- How is Separation Different from Divorce?
- How is Custody Decided?
- When is Divorce Mediation Necessary?
- Why Do I Need a Divorce Lawyer?
Q: How is Separation Different from Divorce?
A: In the eyes of New York State, separation means you are technically still married. All the rights and responsibilities that come with marriage are still intact…
Q: How is Custody Decided?
A:The overriding consideration is always the child's best interests, although that can be hard to determine. Often, the main factor is which parent has been the child's primary caretaker…
Q: When is Divorce Mediation Necessary?
A:Even though the parties may agree on the broad outlines of their divorce or separation, many issues must be worked through before an agreement is reached that will be in accordance with New York law…
Q: Why Do I Need a Divorce Lawyer?
A:Whether or not you and your spouse are on good terms, once the negotiations begin about key issues, such as child custody, asset distribution and alimony, even the most amicable couple can get drawn into costly adversarial proceedings.
- New York State Unified Court System
- New York State Court of Appeals
- Nassau County Clerk
- Suffolk County Clerk
- United States Courts of Appeal Second Circuit
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