Category Archives: Family Law

The Biggest Co-parenting Challenges You Will Face

If you and your former partner have children, you will need to maintain a relationship with some level of cordiality for the sake of raising those kids. Co-parenting can be a tough challenge for divorced parents, especially in particularly contentious relationships. Fortunately, the challenges that come with it can be overcome with maturity and communication…. 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 »

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 »

How to Establish Paternity in New York State

If an unmarried couple has a baby, the father’s paternity must be established after the baby is born to ensure courts will not deny the father custody, visitation or any other parental rights to which he is entitled. Even if the father did not want the child or split from the mother before the baby’s… Read More »

Your Spouse Wants a Divorce, But You Don’t. What Should You Do?

It’s an unfortunate reality that may divorces, at least when they first get started, are not exactly mutual. What do you do if your spouse wants a divorce, but you do not? Your first step should be to have a frank discussion with your spouse and figure out why he or she wants a divorce… Read More »

Bryan L. Salamone & Associates Named a Top 10 New York Family Law Firm

Bryan L. Salamone & Associates P.C. has been selected by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys (AIOFLA) as one of the 10 Best Family Law Firms for Client Satisfaction in New York State for 2018–2019. Selection for this honor is limited to firms that have achieved unparalleled success in legal practice while placing paramount… Read More »

Not All Superheroes Wear Capes

On Sunday, January 27, 2019, the view from St. Mary’s Hospital for Children, in Bayside, N.Y. was literally spectacular. The young patients looked outside to see a convoy of superheroes and brightly colored Lamborghinis and Ferraris. What followed was surely a day to remember for the kids with medically complex conditions that the facility treats…. Read More »

How Does COBRA Insurance Work for Divorced People?

If you get divorced and had previously depended on your spouse for health insurance, you may still obtain coverage through the Consolidated Omnibus Reconciliation Act (COBRA). Under this law, you would get the same employer-sponsored health insurance coverage you had during your marriage. There is, however, a catch: you’ll have to pay for that coverage,… Read More »