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Woman Found Guilty of Endangering Child in Poorly Maintained Home

A woman in Queens has been found guilty of endangering her three children after she was found living in squalor. According to the local prosecutor’s office, Katherine Vartholomeou was living with her children in a house that was missing some exterior walls and part of the roof. The home also had no running water and… Read More »

Advantages and Disadvantages of Prenuptial Agreements

If you are considering adding a prenuptial agreement to your marriage, it is important to first consider the benefits and disadvantages that such an agreement could have for you. The following are some of the key advantages that come with a prenup: They allow you to protect your property that you had before the marriage… Read More »

Consider Mediation as a Divorce Strategy

If you and your spouse have come to a mutual decision to seek a divorce and feel that you will at least be on speaking terms throughout the process, you might consider going through divorce mediation. In this process, you will meet with a neutral third party to discuss how you will resolve some of… Read More »

Putting Together a Solid Transportation Plan for Visitations

When parents get divorced, one of the child custody considerations they will have to make is when the non-custodial parent will have visitation time and how children will get to and from those scheduled visitations. One of the best ways to strengthen these visitation plans is to include a thorough transportation plan so that everyone… Read More »

Establishing Paternity and Its Benefits

Under common law, any child born during a marriage is presumed to be the child of the husband. Whenever there is a question of paternity, however, the mother, father or child can ask the court to get involved. In this case, the state or a private party would bring a lawsuit, with the person identified… Read More »

Friday, February 13: Bad Luck for Marriages and Perfect Storm for Divorce Lawyers

The day before Valentine’s Day always finds every restaurant and every short stay hotel fully booked. If it is a weekday, people take long lunches; have a few drinks with the one they love; and retreat to the “no tell motel” before returning to work.  The problem is: These trysts are not between husband and… Read More »

How to Enforce a Property Division Order

As a part of your divorce decree, courts will issue an order outlining how your marital property will be divided. There will also be information about how you can enforce that order, should your ex-spouse not cooperate with the terms of the decree. There are a variety of ways in which you may be able… Read More »

How Does Filing for Bankruptcy Affect Your Divorce?

Depending on your financial situation, it may seem like it is a sensible decision to file for bankruptcy at the same time as you file for divorce, especially if large debt was a major contributing factor to your divorce. However, these two legal processes can occasionally complicate each other when they occur at the same… Read More »

Divorce Mediation; Alternatives to Litigation; And Solution Oriented Negotiations in Divorce

Bryan L. Salamone & Associates, P.C. have handled divorce mediation for more than a decade.  We have handled over 18,000 divorces as divorce litigators, however, recent years and the economy has taught us that many people are seeking an alternative to expensive lengthy courtroom battles.  We offer such alternatives.   Divorce Mediation Divorce Mediation is only… Read More »

Avoid These Common Divorce Mistakes

Divorce can be an overwhelming, emotionally straining process. It can be understandably difficult to control your emotions throughout the entire process, especially when you are put into situations where you need to either work with or against your former spouse. However, there are certain mistakes you must avoid to help the process go as smoothly… Read More »