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.
Uncontested child custody cases have the potential to turn into nasty battles.
The prenuptial agreement's popularity is on the rise, and for good reason.
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.
If you’re considering divorce, then it is highly recommended that you don’t wait for your spouse to make the first move.
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 child support are two of the primary parts of New York divorce cases involving children.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Domestic violence is a major issue that plagues unhealthy relationships, and in extreme circumstances, can even become life threatening.
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.
The holiday season, typically a joyous time of the year, can be hard on those going through divorce, especially families with children.
Last week, CBS reported on the arrival of the " Who's Your Daddy?" mobile DNA testing truck to the Big Apple.
Divorce doesn't always come cheap, especially if you're one of the wealthiest oil tycoons in the country.
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.
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.