Many parents have questions concerning parenting time and child custody during the COVID-19 virus pandemic. Both the medical and political establishments have made clear their concerns about the extreme contagiousness and humankind’s lack of antibodies to defend against this virus in addition to the … [Read more...] about Child Custody, Visitation and the COVID-19 Outbreak
It is no surprise that children are impacted by divorce. The effects of divorce on children are well documented in studies that have examined the behavior and wellbeing of children before and after a divorce. An increase in behavioral problems and family difficulties as well as reduced achievement … [Read more...] about Can You Minimize the Effects of Divorce on Your Children?
Getting a divorce in New York is not a slam dunk. Two things are required: Residency and legally acceptable reasons or grounds for the divorce. Residency To file for a divorce in New York, you and/or your spouse must meet at least one of these residency requirements: You or your spouse … [Read more...] about Residency and Grounds for Divorce in New York
Recently, Ken Jewell offered his opinion on why the costs involved in divorce can differ so greatly and how children can impact the costs involved. Read more of the Fox Business Article here and contact our office to learn how we might be able to help you. … [Read more...] about Ken Jewell Quoted in recent Fox Business Article
Recently, Jewell Law was honored by Expertise.com as one of the 19 best Family Lawyers in New York City. Their hand picked list was based on a combination of a few key criteria including; the firm's reputation, credibility, experience, availability, and finally professionalism. Expertise reviewed … [Read more...] about Jewell Law Recently Honored by Expertise as One of the Top Family Lawyers in New York City
When spouses divorce in New York, their marital property is subject to “equitable distribution.” Equitable is not the same as an equal. It is a concept rooted in fairness. What constitutes a fair division of assets varies depending on the type of property and other circumstances. Notably, equitable … [Read more...] about What Is Equitable Distribution Under New York Divorce Law?