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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

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

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 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?

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

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 is tough. It can be an emotionally trying time, full of sadness, anger, or resentment. ...

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 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

After much deliberation, you and your spouse have decided to proceed with divorce. ...

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!

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

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 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?

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

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

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

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 can be challenging for parents whose children are still in full time summer mode. ...

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?

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