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.

12 Common Child Custody Issues You Could Face

12 Common Child Custody Issues You Could Face Child custody can be the most contentious issue in a divorce – even more than the division of assets. This is natural. In most other divorce issues, two parties negotiate (or fight) over what constitutes “fair” between them. The issue here isn’t at all what’s “fair,” but what’s…

Knowing Your Ex’s Entire Income When Calculating Child Support

Knowing Your Ex’s Entire Income When Calculating Child Support

Knowing Your Ex’s Entire Income When Calculating Child Support In New York State, courts will order child support when parents of children are unmarried or have divorced, to ensure that both are contributing equitably to the child’s upbringing, and that the child’s standard of living won’t suffer because of the parents’ separation. It can be…

8 Common Confusions When Dividing Assets in a Divorce

8 Common Confusions When Dividing Assets in a Divorce

8 Common Confusions When Dividing Assets in a Divorce Discord in a divorce can quickly escalate when it comes to dividing assets. Spouses will often find they have stark disagreements about what’s “mine” and what’s “ours,” and about what constitutes “fair.” On top of this, many people enter the divorce process with confusions or misconceptions…