The coronavirus and restrictions on movement have created a sense of uncertainty for many couples and parents. During these difficult times, many New Yorkers may have urgent questions about domestic violence and spousal abuse, and about their parenting and custody agreements.  Our firm is currently open for business.  We offer remote consultations without charge, by secure video or telephone. We are here to answer any pressing questions you may have, and to speak about any family law and divorce issues that are of concern.  We want you to stay safe and healthy. If you wish to meet with an attorney remotely, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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Same-Sex Couples and Domestic Violence

Same-Sex Couples and Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is an issue that can affect anyone. It impacts people regardless of financial situation, geographical location, education, gender, or sexuality. Unfortunately, in some areas of the United States, same-sex couples do not receive equal treatment under the law when it comes to...

Same-Sex Divorce and Asset Division

Same-Sex Divorce and Asset Division

An important and complex aspect of any divorce is the distribution of assets and debts the couple has accumulated. When the couple is a same-sex couple who have been together since before same sex marriage was legally recognized, this complex process becomes particularly convoluted especially if a...

Child Custody and Divorce in a Same-Sex Divorce

Child Custody and Divorce in a Same-Sex Divorce

Since same-sex marriage was recognized in individual states and then eventually made the law of the land by the Supreme Court in the 2015 Obergefell decision, same-sex couples were finally given the same rights as heterosexual couples when it comes to marriage, divorce, and child custody. However,...

The Challenges of LGBTQ Family Law in New York and Beyond

The Challenges of LGBTQ Family Law in New York and Beyond

Ever since the Marriage Equality Act was enacted in our state in 2011, there has been same-sex marriage in New York and, inevitably, also same-sex divorce. Same-sex couples are faced with the same problems in terms of family and divorce law that arise in opposite-sex divorces, albeit with some...