The Covid-19 pandemic has placed numerous stressors on individuals and families, particularly those either thinking about, in the midst of, or having finalized a separation or divorce, especially when children are involved. For those parents who are co-parenting...
We often work with clients going through a separation or divorce who have conflicts revolving around their different parenting styles or values when it comes to parenting. Although these differences are common between parents, they can become a real...
With the best interests of your children in mind, at New York Divorce Mediation Group we often bring the opportunity and benefits of Co-parenting into the divorce mediation conversation. When any family breaks apart there will be changes in every...
In our Divorce Mediation practice, we often come upon situations where one spouse will need to provide financial support to the other spouse for a period of time and, far less often, permanently. This type of spousal support is...
You’re in the process of a major life transition, separation or divorce, and now possibly faced with the reality of diminished income, especially if only one spouse has been working during the marriage. Yet another life transition is at...
When you and your spouse are separating, or about to divorce, how you communicate and what you actually say about this situation to your children will have direct impact on how they perceive their future family relationships. As parents you want to protect...
The Stay At Home Mom -- Entering the Workforce After Divorce. Have you stayed at home with your children throughout your marriage? After a divorce, the financial and practical responsibility of taking care of yourself and your children can seem overwhelming....
While we go into great detail about this issue during a mediation, here is the general overview of custody arrangements. In New York State, a child is still considered unemancipated until age 21 (or 22 if they are still...