Child Custody

May15No Comments

What is Collaborative Divorce?

ollaborative Divorce helps divorcing couples stay out of Court while at the same time providing both you and your spouse with independent and dedicated attorneys.  At the beginning of the collaborative divorce process, both you and your spouse along...
May15No Comments

Custody Case: The Forensic Mental Health Evaluator

In a contested custody case, often the Court will appoint a neutral mental health evaluator to aid the Court in determining various parenting issues and what type of custody arrangement is in the best interests of the children. This expert is usually...
Nov22No Comments

Can a Custody Order be changed in New York?

If you are interested in changing a custody Order, you should first know and understand the details of the current Court order concerning custody.  You should read the Order and determine whether you have joint or sole custody – for both legal...
Aug02No Comments

How does Domestic Violence affect Child Custody and Visitation?

Domestic violence affects millions of Americans every day. Courts have now become more familiar with domestic violence and the detrimental consequences it has to victims, families, and society. Accordingly, Courts factor the presence of domestic violence...