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Changing a Child’s Last Name Following a Divorce

While the practice is becoming less common as societal trends shift, one spouse typically takes the last name of the other spouse. Furthermore, when a couple has a child, the individual will typically assume the same last name as the couple. However, if a couple in this situation has a divorce, the question that may … Read more

Child Abuse v. Child Neglect in New York

Child abuse and neglect are two of the most serious and concerning types of cases currently plaguing the Family Court system.

Introducing Your Child to the Concept of Therapy

As discussed previously, divorce effects all children differently.

Would Your Child Benefit from Therapy?

Divorce effects children differently.

Troubled Spouses and Child Custody

Issues surrounding child custody and visitation during contested divorce battles are a major concern for the court.

Parental Alienation in Custody Disputes

Divorce can be a trying time.

How is Child Custody Determined in New York?

Agreeing on a child custody plan is one of the hardest components of divorce.

Ignoring the Peanut Gallery during Divorce

Divorce can be a tumultuous and life-altering experience.

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.