Tag Archives: Child Custody

What Happens to My Rights of Access if I Have a Child with a Partner and We Are Unmarried?

In recent years, it has become increasingly common for unmarried couples to have children. This has presented a relatively new set of challenges when these couples decide to separate. The good news is that unmarried parents have many of the … Continue reading

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Do I Have Rights to Be Present During the Birth of My Child if the Mother Keeps Me Away?

You have conceived a child with a woman that you are not married to at this time. Whether this pregnancy was planned or not, you want to have an active part in the process. However, the mother does not want … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know About Child Custody if You Relocate Outside of New York 

Issues concerning child custody are limited by jurisdiction. For a court to make any determination on child custody issues, it must be established that the child has lived within the jurisdiction for the previous six months. This is usually not … Continue reading

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How to Handle Post-Divorce Child Custody Conflicts During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed virtually every aspect of life. It should come as no surprise, then, that those changes have extended to post-divorce child custody. While the agreements made by former spouses during the divorce process were almost certainly … Continue reading

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Can You Keep Your Ex-Spouse’s New Partner Away from Your Children? 

Whether your divorce is finalized or not, it can be painful to hear that your former spouse has re-entered the dating pool.  This may be especially troubling if you learn that your ex-spouse's new partner is frequently around your child … Continue reading

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How Domestic Violence Can Impact Child Custody During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Domestic violence can cause emotional, psychological, and physical trauma to the spouse who is being abused as well as the children that are living in an abusive household.  If you are in a situation where you are experiencing domestic violence, … Continue reading

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How to Handle Child Custody During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Co-parenting and child custody can already be challenging but when you couple that with the COVID-19 Pandemic, it takes stress and uncertainty to a whole other level.   So much has changed because of the pandemic.  Most day-care facilities remain … Continue reading

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How to Handle Co-Parenting and Child Custody During the COVID-19 Pandemic

  Even prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, parenting was a challenge for separated or divorced couples; now with the COVID-19 pandemic, it is even more difficult to navigate.   There are some guidelines that you can follow to alleviate the … Continue reading

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How to Negotiate a Child Custody Arrangement with Your Spouse

One of the reasons why many divorces are so challenging is because it's difficult for the soon-to-be former spouses to agree on a child custody arrangement. Without any question, both parents want what is best for their children. The court … Continue reading

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Tips on How to Make the Most Out of Your Joint Custody Arrangement 

Few issues in a divorce are as hotly contested as joint custody. Both parents want what's best for their child, but they don't always agree on what that looks like. Additionally, complicated schedules and out-of-control emotions can exacerbate the conflict. … Continue reading

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