Divorced Moms on Mother’s Day
Mother’s Day can be difficult for divorced parents, especially mothers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Traveling Internationally with Kids During Divorce
Traveling with children, both domestically and internationally, can be a rewarding, relaxing, and even educational experience.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fault vs. No-Fault Divorce
Before New York adopted a no-fault divorce policy in 2010, one party to a divorce would have to take fault, or essentially the blame, for the dissolution of their marriage, even when both sides agreed that divorce was necessary.
Beijing Divorce Ruling Marks Major Step for Domestic Violence Law
In a groundbreaking ruling for domestic violence law and women’s rights, a Beijing court granted a divorce on grounds of domestic abuse and issued its first ever restraining order on behalf of Kim Lee on Sunday, February 3rd.