BROOKLYN, New York. During a divorce, former spouses need to consider how they’ll divide assets, debts, and property. If they have children, they’ll have to consider child custody. Every state tends to have clear laws when it comes to division of assets and child custody matters. For example, with child custody, judges are asked to […]
BROOKLYN, New York. The New York Times has recently reported on how New York’s Administration for Children’s Services has systemically failed poor single parents. Rather than providing poor single parents with the assistance they often desperately need, the Administration for Children’s Services will sometimes take children away, putting them in foster care. In fact, where […]
Divorce lawyers have seen an increase in the number of clients who gather evidence for their case from their spouse’s social media profiles. In some instances, social media itself is the cause of divorce; in fact, according to ABC News, 33 percent of all divorce filings in 2011 contained the word “Facebook.”
Getting a divorce is an emotional process, fraught with tension, anxiety and a multitude of complex legal regulations. And if you think all of this is tough on the spouses looking to separate, spare a thought for the children.
Even the most amicable divorces can spark disputes. Although these disagreements typically stem from asset division and other financial matters, child custody can also lead to conflicts. Judges award custody based on the best interests of the child. There are several factors that can influence the final arrangement, including each parent’s lifestyle, financial security, and […]
If you are going through a divorce that involves a custody dispute, then you know that the process of winning custody rights can be complex. Ultimately, the courts will award custody based on the child’s best interests. As a result, parents who have a history of domestic violence may have trouble securing custody.