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Dealing with Changes to Custody and Visitation Arrangements Caused by COVID-19

Divorced parents are accustomed to raising children amidst changing circumstances, but the COVID-19 pandemic has introduced challenges that many of us have never seen before. Stay at home orders have imposed strict limits on the way we live and complicated many custody and visitation arrangements. We cannot be sure when daily life will more closely Read More

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How a Coronavirus-related Income Loss Could Affect Your Alimony and Child Support

Many people have faced a job loss or reduction in income due the coronavirus pandemic. In such a case it might be difficult for an ex-spouse paying alimony or a parent sending child support to keep up with their obligation. As these orders are based on the financial circumstances that existed at the time they Read More

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Communicating With Your Ex About COVID-19 Custody Issues

During a crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic, family becomes more important than ever, especially for children whose schedules have been disrupted by long-term school closures and the cancellation of other activities. Parents who are divorced or live apart for other reasons know the importance of maintaining healthy communication through difficult situations. Though this situation Read More

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How Is Child Support Calculated in a New York Divorce?

How Is Child Support Calculated in a New York Divorce? A divorce can be difficult for all members of a family, but it can be especially hard on children. Although they will typically still see both parents, one parent may have sole custody, while the other parent will have visitation rights. In New York, child Read More

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What Are the Benefits of Establishing Paternity in New York?

What Are the Benefits of Establishing Paternity in New York? Establishing paternity, or fatherhood, refers to the process of determining the legal father of a child. When a child is born to unwed parents, the child has no “legal” father. This means that even if a mother knows who the birth father is, if a Read More

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What Is a Postnuptial Agreement in New York?

What Is a Postnuptial Agreement in New York? In recent years, prenuptial agreements have largely shed their stigma, as many couples have realized the value and reason behind planning for certain issues that often arise in divorce. By discussing these matters rationally when a couple’s relationship is in a good place, it can prevent contentious Read More

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How to Make Divorce Less Difficult

How to Make Divorce Less Difficult Around 20 percent of marriages in the United States end in divorce within five years, and over 40 percent end prematurely within two decades. Despite divorce being common for multiple generations of Americans, the potential severe emotional impact on spouses and their children remains unchanged. If you are about Read More

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How Is a Contested Divorce Handled in New York?

How Is a Contested Divorce Handled in New York? There is no disputing the emotional and contentious nature of divorce. Sometimes, the feelings and disagreements involved make it impossible for spouses to effectively work together during the divorce process. In these cases – known as contested divorces– the court must often make the decisions couples Read More

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Who Should Get a Prenup in New York?

Who Should Get a Prenup in New York? When you get married, you and your spouse hope it is a union that will stand the test of time. Unfortunately, life often does not work out that way, and people who thought they would spend their lives together must plan for what will happen after divorce. Read More

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How Do I Get an Order of Protection in NYC?

How Do I Get an Order of Protection in NYC? If you are a victim of physical violence, or if someone has threatened you with bodily harm, you can seek help through an order of protection. These orders are often requested and utilized by domestic violence victims or those who have been subject to harassment Read More

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