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April 2017 Archives

How can I prepare for child custody hearing?

If you and your spouse in New York cannot come to an agreement about child custody, then the courts will intervene and do it for you. Although you may have valid reasons and strong feelings about why your former partner should not be awarded primary custody, those factors are not enough to get the courts to rule in your favor. Your children’s best interests should be the primary concern between you and their other parent. 

What to do when staying married is no longer an option

Taking the first step towards filing for divorce New York is often the hardest for many couples. Before people who are separating from their spouses can start living their lives freely, they should take some time to prepare themselves for the divorce process.

Social Media and Divorce: Mistakes to avoid

It is only natural for some people in New York to share every single detail about their divorces on social media with their friends and family. For some people, it is a way to release their feelings and get support from their peers. However, doing so can create some unexpected and unpleasant complications with the outcome, states Instead, separating couples may want to stay clear of social media altogether until their divorces are finalized.

Don't let child custody problems zap your holiday spirit

Easter, Kwanzaa, Passover, Thanksgiving, Fourth of July and other holidays are typical components of many families' customs throughout the nation. There's something special about days set aside to celebrate a specific idea or event that brings families closer together and creates lasting, cherished memories. If you're thinking that used to be the case for you and your family until you and your former spouse chose to divorce, you are definitely not alone. Many parents find themselves entangled in contentious child custody battles surrounding their favorite holiday seasons.

How do I protect my business from divorce?

If you own a business in New York and are thinking about filing for divorce, you should start taking precautions now to protect your company. It does not matter if you manage the company by yourself and your spouse made contributions to it or your spouse is a partner, your business is an asset that can become a spoil of divorce.