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Is Your Marriage at Risk of Failing?

If you think your marriage is in trouble, you need to tackle the issue head on. Ignoring problems can make matters worse. Your health can suffer and you may put your future financial situation in jeopardy by not addressing the issues that are leading to a vast rift between you and your partner. Try counseling,… Read More »

Is Mediation a Better Choice than Divorce If You Have Children?

Divorce is hardest on children. Regardless of how young kids are, they know when something is wrong between their parents. However, when a couple uses traditional divorce methods, the process of separating can be even harder on children. In addition to being more cost-effective, mediation enables a family to sustain a divorce in a gentler… Read More »

Resolving Visitation Issues with Your Spouse

You may feel angry, frustrated, and upset if you are a noncustodial parent. However, it is vital to your relationship with your child that you put any differences with your spouse aside. The divorce is over, your spouse has custody, and now it is time for you to focus on spending as much time as… Read More »

What Are the Top Reasons People Divorce?

Divorce can occur suddenly or over the course of many years. Some couples decide that it is time to call it quits after many years. Other couples part ways after a few short weeks. Every divorce case is different. The following list explains some of the most common reasons that people divorce: Infidelity. Some couples… Read More »

I am Considering Divorce. Is Legal Separation an Option?

Marriages fail for a variety of reasons. However, with the help of a tenacious attorney, you can rebuild your life. Divorce is one option. However, depending on the circumstances of your marriage, you may go through a contested or uncontested divorce. While an uncontested divorce is quick and cost effective, a contested divorce can last… Read More »

Minimizing the Effects of Divorce on Your Children

Divorce is emotionally devastating for all parties involved, but especially children. However, you can minimize the pain divorce causes your family by doing the following: Cooperate for the sake of your children. Your partnership as a married couple may have ended, but your partnership as parents who love your children must remain. Show your children… Read More »

How Does Infidelity Affect Divorce?

For many couples, infidelity is an unforgivable act of betrayal. It can negatively affect a marriage to the point where divorce is the only option. Each year, a large number of couples end their marriage because one person is unfaithful. New York State recently adopted a no-fault divorce law. As a result, New Yorkers who… Read More »

What Factors Do the State Consider When Awarding Child Custody?

If you have children, whether you are considering a divorce, or in the midst of one, child custody is likely one of your major concerns. First, you should never progress through any level of a divorce proceeding without an experienced and highly trained attorney. Without a lawyer, your chances of obtaining child custody decrease drastically,… Read More »

Infidelity: the Common Denominator in Many Divorcing Populations

In my experience, three things can make a given area demographic more prone to infidelity: Same sex/less integrated workforces Divorce clustering Affluence In previous blogs, I described how same sex or less-integrated workforces, along with populations having flexible work schedules and extra free time, could lead to a higher rate of infidelity. It has long… Read More »

What Are the Grounds for Divorce in New York?

After much deliberation, you decided that divorce is the right choice for you. Where do you begin? How do you get started? When does your marriage end and your new life begin? You can obtain the answers to all of these questions by contacting an experienced attorney. In New York, you may file for divorce… Read More »