1145 Walt Whitman Road. Melville, New York 11747-3005

Author Archives: Bryan Salamone

Anticipating Divorce: 5 Ways to Protect Yourself

If you believe you will be entering into a divorce with your spouse in the near future, it is important to take all necessary steps to protect yourself, your children and your assets. Through the following five tips, you can be better prepared for when you or your partner file for divorce. Become an expert… Read More »

Special Factors Influence Child Support Amounts

In New York, there are certain formulas that judges use to calculate how much child support is owed by one parent to another after a divorce. If you feel as though your case may be an exception to the rule, you have the ability to inform the judge of special circumstances. Examples of situations where… Read More »

New Maintenance “Spousal Support” Laws Were Passed and are Awaiting the Governor’s Signature

New Maintenance “Spousal Support” laws were passed and are awaiting the governor’s signature.  If you are a husband or a wife; wage earner or homemaker;  and are considering a divorce, you may want to run to your attorney now. On June 24, 2015 by an almost unanimous vote of 146 to 1 the New York… Read More »

What You Should Know About Child Visitation Rights

When a couple going through a divorce has children, a family law court may need to get involved in decisions regarding child custody and child visitation rights. In a divorce, these two issues are typically determined at the same time. In some divorce proceedings, it is determined that it is in the child’s best interest… Read More »

What Are the Steps of an Uncontested Divorce in New York?

When a couple refers to an uncontested divorce, they are discussing a divorce that does not go to trial. In an uncontested divorce, there is no cause for a trial because issues are discussed and decided upon with the help of attorneys outside of the courtroom. This process includes the following steps: Filing for divorce…. Read More »

What Qualifies as Grounds for Divorce in New York?

The state of New York allows residents to divorce their spouse through either a no-fault or fault-based divorce. If you are aiming to get a divorce in New York, it can be helpful to understand how no-fault divorce laws affect your situation and what possible grounds for divorce you may use. No-fault divorce In 2010,… Read More »

How to Know When You Need a Prenuptial Agreement

If you are about to enter into a marriage with your significant other, you may be wondering if a prenuptial agreement is needed to protect your assets. Although no one likes to think about the possibility of a marriage dissolving, reasons couples choose to enter into a prenuptial agreement may include the following: To clarify… Read More »

Complexities of Child Custody Involving Unmarried Parents

When unmarried parents end their relationship, they must go through many of the same motions to establish custody as legally married parents. Nevertheless, there can be certain complexities that apply when establishing custodial rights of unmarried parents. Importance of establishing paternity Unlike their married counterparts, when an unmarried couple has a child paternity is not… Read More »

Handling Violations of Child Custody and Visitation

Child custody and visitation orders are legally binding arrangements that all parties must adhere to now and in the years to come. However, in some circumstances, a parent or relative may break the agreement by illegally visiting or keeping a child for an unpermitted amount of time. If this situation occurs, it is helpful to… Read More »

5 Tips for Selecting Your Divorce Lawyer

When you are about to get divorced, you’ll want to ensure that you have an attorney who is looking out for your best interests. Divorce can be a complicated and stressful time for any family, but the following five tips will help you find the right legal professional for your case: Look for experience. If… Read More »

Contact us
Live Chat