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6 Things to NOT Do When Negotiating Child Custody

6 Things to NOT Do When Negotiating Child Custody

6 Things to NOT Do When Negotiating Child Custody

Child custody cases are often challenging, emotional and exhausting. They can drag on for months or more, depending on how much (or how little) you and your ex agree on. Sadly, as tough as it can be on the parents, a tough child custody battle can also have a negative impact on your child.  

If you’re working toward negotiating child custody with your ex, here are six things you should never do.

 

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What You Need to Know if Divorcing in NY in 2021

What You Need to Know if Divorcing in NY in 2021

What You Need to Know if Divorcing in NY in 2021

As 2020 comes to a close, you may be experiencing marital strife and considering divorce. It’s been a more difficult year than most for all of us, and many couples are facing the possibility of ending their marriages in the new year. Should you get divorced in 2021? Here are some questions to ask yourself.

Are You Really Ready For a Divorce?

Before you file for a divorce — or even announce to your partner that you’re considering it — think about whether or not it’s something you really want and are ready for. There’s no right answer here; you may be completely ready or you may want to wait a little longer to see what happens. No matter what you choose to do, make sure you’ve taken the time to sit with your own feelings about the situation without influence from other people or ideas. Don’t look at what you think you should be ready for and instead, honor the place you are in now, regardless of where that is.

 

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7 Things Not to Say to Your Ex During Your Divorce

7 Things Not to Say to Your Ex During Your Divorce

7 Things Not to Say to Your Ex During Your Divorce

Emotions tend to run rampant during a divorce, often making it difficult for you to measure your words. However, what you say to your ex can have a significant impact on your divorce case. Here are several things you should never say to your ex, no matter how angry you are, and why you should talk to an experienced divorce lawyer and family law attorney to learn how saying the wrong thing can hurt your divorce case.

 

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Best Ways to Serve Your Spouse Divorce Papers

Best Ways to Serve Your Spouse Divorce Papers

Best Ways to Serve Your Spouse Divorce Papers

When you file for a divorce, your soon-to-be ex-spouse must be legally served with your divorce papers or petition. There are several ways to server your spouse. Read on to learn some of the most effective ways to have your spouse served and how to get help navigating your divorce from an experienced divorce lawyer or and family law attorney.

 

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How Do Men Grieve Divorce on Long Island?

How Do Men Grieve Divorce on Long Island?

How Do Men Grieve Divorce on Long Island?

Whether you’ve had your spouse served with divorce papers or your spouse has told you they want to end the marriage, a divorce is a devastating and gut-wrenching experience. Naturally, you’ll experience many emotions that often conflict with each other or change rapidly from day to day or even hour to hour. Just like when you lose a loved one, you’ll go through the stages of grieving the loss of your marriage and the future you had planned for yourself.

Here’s what men, especially single fathers, need to know about grieving a divorce and how to get experienced legal help you can trust.

 

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Holiday Child Visitation Solutions During a Pandemic

Holiday Child Visitation Solutions During a Pandemic

Holiday Child Visitation Solutions During a Pandemic

Dealing with the holidays after a divorce is difficult enough for Long Island families without the added stress of COVID-19, social distancing and quarantine mixed in. This year’s holiday season promises to be much different than those in the past, but what does that look like for families who can’t simply hunker down together? Here’s are some tips on how you can navigate quarantined holidays during or after a divorce.

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