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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 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 »

What Is the Difference Between a Contested and Uncontested Divorce?

If you and your spouse fight, or disagree constantly, it may be time to for a divorce. You may have heard of uncontested and contested divorce. What are they and what is the difference between them? Uncontested divorce This is the way that most Americans dissolve their marriages. Uncontested divorces are inexpensive and relatively painless…. Read More »

How Can I Avoid a Contested Divorce?

A contested divorce can cause stress, frustration, and emotional pain for everyone involved. As a result, you should do everything in your power to avoid going through a contested divorce. Below is some advice on how to avoid a contested divorce. Discuss the cost. First, you may be able to avoid a contested divorce by… Read More »

Choosing the Right Divorce Attorney

No matter the circumstances surrounding your divorce, it is in your best interests to hire a lawyer as soon as possible. But which law firm is right for you? Does it matter who you hire? Absolutely. In fact, choosing the wrong attorney can cost you everything when it comes to a divorce. Consider the information… Read More »

What Is a Palimony Action?

Palimony is spousal support for couples who are united through common law marriage. A common law marriage is marriage that occurs when two people in a relationship cohabitate a dwelling for an extended period. New York has no common law marriage. As a result, no matter how long two people live together in the state,… Read More »

Bryan L. Salamone, Esq. Questioned on Red Carpet at Premiere of New Film

Recently, I attended the premiere of The Five Year Engagement at the Tribeca Film Festival. After enjoying the movie, I was asked by the press for my opinion. My response was, “Firstly, I absolutely loved this hilarious romantic comedy.” However, as a divorce lawyer who has seen it all, I couldn’t help but add, “Five… Read More »

Legally Obtaining Evidence from Facebook in a Divorce/Custody Proceeding

The Law Office of Bryan L. Salamone & Associates, P.C. handles almost one thousand divorce cases each year. They are arguably the largest contested and high-conflict divorce law firm on Long Island, New York. In the last two years, the Law Office of Bryan L. Salamone & Associates, P.C. has handled scores of cases involving… Read More »