Strategies to preserve wealth in high net value divorce cases

Many divorce cases in New York are complicated. For couples who have been married many years and have accumulated significant wealth, dividing assets becomes even more complicated, even if the divorce is friendly. If you and your spouse are considering splitting up, you should concentrate on five key areas to help keep as much of …

A parent coordinator during a high-conflict custody matter

Whether it is a parent’s first time through the process or not, divorcing is never easy. Having children involved can make the process even more challenging, especially in a high conflict divorce. Thus, parent sin New York and elsewhere should understand how best to move forward with a family law matter, such as a custody …

What are the seven grounds for divorce in New York?

Divorce is losing its negative stigma and is seen by many in New York as a reasonable way to end an unhappy marriage and step forward on a positive note. However, when filing for divorce, a person must state one of seven grounds that the divorce is based on. Irretrievable breakdown of the marriage The …

Relocation can be a thorny child custody issue

Family law judges in New York and around the country tend to favor joint custody arrangements as research shows that children are happier when they spend time with both of their parents following a divorce. Once these arrangements are in place, any changes must be approved by the court. Some custody agreements have provisions that …