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  • Adoption

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    • Adult Adoptions 101

      Adult Adoptions 101 In the state of New York, a person may choose to adopt someone over the age of 18 in order to grant them the same legal treatment a biological child would receive. Adult adoption may take place for a variety of reasons, like securing an inheritance, locking in legal rights, or acknowledging an existing parent-child relationship. The process can be exceedingly difficult, ...
    • Same-Sex Marriage Adoptions in New York

      For families who cannot have children on their own, adoption is an option to help individuals start their family. In many cases, however, the adoption process is often long and stressful, even for the perfect couple. What happens when partners in a same-sex marriage want to adopt? What rights do they have and are there any restrictions? In New York, there are specific laws outlining the rights of ...
    • Making a Case for Stepparent Adoption

      The role of a stepparent is beautiful and unique from any other family role. Biological parents do not get to choose their children, but stepparents do. Their deliberate choice makes their bond with their stepchildren wholly special—at the same time, stepparents are indistinguishable from birth parents in their daily responsibilities. They offer advice in tough times, provide help with school, ...

    Child Custody

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    • Forensic Experts in Child Custody Cases

      A child custody case is centered on the life of the child just as much as it is concerned with the lifestyles of the parents. In some ways, it could be argued that a child custody case is actually a parental control case. In order to get an accurate glimpse into family matters so intricately detailed and intentionally obscured, a forensic psychiatrist may be necessary. What is a Forensic ...
    • Social Media and Divorce

      Everything these days winds up in one social media context or another. People post pictures of their coffee to Instagram, Tweet their thoughts on a traffic jam, give detailed explanations about their dinner on Facebook, and more. While it is great to be able to connect so readily with friends and strangers all around the world, there are some matters that should not be shared so openly, especially ...
    • Talking to Your Kids About Divorce

      Whether it was your idea, your spouse’s decision, or a mutual agreement, going through a divorce is not going to be easy. If you share any children together, you can expect things to become even more difficult, especially when it comes to telling them the news. To help everyone get through this transition as easily as possible, always keep these suggestions in mind. Be honest: You should not try ...

    Child Support

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    • Statements of Net Worth - Listing Your "Income"

      One of the first things divorcing spouses will have to do when a divorce action is commenced is to exchange financial information with one another. Each spouse, with the help of their attorney, will have to fill out their own individual financial form called a Statement of Net Worth, or an Affidavit of Net Worth. What Is a Statement of Net Worth? On this form, parties must describe their entire ...
    • Child Support Calculation

      The issue of child support is one that can only be worked out with an experienced New York divorce lawyer due to increasing legal complexities. When it comes to taking care of a child after divorce , thinking of your child's welfare should always be foremost on your mind. However, due to certain economic circumstances, you possibly have no choice but to seek child support from your former spouse. ...
    • The Requirement to Pay Add-Ons for Child Support on a Proportional Basis Based on Income

      Child support can quickly become one of the most confusing and debated aspects of any divorce . Both parents want the best for their children, but at the same time, they want to ensure that they’re not paying more than they ultimately should be. While New York follows a specific algorithm when calculating these payments, things aren’t always as black and white as they seem. How Is Child Support ...

    Custodia de los hijos

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    • Reubicación: Cuando El Padre Con La Custodia Quiere Mover a Los Niños Del Estado y Como Lo Manejan Las Cortes

      En la medida que nuestra sociedad se vuelve más móvil respecto del lugar que elegimos para vivir y trabajar, un problema que se está volviendo cada vez más común durante el divorcio y el litigio por la custodia es cuando uno de los padres busca reubicarse con uno o más de los niños de las partes. Aunque muchos estados tienen requisitos relativos a los derechos de los padres sin custodia, con ...
    • Un Asunto De Fe: Como La Religion Impacta La Custodia Durante y Despues Del Divorcio En NY

      Aunque la religión sea un problema importante durante el curso de un matrimonio, puede convertirse en el centro de una importante batalla por la custodia durante el divorcio, no sólo durante el litigio, sino también años después de que la sentencia es definitiva. Las disputas sobre dentro de cual religión criar a los hijos de la pareja puede incluso, a veces, resultar en divorcio. La formación ...

    Derecho de Familia

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    • La Nulidad De Un Divorcio En El Extranjero

      Mientras que ciertos estados de los EE.UU. varían cuando se trata de leyes de divorcio, sin duda puede esperar que varíen en diferentes países. Es por eso que es tan importante asegurarse de que su divorcio en el extranjero será reconocido como válido una vez que regrese a los Estados Unidos. Si usted es un residente de Nueva York y recientemente se divorció en el extranjero, es necesario ...
    • Cuando Su Pareja Oculta Su Dinero: Señales De Alerta y S.D.I.R.A.

      Un problema común en los divorcios en Nueva York que muchas veces resulta en un litigio particularmente largo y brutal es cuando hay una disputa seria sobre cuánto dinero alguien gana. A menudo, luego de que comienza un divorcio, el cónyuge que mantiene o quien posee el dinero sufre una baja grande en su ingreso. Alegan que ganan menos. No pueden costear el mantenimiento, no pueden costear la ...

    Distribución de Activos

    The latest posts for Distribución de Activos are listed below.
    • A Quien Le Toca Que En Nuestro Divorcio? Propiedad Marital vs. Propiedad Separada

      Cuando una pareja decide divorciarse, una de sus principales preocupaciones será típicamente acerca de las "cosas" - los elementos físicos acumulados en el tiempo a lo largo de un matrimonio y también los elementos no tangibles. Las parejas que están casadas por largos períodos de tiempo, inevitablemente, han acumulado todo tipo de propiedad juntos -Muebles, antigüedades, fotografías, automóviles, ...
    • Quien Paga La Universidad Luego De Un Divorcio? Depende De Cómo Se Establezca

      A pesar de que muchos padres pudieran considerar la manutención como una parte importante en un litigio y transacción de divorcio, muchos de ellos se olvidan de lo que muchas veces constituye el mayor gasto respecto de los hijos: El pago de la universidad. Para los habitantes de Nueva York dicha omisión puede salir extremadamente cara. Las cortes de Nueva York tienen una visión "pro niño" cuando ...

    Distribution of Assets

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    • What's Mine is Mine: Defining Separate Property Under New York Divorce Law

      One of the biggest questions in divorce litigation is often “who gets what?” Under New York law, when a couple gets divorced, the courts will utilize what is known as “ Equitable Distribution ” to divide up the parties’ martial property. Additionally, each party will get to keep their own “separate” property. Understanding what constitutes separate and marital property for the purposes of a ...
    • When the Wedding Is Cancelled, Who Gets the Ring?

      While divorce is unfortunately all too common among New Yorkers, another issue that does not get discussed nearly as much is the financial impact of weddings that don’t end up taking place. While all for the best in the long run, there can be serious financial repercussions resulting from a broken engagement. In fact, this can be to the extent that the former fiancées each need to get a lawyer or ...
    • When Separate Property Can Become Martial Property in New York

      Often a hotly contested issue for divorcing couples, property division can be quite difficult to resolve satisfactorily. New York has specific laws that the court and individual parties are expected to abide by, but that doesn’t mean the outcome is always mutually agreeable. Nowhere is this truer than in the realm of separate versus marital property. “What’s mine is yours” tends to fly out the ...

    División de Activos

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    • Prestamos Estudiantiles y Divorcio: ¿Quién Los Paga?

      Nueva York es conocida por ser la meca de las instituciones educativas. Sin embargo, debido a los crecientes costos de la educación, es muy común para muchos neoyorquinos que han tomado ventaja de esas oportunidades tener un deuda de préstamos estudiantiles. De hecho, el promedio de los estudiantes de grado estadounidenses tiene $30.000 en préstamos estudiantiles y muchas personas con títulos de ...
    • Cuando Su Pareja Oculta Su Dinero: Señales De Alerta y S.D.I.R.A.

      Un problema común en los divorcios en Nueva York que muchas veces resulta en un litigio particularmente largo y brutal es cuando hay una disputa seria sobre cuánto dinero alguien gana. A menudo, luego de que comienza un divorcio, el cónyuge que mantiene o quien posee el dinero sufre una baja grande en su ingreso. Alegan que ganan menos. No pueden costear el mantenimiento, no pueden costear la ...

    Division of Assets

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    • Military Pension Division: A Simple Explanation

      Couples that include a service member often have unique concerns to deal with when it comes to the law and their marriage. This is especially true in divorce. Our New York military divorce attorney wants you to be informed about what you’re potentially entitled to during a divorce from a service member. Read below for more information. The Basics of Military Pension Division After 20 years of ...
    • Student Loans and Divorce: Who Pays Them Back?

      New York is known for being a mecca of educational institutions. However, due to the rising costs of education, it is extremely common for many New Yorkers who have taken advantage of those opportunities to have student loan debt. In fact, the average US college graduate has $30,000 in student loans, and many people with graduate degrees have far more than that. Coupled with the state’s high cost ...
    • When Your Spouse Hides Their Money: Red Flags and R.A.I.D.S

      A common issue in New York divorces that often results in particularly lengthy and brutal litigation is where there is a serious dispute over how much money someone is earning. Often, after a divorce is commenced, the supporting or monied spouse’s income suddenly takes a huge drop. They are claiming that they earn less. They can’t afford maintenance , they can’t afford child support . There are no ...

    Divorce

    The latest posts for Divorce are listed below.
    • Military Pension Division: A Simple Explanation

      Couples that include a service member often have unique concerns to deal with when it comes to the law and their marriage. This is especially true in divorce. Our New York military divorce attorney wants you to be informed about what you’re potentially entitled to during a divorce from a service member. Read below for more information. The Basics of Military Pension Division After 20 years of ...
    • Divorce Mediation: Yes, Avoiding Court IS Possible

      What is Divorce Mediation? Divorce Mediation involves a series of meetings where the two divorcing spouses and the attorneys of Peter L. Cedeno & Associates sit around a table and discuss everything involved in getting a divorce. During the mediation sessions, our office will help walk the couple through their divorce. We will inform them of all of the necessary items they must tackle in order to ...
    • Forensic Experts in Child Custody Cases

      A child custody case is centered on the life of the child just as much as it is concerned with the lifestyles of the parents. In some ways, it could be argued that a child custody case is actually a parental control case. In order to get an accurate glimpse into family matters so intricately detailed and intentionally obscured, a forensic psychiatrist may be necessary. What is a Forensic ...

    Divorcio

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    • Validez De Divorcios Extranjeros En NY

      Dados los avances en el derecho de familia, ya no hay una solución de "talla única" para el divorcio. En particular, los divorcios extranjeros se han vuelto cada vez más comunes dado que pueden ser más baratos y resueltos más rápidamente. Antes de apresurase y realizar un divorcio extranjero, sin embargo, es importante determinar si se reconoce en Nueva York. Lo último que desea es perder tiempo y ...
    • A Quien Le Toca Que En Nuestro Divorcio? Propiedad Marital vs. Propiedad Separada

      Cuando una pareja decide divorciarse, una de sus principales preocupaciones será típicamente acerca de las "cosas" - los elementos físicos acumulados en el tiempo a lo largo de un matrimonio y también los elementos no tangibles. Las parejas que están casadas por largos períodos de tiempo, inevitablemente, han acumulado todo tipo de propiedad juntos -Muebles, antigüedades, fotografías, automóviles, ...
    • Prestamos Estudiantiles y Divorcio: ¿Quién Los Paga?

      Nueva York es conocida por ser la meca de las instituciones educativas. Sin embargo, debido a los crecientes costos de la educación, es muy común para muchos neoyorquinos que han tomado ventaja de esas oportunidades tener un deuda de préstamos estudiantiles. De hecho, el promedio de los estudiantes de grado estadounidenses tiene $30.000 en préstamos estudiantiles y muchas personas con títulos de ...

    Domestic Violence

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    • Orders of Protection in Family Court

      If you are being abused by someone whom you are related or married to, you can apply for an order of protection in the family courts. In doing so, the abuser will not be able to commit certain acts against you, thus granting you a sense of security and safety against this person. Sometimes, violent situations arise, and you may need to obtain something in writing which ensures you and your family ...
    • What is the Integrated Domestic Violence Court?

      An incident of domestic violence catches the attention of multiple courts as it violates multiple laws and regulations. Criminal, family, matrimonial, and civil courts will all need to hear about and handle a domestic violence case. There is clearly plenty of opportunity for errors, overlapping judgements, and stress in such a system. The abuser and the abused can find themselves in uncomfortable, ...
    • New York's Automatic Temporary Restraining Orders

      “I am worried my spouse will withdraw money from our joint account when I tell him/her I want a divorce. Is that legal? How can I stop him/her from doing that?” Once you initiate an action for divorce and inform your spouse about it, there will be Automatic Orders (automatic temporary restraining orders) put in place that prevent you or your spouse from changing the status quo of any marital ...

    Family Law

    The latest posts for Family Law are listed below.
    • Orders of Protection in Family Court

      If you are being abused by someone whom you are related or married to, you can apply for an order of protection in the family courts. In doing so, the abuser will not be able to commit certain acts against you, thus granting you a sense of security and safety against this person. Sometimes, violent situations arise, and you may need to obtain something in writing which ensures you and your family ...
    • Adult Adoptions 101

      Adult Adoptions 101 In the state of New York, a person may choose to adopt someone over the age of 18 in order to grant them the same legal treatment a biological child would receive. Adult adoption may take place for a variety of reasons, like securing an inheritance, locking in legal rights, or acknowledging an existing parent-child relationship. The process can be exceedingly difficult, ...
    • Social Media and Divorce

      Everything these days winds up in one social media context or another. People post pictures of their coffee to Instagram, Tweet their thoughts on a traffic jam, give detailed explanations about their dinner on Facebook, and more. While it is great to be able to connect so readily with friends and strangers all around the world, there are some matters that should not be shared so openly, especially ...

    Firm News

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    • Attorney Cedeño Selected to the 2016 List of New York Metro Super Lawyers

      The team at Peter L. Cedeño & Associates, P.C. is excited to announce that Attorney Cedeño has been selected for the 2016 list of New York Metro Super Lawyers ®. As one of the most trusted and respected names in the legal community, Super Lawyers recognizes the top attorneys across the nation in more than 70 different practice areas. To be considered, an attorney must demonstrate exceptional ...
    • Connect Online with Peter L. Cedeno & Associates, P.C.

      CONNECT WITH US ONLINE - About Me - Avvo - Better Business Bureau (BBB®) - Blogger - Facebook - Fav Star - Flickr - Foursquare - Google+ - Lawyers.com - LinkedIn - Martindale-Hubbell - Muck Rack - Pinterest - Scoop It - Storify - Tumblr - Twitter - Word Press - Yelp CONTACT PETER L. CEDEÑO & ASSOCIATES, P.C. Address: 111 Broadway, #706-B, New York, NY 10006 Phone: (212) 235-1382 Website: ...
    • Giving Back to NYC

      At Peter L. Cedeño & Associates, P.C., our New York City divorce attorneys and our friendly staff are always looking for ways to give back to our community that has given us so much. Centro Altagracia de Fe y Justicia is a great organization based out of Northern Manhattan that promotes social justice through community outreaches, collaborations, and unique charitable initiatives. Due to their ...

    Guarda

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    • Adopcion Por El Segundo Padre: Un Paso Necesario Para Todos Los Padres LGBTQ En Nueva York

      Desde el 2011, las parejas del mismo sexo pueden contraer matrimonio en Nueva York. Sin embargo, lo que esto significa también es que pueden divorciarse en Nueva York. Mientras la Ley de Igualdad Marital permitió a los padres del mismo sexo registrar a ambos cónyuges en las actas de nacimiento de sus hijos, haciendo de los dos los padres legales bajo la ley de Nueva York, el hecho desafortunado es ...

    Holidays

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    • Giving Back to NYC

      At Peter L. Cedeño & Associates, P.C., our New York City divorce attorneys and our friendly staff are always looking for ways to give back to our community that has given us so much. Centro Altagracia de Fe y Justicia is a great organization based out of Northern Manhattan that promotes social justice through community outreaches, collaborations, and unique charitable initiatives. Due to their ...

    Immigration

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    Legal Fees

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    • Divorce & Legal Fees: Who Pays?

      A question often asked by divorce litigants in New York is whether or not one spouse will be responsible for the other's legal fees. Under New York law, the spouse who has more income and/or resources (the "monied" spouse) is required to assist the less-monied spouse with their counsel fees. This is in order to level the playing field so that the spouse with more funds can't take advantage of the ...

    Manutención

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    • Cuando Las Circunstancias Cambian: Factores Considerados En La Modificacion De La Manutencion

      Un tema común para muchos litigantes en un divorcio en Nueva York, ya sea antes o después que un divorcio ha sido finalizado, es pagar o hacer que les paguen la manutención de los hijos. Bajo la ley de Nueva York, la manutención se otorga basado en la Ley de Estándares de Manutención o CSSA, la cual una fórmula y lineamientos. Sin embargo, hay muchas veces cambios en los ingresos de las partes en ...
    • Limite De Manutencion En Divorcios De Gran Patrimonio

      La manutención es uno de los puntos más disputados para cualquier pareja en un proceso de divorcio. Ninguno de los padres desea pagar más que el otro, pero ambos quieren asegurarse de que sus hijos tendrán el cuidado y la seguridad económica necesarias. Cuando hay una gran riqueza envuelta, como pasa en los divorcios de gran patrimonio, los riesgos se eleven aún más. Hay numeroso factores para ...
    • Adopcion Por El Segundo Padre: Un Paso Necesario Para Todos Los Padres LGBTQ En Nueva York

      Desde el 2011, las parejas del mismo sexo pueden contraer matrimonio en Nueva York. Sin embargo, lo que esto significa también es que pueden divorciarse en Nueva York. Mientras la Ley de Igualdad Marital permitió a los padres del mismo sexo registrar a ambos cónyuges en las actas de nacimiento de sus hijos, haciendo de los dos los padres legales bajo la ley de Nueva York, el hecho desafortunado es ...

    Matrimonio del mismo sexo

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    • Adopcion Por El Segundo Padre: Un Paso Necesario Para Todos Los Padres LGBTQ En Nueva York

      Desde el 2011, las parejas del mismo sexo pueden contraer matrimonio en Nueva York. Sin embargo, lo que esto significa también es que pueden divorciarse en Nueva York. Mientras la Ley de Igualdad Marital permitió a los padres del mismo sexo registrar a ambos cónyuges en las actas de nacimiento de sus hijos, haciendo de los dos los padres legales bajo la ley de Nueva York, el hecho desafortunado es ...

    Mediation

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    • Divorce Mediation: Yes, Avoiding Court IS Possible

      What is Divorce Mediation? Divorce Mediation involves a series of meetings where the two divorcing spouses and the attorneys of Peter L. Cedeno & Associates sit around a table and discuss everything involved in getting a divorce. During the mediation sessions, our office will help walk the couple through their divorce. We will inform them of all of the necessary items they must tackle in order to ...
    • Four Way Conferences: Do's and Don'ts when Meeting with Your Ex and their Attorney

      Four Way Conferences: Do’s and Don’ts when Meeting with Your Ex and their Attorney At some point, in a contested divorce or other family matter (such as custody), the majority of litigants in New York can expect to attend what is called a “Four-Way” conference. This is a settlement conference where both parties and their lawyers or attorneys sit down and attempt to settle all or at least parts of ...
    • Mediation: What is it and When is it Right for You?

      As many would-be and current litigants know, divorce in New York can be extremely time consuming and expensive. One alternate but increasingly popular method for resolving divorce cases is mediation , a process that, when fully embraced, can save time and costs to a great extent, in addition to being less acrimonious. Mediation is a process where each party sits down with a certified mediator who ...

    No-Fault Divorce

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    • Settlement Agreements: What to Include - A Basic Overview

      It's always a great thing when two people getting divorced can reach an agreement regarding the issues in their case. This is especially true in New York City, where full litigation of all a divorce's issues in court can take not only months, but sometimes years. A settlement agreement that is negotiated by the parties and their attorneys can save a lot of time, stress, and expense. However, it is ...
    • The Ins and Outs of No-Fault Divorces

      Prior to 2012, New York law made it extremely difficult to residents to successfully file for divorce . The state required that all couples file on fault-based grounds, such as inhumane treatment, abandonment, adultery, or imprisonment. Fortunately, the Empire State has caught up with the times and now allows for no-fault divorce. Contrary to what many believe, a no-fault divorce is different than ...

    Pet Custody

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    • Who Gets the Dog? Determining Pet Custody in a New York Divorce

      For many people, pets are like family members. For New Yorkers who are separating from a partner or are getting divorced, pets can create a lot of complications. Traditionally, New York courts treated pets like regular property, or chattel. In other words, no consideration was given beyond who bought the pet or who had received the pet as a gift. However, over the past couple of years, there has ...

    Pre-Nups

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    • Marital Agreements: The Elements of Enforceability

      Often, it is difficult enough for an engaged couple to determine whether or not to execute a pre or post nuptial agreement with respect to their finances and estates. Since New York City has higher divorce rates than most of the country, a New York couple is, unfortunately, far more likely to have to use their agreement. Therefore, it's even more crucial that any marital agreement executed be ...
    • Pre-Nups: Is Getting One Right for You?

      Although planning a wedding can be one of the happiest times in many people's lives, the fact remains that those getting married in New York City face a unique set of circumstances: a later average age of marriage (early 30's) and a divorce rate that is several times higher than most of the nation. Although no one wants to think of their marriage ending in divorce before it even begins, a ...

    Same Sex Marriage

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    • Supreme Court Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage Causes New Yorkers to Rejoice

      Although the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage was announced nearly two weeks ago, it is still creating shockwaves across the nation. News headlines tell many different sides to the story and Americans are coming to terms with what this means for the future, advocates and antagonists alike. Same-sex couples in New York have been legally allowed to marry since 2011, but the decision is no ...
    • Second Parent Adoptions: A Necessary Step for All LGBTQ Parents in New York

      As of 2011, same sex couples can get married in New York. However, what this also means is that same-sex couples can get divorced in New York. While the Marriage Equality Act allowed for same-sex parents to list both of them on their child’s birth certificates, making them both the legal parents under New York law, the unfortunate fact is that many states still do not legally recognize the ...
    • Redefining Family: Marriage Equality in New York

      On July 24, 2011, history was made in the state of New York, when the Marriage Equality Act was passed by the New York Legislature, allowing for the legalization of same-sex marriages in the state. Religious organizations can refuse to conduct or recognize these marriages, under The Marriage Equality Act of 2011. The law does not allow for any penalties to be taken against the religious groups. ...

    Spousal Support

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    • Social Media and Divorce

      Everything these days winds up in one social media context or another. People post pictures of their coffee to Instagram, Tweet their thoughts on a traffic jam, give detailed explanations about their dinner on Facebook, and more. While it is great to be able to connect so readily with friends and strangers all around the world, there are some matters that should not be shared so openly, especially ...
    • New York Temporary Spousal Support Changes

      Sometimes you will hear a story about someone paying spousal support – also called spousal maintenance or alimony – to an ex-spouse for the rest of their foreseeable future. As bizarre or unfortunate as the circumstance may seem on the surface, it is actually a reality for many people. As long as an ex never remarries and cannot seemingly afford to live as comfortably as they did when they were ...

    Uncontested Divorce

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    • Uncontested vs. Contested Divorce in New York

      Regardless of the kind of divorce you're headed towards, there are several key issues that you and your spouse will need to settle before it's final. The way that these issues are handled makes a divorce either contested or uncontested – essentially, rife with conflict or not. Sometimes, couples attempt to work together but find that there are conflicts brewing beneath the surface and are ...

    Visitas

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    Visitation

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    • Visitation Rights Between a Spouse and Child

      If you're still deciding on which NYC divorce attorney you should go to in working out child custody issues, we're available here at Peter L. Cedeño & Associates P.C. as a dependable law firm. One factor that we know you'll be asking about is visitation rights and the complexities therein you can't solve without the aid of an experienced attorney. It's an issue with potential contentious ...
    • Relocation: When the Custodial Parent Wants to Move the Kids out of State, and How Courts Handle It

      As our society becomes more mobile in where we choose to live and work, an issue that is becoming increasingly common during divorce and custody litigation is when one parent seeks to relocate with one or more of the parties’ children. Although many states have requirements regarding the non-custodial parent’s rights with respect to relocating a child, New York is particularly strict in this ...
    • A Father's Parenting Time Rights in New York

      In New York, fathers are now given equal consideration as mothers in child custody matters. Ideally, divorcing parents will reach a child custody agreement on their own but if that is not feasible, a judge will decide based on the best interests of the children. If you are a father who is headed for divorce , you may be concerned about your rights to your children, or at the very least, curious. ...
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