Child Support Awareness Month: The Dos and Don’ts of New York State Child Support Laws

In a divorce, children are just as, if not more so, affected than adults. Not that it isn’t hard for everyone, but the children are left dealing with changes they had no part in making. That’s why it’s so important that they are supported during this time, not just emotionally, but financially also so they have the standard of living to which they are accustomed as well as the stability and the opportunities they Read More

Can You Have a Happy Divorce? 3 Ways to Make It Happen

Considering the fact that divorce stems from unhappiness in a marriage, having a happy one seems like an oxymoron. Granted, no one goes into a marriage looking forward to its end, but sometimes splitting up is for the best. And when that’s the case, there’s no reason to make the situation even more difficult with a long, drawn-out battle. Instead, here’s how to have a happy divorce. 1. Learn Then Look Forward Read More

5 Summer Co-Parenting Don’ts

Summer is in full swing and, in many ways, co-parenting is even more challenging. Away from the indisputable school schedule and all that goes with it, you’re left with more open reign. And more opportunities for disagreements with your ex on how to divvy up and spend that time. But if you want to keep the peace, here’s what not to do in your summer co-parenting. 1. Wait Until the Last Minute If you’re Read More

5 Tips for Growing Your Family Through Adoption

There was a time when the stereotypical family consisted of a mom, a dad, and 2.5 kids. Today, families come in all different shapes, sizes, colors, and structures, and it’s a wonderful thing. But in honor of World Infertility Awareness Month this June, we want to draw attention to the challenges that some face in creating their family. Specifically, when it comes to infertility, a condition around 48 million couples Read More

The Advantages of Family Law Mediation

Breaking up is hard to do, but when you have the support of mediation professionals, it makes the process better for everyone involved.  While there are some cases in which the courts will make the best option, mediation and support are the correct solutions for many families. Family law mediation has many benefits for breaking up amicably and positively.  What is Family Law Mediation? Mediation is a term used to Read More