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What is the Difference between Legal Advice and Legal Information? How does that Affect the Role of the Mediator?

People often ask: how do you reconcile the role of the mediator and the role of the attorney when you are doing mediation? When doing a mediation, the mediators’ role is to help the people decide for themselves what course of action they want to take. As a mediator who is also an attorney, I [...]

By | 2018-10-15T15:54:29+00:00 July 14th, 2017|Divorce Law, Mediation|Comments Off on What is the Difference between Legal Advice and Legal Information? How does that Affect the Role of the Mediator?

What to Expect at Our Divorce Consultation

Many potential clients come to us when they are in the planning stage of a divorce. No one has served any papers, sometimes they are not even sure they want to file for divorce, they are just thinking about it. When we have a consultation for a divorce, we ask that the potential client come [...]

By | 2018-10-15T15:57:04+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Divorce Law|Comments Off on What to Expect at Our Divorce Consultation

Maintenance, Attorney’s Fees and Child Support: Who Pays for What

Divorces often bring about financial disagreements, especially when one spouse earns more than the other. The lower earning spouse can fight for maintenance, attorney’s fees and child support. Last week, I gave an overview of different custody options couples are faced with during and after the divorce process. It is important that each party has [...]

By | 2018-10-15T16:00:54+00:00 July 17th, 2015|Divorce Law|0 Comments

Custody Arrangements: What Works Best for You

Clients with children often ask me about the different custody arrangements that come with divorce as their children are frequently their main concern. Knowing the different scenarios that come with each arrangement is important for ensuring an outcome that best suits each couple and their children. New York has several types of custody: true joint [...]

By | 2018-10-15T16:01:05+00:00 July 15th, 2015|Divorce Law|0 Comments