Saratoga Family Law Lawyer Discusses Grandmother’s Custody Rights

Saratoga Family Law Lawyer Discusses Grandmother’s Custody Rights This legal question was provided by Avvo.com.  You can view the original question here. Question: Can I go to court to make sure my child’s grandmother can’t get access to the custody rights of my child? Download Our Free Divorce Guide My boyfriend’s mother has told me…

Requesting a New Law Guardian to Be Assigned

Saratoga Family Lawyer Discusses Wanting a New Law Guardian

Saratoga Family Lawyer Discusses Wanting a New Law Guardian I am often asked as a Saratoga Family Lawyer, if you can request a new law guardian to be assigned.  It’s very difficult to have a law guardian, or an attorney for the children as they’re now called, removed from a family court or matrimonial case.…

Grandparent’s Rights

Saratoga Family Law Lawyer Discusses Grandparent’s Rights

Saratoga Family Law Lawyer Discusses Grandparent’s Rights I am often asked as a Saratoga Family Law Lawyer if grandparent’s have any rights if their grandchildren are being withheld.  A grandparent may petition to a court to ensure that they have visitation with their grandchild. The legislature reasoned that the grandchild/child relationship is a significant one…

Saratoga Family Law Attorney

Saratoga Family Law Attorney Discusses Limiting College Expenses

Saratoga Family Law Attorney Discusses Limiting College Expenses I often speak to clients as a Saratoga Family Law Attorney during divorce proceeding in regards to limiting a child’s college expense costs.  When parents are negotiating their settlement agreement, they  discuss their financial obligations to their children. This will include college expenses. Whether that child is young…

Custody of My Nephew

Saratoga Child Custody Attorney Discusses Getting Custody of Your Niece or Nephew

Saratoga Child Custody Attorney Discusses Getting Custody of Your Niece or Nephew I was recently asked as a Saratoga Child Custody Attorney about obtaining custody of someone’s niece or nephew.  It’s very difficult for a non-parent to obtain custody of a child who is not their biological relation. That is because the laws of this state…

Paying College Expenses

Albany Family Law Attorney Discusses Being Required to Pay College Expenses

Albany Family Law Attorney Discusses Being Required to Pay College Expenses I am often asked as a Albany Family Law Attorney by clients if a court can require someone to pay college expenses.  A court is empowered to direct parents to contribute to the college expenses of the child. I like to advise clients as…

False CPS Reports

Albany Family Law Attorney Discusses False CPS Reports

Albany Family Law Attorney Discusses False CPS Reports I am often asked as an Albany Family Law Attorney if you can bring up a false CPS report in court.  You can bring it up in court, however, it’s important for you to understand that once a Child Protective Services Report is unfounded, you cannot subpoena those records and…

Saratoga Family Law Attorney Discusses Filing for Custody

Saratoga Family Law Attorney Discusses Filing for Custody

Saratoga Family Law Attorney Discusses Filing for Custody Question: I am filing custody for my daughter. Her father has her. He doesn’t want me to have her because I am recently married, and I think he just wants his green card. Download Our Free Divorce Guide Answer: I am asked as an experienced Saratoga Family Law…

Albany Family Law Attorney Discusses Child Support Being Used for a Lawyer

Albany Family Law Attorney Discusses Child Support Being Used for a Lawyer

Albany Family Law Attorney Discusses Child Support Being Used for a Lawyer Question: Can my ex-wife use child support money to pay for her lawyer to argue against my petition for custody?  Obviously, this money is fungible but at some point my children’s standard of living will be lowered due to lawyer bills.   If she can’t,…

Albany Family Law Attorney Discusses an Order of Protection Infraction

Albany Family Law Attorney Discusses an Order of Protection Infraction I frequently hear from clients as a Albany Family Law Attorney about having an order of protection violated in a family law matter.  If someone violates an Order of Protection against you, you need to immediately call the police. In addition, if you have a…

Alimony extension

Albany Family Law Attorney Discusses a Spousal Maintenance Extension

Albany Family Law Attorney Discusses a Spousal Maintenance Extension Question: I’m already divorced and I’ve been collecting alimony/spousal support. It ends in February 2016.  Can I get a extension on my alimony? Because I’m not able to work and I’ve been waiting on disability. Download Our Free Divorce Guide Answer: I have advised clients as an Albany Family…

Saratoga Child Custody Lawyer Discusses Grandparents Rights in a Custody Battle

Saratoga Child Custody Lawyer Discusses Grandparents Rights in a Custody Battle Question: Evan is our first grandson and he spends a lot of time with us, the father now wants a forensic study done with his mother as the second parent.  We weren’t even asked to participate.  The lawyer we have hired says we have no voice…