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Child Custody in New York

The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Child Custody Arrangements

Child custody is by far one of the most important – and possibly the most contentious – issues in a divorce. Under New York law, both parents have the right to decide how to raise their child after a divorce. They can work together to come up with a custody plan that is beneficial for ... Read more ...
Hiring a New York Divorce Attorney

How Hiring the Right New York Divorce Attorney Can Save You Money

When you are getting a divorce, the last thing you want to do is spend more money than you have to. One of the most important decisions that you will make is who to hire as your divorce attorney. It is crucial to find an experienced and qualified lawyer who can help you get through ... Read more ...
choosing a Brooklyn divorce attorney

Choosing a Brooklyn Divorce Attorney That Will Advocate For You

There are a lot of decisions to make when you’re going through a divorce, and choosing the right attorney is one of the most critical. If you live in Brooklyn, you want a divorce attorney who knows the ins and outs of the Brooklyn court system and can advocate for your best interests. Here are ... Read more ...
Get Prenuptial Agreement To Protect Your Marriage

Get a Prenuptial Agreement And Protect Your Marriage With The Help of a Divorce Attorney in NYC!

The big question was asked and answered and now you are on the path to starting a new life together. Everything is all roses and chocolates for the two love birds. The last thing on anyone’s mind is the need to hire an NYC divorce attorney. You are also not thinking of having to draw ... Read more ...
Tips On Keeping Your Children Priority While Going Through Divorce

Tips On Keeping Your Children As A Priority While Going Through A Divorce

Facing a divorce is never easy and can be made even more difficult when children are involved. A New York divorce attorney can guide you through the legal process but this does not mean that a NYC divorce attorney is your scapegoat for keeping your children a priority during a divorce. That is something only ... Read more ...
New York Divorce Attorney

A New York Divorce Attorney Answers Your Questions About Equitable Distribution!

Previously a New York divorce attorney would be able to help you through the common law and property laws but New York has changed the way of distribution of property in a divorce. New York is now an equitable distribution state. When a divorce attorney NYC has on roster deals with common law property, the ... Read more ...
Spousal Maintenance

Can I Get Spousal Maintenance? Here is What You Need to Know!

You’ve grown accustomed to a certain way of life and the thought of having to hire an NYC divorce attorney is the last thing on your mind when you get married. But now, you and your spouse are considering a divorce, and things are about to get complex. Divorces can get messy as any divorce ... Read more ...
equitable distribution

Equitable Distribution: What is it and How is it Determined?

  Equitable distribution is the division of marital property based on the needs of each spouse and what is fair in the divorce. Equitable distribution does not have a set formula as it varies from case to case. Often, it is left to the discretion of the judge if the divorce reaches trial. An experienced ... Read more ...
divorce mediation

How Mediation Can Make Life Easier for All Parties Involved

Divorce mediation has become a popular alternative to litigation in the business and personal worlds. Many divorcing couples are utilizing mediation to resolve their issues during divorce, so they do not have to appear before a judge in family court. Moreover, divorce mediation can make life easier for everyone involved in a divorce, including your ... Read more ...
spousal support

Did I Get a Fair Shake With Spousal Support?

One of the most contentious aspects of a divorce is spousal support. Who should pay for it? How much will be awarded? How long do I have to pay my former spouse? These are common questions for couples going through a divorce, especially by the spouse that winds up paying for it. Let’s explore how ... Read more ...
divorce financial planning

Ways Divorce Financial Planning Can Help You Avoid Costly Mistakes

Admitting that your marriage is no longer working out is never easy. Even if you’ve known for quite some time that there’s something wrong, filing for divorce can still be a difficult pill to swallow. If you are seeking to initiate a divorce in New York, it’s crucial to do a divorce financial planning to ... Read more ...
stress of a bad marriage

How the Stress of a Bad Marriage Can Impact Your Health

Not every marriage will last until death. The sad fact of the matter is that more than half of all marriages end in divorce today. It’s just a sign of the times. Couples are encountering more problems that they simply cannot solve or don’t seek help for in their marriage. Remaining in a bad marriage ... Read more ...
thankful for a divorce

Five Reasons Why You Should Be Thankful for a Divorce

Whether you want to believe it or not, divorce can be empowering. Many people who file for divorce do so after taking a lot of time to get up enough courage to sign on the dotted line. For others, the ability to file for divorce can be very easy. There are plenty of reasons why ... Read more ...
dating during a divorce

Why You Should Avoid Dating During Divorce

  It can be tempting to date while going through a divorce, but you need to avoid this pitfall at all costs. Many people date during divorce proceedings because it helps them relieve the stress and anxiety associated with their situation. You may desire a boost to your confidence by going on dates with someone ... Read more ...
PINS

What Is a “Person in Need of Supervision” and How Are These Cases Handled?

Have you ever heard the term “Person in Need of Supervision” or PINS? In New York, the court system commonly labels children with this expression when they are still minors and require guidance. A person in this situation legally needs a designated legal guardian to protect them and provide direction. This article will illuminate some ... Read more ...
how to tell your spouse that you want a divorce

How to Tell Your Spouse That You Want a Divorce

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gambling and divorce

Gambling and Divorce: How a Gambling Addiction Can Affect Property Division in a Divorce

Seeking divorce is never an easy decision, but when financial misconduct is present, it may be a partner’s only option. When one spouse gambles away a family’s assets, divorce may seem like the only escape. Here is everything you need to know about gambling and divorce, and how a gambling addiction can affect property division. ... Read more ...
change divorce lawyer

Not Happy with Your Divorce Lawyer? Three Simple Ways to Decide if It’s Time for a Change

Your divorce attorney is more than the person who represents you in court. They are your advocate in every sense of the word – legally, of course, but also emotionally and mentally. You are changing your life in a monumental way, and your divorce attorney should be there to help in every way they can. ... Read more ...
divorce deposition

Five Tips for Surviving a Divorce Deposition

There are few parts of the divorce process as difficult as a deposition. There are many reasons for this, from the often-arduous preparation involved to the direct nature of questioning. Regardless of why it is so difficult, the simple fact remains that your divorce will require a deposition. The experienced attorneys at Brian D. Perskin ... Read more ...
surviving divorce

How to Be Grateful Even When You’re Divorcing

Being grateful while going through a divorce sounds like a tall order. How can anyone expect to be happy when their marriage, one of the pillars upon which they have built a life, is ending? After all, surviving divorce is difficult enough before gratitude enters the picture.  It may sound strange but being grateful while ... Read more ...
budget for a divorce

Simple Ways to Budget Your Money When Going Through a Divorce

Money caused 21 percent of divorces in the United States, a 2017 study performed by MagnifyMoney indicates. Perhaps more shocking is that the more an individual in this study earned, the more likely they were to list money as the reason for their divorce. All of this is to say that financial concerns weigh heavy ... Read more ...

Preparing for Divorce: The Top Three Tips You Need to Know

There are a few events in life that require the utmost preparedness. The college application process, changing jobs or careers, and getting married are three that spring easily to mind. Then there is divorce. It may seem counterintuitive to talk about preparing for divorce, but the stark fact is that divorce happens. There were upwards ... Read more ...
divorce decree

What You Need to Know About Your Divorce Decree Before You Sign It

Despite having one of the lowest divorce rates in the country, New York is still home to many people ending their marriage. Whatever the reason – from infidelity to financial hardship to general unhappiness – you want to head into divorce with full knowledge of the process and all of your rights. That is where ... Read more ...
family law courts

Why Family Law Courts Have No Jury

You may notice that when couples decide to end their marriage in New York, there are judges, but no juries. People often take it for granted that this is the case, but why? Why do family law courts have no juries? Why Do Family Law Courts Have No Jury? There are currently only two states ... Read more ...
life after divorce

Creating a New Life After Divorce

When most people think of life after divorce and starting over, typically the first thing that pops into mind is dating. While dating is undoubtedly a factor of life following divorce, it is not the only thing that can help you get over the pain and trauma that the whole situation caused. It is essential ... Read more ...
planning a divorce

What to Do Before a Divorce

While divorce is a widespread practice nowadays, there are still precautions you should take before going through with it. Though you might think it’s unnecessary, planning a divorce can aid in lessening stress and the emotional backlash that comes along with it. Consult a Family Law Attorney when Planning a Divorce  Legal advice is a ... Read more ...
exclusive use of a marital home

How to Request Temporary Exclusive Use of a Marital Home

Married couples often wait until the very last minute before divorcing. While this provides the hope of reconciliation, often this just isn’t the case. Instead, waiting this long muddies the waters of strife. When a married couple divorces, they sometimes don’t have the means or resources to move out into another property. This, unfortunately, leads ... Read more ...
annulment

How Long Can a Marriage Last and Still be Annulled?

Marriages are usually an unforgettable experience between two people madly in love. Sometimes, however, marriages are short and tumultuous, or even mistakes. In these cases, many people seek to remove any memories of marriage. An annulment is a process where marriage is rendered legally void – as if it didn’t exist. Many, however, wrongly believe ... Read more ...
arbitration

How Does Arbitration Compare to Mediation in a Divorce?

When a couple decides to divorce, there are a variety of options open to them. While some may choose to seek a trial, others may choose to avoid the courts and instead consider arbitration or mediation. But what are these processes and how does arbitration compare to mediation in a divorce? What is Arbitration? Arbitration ... Read more ...
emotional abuse during divorce

Emotional Abuse During Your Divorce: The Signs and How the Law Can Help

Divorce can be one of the most stressful experiences an individual will go through in their lifetime. If your partner thinks you are to blame, they may go out of their way to make it even more stressful for you. Other times, your spouse may resort to behaviors that cause you extreme emotional distress. Either ... Read more ...
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