How the Lockdown Affected Custody Battles

One of the more peculiar aftereffects of the coronavirus pandemic was the alarmingly increasing rates of divorce. Yep: more people got divorced during the pandemic than they did otherwise. In fact, it is even expected that divorce rates will rise even further after the pandemic is over. A divorce boom—as the BBC puts it—is in order. Well, we can’t blame them. But there’s always bad news with the good. And here, the Read More

Child Support by Agreement

When a couple with children is in general agreement on custody and child support, the best family law advice may be to document that agreement and ensure it meets the basic requirements to be approved by the child support court. In New York State, there are two ways to complete that process. We will review both paths to reaching a child support agreement, what guidelines such an agreement should follow, and how to Read More