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.
Typically, divorce professionals and therapists will recommend couple's actively participate in co-parenting their children after they decide to end their marriage.
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.
Divorce can lead to a slew of financial dilemmas, which can negatively affect your credit score.
An unidentified woman is being accused of kidnapping after she took her child from its father during a heated custody dispute.
Regardless of whether your children are young, just starting high school, or embarking on their collegiate journey, the subject of college tuition needs to be addressed in New York divorce cases.
In a drastic attempt to preserve the sanctity of marriage, a city district in China is limiting the number of divorce filings to 15 per day.
Making the transition from summertime fun to a regimented school schedule can be difficult for both children and parents, especially if the parents are divorced.
Here at Brian D. Perskin & Associates, P.C., we are very big supporters of modifying your estate plans and details of your last will and testament after a divorce is finalized.
Prenuptial agreements are legally binding documents signed by a couple before their marriage that details their separate property (including investment and other financial accounts), and outlines how potential joint assets will be divided in the event of a divorce, as well as addressing the issue of alimony.
Sherri Shepherd is having one heck of a year. Recently fired from her co-host position on The View and in the midst of a divorce and two child custody battles, she can sure use some good news.
Brian D. Perskin & Associates P.C. is proud to announce that Attorney Perskin has earned the significant achievement of being selected as one of The National Advocates.
People choose to become stay at home parents for many different reasons, which can include the birth of a child, sudden unemployment, or rising costs in childcare and nanny services.
Reports are surfacing regarding George Zimmerman's financial standing amid his current divorce action against his wife, Shellie Zimmerman.
New York State legislatures voted to increase the number of Family Court judges on Thursday, June 19th, and Friday, June 20th.
According to a report on the Huffington Post, Gwyneth Paltrow and her soon-to-be ex-husband, Chris Martin, are still residing under the same roof.
It is being reported that Halle Berry has been ordered to pay her ex-boyfriend and father of her 6 year old daughter, Gabriel Aubry, a whopping $16,000 per month in child support.
What does a case involving an impersonation of a Dead Sea Scrolls scholar have to do with matrimonial and family law?