Blog Posts in January, 2013

  • New York executive in unusual child custody fight

    || 31-Jan-2013

    Not all child custody disputes are conventional. While many people think of child custody in terms of divorcing parents, there are many custody disputes that take place under unusual circumstances. For example, a wealthy executive in New York is currently battling for custody of his girlfriend's biological son, whom he raised as his own, after her recent suicide. The executive was not allowed ...
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  • New York divorce: Keeping the cost of a divorce down

    || 23-Jan-2013

    When considering divorce, many couples in New York may be focusing on the major issues involved such as property division, child custody and child support. What may not readily be considered is how much it may cost to get through the divorce process. There are ways to keep the cost of divorce reasonable and still ensure a fair and equitable settlement. Having a support system is essential during a ...
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  • New York marital assets: Protecting your child's inheritance

    || 17-Jan-2013

    Many people in New York that are divorced have children from their prior marriage. As a parent, many divorcees have provided for their children in the event of their death. When contemplating a second marriage, those same parents may want to make sure the assets they previously pledged to their children don't end up as marital assets in the event of a second divorce. Two subjects that a couple ...
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  • New York child support: sperm donor sought for child support

    || 7-Jan-2013

    People in New York may not have heard about the sperm donor that's being sought to pay child support in another state. The state is demanding the man pay child support for a 3-year-old girl of a lesbian couple. The donor is fighting what many see as a dangerous precedent. The man signed an agreement with the couple back in 2009 indicating that in exchange for his donation, he would not be held ...
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  • Financial tips for those in New York contemplating divorce

    || 4-Jan-2013

    As many in New York can attest, it's not always easy to decide to end a marriage. For some, it can be an all-consuming process to come to the decision to divorce. Once the decision is made, many people are left wondering what they should do next. Not surprisingly, one of the biggest parts of a divorce involves finances. Therefore, one of the first steps a person should take after deciding to ...
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