Go to main navigation
969 Jericho Turnpike, St. James, NY 11780

Category Archives: Divorce

Frequently Asked Questions About Child Support Payments

Here are a few examples of some of the most frequently asked questions our attorneys receive about child support. Q: If my ex prevents me from seeing my kids, am I still responsible for paying child support? Yes. Child support is a right of the child—it has nothing to do with the relationship between the… Read More »

Tips for Ending a Marriage During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The idea of getting divorced during a global pandemic may seem overwhelming, as so many aspects of life are disrupted and unusual at the moment. However, it is still possible to move forward with the divorce process, even when there is so little clarity about what even the immediate future holds. Here are a few… Read More »

Technological Changes in the Divorce Process Expected to Remain After the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in drastic changes to the way many businesses operate, including law firms. There have been a number of new technologies attorneys have had to rely on to process cases, particularly for divorce law. As attorneys and clients alike continue to become more accustomed to these technological changes, it is expected… Read More »

Determining Maintenance in New York

There are several types of maintenance arrangements you can make in a New York divorce. The Court will likely award either temporary or permanent maintenance, depending on the circumstances of your case. Here’s a quick overview of each of these types of arrangements. Temporary maintenance: This type of maintenance is paid out to a spouse… Read More »

Common Reasons People File for Divorce

Filing for divorce is a difficult, life-altering decision. This is a decision you have almost certainly not made lightly. People who do ultimately choose to file for divorce often do so for any combination of the following reasons: Abuse: Physical or emotional abuse is a major factor in the breakdown of marriages. Physical abuse is… Read More »

How to Calculate Child Support if the Paying Spouse is in the Military

There are always some extra complications in the divorce process when one or both spouses actively serves in the military. Among the various elements of the divorce that could be affected is the child support arrangement you develop. To start with, you can use the child support guidelines for your state. However, if you and… Read More »

How You Can Find Concealed Assets During Divorce Discovery

It is not unusual for spouses to attempt to hide assets they have during the divorce process so they don’t become subject to asset division. There is a discovery phase of each divorce in which spouses and their attorneys gather as much information they can about marital assets. But how do you use the discovery… Read More »

Tips for Responding to Divorce Interrogatories

During the process of divorce discovery, each spouse has the chance to ask questions or request documents from the other as they collect evidence for their claim. These requests are made in the form of “interrogatories,” which are the written questions submitted from one spouse to the other. When you receive interrogatories, you must provide… Read More »

Tips for Creating a Solid Parenting Plan After Divorce

If you have children and are going through the divorce process, it is crucial you focus on developing an in-depth parenting plan during the divorce so you can cut down on the potential turbulence your children will face in their new lives once the divorce has been finalized. You must create a plan that emphasizes… Read More »

How to Enforce a Child Support Order in New York

When parents get divorced, they are both required to continue supporting their children financially. For the parent that does not have primary or physical custody of the child, this means making monthly child support payments. However, there is a widespread problem the United States when it comes to parents who do not pay the child… Read More »