Jean M. Mahserjian, Esq., is a New York family law and divorce attorney in Albany, Saratoga, and the surrounding areas. For more than 20 years, Jean has maintained her capital region law firm, located on Route 9 in Clifton Park, New York. The practice encompasses all areas of family and matrimonial law, an online uncontested divorce service and various areas of estate planning.

Saratoga Child Custody Attorney

Saratoga Child Custody Attorney on Changing the Jurisdiction of a Child Custody Petition

Saratoga Child Custody Attorney on Changing the Jurisdiction of a Child Custody Petition As a dedicated Saratoga Child Custody Attorney, I am often asked if it is possible to change the jurisdiction of a child custody petition.  It is appropriate to initiate a custody petition in any county where either parent or the child resides.…

Saratoga Child Support Attorney

Saratoga Child Support Attorney Examines Extracurricular Activities

Saratoga Child Support Attorney Examines Extracurricular Activities Clients often come to me as a Saratoga Child Support Attorney, and ask how extracurricular activities are handled.  In New York State, extracurricular activities are neither mandatory nor discretionary, so the court will not order the non-custodial parent to contribute to extracurricular activities. This also means that the…

Saratoga Child Custody Lawyer

Saratoga Child Custody Lawyer Discusses Moving a Short Distance Away as Primary Parent

Saratoga Child Custody Lawyer Discusses Moving a Short Distance Away as Primary Parent Can I move 30 minutes away if I am the primary parent, moving for school and a better career afterwards Question: Joint custody for the parents, meaning he has them 2 days during the school week then me 2 days then we alternate…

Saratoga Family Law Attorney

Saratoga Family Law Attorney Discusses Being a Victim of Domestic Violence and Unable to Afford a Lawyer

Saratoga Family Law Attorney on Being a Victim of Domestic Violence and Unable to Afford a Lawyer Many times as a Saratoga Family Law Attorney, I speak to clients who have been victims of domestic violence.  If you have a family offense case pending and would like representation, but don’t have money for an attorney,…