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Custody Determination- A child’s wishes

By: Alexandra Mulé When the Family Court has to decide issues pertaining to custody and visitation, their main concern is what is in the best interests of the child. This requires the court to weigh a number of factors. Specifically, there is usually a rebuttable...

ATTORNEY FOR THE CHILD ASSIGNED IN CUSTODY CASES

By Hope Tuber The hardest thing about a divorce, especially for your children may be where will they live, i.e., physical custody. This will be at the forefront of your children’s minds. It should be this way for you as well. Can you and your spouse work this out...

Child Support Arrears

By: Alexandra Mulé In New York, both parents are expected to provide child support for the care of their children. Child support is centered on the notion that the lifestyle of the children is not to change just because their parents decided to divorce or separate. A...

TRAVELING WITH THE CHILDREN

By Hope Tuber If you have children, there are certain things all parties will need to get use to in your post-divorce life. One such change is travel with the children. Any travel you and your former spouse engages in with the children within the state is generally...

Post Judgment Issues

By: Michele Olsen, Esq., MA, MSW The relief people feel when their divorce is settled, especially when it was contentious, is unimaginable. All issues have been addressed, the children are adjusting, and all will move on to happy new normal. Right? Unfortunately,...

Parental Alienation

By: Alexandra Mulé In divorce cases conflicting emotions among children and their parents becomes unfortunately common when the divorce is acrimonious. When this dynamic is present parental alienation tends to surface, and is taken very serious by the Court in...

What Will I Be Able To Afford After My Divorce?

By Hope Tuber One of the first concerns clients have is if they can “afford” a divorce. For those that either work part time or not at all there is a real fear that they will be awarded an amount that is insufficient to financially survive. First, stay away from...