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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.
Co-Parenting Goes High-Tech

Co-Parenting Goes High-Tech

Technology plays an ever-expanding role in our lives, especially in our communication and relationships.
Effective Co-Parenting for Families of Divorce

Effective Co-Parenting for Families of Divorce

Parents who are in the beginning stages of ending their relationship should strive to have an amicable, child centered divorce.
Back to School Season and Divorced Families

Back to School Season and Divorced Families

Back to school season can be challenging for parents whose children are still in full time summer mode.
A Guide to Divorce by Publication in New York

A Guide to Divorce by Publication in New York

It can be difficult to divorce a missing spouse, especially in cases of abandonment, but it is not impossible.
Social Media Rules for Divorce

Social Media Rules for Divorce

Social media is becoming an increasingly popular component of divorce cases across the globe.
What is an Enhanced Earnings Capacity?

What is an Enhanced Earnings Capacity?

Equitable distribution, or the division of assets, is a major component of most New York divorce actions.
Marriage Equality = Divorce Equality

Marriage Equality = Divorce Equality

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.
Can a Pet Help You Cope with Divorce?

Can a Pet Help You Cope with Divorce?

Divorce can be a traumatic and heartbreaking experience for all involved.
Prenuptial Agreements during Divorce Actions

Prenuptial Agreements during Divorce Actions

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.
Steps to Take After Being Served with Divorce Papers

Steps to Take After Being Served with Divorce Papers

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.
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.