Holiday Planning for Divorced Families

While your typical child-parent visitation schedule may work for the majority of the year, having a specific schedule for the holidays can help prevent any arguments between you and your ex. But, implementing a new schedule can often lead to questions and confusion.  Last month, we talked about tips for ensuring a smooth holiday season […]

  • Posted on: Dec 9 2015
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Recently Divorced? How to Make the Holiday Season Easier

The holiday season can be a difficult time for divorced families, especially those spending their first holidays apart. While your children get used to spending holidays without both parents, create a holiday visitation schedule to make things a little easier on you and your family. We’ve compiled a list of tips to make the holidays […]

  • Posted on: Nov 15 2015
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Understanding Divorce Motions and Trials

When going through a divorce in the Queens court system, you may be curious when you will need to make a court appearance. There are two legal actions – motions and trials – that may bring your case to court.   During the trial, each party will submit their evidence for a judge to resolve […]

  • Posted on: Oct 23 2015
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Spousal Maintenance in New York, Part II

When divorcing in the state of New York, the court will decide if spousal maintenance – also known as alimony – will be rewarded, and to what party. Spousal maintenance, or financial support awarded after divorce, can be awarded to either party for a specific amount of time, or for life.  Last month, we looked […]

  • Posted on: Sep 14 2015
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Queens Divorce Laws: Spousal Maintenance, Part I

When divorcing in the state of New York, it is up to the court to determine if spousal maintenance, also referred to as alimony, will be rewarded. Spousal maintenance differs from spousal support in that maintenance is paid after the divorce, and support is paid while the couple is still married.  Spousal maintenance can be […]

  • Posted on: Aug 20 2015
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