week.

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on May 7, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

Traveling Internationally with Kids During Divorce

Traveling with children, both domestically and internationally, can be a rewarding, relaxing, and even educational experience.

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on March 13, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

Top 10 Signs You Need a Divorce Lawyer

Divorce. Just the word alone may conjure up feelings of anxiety regarding the unknown

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on February 4, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on January 6, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on November 14, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on October 23, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Don’t Stay Together for the Kids!

Divorce has only become socially acceptable within the past few decades.

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on September 17, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on August 23, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Our Firm’s Successful Divorce Settlements

Whether your divorce is contested or uncontested, the law office of Brian D. Perskin & Associates will fight to help achieve the result you desire.

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on August 19, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Odd Ruling Out of Tennessee

An odd ruling out of Tennessee has some wondering if a judge overstepped her bounds by changing an infant’s name completely- instead of simply deciding which surname the child would have.

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on August 13, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Same Sex Divorce

Same sex marriage supporters are rejoicing now that homosexual marriage is being recognized in a growing number of states throughout our country.

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on July 30, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

What is a Private Judge?

A little known trick of the trade to getting a divorce settled quickly is to hire a private judge to hear the case.

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on July 25, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

What to Expect When You Contact Us

You’ve given it careful consideration and have decided that you either want to divorce your spouse or proceed with a family court matter.

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on July 10, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Expensive Celebrity Divorce Settlements

We’ve all heard the horror stories involving divorces- they’re long, expensive and stressful.

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on June 21, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Custody Agreement Reached in NFL Slay

A child custody decision was reached this week regarding Zoey Belcher, daughter of the late Kansas City Chiefs player Jovan Belcher.

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on June 19, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Technology Changes the way Ex’s Communicate

Technology is constantly advancing, and with it, so are the ways we communicate.

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on June 18, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

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!”,

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on June 17, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on May 13, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on April 30, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on April 19, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on April 17, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on March 19, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Child Custody Decision of Interest

In a recent family law case, decided by Justice Jeffrey Sunshine in Kings County on Monday, a mother was granted custody of her children, while their father was granted decision-making custody for choices regarding any medical or mental health issues for the children.

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on March 5, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Child Custody: How do Courts Determine “Best Interests of the Child”?

When determining child custody in divorce cases, New York courts either order joint custody arrangements, meaning both parents share legal and physical custody of the child, or grant sole custody to one parent, based on what they deem as in the “best interests of the child.”

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on January 29, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Liberty Ross Files for Divorce from Rupert Sanders 6 Months After His Affair

While celebrity divorces are rarely surprising anyway, some are especially easy to see coming. The divorce of Rupert Sanders and Liberty Ross is one of them.

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on January 29, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Relocating with Your Child After Divorce

If you have physical custody of your child and are considering moving to another state, you may be wondering if you will be allowed to go.

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on December 11, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

L.A. Court Lets Pot-Smoking Father Keep Custody of Son

A court in Los Angeles recently allowed a pot-smoking father to keep custody of his young son.

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on December 11, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Co-Parenting During the Holidays When You Have the Kids

If you are co-parenting with your ex-spouse after divorce, and this year is your turn to have the children over during the holidays, you should consider some tips to make the experience easy on everyone.

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on October 8, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Basketball Player Quincy Douby Behind on Child Support

Yet another celebrity has been accused of falling behind on child support payments.

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on October 8, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Rapper Bow Wow Owes Child Support and May Have Lied About Income in Court

Not only has rapper Bow Wow been ordered to pay child support, but he may also be in some legal trouble after apparently omitting information to the court.

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on October 1, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Tips on Using the Phone to Stay in Touch with Your Kids When You Share Custody

According to the latest reports, Tom Cruise has been missing his daughter Suri.

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on September 17, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Handling Your Finances After Divorce

After divorce, money is usually tight for most people.

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on September 17, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Reasons to Get a Postnuptial Agreement During Marriage

You have likely heard of a prenuptial agreement, which is a document signed before marriage

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on September 17, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Akon Initiates Child Support Payments in Court

Well-known rapper Akon has recently done what many celebrities have struggled with: offered to pay child support for his kids.

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on August 30, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Heidi Klum and Seal’s Divorce Drags On

It appears that the divorce between Heidi Klum and Seal is getting more complicated than before.

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on August 16, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Kenny G and Wife Divorce After 20 Years of Marriage

Kenny G, or Kenneth Bruce Gorelick, is divorcing his wife Balynda Helen Benson-Gorelick after 20 years of marriage.

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on August 10, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Deion Sanders Tries Hard to Sell Condo Quickly During Divorce

The latest news about Deion Sanders’ divorce is that he is trying to get rid of some of his property.

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on August 1, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Adrienne and Paul of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Divorce

Adrienne Maloof and Paul Nassif of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills recently filed for divorce.

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on July 27, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Men May Need Extra Legal Help During Divorce

Many men fear getting a bad deal during divorce since sometimes it seems the cards are stacked against them.

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on July 27, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Tips on Speeding Up Your Child Custody Case

You may be wondering how some recent well-known child custody cases were settled quite quickly.

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on July 17, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

How Much Does a Child’s Preference Matter in a Custody Case?

If you are in the middle of a child custody battle, you might be wondering if your child’s wishes will be taken into consideration.

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on June 29, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

The Benefits of Separating Before Divorce

Studies have shown that separation tends to lead to a smoother divorce process.

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on June 29, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Do You Need a Prenuptial Agreement?

Many couples can benefit from getting a prenuptial agreement, but some people in particular need this type of legal document.

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on June 22, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

4 Hurtful Things Your Friends Might Say During Your Divorce

There are many difficult things about divorce, and one is when you have to tell your friends.

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on June 14, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

David Arquette and Courtney Cox Officially File for Divorce After Separation

David Arquette and Courtney Cox have been separated for quite some time, since October 2010.

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on June 8, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Dennis Rodman Ordered to Pay Child Support

Apparently Dennis Rodman is better at playing basketball than paying the child support he was ordered to pay for his two children.

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on June 1, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Tips for Successful Co-Parenting

If you and your former spouse share custody of your children, you probably know by now that it can be difficult to effectively co-parent.

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on May 16, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

How Does Hiring a Lawyer Trump Doing the Divorce Yourself?

As you are probably aware, it is possible to get a divorce without a lawyer.

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on April 19, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Your Rights as a Father During Divorce

Going through a divorce can be hard on its own, but when children are involved, the process can be even tougher.

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on April 11, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

What Are the Rights of Grandparents?

If you are a grandparent, you might know by now how much divorce can affect whether you see your grandchildren, especially if your child is not the custodial parent. Many people become bitter enough to keep their kids from seeing their grandparents, especially if they believe this action would hurt their former spouse. Fortunately, we … Read more

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on April 4, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

What Happens When Divorcing an Unemployed Spouse?

If your spouse is currently unemployed, and you have decided that divorce is right for you, it is important to know what to expect from this process.

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on April 4, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Divorcing an Unemployed Spouse

Before you get a divorce in New York, you need to look at all the ways you will be affected, especially when it comes to finances.

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on March 28, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

5 Tips for a More Sane Divorce

Divorce is never easy, but there are ways to make the process go as smoothly and quickly as possible.

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on March 28, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Is Equal Parenting Time Right for Your Family?

If you are considering 50/50 parenting time when it comes to child custody, you should look at the pros and cons of this type of arrangement.

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on March 28, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

How to Manage Social Media during your Divorce

If you are going through divorce, it is wise to keep your personal life to yourself rather than blasting it on Facebook and other social networking sites.

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on March 21, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

How to Deal with the Marital Home

Dealing with the marital home is one aspect of divorce that can be confusing.

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on September 22, 2011 / by Brian Perskin

Engaging Forensic Examiners to Strengthen Your Custody Case

Evidence is critical in a custody trial. Without evidence, custody arguments can devolve into a “he-said, she-said” free for all.

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on September 9, 2011 / by Brian Perskin

Case Commentary: Matter of Joshua J.

New York law emphasizes the importance of acting in the best interests of children.

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on September 8, 2011 / by Brian Perskin

New York Child Support Laws – What You Need to Know

New York law strives to protect the interest of children.

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on September 1, 2011 / by Brian Perskin

A Divorce Strategy to Minimize Parental Alienation

Parental alienation occurs when one parent unjustifiably manipulates a child to dislike or mistrust the other parent after separation or a divorce to the point the relationship with the other parent is soured.

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on August 30, 2011 / by Brian Perskin

Back to School After a Divorce or Separation

Any change can be stressful for a child – be it changes in living arrangements or changes in daily routine when school is back in session.

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on August 11, 2011 / by Brian Perskin

5 More Tips to Get Back Custody of Your Children

Yesterday I posted an article with 5 tips for parents who have lost custody of their children and are committed to regaining custody.

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on August 10, 2011 / by Brian Perskin

5 Tips to Get Back Custody of Your Children

When children are involved, expect judges to act in the best interests of the children. Here are 5 tips if you have been denied custody of your children by the legal system.

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on July 25, 2011 / by Brian Perskin

Divorce Strategy and Protecting the Rights of Fathers

There is no doubt that going through a divorce is difficult for all of the parties concerned – starting with the children that are involved, the divorcing couple all the way to all the other people connected in any way to the divorce – ranging from friends and family, to the lawyers who are trying to get the best outcome for their client.

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on May 17, 2011 / by Brian Perskin

Helping Children Cope With Divorce Part 1

Quite often it is the children that bear the burden of a divorce.

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on April 4, 2011 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on June 15, 2010 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on February 4, 2010 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on January 15, 2010 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on November 20, 2009 / by Brian Perskin

The Evolution of Custody

The concept of custody is unsettled in New York family law.

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