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Back to School for Children of Divorce

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.
True American Divorce Statistics

True American Divorce Statistics

There has been a long standing belief that half of all marriages in the United States end in divorce.
Divorce and Family Law Misunderstandings

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.
What to Look for in a Divorce Attorney

What to Look for in a Divorce Attorney

Trying to find a divorce or child custody lawyer can be overwhelming.
Modifying Court Orders in NYC

Modifying Court Orders in NYC

There are two forms of child support modifications: upwards modification and downwards modification.
The Benefits of Hiring a Divorce Lawyer

The Benefits of Hiring a Divorce Lawyer

It is possible to get a divorce without hiring an attorney, but it isn’t necessarily advised.
Child Support and Summer Camp

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.
Commemorating Your Divorce

Commemorating Your Divorce

Life’s milestones deserve to be celebrated and commemorated.
Post-Nuptial Agreements for Stay-at-Home Parents

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.
Learn to Thrive After Divorce

Learn to Thrive After Divorce

Divorce can be a long process, full of twists, turns, and unexpected roadblocks.
Divorce and Custody Resources in New York City

Divorce and Custody Resources in New York City

The beginning of the divorce process can seem daunting, especially when you don’t know where to turn.
The Divorce Process in New York

The Divorce Process in New York

“What is the divorce process in New York like?” and “What is the timeline for a divorce?”
Introducing Your Child to the Concept of Therapy

Introducing Your Child to the Concept of Therapy

As discussed previously, divorce effects all children differently.
Divorced Moms on Mother’s Day

Divorced Moms on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day can be difficult for divorced parents, especially mothers.
Preparing for a Divorce Consultation

Preparing for a Divorce Consultation

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

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.
Residency Requirements in New York State

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.
Building a Strong Attorney-Client Relationship

Building a Strong Attorney-Client Relationship

Developing a strong relationship with your attorney is a very important component of crafting a winning divorce strategy.
Troubled Spouses and Child Custody

Troubled Spouses and Child Custody

Issues surrounding child custody and visitation during contested divorce battles are a major concern for the court.
Modifying an Order of Child Support

Modifying an Order of Child Support

Child support is an integral component of divorce and custody disputes, and is typically awarded to the parent who is granted residential or primary custody of a child or children.
Preparing for a Divorce Trial

Preparing for a Divorce Trial

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

Celebrating with Divorce Parties

Once an outrageous concept, divorce parties are growing in popularity as the stigma associated with ending a marriage disappears.
Building a Winning Divorce Strategy

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.
Grounds for Divorce in New York

Grounds for Divorce in New York

In 2010, New York became a “no-fault” divorce state.
Annulments, Divorce, and Legal Separation

Annulments, Divorce, and Legal Separation

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

Extending Orders of Protection

An Order of Protection is a legally binding court order that acts as a tool to prevent harassment, abuse, stalking, or other violent and threatening behavior to occur between two or more people.
Divorce’s Impact on Health Insurance

Divorce’s Impact on Health Insurance

Divorce can have an impact on many aspects of your life, including your health insurance coverage.