February 2016 Archives

Custody and vis itation issues do not have to be a fight

While this is easier said than done, divorcing parents in New York and elsewhere should do all they can not to make custody and vis itation issues a fight. Custody and vis itation is important for parent-child relationships. When a constant battling is taking place, it is the children who suffer.

New York family law: Getting or fighting orders of protection

Domestic violence is a serious matter, one that is not taken lightly by law enforcement authorities in New York or elsewhere. Along with all of the criminal law concerns that accompany the accusations of domestic violence, there are also a number of family law matters that also need to be addressed by victims and their alleged abusers. Getting or fighting orders of protection, for instance, may require some legal assistance.

Sometimes divorce is the best option

Choosing to end one's marriage is never an easy decision, as virtually no one goes into marriage planning for it to fail. Marriage takes work, and before divorce is considered, most couples will try all other available options to help resolve their differences and stay together. However, when all is said and done, for some couples in New York and elsewhere, divorce sometimes is the best option.

Things to know about a child support order

One of the most important aspects to consider in any divorce is what will happen with a couple's children. It is not uncommon for parents to have questions about how child support works in their state, especially since every state treats it somewhat differently. This column will address some of the common concerns a parent in New York may have regarding a child support order.

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