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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 […]

TRUMP TAX OVERHAUL HITS DIVORCES

Under the new Trump tax reform, the 75 year old deduction for alimony payments are out. In any divorce case that starts after 2018, the spouse paying alimony can no longer deduct it, and the spouse receiving the money no longer has to pay taxes on it. Previously, it was reversed. Example Before the Change: […]

5 Things That Psychology Says Predicts Divorce

What really makes it more likely for a relationship to end. by Drake Baer, Senior writer at Thrive Global covering the brain and social sciences. Like the break-ups themselves, divorce rates are a complicated subject to study. Questions abound: Should we really want divorce rates to go down? Is it true that about half of […]

Jose Reyes swings, misses when asked in court how many daughters he has

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS – BY BRIAN NIEMIETZ; PHOTO BY DAVID WEXLER / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 9:36 PM Jose Reyes made an error on the stand Wednesday in a hearing over child support payments. During an appearance in Family Court in Westbury, L.I., when Reyes was asked how many daughters […]