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October 2017 Archives

How to ensure the other parent honors custody times respectfully

Divorced parents in New York City must arrive at the scheduled pickup times to get their children for custody exchanges and/or visitations. Failure to show up on time or forgetting to show up at all can be very inconvenient for the parent who is following the schedule.

Child support: What are add-on expenses?

In the state of New York, noncustodial parents will be required to pay child support based on specific child support formulas that take into consideration both parents' incomes. In addition, the noncustodial parent needs to pay a portion of various add-on expenses relating to the child.

Child custody: The consequences of moving out

Imagine you're in a highly toxic relationship and the only thing you want to do is to get as far away from your spouse as possible. However, you have children, and you're worried that it's not a good idea to simply separate yourself by moving out and leave your home, spouse and children. You wonder: Could moving out affect my chances of getting child custody?

Advice For Divorcing Parents This Holiday Season

From carving pumpkins and turkeys to baking cookies and attending school programs; even under normal circumstances, holidays tend to be a hectic time. For parents of young children who are going through a divorce, this holiday season is likely to be especially stressful as both they and their children navigate and adjust to numerous life changes.

Postnuptial agreements: How they can help your marriage

Although prenuptial agreements are still somewhat controversial, they're starting to catch on as a practical legal agreement to sign prior to marriage. Postnuptial agreements, on the other hand, are even more controversial. Many couples have never heard of the possibility. However, if your marriage is currently on the rocks, entering into a postnup could be the best way to save your relationship.

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