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How do I modify spousal maintenance?

November 28, 2018

The purpose of spousal maintenance in New York is to help the recipient spouse become financially independent and to do justice for both parties based on the standard of living during the marriage. Circumstances may change for one or both parties after the marriage ends, and an appropriate award of spousal maintenance may change too. […]

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What Happens When One Parent Relocates?

November 21, 2018

After a divorce, both parents may be granted custody or visitation rights to their children. However, if one parent moves away, it could complicate any arrangement that was in place. What ultimately happens when a parent relocates depends on a number of factors including why the parent left. Which Parent Is Leaving? A custodial parent […]

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The Importance of Parenting Time After a Divorce

November 14, 2018

In New York, child custody and visitation arrangements are defined during a divorce case or a separate hearing. The arrangements are enforced by the court to provide equal time with the child whenever possible. The type of custody awarded determines which parent has possession of the child most often. Our divorce attorney in White Plains […]

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How is Child Support determined? Can it be adjusted?

November 07, 2018

New York law requires both parents to continue supporting their children after a divorce until the child reaches the age of 21. There are two types of child support: Basic: based on the combined incomes of the parents and is a percentage of that income paid by the noncustodial parent to the custodial parent. Add-on: […]