Tag Archives: visitation

Five Ways to Jeopardize Your Custody & Visitation Rights

Custody battles are heart-wrenching because they involve innocent victims — the children. As a Long Island family law attorney, I see bitter parents trying to use custody and visitations as weapons. Ultimately, these tactics can backfire. Here are some key mistakes: Interfering with visitation. Whether you repeatedly show up late for visitation exchanges or miss… Read More »

Unfairly Accused of Child Abuse: Understanding the ACS and CPS Investigation

Getting a phone call from an agent of Child Protective Services (CPS) or Administration for Children’s Services is frightening. An indictment can result in the loss of your child or the implementation of a service plan that interferes with your relationship. Even unfounded cases can have traumatic effects on your record and your closeness with… Read More »

Divorce Disputes

When a couple decides to break up, there are a number of things needing settling between them. Unfortunately, all too often the parties are bogged down in major battles over minor issues. Sometimes anger and bitterness can get the best of one or both of them. A skilled divorce lawyer can help negotiate through the… Read More »

A Hard-Won Case Defending a Father’s Rights

In a unique and groundbreaking decision, the court has transferred custody of a ten-year-old girl from the custodial parent (the mother) to the child’s father. The court has also prohibited the mother from contacting the child. The firm of Bryan L. Salamone & Associates, P.C. handles thousands of fathers’ rights cases. In this instance, I… Read More »

What are the Visitation and Custody Rights of Grandparents?

The state of New York values the role grandparents play in the lives of grandchildren. That is why grandparents may seek assistance from courts throughout the state in order to obtain visitation of their grandchildren. However, the court always considers the best interests of the child first. If a fit, immediate parent such as a… Read More »

Mother Defies Law, Claims it is to Protect Children

In a case that has galvanized attention in Nassau County, Long Island mother Amy Margolis plans to defy a court order by refusing to allow visitation by her children to their father’s home, citing an allegedly violent encounter between her soon-to-be-ex-husband and his live-in fiancée. She is insisting that the children will not visit their… Read More »