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 …

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 …

Seeking a contempt ruling for failing to abide by a custody order

In an ideal world, court orders would be followed. That means that your child’s other parent would abide by the terms of your custody arrangement as ordered by the court. If you’re reading this post, though, then you know that we don’t live in an ideal world. Court orders are disobeyed all the time. In …

The best interests of the child in a New York custody case

Child custody and visitation matters can be some of the most difficult for New York parents to address when going through a separation or divorce. It can be unfathomable for a parent to imagine going from a life where they saw their child every single day to one where they may only have physical custody …