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Mediation Services Go Online During COVID-19

The spread of the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in courthouses closing their doors for most public issues, and attorneys having to change up how they offer some of their core services. For divorce cases, this has meant a shift to online mediation (referred to as e-mediation) in many cases. The good news is that thanks… Read More »

Bryan L. Salamone & Associates Launches NYS Maintenance & Child Support Calculator

In a divorce, the more you know, the better. You can make informed decisions if you can reasonably predict how child support and spousal maintenance determinations will turn out in your case. Now, there is an easy-to-use online tool that helps divorcing spouses in New York State gain an accurate perspective on these critical issues…. Read More »

Dealing With Child Support and Alimony Struggles During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The rapid spread of the COVID-19 pandemic has left many Americans out of work. Many have filed for unemployment benefits but are experiencing extremely long wait times. Others may have stimulus money coming their way, but for those who do not get direct deposit, there have been reported delays with checks being issued that may… Read More »

Why Prenuptial Agreements are Beneficial for Second Marriages

There has been a significant rise in “gray divorces” in the United States—that is, divorces involving people over 50 years old. There are a variety of reasons for this, including an increased life expectancy. But one result of this trend has been people getting married for a second time at an older age. The prenuptial… Read More »

Why You Should Seek Therapy During Divorce

The divorce process can be extremely emotionally challenging, and you may occasionally find it difficult to cope. You may find it beneficial to seek the assistance of a therapist as you go through the process. Here are just a few of the ways a therapist can help you through your divorce: Coping strategies: Skilled therapists… Read More »

How Can Mental Health Issues Affect a Divorce?

Severe mental health issues can and almost certainly will play a significant role in the way your divorce proceeds and the outcomes you can expect. A spouse who suffers from severe mental health issues may be entitled to certain protections under the law, and possibly a guardian ad litem to represent them during the divorce… Read More »

Tips for Working at Home With Your Spouse During COVID-19

People across the United States suddenly find themselves working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, and perhaps even more stressful in some circumstances, working from home alongside a partner. While there might have been an initial novelty to this, it likely wore off quickly, and could become the source of tension in your relationship. There… Read More »

What to Do About Visitation Refusal During COVID-19

The stay at home orders issued by most governors around the country during the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in some challenges for divorced parents with timesharing or visitation arrangements for their children. Custodial parents may be hesitant to allow visitation to continue as normal due to the risk of infection. So what should you do… Read More »

Tips to Help Your Relationship Survive the COVID-19 Pandemic

Divorce lawyers and sociologists expect to see a significant bump in divorce numbers during and after the stay at home orders that have been handed down for the COVID-19 pandemic. For couples who are already having difficulties, being trapped in confined spaces with each other means fewer opportunities to avoid difficult conversations about the issues… Read More »

What is an Uncontested Divorce?

If you and your spouse have a relatively uncomplicated estate and agree on all the issues of your divorce, you may have what is called an “uncontested divorce.” For the divorce to be truly uncontested, you would need to agree on all of the primary issues associated with the divorce, including: Child custody, visitation and… Read More »