1. Can You Speed Up Your Divorce?

    Divorce can be a long, expensive process.  If you are thinking about getting a divorce, then you probably already know that it has a reputation for taking a long time and costing a lot of money. However, you should know that not all divorces have to be this way. The length and intensity of your divorce depend on many things, and you'll be glad to know that there are a few things that you can do …Read More

  2. Your Guide to Child Custody in New York Part 3

    There are many things that you should know about child custody in New York.  Are you getting ready to go through a child custody battle? If so, understanding the basics of child custody in New York can only help. That's why, in our last blog, our family law attorney in Hauppauge talked about how child custody is determined. Even if you are not awarded custody of your child, the courts still see …Read More

  3. Your Guide to Child Custody in New York Part 2

    It's important to understand the basics of child custody in New York.  If you are about to enter into a child custody case in New York, it can really help to learn the basics. In our last blog, our child support attorney in Hauppauge went over the different types of child custody. Understanding the different types of child custody is a good start, but you also need to learn how child custody is d…Read More

  4. Your Guide to Child Custody in New York

    Understanding child custody laws in New York is a must.  Regardless of whether you are already involved in a child custody dispute or you think you may be in one in the future, understanding the basics of child custody can only help. In the state of New York, the court determines custody based on what is best for the child, and unfortunately, child custody can be incredibly complicated. The good …Read More

  5. Minimizing Conflict in a Divorce

    No couple intends to get a divorced when they get married.  On your wedding day, the last thing that you think about is a divorce. However, conflicts can and do arise, which is why the divorce rate is so high. They say that happy couples don't get divorced, and while there are exceptions to every rule, this one applies to most couples. The vast majority of divorces happen because of some sort of …Read More

  6. What is an At Fault Divorce

    In New York, a divorce can be based on either no-fault or at fault grounds. Not all divorces are the same. There are actually many different kinds of divorces, but two of the most common categories are no-fault and at fault. In a no-fault divorce, neither spouse has to prove that the other one did anything wrong in order to get divorced. One of the most common grounds for a no-fault divorce is an …Read More

  7. Taxes and Child Support

    Tax season is upon us once again.  Tax day is April 18, and while this may seem far away, it will be here before we know it. Taxes can be incredibly confusing, and when your circumstance is a bit different, it can make them even more confusing! Because tax day is coming fast, many people have been wondering what the connection between child support and taxes is. Luckily, our child support attorne…Read More

  8. Can a Father Win a Custody Case?

    As a dad, do you have a chance of winning your custody case? In many states, it used to be that mothers were almost always given custody in cases where the children were still in their tender years, which means that they were about five years old or younger. However, this rule has been rejected in many states, and today, New York custody laws are written in a much more gender-neutral way. This mea…Read More

  9. The Cons of Mediation

    When you're going through a divorce, you'll have to choose between mediation or litigation.  When most people think of divorce, they think of tears, screaming matches and lawyers battling it out in court, but it doesn't have to be that way. Mediation is a wonderful option for many couples, and in our last blog, our family law attorney in Hauppauge went over many of the pros of mediation. Although…Read More

  10. The Pros of Mediation

    Is mediation the right option for you?  When you are going through a divorce, you always have the option of choosing mediation over litigation. Although some things can only be solved in courts, many couples can come to a successful agreement through mediation alone. Although mediation may be a great option for some, it's not ideal for everyone, and while there are certainly pros to mediation, th…Read More