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TYPES OF CUSTODY IN NEW YORK

There are two major parts of custody in New York. I. Physical/Residential Custody: – who lives with the child on a day to day basis – who has a parenting time/visitation schedule with the child II. Legal Custody : This determines whether one or both parents have decision making authority over the major issues affecting […]

SUPPORT CALCULATIONS IN NY WHEN SOMEONE’S INCOME IS UNCLEAR

SUPPORT CALCULATIONS IN NY WHEN SOMEONE’S INCOME IS UNCLEAR  There are various calculations that a New York Court will use to determine how much child and or child support will be Ordered.  These calculations are pretty straightforward when the person who will be paying support has a typical job where they are issued pay-stubs and […]

I Got Divorced At 37 And Never Expected What Came Next – A beautiful turn of events.

By Brittany Wong After 12 years, journalist Tracy Brown Hamilton and her husband both realized they’d become “really good friends” struggling to hold their marriage together. At age 37 and with no children between them, Brown Hamilton and her husband decided to split. “Within six months of our parting, we had both realized how happy […]

10 Things That Make You More Likely To Get Divorced – By Sarah Klein

Divorce Risk Factors   Marriage is hard work, period. But it turns out there are a slew of surprising things that can make it even harder. Relationship experts call them divorce “risk factors.” Like risk factors for heart disease or breast cancer, these traits and habits don’t cause divorce, and by no means do they […]