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 violence is a very serious matter that can play a pivotal role in divorce and child custody proceedings in New York State.
Baby boomers have been at the forefront of many social, economic, and cultural movements throughout the past few decades.
For some people, divorce isn't just an emotional and financial hardship, it's a spiritual one.
Did you know that there is an average of 6 to 7 divorces per 1,000 people in New York State?
Technology plays an ever-expanding role in our lives, especially in our communication and relationships.
Parents who are in the beginning stages of ending their relationship should strive to have an amicable, child centered divorce.
Back to school season can be challenging for parents whose children are still in full time summer mode.
It can be difficult to divorce a missing spouse, especially in cases of abandonment, but it is not impossible.
Social media is becoming an increasingly popular component of divorce cases across the globe.
We have previously discussed the division of assets in New York divorce.
Equitable distribution, or the division of assets, is a major component of most New York divorce actions.
The U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark decision in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges that makes same sex marriage legal across the country.
Divorce can be a traumatic and heartbreaking experience for all involved.
Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements are receiving praise from matrimonial attorneys throughout New York because of the security they provide married couples in the event of divorce.
Last year, reports surfaced that a record shattering divorce settlement had been reached in a 6 yearlong battle.
Being served with divorce papers can stir up a variety of emotions, especially if you were not aware that your spouse wanted to end your marriage.
Consulting with an experienced family law attorney will be beneficial to your divorce case.
High net worth divorce cases involve assets of significant value, which can include business ownerships or partnerships.
An engagement ring is often the most expensive gift a woman will receive and one of the most meaningful.
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.
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?”
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.
Divorces involving a great deal of assets require the specialized attention of an experienced matrimonial attorney.
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.
Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements have the power to greatly impact marriages and divorces.