- Divorce Mediation and the Special Needs Child
Divorce and The Special Needs Child – Who Gets Custody? By Fredrick Klarer, Lawyer and Divorce Mediator In Divorce Litigation and Divorce Mediation, an issue that comes up sometimes is how to address the custody and support of Special Needs Children. This article attempts to shed light on […]
- Court of Appeals to Define “Parent”
New York Highest Court to Define “Parent” The New York State Court of Appeals, the highest court in New York, is about to take up a case that may require it to define what a “parent” is. As the Wall Street Journal says on Thursday, June 2, “[T]he case was brought by a […]
- I Don’t Want the Divorce — Why Do I Have to Pay So Much?
I didn’t do anything wrong — why am I being financially punished in divorce? Recently I had a couple for mediation with an issue that comes up a lot. For whatever reasons, Mom is moving out but the parents are going to share the time with the children equally. Dad wants to stay in the […]
- Separation vs. Divorce?
Clients often ask me, “What is the benefit of getting a legal separation instead of a divorce”? On October 12, 2010, it became possible to obtain a “no-fault” divorce in New York. Either the husband or the wife has to allege under oath that the marriage has irretrievably […]