Mediation to Stay Married: Divorce Is Not Your Only Option

Mediation to Stay Married: Divorce Is Not Your Only Option

Deciding if you need to separate or divorce is one of the most difficult decisions that a person can make. Most people get married and dream of living together for the rest of their lives. They create the “story” of how they want their lives to be. If your story is...
Update on Child Support and Temporary Maintenance in NYS

Update on Child Support and Temporary Maintenance in NYS

For parents, attorneys, mediators and anyone else that has an interest in Child Support and Temporary Maintenance calculations there have been changes effective January 31, 2014.  These changes are required by the statute to occur every year on January 31st. The new...
Divorce Mediation or Collaborative Law?

Divorce Mediation or Collaborative Law?

As a Divorce Mediator and Collaborative Law Attorney I am often asked what is the difference between mediation and collaborative law? And then I am asked “which process is going to be better for me?” The answer is not one-size- fits all. There are many factors to take...
Dividing Retirement Assets

Dividing Retirement Assets

DIVIDING RETIREMENT ASSETS – Getting it RIGHT so you can get it WRITTEN. Dividing retirement assets is an important issue for couples entering the process of separation and divorce. Retirement assets are often the most valuable marital assets a couple has along with...