Working Through Custody and Parenting Time Mediations
There are many factors that parents who are going through a divorce must sort out such as parenting time, visitation, custody agreements, and maintenance payments. When parents who are going through a divorce go to family court in regards to their children, they have an important decision. They can choose to file a child custody…read more
When Should There Be Child Support Beyond the Initial Cap in New York?
Divorce is difficult under the best of circumstances, and becomes more difficult when the couple has minor children still living at home. The courts of New York place a lot of emphasis on ensuring the children are cared for financially as well as in other ways. Part of that process focuses on determining the amount…read more
The Changing Tax Laws on Divorce Maintenance Payments (Alimony) After 2018
In 2016, New York Daily News reported that divorce statistics were the lowest they’ve been in 35 years. However, this could soon change. Divorces could be on the rise in 2018 because of a new tax law that will go into effect. When a couple goes through a divorce, there are several issues they must…read more
What are the different types of child custody arrangements in New York?
In New York, the statutory law that regards child custody is somewhat vague. According to Domestic Relations Law 70, there will not be a prima facile right to child custody with either parents of the child. However, the court will decide what is in the best interest of the child regarding child custody. Furthermore, Domestic…read more