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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
Divorced Moms on Mother’s Day
Mother’s Day can be difficult for divorced parents, especially mothers.
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.
Holiday Co-Parenting Strategies
Thanksgiving marks the start of the holiday season this Thursday.
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.
Telling Your Children About Divorce
After much deliberation, you and your spouse have decided to proceed with divorce.
How is Child Custody Determined in New York?
Agreeing on a child custody plan is one of the hardest components of divorce.
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.
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.
Co-Parenting Goes High-Tech
Technology plays an ever-expanding role in our lives, especially in our communication and relationships.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How to Prepare for a Child Custody Battle
Uncontested child custody cases have the potential to turn into nasty battles.
Child Custody and Support in New York State
Child custody and child support are two of the primary parts of New York divorce cases involving children.
Determining Paternity in New York City
Paternity disputes and DNA tests have been portrayed as a joke by television shows like Maury, when in reality, they play a pivotal role in child custody and support cases throughout the United States.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Halle Berry’s HUGE Child Support Order
It is being reported that Halle Berry has been ordered to pay her ex-boyfriend and father of her 6 year old daughter, Gabriel Aubry, a whopping $16,000 per month in child support.
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.
Traveling Internationally with Kids During Divorce
Traveling with children, both domestically and internationally, can be a rewarding, relaxing, and even educational experience.
Is American Media Making a Mockery of Divorce?
Americans hold a fascination with “reality” television, especially court room dramas that allow participants to air their dirty laundry for the world to see.
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.
Don’t Stay Together for the Kids!
Divorce has only become socially acceptable within the past few decades.
The Toll Divorce Takes on Your Health
Divorce can be stressful, and it comes as no surprise that men and women handle and cope with the process differently.
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.
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.
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.
Fathers and Divorce
Men are often overlooked when it comes to divorce.
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.
Technology Changes the way Ex’s Communicate
Technology is constantly advancing, and with it, so are the ways we communicate.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tips on Co-Parenting During Special Events
It is possible for many couples to co-parent their children after divorce, as long as they do not have to see each other.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Divorce Strategies Under New York’s No-Fault Divorce
A year ago on August 15, 2010, New York Governor David Paterson signed no-fault divorce into law.
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.
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.