15 Jun, 2016

Will the Court Allow You to Relocate with the Children?

By | June 15th, 2016|Collaborative Divorce, Divorce and Children, Divorce Finance|

I wrote an article for the New York Women’s Bar Association. Clients and colleagues may find parts of it, which I have parsed out, useful, as it highlights trends relating to relocation issues in divorce. The judge who gave the discourse classified the recent trends and broke them down into primary factors and driving forces in the decisions rendered. It appears that Manhattan and the Bronx (both within the First Department of NYS Court jurisdiction) give heavy weight to the following factors: (more...)

11 May, 2016

How to Avoid Knee-Jerk Responses

By | May 11th, 2016|Divorce and Children|

Quite often during a divorce when the wife wants sole custody of the children, she will go so far as to completely mitigate what the father does. Sometimes, women who exert this behavior are stuck in their situation—mired in bitterness and the feeling that somehow they’ve been wronged. To her, the husband does nothing. When I ask more detailed questions and parse out the facts, I'll find out that he does things like make the kids’ breakfast every morning and take them to (more...)

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