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…

Obtaining a New York Divorce

Saratoga Divorce Attorney Discusses Being Divorced In NY State If You Just Moved Here

Saratoga Divorce Attorney Discusses Being Divorced In NY State If You Just Moved Here I often speak to clients as a Saratoga Divorce Attorney about getting divorced in NY state if you just moved here.  New York courts will recognize an out-of-state marriage in granting a judgment of divorce. However, there are residency requirements.  I…

Standard Custodial Schedule for a Non-Custodial Parent

Saratoga Child Custody Attorney Discusses Standard Custodial Schedules

Saratoga Child Custody Attorney Discusses Standard Custodial Schedules People often ask me as a Saratoga Child Custody Attorney what the standard schedule is for a non-custodial parent. It is important for everyone to understand that family and matrimonial law is not one size fits all. While there are several schedules that have been glamorized for a…

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Saratoga Child Custody Lawyer Discusses Disagreeing on a New School

Saratoga Child Custody Lawyer Discusses Disagreeing on a New School Question: My divorce and child custody agreement was handled in Saratoga County, NY. My ex has primary physical custody of our son; we have joint legal custody, including equal say for all educational decisions. The custody agreement also says that my residence determines his school…

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Albany Child Support Attorney Discusses Whether the Other Children Receive More

Albany Child Support Attorney Discusses Whether the Other Children Receive More Question: My ex-Boyfriend has a child support agreement in Colorado for his 3 kids. We moved, together with our daughter to Albany and now we are broken up for good. He already has an agreement in Colorado, which he hasn’t been paying at all and…

Is My Settlement Joint Marital Property

Albany Divorce Lawyer Explains if Winning a Settlement is Joint Marital Property?

Albany Divorce Lawyer Explains if Winning a Settlement is Joint Marital Property? I have often been asked as a Albany Divorce Lawyer if winning personal injury settlement money is considered joint marital property. In New York, a personal injury settlement is considered separate property, which means it is not marital and is not subject to…

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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…