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.
Did you know that there is an average of 6 to 7 divorces per 1,000 people in New York State?
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.
Uncontested child custody cases have the potential to turn into nasty battles.
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.
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.
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.