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Important Information Regarding Divorce Consultations

Important Information Regarding Divorce Consultations

Consulting with an experienced family law attorney will be beneficial to your divorce case.
Protecting Your Business During Divorce

Protecting Your Business During Divorce

High net worth divorce cases involve assets of significant value, which can include business ownerships or partnerships.
How Do Prenuptial Agreements Affect Engagement Ring Laws?

How Do Prenuptial Agreements Affect Engagement Ring Laws?

An engagement ring is often the most expensive gift a woman will receive and one of the most meaningful.
Animal Custody in New York City Divorce

Animal Custody in New York City Divorce

According to a 2014 study from the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), attorneys across the country have noticed a sizeable increase in the number of pet custody cases over the past five years.
Timeline for Divorce in New York City

Timeline for Divorce in New York City

The family law firm of Brian D. Perskin & Associates, P.C. has been representing New York City residents in divorce cases since 1990. One of the most common questions our clients have is “How long will it take to get divorced?”
Attorney Perskin Writes on a New “Facebook” Divorce Law for CNBC

Attorney Perskin Writes on a New “Facebook” Divorce Law for CNBC

Just yesterday, Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Matthew Cooper ruled that a woman could, in fact, deliver her divorce summons to her estranged husband over Facebook.
Special Issues Facing High Net Worth Divorces

Special Issues Facing High Net Worth Divorces

Divorces involving a great deal of assets require the specialized attention of an experienced matrimonial attorney.
Attorney Perskin Interviewed by Crain’s New York Business

Attorney Perskin Interviewed by Crain’s New York Business

Attorney Brian D. Perskin recently sat down with Crain's New York Business for an interview that delved into his 25 years as a New York divorce lawyer.
How to Prepare for a Child Custody Battle

How to Prepare for a Child Custody Battle

Uncontested child custody cases have the potential to turn into nasty battles.
The Benefit of Prenuptial Agreements

The Benefit of Prenuptial Agreements

The prenuptial agreement's popularity is on the rise, and for good reason.
Mothers’ Rights in New York Divorce

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.
Filing First: Getting a Head Start in the NY Divorce Race

Filing First: Getting a Head Start in the NY Divorce Race

If you’re considering divorce, then it is highly recommended that you don’t wait for your spouse to make the first move.
Attorney Perskin Lends Insight in Reuters Article on Divorce Apps

Attorney Perskin Lends Insight in Reuters Article on Divorce Apps

Attorney Brian Perskin was recently consulted in new Reuters piece describing the growing role of expense and budgeting apps in the life of newly divorced couples.
Child Custody and Support in New York State

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.
Determining Paternity in New York City

Determining Paternity in New York City

Paternity disputes and DNA tests have been portrayed as a joke by television shows like Maury, when in reality, they play a pivotal role in child custody and support cases throughout the United States.
How Can I Rebuild my Credit After Divorce?

How Can I Rebuild my Credit After Divorce?

As previously discussed, contested divorces can have the potential to ruin a party's credit score due to litigation costs, becoming a single income household, and new financial obligations such as child support and maintenance payments.
How Long Does it Take to Get Divorced in NYC?

How Long Does it Take to Get Divorced in NYC?

If you're new to the divorce process, then you undoubtedly have a plethora of questions surrounding the ins and outs of matrimonial and family law in New York State.
What to Anticipate During Tough Custody Battles

What to Anticipate During Tough Custody Battles

Regardless of how good intentions between parties may be at the start of a child custody action, there is always the possibility of emotions turning sour, minds being changed, or other unexpected circumstances (such as the emergency relocation of one party) that will impact the proceedings.
The Real Gift Children of Divorce Want This Christmas

The Real Gift Children of Divorce Want This Christmas

Despite what the songs may say, the holiday season might not be the most wonderful time of the year if you're going through a divorce.
Divorce and Visitation with an Abusive Spouse

Divorce and Visitation with an Abusive Spouse

Domestic violence is a major issue that plagues unhealthy relationships, and in extreme circumstances, can even become life threatening.
Alternative Parenting Arrangements during Divorce

Alternative Parenting Arrangements during Divorce

Parents who opt for an amicable divorce over a contested litigated battle will often research alternative parenting and custody arrangements to help their children transition and process the divorce better.
Coping With Divorce During The Holiday Season

Coping With Divorce During The Holiday Season

The holiday season, typically a joyous time of the year, can be hard on those going through divorce, especially families with children.
Mobile DNA Testing Comes to New York City

Mobile DNA Testing Comes to New York City

Last week, CBS reported on the arrival of the " Who's Your Daddy?" mobile DNA testing truck to the Big Apple.
Get Help for Domestic Violence NOW

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.
Supernatural Creature Denied Alimony from Human Husband

Supernatural Creature Denied Alimony from Human Husband

A woman in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is now facing a post-divorce life without alimony after the Appeals Court in Dubai ruled that her husband was not required to pay her a sum of about $11,000 US in spousal support.
Becoming a Divorced SINGLE Parent

Becoming a Divorced SINGLE Parent

Typically, divorce professionals and therapists will recommend couple's actively participate in co-parenting their children after they decide to end their marriage.
Divorce Fever Hits Hollywood

Divorce Fever Hits Hollywood

Divorce has swept through Hollywood over the last month, and celebrities from all sides of the entertainment business are feeling the blow of their marriages ending.