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How to Modify Child Custody in New York

How to Modify Child Custody in New York

Custody orders are not meant to remain in place forever with no changes. Courts recognize that your life may change and that, almost certainly, your child’s needs will change as they age. A parenting plan that works for a two-year-old will definitely not work for a 16-year-old. Because of...


Talking to Your Child About Divorce

Talking to Your Child About Divorce

One of the hardest parts of divorce is breaking the news to your children and helping them through the transitions that lie ahead. At a time when you are not certain how you personally are going to survive the divorce process, it can be challenging to support your child.
When to Talk to Your...

Estate Documents After Divorce

Estate Documents After Divorce

While some may wait until after their divorce is final, there are some steps that should be in play before to protect yourself and your family even if they can’t be formalized until a later date. It is important to re-evaluation of your wills, trusts, health care proxies, and powers of...

Modifying Alimony After Divorce in New York

Modifying Alimony After Divorce in New York

If your divorce case included spousal support (sometimes called spousal maintenance or alimony), you might wonder if there will ever be an opportunity to change or modify the support order or if you can ever end the maintenance payments before the originally ordered completion date. New York state...

Spyware & Your Divorce - What You Should Know

Spyware & Your Divorce - What You Should Know

Spyware are computer programs that record or “log” anything that’s typed on that computer. If spyware is installed on your computer, the person who installed it can see everywhere you go on the internet, every email you type, your passwords, every search you do, and any...

How to Get Your Spouse Out of the House Amidst a Divorce

How to Get Your Spouse Out of the House Amidst a Divorce

Once you’ve made the decision that your marriage is over, you most likely want to get away from your spouse as quickly as possible. Ownership and occupancy of the marital home can be a hotly contested issue during a divorce. When you own and share the same home, you may wonder how you can get...

Is Your Brand Up for Grabs in a Divorce?

Is Your Brand Up for Grabs in a Divorce?

Kristen Cavallari and Jay Cutler filed for divorce in April 2020. But it wasn’t until recently that retired NFL quarterback Cutler decided to try to stake a claim on Cavallari’s brand as part of the property division in the divorce. Actress Cavallari owns the clothing, jewelry, and home...

How to Track Child Visitation

How to Track Child Visitation

Child custody and visitation is often one of the most hotly contested parts of a divorce. Once you have a temporary order in place, it is important that you carefully detail everything about your parenting plan. Documentation about this can be important evidence in your case. It can help you seek...

Can I Get an Annulment?

Can I Get an Annulment?

One of the most common questions people ask about divorce is whether they qualify for an annulment. The most important fact to understand is that there are two types of annulments: a legal annulment and a religious annulment.
Legal vs. Religious Annulments A legal annulment is a...