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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.
Alternative Co-Parenting Strategies

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.
What Kind of Divorce is Right for You?

What Kind of Divorce is Right for You?

You’ve weighed your options, waited till after the holiday season has passed, and are finally ready to file for divorce.
Gearing Up for Divorce Month

Gearing Up for Divorce Month

The beginning of a new year is marked with resolutions, promises made to oneself to better themselves in one way or another, such as joining a gym or changing careers.
Divorce Can Be a Good Thing!

Divorce Can Be a Good Thing!

Divorce is tough. It can be an emotionally trying time, full of sadness, anger, or resentment.
Relocation with Children after Divorce

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.
Infidelity and Divorce in NYC

Infidelity and Divorce in NYC

Infidelity is often cited as the reason why a marriage ends in divorce, as the trust between spouses is no longer present.
Telling Your Children About Divorce

Telling Your Children About Divorce

After much deliberation, you and your spouse have decided to proceed with divorce.
New Spousal Maintenance Laws Coming into Effect This Month

New Spousal Maintenance Laws Coming into Effect This Month

After years of effort from lawmakers and advocates, the state of New York has finally passed comprehensive maintenance (or alimony) reform.
Brian D. Perskin & Associates Now Offers Saturday Consultations!

Brian D. Perskin & Associates Now Offers Saturday Consultations!

Great news! In response to a growing demand, the family law firm of Brian D. Perskin & Associates P.C. now offers Saturday consultations!
An Introduction to Child Custody in New York

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 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.
Grey Divorce: The Next Big Baby Boomer Trend?

Grey Divorce: The Next Big Baby Boomer Trend?

Baby boomers have been at the forefront of many social, economic, and cultural movements throughout the past few decades.
Pope Francis Announces New, Streamlined Annulments for Catholics

Pope Francis Announces New, Streamlined Annulments for Catholics

For some people, divorce isn't just an emotional and financial hardship, it's a spiritual one.