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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 June 18, 2018 / by Brian Perskin

Co-Parenting During The Summer: Tips & Tricks

Co-parenting with an ex has its challenges, but what is most important is the health, safety, and happiness of the kids. Even if you and your ex didn’t leave things on the best terms, that is in no way your children’s fault and therefore, they shouldn’t have to endure the ramifications of such a situation. … 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 24, 2018 / by Brian Perskin

7 Things to Know Before You File for Divorce

Filing for a divorce is a major undertaking. Your case will likely have many twists and turns, and you will face roadblocks before you’re officially divorced. How can you prepare for these challenges, and what are the top things you should know before you file for divorce? 1. Know What Kind of Case You Have … Read more

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on November 30, 2017 / by Brian Perskin

Rules for Living with Your Ex during Divorce

Filing for divorce can be expensive, and many litigants don’t realize that they are responsible for more than just their legal fees. To help combat the financial blow, you can take steps to save money during divorce. An unusual, but increasingly common, way to keep costs low is living with your ex during divorce. Living … Read more

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on November 2, 2017 / by Brian Perskin

Telling Your Children You’re Getting a Divorce

The only thing harder than deciding to file for divorce, is telling your children. In fact, doing so is one of the aspects of divorce that parents dread the most. Luckily, the team at Brian D. Perskin & Associates P.C. have drawn on their years of experience and put together the essential how to guide … 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 30, 2017 / by Brian Perskin

Divorce During the School Year: Q&A

Back to school season can be tough for families of divorce. There can be a lot of uncertainty surrounding custody, support, and co-parenting during the school year. Things can become even more complicated if your divorce case is just beginning. What are the most common questions divorced parents have regarding the school year? Will my … 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 20, 2017 / by Brian Perskin

Dealing with Anger during Divorce

Feeling angry during divorce is perfectly normal. In fact, it’s to be expected. Divorce is a major life change, and your case will not always go as planned. You need to learn how to recognize when you’re getting mad, and how to deal with your anger during divorce. Physical Signs of Anger Nothing is more … 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 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 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 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 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 12, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

Introducing Your Child to the Concept of Therapy

As discussed previously, divorce effects all children differently.

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on May 5, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

Divorced Moms on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day can be difficult for divorced parents, especially mothers.

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on April 29, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

Would Your Child Benefit from Therapy?

Divorce effects children differently.

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on April 15, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

The Stress Free Divorce

Let’s be honest: divorce is hard. It’s a monstrous life change that can be emotionally, mentally, and physically taxing.

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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 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 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 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 2, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on April 17, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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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 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 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 January 16, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

January Is Divorce Month

If you are planning to file for divorce this month, you are not alone.

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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 17, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Tips on Telling the Children You’re Getting Divorced

If you have children, one of the worst parts of divorce is likely telling them your plans to end the marriage.

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