Legal and Physical Custody in NY

Legal and Physical Custody in NY

Child custody is a common legal conflict many divorcing couples face and the determination in family court is often irreversible. For this reason, it’s important to understand what custody means and how it’s determined. In New York, there are two kinds of...

Parenting Coordinators: An Overview

The dissolution of a marriage is difficult under the best of circumstances, but many can become extremely contentious. Contentious divorces are hard enough on the couple, but they can be even harder on children. In the most bitter of divorces, children can even become...
Mediation in Family Law

Mediation in Family Law

Family law mediation is a way of resolving divorce issues relating to property division, child custody and visitation and more. Mediation offers divorcing couples the opportunity to craft their own divorce agreement instead of going through litigation and having a...
Approaching a Family Law Deposition

Approaching a Family Law Deposition

Depositions are often used in family law to gather discovery, lockdown facts, and to conduct a dry run of cross-examinations. A court reporter transcribes the meetings. Though these sessions are not in front of a judge, all parties are sworn in under oath. The goal is...