The first step in determining how to divide property in a divorce is to figure out what property will be divided in the first place.
Child support is the financial support parents are required to provide for their children. Contrary to popular belief, child support is the responsibility of both parents.
If you have children under 18, you’ll need to speak to “custody” in your divorce agreement—specifically, “legal custody” and “physical custody.”
Part of the mediator’s role is to help you communicate the most effective way possible, with a focus on the future.
The law in New York allows you to resolve your divorce outside the court system and to submit what you’ve worked out to the court for approval, all without having to set foot in a courtroom.
Anyone at the outset of a time- and resource-intensive process like divorce wants to know how long the process will take. It seems like a straightforward enough question. So why is it so hard to get an answer?