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Co-parenting While Living Apart During Covid 19

In a recent article in the New York Law Journal, Judge Jeffrey Sunshine commented on co-parenting during the pandemic from the point of view of a judge who decides custody issues. He noted that since parents with non-emergency custodial issues were unable to access...

Divorce and Parenting in the age of COVID-19

We have been hearing a lot about the new normal resulting from life in the age of COVID-19. Our individual and collective worlds have been rocked in ways as novel as this strain of virus. To be sure, we are living in historic times. The outbreak of COVID-19 has become...

5 Myths About Divorce Mediation

Divorce Mediation has become a popular alternative to adversarial divorce proceedings as it saves families time, money and unnecessary emotional upheaval. It has helped countless couples achieve a more constructive divorce. Yet, there are still many misconceptions...

What to Do After Mediation is Over

After you and your former spouse have successfully completed the mediation process, there are some important steps that you will need to take next. Of course, the specifics of these steps will depend on what was agreed upon at mediation, as well as your personal...

Home Ownership and Mortgage Considerations After Divorce

Home Ownership and Mortgage Considerations After Divorce One common issue that soon-to-be former spouses face when going through a divorce is how to handle the distribution of marital property. The state of New York is an equitable distribution state, meaning that in...