Monthly Archives: November 2022
Can Grandparents Get Legal Visitation Or Custody Of A Grandchild?
Several studies have shown the value of grandparent-grandchild relationships and it is no wonder why. A strong relationship with grandparents is critical to a child’s well-being and development. The wisdom, support, and time grandparents provide their grandchildren is invaluable. Unfortunately, parents sometimes do not allow family members, such as grandparents, to have a relationship… Read More »
How To Establish Paternity In Suffolk County
In 2020, over 3.6 million babies were born in the U.S. and of them, more than 40 percent were born to unwed mothers. That is a substantial increase from 30 years ago when only 28 percent of children were born to unmarried mothers. Many couples today are choosing to have children together, but also… Read More »
Unique Issues In A High Net Worth Divorce
Any divorce case can present certain challenges, but the issues in cases that involve a high net worth of one or both parties are unique. A high net worth is usually defined as an individual with $1 million or more in liquid assets. Sometimes, high net worth is defined as couples who earned, or… Read More »
What To Do If Your Spouse Starts Dating During Your Divorce
Some people can never imagine being with anyone other than their spouse during or after a divorce. Others, though, are sometimes eager to move on with their life and they may start dating while their divorce case is ongoing. This can be devastating for the spouse who is just trying to make it through… Read More »
Will You Lose Your Inheritance During Divorce?
There is never a good time to get a divorce, but some times are worse than others. If you are anticipating receiving a large inheritance, or you already have, you may wonder if you will lose at least a portion of it to your spouse during divorce. The law in New York states that… Read More »
How Long Do You Have To Wait After Divorce To Remarry?
After going through a divorce, getting remarried may not be your first priority. Some people, though, may find themselves in this situation and wonder if they have to wait a certain amount of time before they can remarry. Historically, people throughout the country did have to wait a certain period of time before remarrying…. Read More »
How To Uncover Hidden Assets During Divorce
Going through a divorce is never easy. Learning or suspecting that your spouse is trying to hide assets though, will make the process much more complicated. While unfortunate, it is not uncommon for spouses to try and hide certain assets during divorce so they are not subject to division and so their spouse does… Read More »
Unique Issues In Same-Sex Divorce Cases In Long Island
New York became the sixth state in the country to legally recognize same-sex marriages with the 2011 Marriage Equality Act. It was not until four years later that the United States Supreme Court made same-sex marriages legal throughout the entire country. Same-sex couples still have to resolve the same issues as heterosexual couples, but… Read More »