Should Weddings Come with a Warning Label? – Part I

As a divorce lawyer for more years than I would like to admit, I’ve had occasion to have many new client consultations with people considering or being faced with a divorce.  These consultations usually take an hour and a half to two hours and are spent covering the waterfront of New York matrimonial law in…


Could a Bird’s Nest Custody Arrangement Work for You?

There’s no doubt that a child custody battle in New York can cause turmoil in a lot of adjustments in the lives of parents and children.  In some cases, parents living in separate homes may not be the best solution for the family.  One alternative to typical custody arrangements is known as a bird’s nest…


How to Request Child Support Modifications in New York

There are two ways that a child support order can become active in New York: through parental agreement or court-ordered support that is deemed to be necessary for child care.  Once that order is put into place, however, one or both parents may have questions about how to amend it in order to account for…


A Guide to Child and Spousal Support in New York

Many people consider spousal support to be the remnant of a prior age. However, even in the modern age, one spouse frequently pauses their career in order to raise the children produced in a marriage. The major change in the modern day is that it is no longer a given that the wife will be…