In a divorce and afterwards, you may experience heightened concerns about your spouse’s parenting abilities. Courts utilize a best interests of the child standard in deciding which parent should have custody. To the court, the most important factor will be “[e]ach parent’s ability to cooperate with … [Read more...] about Think Your Ex is a Bad Parent? Be Careful How You Handle It
When you are considering divorce, you must have good legal representation. Even if the divorce is amicable, it is essential to get accurate legal advice to help you make well-informed decisions. There are several factors involved in choosing the right divorce attorney, some obvious, but others less … [Read more...] about How to Choose the Right Divorce Attorney
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A big fear in divorce is the prospect of losing your children. Child custody matters are very stressful. If you and your spouse cannot come to an agreement, it is left to a judge to decide who has primary physical custody, how much time each of you has with the children, as well as how you will make … [Read more...] about Can One Parent Relocate with Children During or Post-Divorce?
Many couples start the divorce process angry at their spouse and ready to do battle. They are unwilling to compromise and want to “win” every dispute no matter how costly. Often, they get upset that the legal system, judge and attorneys do not seem to support their point of view. However, the laws … [Read more...] about What NOT to Expect from Your Divorce
Whenever parents divorce, a court will order support for any children under the age of 21. The amount is either calculated under guidelines established by New York law or agreed to by the parties provided the agreement meets certain requirements. If one parent stops paying child support, the other … [Read more...] about Enforcing Child Support in New York