Collaborative Divorce and Avoiding the Pitfalls of a Litigated Divorce

By | May 1st, 2017|Collaborative Divorce|

Collaborative Divorce and Avoiding the Pitfalls of a Litigated Divorce According to Forbes, the collaborative divorce process avoids one of the biggest drawbacks of a traditional case, which are the financial pitfalls that come along with a contested litigated divorce. One of the things that clients struggle with the most during their litigated [...]

Navigating Divorce

By | February 26th, 2017|Divorce|

yer Navigating Divorce As spouses begin the process of divorce, it is easy to become overwhelmed by the process and through navigating divorce. Marital property, separate property, physical custody and legal custody are only a few of the terms that divorcing individuals must learn throughout the process. As you move forward with a [...]

Collaborative Divorce Can be a Viable Option

By | February 1st, 2017|Collaborative Law, Divorce, Divorce Mediation|

Collaborative Divorce can be a Viable Option Collaborative divorce still remains a fairly new area of law. Many individuals do not understand the concept of collaborative law or do not grasp the benefits. The truth is, collaborative law helps many couples avoid an expensive and emotional legal process and proves beneficial to many. Couples [...]

Collaborative Divorce as an Option

By | January 9th, 2017|Collaborative Law|

Collaborative divorce is a newer trend in the area of divorce throughout the country. Because it is new, many divorcing couples in the United States often overlook it. Truthfully, however, collaborative divorce is a problem solving process that can save on the expense and emotion of a divorce. Collaborative divorce is a type of [...]

What is a Temporary Divorce Order?

By | December 18th, 2016|Divorce|

Just as every marriage is unique, every divorce is unique as well. Some divorce processes proceed peacefully, relatively quickly and relatively inexpensively. Others can drag out for years. Unfortunately, the process of separating from one’s spouse can be unpredictable. So even if you think that your divorce will proceed in as smooth a fashion [...]

Do I Qualify for Child Support?

By | December 14th, 2016|Child Support|

Child custody has many different facets, which means that the question of eligibility for child support also does not have a single answer. In New York, the arrangements regarding child custody can differ tremendously. So, who is eligible for child support? A parent who primarily takes care of the child will often be eligible [...]

What is a Quadro or Domestic Relations Order?

By | December 7th, 2016|Divorce|

Handling All Your Family Matters Because "Family Matters"! What is a Quadro or Domestic Relations Order? After a divorce if you are entitled to any of your spouse’s pension or any retirement benefits you must prepare either a Domestic Relations Order or Qualified Domestic Relations order for the plan to approve [...]

Are You Considering Divorce?

By | November 22nd, 2016|Divorce|

Are You Considering Divorce? If you are considering a divorce, or if you are in the process of a divorce, you are facing a life changing event which will affect you emotionally, physically and financially. If you have children the stakes are even higher. At such a time in your life, you need [...]

Understanding the Basics of the Divorce Mediation Process

By | October 19th, 2016|Divorce Mediation|

If you and your spouse do not fundamentally disagree on matters of child custody or major property division issues, you may be able to avoid litigating your divorce. Instead of a lengthy, expensive process in which the court ultimately gets to decide the outcome of your child custody arrangements and property division settlement, [...]

New York Uncontested Divorce

By | October 1st, 2016|Uncontested Divorce|

As an experienced divorce attorney practicing for more than 28 years, I know that not all uncontested divorces are the same. Do not be fooled by advertisements offering an uncontested divorce in New York for a cheap price. These “uncontested” divorces usually do not include anything other than the basic uncontested divorce documents (and often not even [...]