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Child Custody and Relocation

Child Custody and Relocation

Relocation is not an uncommon request in a New York custody case, either during a divorce or years later. If you are the custodial parent, you must either reach an agreement with the other parent about relocation or receive permission from the court to move away from the area with your child if the...

10 Rules for Protecting Kids in High Conflict Divorce

10 Rules for Protecting Kids in High Conflict Divorce

There's a lot at stake in a high conflict, high asset divorce, but most parents agree that the most important thing is their relationship with their children. However, keeping your kids out of the fray and making sure their needs are protected is key.
Here are some best practices to shield...

The Law Guardian Can Provide an Advantage in Your Custody Case

The Law Guardian Can Provide an Advantage in Your Custody Case

In a high conflict divorce case, custody is usually hotly contested. You and your spouse each have a point of view about where the child(ren) should live and how you should share decision-making. Your attorney and your spouse's attorney will present evidence and make arguments about why that parent...

What You Need to Know About Child Support in New York City Divorces

What You Need to Know About Child Support in New York City Divorces

Child support payments are designed to ensure that once the divorce is completed that your children are able to maintain the lifestyle they were accustomed to before the divorce. Like most states, New York uses a formula that takes into account the income of both parents and the number of children...

What You Need to Know About New York City Custody Cases

What You Need to Know About New York City Custody Cases

No matter where you live, child custody is a critical issue in your divorce. All of the issues and concerns present in a custody case are magnified in New York City high net worth families. In addition to this, there are unique and important issues that arise for the high net worth population in...

10 Custody Coping Tips During Corona

10 Custody Coping Tips During Corona

Living with a custody order is challenging in normal circumstances, but add in a worldwide pandemic, and things get complicated. Follow these tips to keep things safe and on an even keel for everyone in the family.
Safety first. The most important thing in this situation is that everyone...

NY Child Custody Evaluation - An Inside Look

NY Child Custody Evaluation - An Inside Look

High conflict custody cases usually involve child custody evaluation. These evaluations are usually done by licensed therapists who have experience working with children in divorce and custody situations. The evaluators are usually psychologists, social workers, or family therapists who have not...