Author Archives: Bryan Salamone

3 Philosophies to Help You Through a Divorce

Divorce can be a very stressful experience, but there are some ways you can keep a clear head and get through the process as efficiently as possible. The following are a few philosophies you may consider living by during your divorce, even when times are toughest: Focus on what you can control: It is understandable… Read More »

Nassau County Matrimonial Supreme Court Justice Thomas A. Rademaker Gives Standing to Same-Sex Parent Who Seeks Custody and Visitation With the Child

On April 17, 2019 the New York Supreme Court Appellate Division for the Second Department upheld a Decision by the Family Court which gives standing to a same sex parent who is seeking custody and visitation. Justice Thomas A. Rademaker presided over a case in March, 2018 as a Nassau County Family Court Judge. Justice… Read More »

Millennials the Driving Force Behind an Increase in Prenups

Numerous studies have shown how Millennials are waiting longer than previous generations to get married. This, many experts believe, is the primary reason for a drastically decreasing divorce rate nationwide. However, that’s not the only trend Millennials seem to be driving in the world of marriage. They are also more likely than previous generations to… Read More »

What to Do if You Receive Divorce Papers

For some people, getting served with divorce papers comes as a complete surprise. Whether or not you were expecting a divorce, it is important to know which steps to take to protect your rights and best interests as you move forward. Below is a quick overview of those steps: Read them carefully: It is crucial… Read More »

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Child Custody

Could you use some advice about some issues related to child custody? Here’s a list of answers to some of the most frequently asked questions we receive about custody-related issues. Q: Do I hurt my chances of getting custody if I move out and leave the kids with my spouse?  The simplest answer here is… Read More »

How to Best Handle Finances with Your Former Spouse

Arguments over finances are some of the most common reasons people file for divorce. But unfortunately, even after the divorce is finalized you still have to deal with some financial issues with your former spouse. Below are some tips to guide you through these financial disagreements after getting a divorce: Defer to the divorce decree:… Read More »

Tips for Running a Business with Your Spouse

It’s fairly common for spouses to go into business with each other. Running a business is a lot of work and can create a high-stress lifestyle. This makes it crucial that spouses who do go into business together are able to separate their business and personal lives, and constantly stay committed to success in both… Read More »

Bryan L. Salamone Chosen as Lawyer of Distinction

New York family law attorney Bryan L. Salamone has been admitted for 2019 membership to the Lawyers of Distinction, a roster of elite attorneys nationwide who stand out based on high achievement and recognition by their peers. This honor is bestowed on the top 10 percent of lawyers in the country by practice area, and… Read More »

The Use of Health Records During a Divorce

During the divorce process, you may be asked to disclose certain pieces of medical information if they are relevant to the divorce case. While this does not mean your spouse is allowed to dig through your medical history without restrictions, it does mean you can expect to have medical records requested if there’s any reason… Read More »

Tips for Gathering Information During the Divorce Discovery Process

The discovery process in a divorce is when both spouses gather and produce documents that will affect the divorce. Below is a quick overview of some categories of documents you can expect to be asked to produce. Bank documents: You will likely be asked for at least three years’ worth of statements from your financial… Read More »