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on December 10, 2018 / by Brian Perskin

Tips for Surviving the Holidays during Divorce

The holiday season is usually a time reserved for celebrations with friends and family, but when you’re going through a divorce, it can feel anything but cheery. From co-parenting issues to questions from nosy relatives, divorce during the holidays can be difficult to navigate. To help you make the most of the season, here are … Read more

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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 November 19, 2018 / by Brian Perskin

Are Witnesses Allowed in Divorce Hearings?

When going through a divorce, there are countless things to make you worry. From assets and alimony to your future and the rights of your children, it may all seem overwhelming. What do you do, however, if you think someone else may be able to provide crucial insight into your marriage and may help you … Read more

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on November 12, 2018 / by Brian Perskin

Top 5 Money Saving Divorce Tips

New York City is expensive. Between paying your rent or a mortgage, refilling your Metrocard, and enjoying all that our great city has to offer, you may feel a little strapped for cash. Don’t let your financial worries prevent you from filing a case. Just follow these 5 tips from Brian D. Perskin & Associates P.C., … Read more

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on October 11, 2018 / by Brian Perskin

Expedited Divorce in New York: Do You Qualify?

It may be cliché, but the best things in life are worth waiting for, including divorce. But, what if you can’t wait? New York State grants quickie divorces on a case by case basis for those who meet certain criteria. How can you tell if you qualify for an expedited divorce? Qualifiers for Expedited Divorce … Read more

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on August 30, 2018 / by Brian Perskin

Dress for Success: The Best Ways to Present Yourself in Court

You have enough to worry about when it comes to your divorce, so what you wear on a daily basis is the likely one of the last things on your mind. Trust us, we get it. But when it comes time to go to court, what you wear will make a big impact. Read on … Read more

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on August 9, 2018 / by Brian Perskin

Financial Fraud in Divorce: 4 Things to Look Out For

Financial fraud is a major problem that plagues many contested and high net worth divorce cases. New York requires each party to disclose their finances during their divorce case. Unfortunately, a number of resentful spouses will take steps to defraud their ex during divorce. What are the telltale signs of financial fraud in divorce, and … 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 7, 2018 / by Brian Perskin

Social Media: Friend or Foe during Divorce?

Social media; you either love it or you hate it. But regardless of your personal opinions on the matter, social media will have a major effect on your divorce case.  How you handle your individual accounts will help to determine if  social media will be your friend, or foe, during divorce. Social Profiles Spell Disaster … Read more

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on May 21, 2018 / by Brian Perskin

The Divorce Process in New York City: A Guide to Navigating Your Case

The divorce process can be confusing, especially if you’ve never had to deal with divorce before. When can you file, and where should you do it? What documents do you need, and how long until you are divorced? New York City divorce cases are complex matters, and unfortunately, no two actions will be the same. … Read more

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on April 26, 2018 / by Brian Perskin

Legal Separation in New York: an Alternative to Filing for Divorce

New Yorkers looking to part ways with their spouse have three options: divorce, annulment, or legal separation. When you’re dating and you want to take a break from your relationship, it’s easy. But when you’re married? Not so much. Can a legal separation help you avoid the hardships of divorce? Legal Separation vs. Divorce Many … Read more

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on April 14, 2018 / by Brian Perskin

Selling Your Home During a New York Divorce

So, you’re going to file for a divorce. There are many decisions that must be made, and assuming you own a home, deciding what to do with it is one of the biggest. You have a few different options when it comes to addressing this issue. Is selling your home during divorce the best choice … Read more

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on February 7, 2018 / by Brian Perskin

Valentine’s Day during Divorce

Ah, Valentine’s Day. The most romantic day of the year. A time for couples to shower each other with love and affection. But what about those people who aren’t so lucky in love? Valentine’s Day is notoriously hard for those going through a divorce. What are the dos and don’ts of surviving Valentine’s Day during … Read more

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on February 1, 2018 / by Brian Perskin

Rules for Divorce in New York

Last week, we provided insider tips for what you should know before you file for divorce. While that information is great, your divorce cases involves much more. In fact, there are rules for divorce that you must follow to help guarantee a successful case. What are the top 4 rules for divorce, and how can … 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 December 14, 2017 / by Brian Perskin

Financial Pitfalls during Divorce

Last week, we let you in on a little secret: there are hidden financial benefits to divorce. Unfortunately, there are drawbacks, as well. What are the most common financial pitfalls you may face during your divorce, and how can you avoid them? Paying Your Retainer Fee The first financial pitfalls of divorce begin as soon … 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 21, 2017 / by Brian Perskin

Should You File for Divorce during the Holiday Season?

The decision to divorce your spouse is a big one, especially if made during the holiday season. This time of year, while usually joyous, can become stressful when coupled with a divorce filing. Should you wait to file for divorce until after the holiday season? Holiday Season Interruptions The holiday season is chock full of … 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 18, 2017 / by Brian Perskin

High Net Worth Divorce in NYC

All divorce cases have challenges, but high net worth cases are more complex and present additional obstacles. Assets must be addressed during these unique cases. What key things should you know if you’re facing a high net worth divorce? Handling Assets High net worth divorce cases often involve a great deal of assets. Assets can … Read more

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on September 29, 2017 / by Brian Perskin

Protecting Your Credit during Divorce

Divorce has the power to impact every aspect of your life, especially your finances. Protecting your credit during your divorce will help to secure your financial future after your case is settled. What steps can you take now, to ensure that your credit doesn’t suffer later? Why Your Credit Score Matters Your credit score is … 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 July 26, 2017 / by Brian Perskin

Introducing Legal Financing with Brian D. Perskin & Associates P.C.

At Brian D. Perskin & Associates P.C., we are sensitive to the fact that divorce and family law cases can be expensive. We encourage our clients to take measures to keep their legal fees low, but sometimes, that isn’t enough. This is why we are proud to announce that our firm now offers legal financing … 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 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 29, 2017 / by Brian Perskin

What to Expect in Your Divorce Consultation

Meeting with an attorney and gathering information is an important first step when filing for a divorce. Attending a divorce consultation can be a nerve-wracking, but necessary, experience. Knowing what to expect can help ease you into the process, and make the experience more comfortable. What to Expect When You Contact Us At Brian D. … 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 18, 2017 / by Brian Perskin

Divorce by Publication in New York

Despite popular belief, it is possible to get a divorce if you don’t know where your spouse lives. This process is called Divorce by Publication, and it isn’t easy. Divorce by Publication is a long and tedious process, and you should not proceed without an attorney. An Overview of Divorce by Publication This kind of … Read more

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on February 21, 2017 / by Brian Perskin

Moving On After Divorce

Let’s be honest: divorce hurts. You are mourning the loss of a relationship, a way of living, and reentering the world as a single person. It’s scary, and you may not know what to do, or how to cope after your case is finalized. Read on for tips and ideas on how to move on after … Read more

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on January 12, 2017 / by Brian Perskin

5 Tips for Winning a Contested Divorce

Contested divorces are the polar opposite of their uncontested counterparts.

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on December 30, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

5 Things You Should Do Before Filing For Divorce

Deciding to file for divorce is a big deal.

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on December 16, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

The Top 7 Winning Divorce Rules

Do not sabotage your divorce lawsuit before it even begins.

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on December 15, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

Is Your Divorce Lawyer Ruining Your Case?

New York City lawyers are a dime a dozen.

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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 18, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

How to Tell Others About Your Divorce

The divorce process can be difficult and confusing,

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on October 14, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

Cost Effective Divorce Strategies

Let’s face it: divorce can be expensive.

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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 August 4, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

What to Look for in a Divorce Attorney

Trying to find a divorce or child custody lawyer can be overwhelming.

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on July 20, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

Expedited Divorce in New York

The best things in life are worth waiting for.

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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 16, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

Subpoenas in NY Divorce

Contested divorce actions can be complex.

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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 June 6, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

Learn to Thrive After Divorce

Divorce can be a long process, full of twists, turns, and unexpected roadblocks.

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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 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 April 29, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

Would Your Child Benefit from Therapy?

Divorce effects children differently.

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on April 21, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

Preparing for a Divorce Consultation

Meeting with an attorney and gathering information is an integral first step in the divorce process.

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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 April 7, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

Residency Requirements in New York State

Each State has its own laws concerning matrimonial and family law actions, including pre-filing requirements, rules for the division of assets, and different legal procedures and processes.

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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 11, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

Preparing for a Divorce Trial

While most divorce cases are settled outside of the court room, highly contested actions often proceed to trial.

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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 February 11, 2016 / by Brian Perskin

Annulments, Divorce, and Legal Separation

New Yorkers looking to part ways with their spouse have three options: an annulment, divorce, or legal separation.

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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 30, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

Gearing Up for Divorce Month

The beginning of a new year is marked with resolutions, promises made to oneself to better themselves in one way or another, such as joining a gym or changing careers.

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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 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 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 6, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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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 July 24, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

Marital Debt in New York Divorce

We have previously discussed the division of assets in New York divorce.

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on July 16, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

What is an Enhanced Earnings Capacity?

Equitable distribution, or the division of assets, is a major component of most New York divorce actions.

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on July 10, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

Dividing Assets in New York Divorce

New York divorce cases can be complex.

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on June 24, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

Can a Pet Help You Cope with Divorce?

Divorce can be a traumatic and heartbreaking experience for all involved.

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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 3, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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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 May 5, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

Protecting Your Business During Divorce

High net worth divorce cases involve assets of significant value, which can include business ownerships or partnerships.

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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 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 April 2, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

Special Issues Facing High Net Worth Divorces

Divorces involving a great deal of assets require the specialized attention of an experienced matrimonial attorney.

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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 19, 2015 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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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 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 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 29, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

Protecting Your Credit During (and After) a Divorce

Divorce can lead to a slew of financial dilemmas, which can negatively affect your credit score.

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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 22, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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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 August 7, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on July 30, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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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 July 1, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on June 17, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

Divorced and Living Together with Brian D. Perskin & Associates, P.C.

According to a report on the Huffington Post, Gwyneth Paltrow and her soon-to-be ex-husband, Chris Martin, are still residing under the same roof.

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on June 9, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

People v. Glob, and the Impact on Orders of Protection

What does a case involving an impersonation of a Dead Sea Scrolls scholar have to do with matrimonial and family law?

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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 April 24, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

What Should I do if My Ex is Making Divorce More Difficult?

Divorce is a trying time, both mentally and emotionally.

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on April 16, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

Will a Cheating Spouse “Lose” in Court?

Finding out your spouse had an affair can be devastating. You will feel angry, betrayed, sad and even revengeful.

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on March 28, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

What is “Conscious Uncoupling”?

Gwyneth Paltrow harnessed the power of social media and announced her ” conscious uncoupling” from long-time husband and Coldplay front man Chris Martin on her lifestyle blog earlier this week.

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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 10, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on January 22, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on January 15, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on January 9, 2014 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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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 December 4, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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on November 25, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Should You Get Divorced During the Holiday Season?

The decision to divorce your spouse is a big one, especially during this time of year.

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on November 11, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Invalid Prenuptial Agreements

Matrimonial attorneys will be the first people to stress the importance of a prenuptial agreement.

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on November 5, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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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 30, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

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.

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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 July 2, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

All’s Fair in Love and Alimony

Alimony (also referred to as spousal support), a sum of money oftentimes paid to a woman from her ex-husband to help her maintain a semblance of the lifestyle she once had while married, is drastically changing.

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on June 24, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Gray Divorces: New Trend for those 50+

According to a poll conducted by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), people who are 50 years or older are getting divorced at an increasing rate.

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on June 20, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Why You Should Get Along With Your Ex

Now that you know how to properly communicate with your ex, it’s time to outline exactly why keeping a line of friendly communication open is important.

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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 June 11, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

New Trend Alert: Lifestyle Clauses

A new trend that is sweeping tinsel town allows couples to get everything, and I mean absolutely everything, in writing before they marry.

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on June 10, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Should I Get a Prenup?

During a segment regarding marriage and money on Fox & Friends last month, personal finance expert Dave Ramsey made a very incorrect statement when asked if a couple should create and sign a prenuptial agreement.

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on June 6, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Russian President Announces Divorce

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his wife Lyudmila have officially announced that they are divorced.

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on June 5, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Sealing Court Records in Celebrity Divorces

According to the case Globe Newspaper Co. v. Superior Court, the First and Sixth Amendments, as applied to the States by the Fourteenth Amendment, allows both the press and the public to have access to court documents and records.

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on May 31, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

A New Take on Alimony

A study conducted using United States Labor Force Statistics shows that just under 30% of women out earn their husbands annually.

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on May 31, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Divorce and Social Media

There is no doubt that social media and the internet consume our lives.

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on May 22, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Financial Advice for After Your Divorce

Congratulations! Your divorce is finally settled and you can leave behind the stress and anxiety that came with it.

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on May 16, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

A Parent’s Guide for Handling Divorce

It can be easy for a person to get caught up in a divorce, especially a parent. A parent not only has to worry about their own stress, anxiety and frustrations, but also their child’s.

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on May 16, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

One Surprising Way to Mark the End of a Divorce

The finalization of a divorce can be met with a flurry of emotion, from sadness to relief.

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on May 15, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

The World’s Wackiest Reasons for Divorce

Couples file for divorce citing a variety of reasons, from serious offenses to kooky and absurd infractions.

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on May 10, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Helping Children Cope with Divorce

You and your spouse have decided to part ways.

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on April 24, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Social Media & Divorce

Eighty-one percent of all recent divorce cases have incorporated some type of evidence from a social media site when presenting their case, according to the American Association of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML).

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on February 22, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Nationwide Divorce Funding Helps Alleviate Financial Stress of Divorce

Divorce can be a stressful time, emotionally, mentally, and financially. In order to relieve the financial stress many people feel during a divorce, Nationwide Divorce Funding provides funds for people’s attorney, investigator, and forensic accountant fees.

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on February 4, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Little-Known Tips for Winning a Divorce Case

Divorce can be difficult.

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on January 16, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Pendente Lite and Your Divorce

If you are too intimidated to file for divorce because you are worried about financially supporting yourself until it is final, you should look into pendente lite.

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on January 4, 2013 / by Brian Perskin

Brooklyn Divorce

Brooklyn is known as the borough of hipsters, yuppies, and many different cultures and ethnic groups.

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on October 17, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Why Has the New York Divorce Risen?

If you are facing divorce in New York right now, you are not alone.

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on October 17, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

How to Divorce a Missing Spouse in NY

Your spouse may not accept that you want a divorce.

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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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on September 21, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

How To Protect Yourself When Your Spouse Keeps the Home

If you and your spouse decide that he or she can keep the marital home, you should make sure your interests are protected.

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on September 6, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Celebrity Prenuptial Agreements

Despite the increasing popularity of prenuptial agreements, especially among the wealthy, not everyone decides to get one.

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on September 6, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

4 Signs Your Spouse is Hiding Assets

During divorce, many people are tempted to hide their assets so they can end up better off financially than their spouse.

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on August 1, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Reasons That Prenuptial Agreements Are More Popular Than Ever

According to The New York Law Journal, the number of couples who sign a prenuptial agreement before marriage has risen quite a bit in the last several years.

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on August 1, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Randy and Jermaine Jackson Owe Child Support to the Same Woman

Many people get behind on child support at some point, even celebrities that you would think would have money.

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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 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 29, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Christie Brinkley and Husband Finally Reach Agreement in Messy Settlement

Christie Brinkley and Peter Cook recently settled their divorce out of court.

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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 22, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Flavor Flav and Child Support Arrears

Flavor Flav is just one of many men who have faced legal penalties for failing to pay child support.

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on June 14, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

3 Reasons to Avoid Hiring an Inexperienced Divorce Lawyer

If you are considering divorce in New York, you need an experienced lawyer, not an amateur.

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on June 8, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Divorce and Health Insurance Coverage

Divorce can change a lot of things, and one of them is health insurance.

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on June 1, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

The Benefits of Mediation During Divorce

If you are facing the possibility of divorce, you should consider trying mediation as the first step.

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on June 1, 2012 / by Brian Perskin

Getting Control of Your Finances Before Divorce

If you think you are on the road to divorce, and you are unsure of how your finances are, you should start paying more attention to this aspect of life.

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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 November 24, 2011 / by Brian Perskin

Are You Looking For a Winning Divorce Strategy?

A winning divorce strategy requires careful planning, strategy and implementation with the assistance of an experienced attorney and the co-operation of the spouse in order to ensure that the strategy is implemented effectively and that the usual pitfalls are avoided.

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on November 17, 2011 / by Brian Perskin

3 Biggest Mistakes that People Make When Getting a Divorce

Going through a divorce is a difficult process that takes a toll on an individual on many levels – including emotional, financial and physical.

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on November 9, 2011 / by Brian Perskin

Finding a Divorce Attorney that Knows How to Challenge Business Evaluation Reports

When you are dealing with business evaluations in a divorce case it is crucial to hire an attorney that knows how to interpret these business evaluations and how to ask the right questions and examine them in detail.

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on October 10, 2011 / by Brian Perskin

An Experienced Divorce Lawyer Can Improve Your Divorce Strategy

An experienced divorce lawyer can help your prepare for your divorce in several ways.

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on October 4, 2011 / by Brian Perskin

Business and Asset Evaluation and Your Divorce Strategy

Under New York law, property is divided among divorcing spouses and one spouse may be ordered to pay the other maintenance after a divorce.

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on October 1, 2011 / by Brian Perskin

A Well-Connected Lawyer and Your Divorce Strategy

During your divorce you are up against both your spouse and your spouse’s lawyer.

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on September 15, 2011 / by Brian Perskin

Your Divorce Strategy: Dealing with the Other Side

The stress of getting a divorce can drive people into doing crazy things that do not help their strategic position.

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on September 13, 2011 / by Brian Perskin

Converting Facts into a Winning Divorce Strategy

Each case is unique.

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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 17, 2011 / by Brian Perskin

How a Divorce Lawyer Can Protect Your Business

Divorce can ruin businesses.

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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 August 4, 2011 / by Brian Perskin

The Importance of Hiring a Lawyer to Represent You During Your Divorce

Hiring a lawyer for a divorce is recommended by the New York State Unified Court System.

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on August 2, 2011 / by Brian Perskin

How to Value Real Estate in Your Divorce Settlement – Winning Strategies

Real Estate and other property can be difficult to divide fairly in a divorce settlement.

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on July 27, 2011 / by Brian Perskin

Where to Begin With Your Winning Divorce Strategy

The prospect of ending your marriage can be overwhelming.

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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 July 22, 2011 / by Brian Perskin

5 Tips to Protect Your Finances during Your Divorce

A key component of a winning divorce is settling upon financial arrangements that will meet the needs of you and your family.

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on July 19, 2011 / by Brian Perskin

5 Tips on How to Act in Court to Win Your Divorce

The courtroom is a formal place.

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on July 1, 2011 / by Brian Perskin

Avoiding a Contested Divorce by Hiring a New York City Divorce Attorney

Many divorces can be expensive, emotionally draining, and stressful for family members.

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on June 22, 2011 / by Brian Perskin

Watch For These Top 3 Financial Mistakes During a Divorce

When people are going through a divorce, emotions are running so high that it is not uncommon for people to make emotional as opposed to rational decisions.

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on June 21, 2011 / by Brian Perskin

The Top NY Divorce Laws Questions and How to Avoid a Lengthy Trial

According to NY divorce laws there are essentially six grounds for divorce, out of which only 5 require the finding of “fault”, meaning some form of misconduct by one of the parties.

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on June 17, 2011 / by Brian Perskin

Your Ultimate Divorce Strategy – The Beginning

If you have made the decision to get a divorce and go through the process involved, it is time to get take the emotions out of the equation and get a winning strategy in place.

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on May 13, 2011 / by Brian Perskin

Top 12 Ways to Avoid a Costly Divorce – Part 2

Make sure that you get all your information, documents and financial records in order.

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on May 12, 2011 / by Brian Perskin

Top 12 Ways to Avoid a Costly Divorce – Part 1 of 2

Going through the divorce process is a difficult, emotional and expensive time for both parties.

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