Blog Posts in 2015

What Are The Grounds For Divorce In New York?

Currently, the state of New York follows 'no-fault' divorce laws which allow a couple to pursue divorce without showing misconduct in the marriage or getting separated first. A no-fault ...
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Supreme Court Rules Same-Sex Marriage Legal Nationwide

On June 26 th, 2015, the United States Supreme Court ruled – in an incredibly narrow 5 to 4 vote – that same-sex couples have the right to marry all across the country. The ruling will ...
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DUI arrest at a police checkpoint

A DUI conviction, even a first offense, can cost thousands of dollars and seriously disrupt a person's life. Many people arrested for DUI are done so at a police or highway patrol checkpoint. A ...
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Helping Your Children Through Divorce

Divorce is very hard on everyone involved. This is especially true with children. Though we all hope that they will adjust just fine, it does come with many challenges, depending on their ages. When ...
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Disputing Child Custody: Who Should Get Your Children

Divorce is very hard on everyone involved, especially when there are children involved. Child custody can make divorce proceedings last longer than necessary. Many parents fight very hard over their ...
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Sexual Offenses in NYC

Sex offense charges are extremely serious and can include date rape charges, prostitution, sexual assault, lewd and lascivious acts and public sexual indecency to name only a few. While most sex ...
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Mail Fraud

People who are accused of mail fraud often don't realize the seriousness of this charge. Since the United States Postal Service is a federal agency, someone who commits a crime using the mail may ...
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Obtaining Orders of Protection in New York

An order of protection is a legal document protecting you from an abuser. You can request an order of protection if you are a victim of abuse or are afraid of being abused. An attorney, domestic ...
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Understanding the challenges of asset division

There are two main aspects of divorce that can be contentious: Child custody Asset division While most people view child custody as the most difficult topic on which two married persons may have to ...
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Child Custody: The Difference Between Legal Custody and Physical Custody

Child custody can be a difficult topic for parents to discuss. Before appearing in New York family court, it is imperative that both parties understand the definitions of legal custody and physical ...
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How to Find the Best NYC Divorce Lawyer

Divorce can be stressful, and it's hard to know what to do when you're under stress. That's understandable, but what happens in your divorce can impact the rest of your life, and it's ...
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