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What to Look for in a New York Divorce Mediator

Divorce is always stressful, no matter who you are (or who you’re divorcing!). It’s essential to make sure you have an exceptional, experienced divorce mediator. 

When spouses begin discussing the possibility of a divorce, many consider mediation as an alternative to a high-conflict, costly litigation system. Mediation can...

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Can I Get Full Custody of the Children?

Lots of people initially insist that they want full custody. Custody is not a completely binary option where either parent has “full” custody. Custody can best be understood as a spectrum of options involving legal decision-making custody, physical/residential custody, and parenting time/visitation schedules. 

When most people indicate they...

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Can I Obtain an Order of Protection?

Domestic violence can include a physical assault, controlling, harassing behavior, financial and other abuse. If you fear for your safety or the safety of your children, you may need to seek an order of protection to keep yourself and your children safe from the offending party.

If you feel...

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Separation Agreement vs. Divorce Agreement

Breakups are complicated — splitting up, divorcing, or separating can be one of the most traumatic human experiences.

Many people are hesitant to jump straight to divorce when a relationship is disintegrating due to the extensive psychological and financial ramifications of officially dissolving a marriage. It’s for this...

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Are Prenuptial Agreements Only For The Wealthy?

Marriage is an economic partnership. Most people would not go into a new business partnership without clearly outlining the financial terms to protect themselves if the partnership does not work out. 

Although prenuptial agreements sometimes have a stigma of being associated with celebrities or a wealthy individual and...

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How Does Shared 50/50 Custody Work?

Child custody is not one size fits all, as there are many different types of custody arrangements possible. 50/50 custody is one of the most common types of arrangements, as it can give the child quality time with both parents equally. 

If you or the other parent are...

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