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5 Pieces of Information to Retain in Preparation for a Divorce in New York City

5 Pieces of Information to Retain in Preparation for a Divorce in New York City

Divorce can be messy, but it doesn’t have to be. If you take the necessary steps and collect the proper documents, you can make the entire process much easier on yourself. The first step is contacting a reputable and experienced New York divorce lawyer. The attorneys at Brian D. Perskin & Associates P.C. are top-tier ... Read more ...
COVID-19 Lockdown Divorces: Why the Lockdown May Indicate it’s Time to Move on

COVID-19 Lockdown Divorces: Why the Lockdown May Indicate it’s Time to Move on

COVID-19 impacted society significantly with people required to stay home, and for those living in the Big Apple, this has created a demand for a New York Divorce Attorney. ...

Divorce Attorney New York City: Why Should Choose a Remote Divorce Attorney During the Covid-19 Pandemic

With court proceedings limited due to COVID-19, you can now directly communicate with your remote divorce attorney in New York City. ...
Divorce During a Pandemic

Divorce During a Pandemic

The pandemic has caused a backup in courts, and for the first time, New York courts began allowing e-filing a divorce proceeding. ...
Child Custody: Bird’s Nest Co-Parenting

Child Custody: Bird’s Nest Co-Parenting

When talking about child custody, is bird\'s nest co-parenting the best option? Learn more about it here and if it is the right option or not. ...
Men vs. women: Is there a winner when it comes to divorce?

Men vs. women: Is there a winner when it comes to divorce?

Divorce is not a game, and definitely not one where anyone truly wins, but there are a few things you need to know. Check out the details here! ...
Breathe In, Breathe Out, Repeat

Breathe In, Breathe Out, Repeat

There are no two ways about it, staying home during the pandemic is stressful. Here are some tips to stay sane as you breathe and repeat. ...
The Sky is Falling – and Other Pandemic Related Issues

The Sky is Falling – and Other Pandemic Related Issues

It\'s a pandemic for goodness sakes, why is your spouse being so difficult, you think to yourself. Don\'t be hard on your self and reach out if you need help. ...
Divorce Strategies Under New York’s No-Fault Divorce

Divorce Strategies Under New York’s No-Fault Divorce

On August 15, 2010, New York Governor David Paterson signed no-fault divorce into law. Here are some divorce strategies to take under this divorce. ...
Reasonable Alimony Expectations in New York

Reasonable Alimony Expectations in New York

When applying for alimony, this is not a ticket for free income for the rest of your life. Here\'s what you need to know about alimony in New York. ...
How a Divorce Lawyer Can Protect Your Business

How a Divorce Lawyer Can Protect Your Business

Divorce can ruin businesses at a time when your financial resources are pushed to their limits. Here\'s how a divorce lawyer can protect your business. ...
How Does Equitable Distribution in New York Work?

How Does Equitable Distribution in New York Work?

Equitable distribution is the legal process of dividing properties between spouses who are undergoing a divorce. How does it work in New York? ...
Divorce and Relocation: A Deep Dive

Divorce and Relocation: A Deep Dive

Relocating after a divorce is not an easy decision, especially if you have children. You might want to move as far away from where you made your marital home to begin anew, but it’s not always that simple. While relocating for a new job and looking for a fresh start elsewhere is understandable, you need ... Read more ...
Before You File: A Checklist to Make Before Your Divorce

Before You File: A Checklist to Make Before Your Divorce

Divorce is not an easy decision to make. You might wake up one morning and realize that your marriage is no longer viable. However, it’s not that simple when it comes to filing for divorce. There’s a lot that goes into preparing to file for divorce, including getting your finances in order before you enlist ... Read more ...
Annulments: What Are They and Why Should I Care?

Annulments: What Are They and Why Should I Care?

You have more than one option when you realize that your marriage has come to an end. Depending on your situation, it might be possible to file for and obtain an annulment. While divorce and annulments seem similar, there are some distinct differences between the two forms of separation. Today, we will define and describe ... Read more ...
Debt and Divorce: Considerations and Consequences

Debt and Divorce: Considerations and Consequences

The effects of divorce reverberate throughout your entire life. From the repercussions on your mental and physical health to the impact on your children and the consequences on your finances, divorce can cause you a lot of stress and anxiety. One of the most significant worries many divorcing couples have is how debt and divorce ... Read more ...
I Have Hidden Assets: What Do I Do?

I Have Hidden Assets: What Do I Do?

Divorce is a challenging time for anyone, even under the best of circumstances. Assets division in divorce is one of the critical aspects that will have a lasting impact on your future financial life. You may have certain marital assets, which your spouse is not aware of because you’re not sure about your marriage’s future.  ... Read more ...
After You File: Keeping Perspective and Next Steps

After You File: Keeping Perspective and Next Steps

Divorce at any stage is stressful, but after you file, preparation and understanding can make it much easier. With the right steps, you can relieve much of the stress and anxiety associated with divorce. Let’s go over some of these steps to help you keep perspective and move forward seamlessly with the next chapter in ... Read more ...
The Aftermath of Divorce: Women’s Rights

The Aftermath of Divorce: Women’s Rights

Divorce for women is much different than divorce for men. Why? Women invest themselves in relationships emotionally more than men, and divorce can cause a lot of emotional anguish, suffering, fear, and other problems. This post will explore the difficulties of divorce for women and outline their rights in this situation. Financial Struggles It’s more ... Read more ...
Legal Separation and Grandparents: What Now?

Legal Separation and Grandparents: What Now?

Divorce doesn’t just affect the couple signing the agreement or their children. It also affects the grandparents from both sides of the family. How and when will grandparents be able to spend time with their grandchildren? Will they be able to continue regular vacations with the grandchildren? These are crucial questions that all grandparents will ... Read more ...
Dividing Business Assets During Divorce: How it Works

Dividing Business Assets During Divorce: How it Works

Hearing your spouse utter the word “divorce” can be overwhelming and stressful, even if you knew there were problems in your marriage. It can become increasingly problematic when you own a business. What will happen to your business during a divorce? Does your spouse receive half of the business assets? This article will describe how ... Read more ...
Equitable Distribution: What is it and How is it Determined?

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 divorce ... Read more ...
How Mediation Can Make Life Easier for All Parties Involved

How Mediation Can Make Life Easier for All Parties Involved

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. Mediation can make life easier for everyone involved in a divorce, including your children. Today, we ... Read more ...
Did I Get a Fair Shake With 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 spousal support? 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 spousal support. Let’s explore how ... Read more ...
Ways Divorce Financial Planning Can Help You Avoid Costly Mistakes

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 plan financially to avoid costly mistakes. ... Read more ...
How the Stress of a Bad Marriage Can Impact Your Health

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 ...
Five Reasons Why You Should Be 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 ...
Why You Should Avoid Dating During 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 interested ... Read more ...
What Is a “Person in Need of Supervision” and How Are These Cases Handled?

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

One of the most frustrating decisions you might have to make in life is to end your marriage. Whether you’ve been with your spouse since high school or you met them later in life, ending a marriage is never easy. It is one of the most difficult discussions you will ever have with your partner. ... Read more ...