Many couples choose to marry both under New York’s civil laws as well as in accordance with their religion. In the event of a divorce, this can present a problem if one party objects to a religious divorce. If that happens, the spouses would not be able to remarry under the rules of their religion … [Read more...] about Obstacles to a Religious Divorce
Courts operations in New York were initially suspended on March 22, 2020 except for those matters deemed “essential.” This had a significant impact on the commencement of divorce and family law matters, which were mostly on hold except for essential matters such as child protection, family … [Read more...] about Updated New York Court Information for Family Law Matters During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Litigating divorce can be time-consuming, expensive, and emotionally draining. While mediation can be a great option, it is not the right solution for everyone. How can spouses who have significant disputes resolve their issues as efficiently as possible? Committing to settlement discussions is the … [Read more...] about 6 Strategies for Effectively Settling Your Divorce Disputes
Although our culture tends to view divorce as a fight to the finish, an amicable or uncontested divorce is possible. Divorce is often adversarial because the parties let their past grievances and present emotions control the divorce process. However, if you can maintain a future focus, you can have … [Read more...] about Can You Have an Amicable Divorce?
The divorce process has never been easy, but the shutdown of the New York court system because of the pandemic has made it harder. However, divorces do not have to be put on hold entirely. There are many practical things that can be done in the pursuit of a divorce even in these difficult … [Read more...] about Getting a Divorce in the Time of Coronavirus
As many people know, the courts in New York have been suspended since March 22, 2020 except for those matters deemed “essential.” In the divorce and family law context, essential matters have been defined to include child protection, family offense/temporary orders of protection, and applications … [Read more...] about Are New York Courts Open for Family Law Matters During the COVID-19 Pandemic?