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Tips on child custody litigation

Find the Right Lawyer Most parents make the mistake of hiring a divorce lawyer on their child custody case.  That may fit some cases, but there are attorneys that devote more time and therefore have more experience in child custody and relocation matters. And that experience can only be in your favor. Also, find the right lawyer also means finding a […]

Requirements for Legal Separation in New York

Requirements for Legal Separation in New York To get a divorce in NY, the requirements for legal separation in New York hinge on length of state and county residency and also include waiting periods. In New York your divorce can be either fault, or no-fault” grounds, or you can base the dissolution on spouses being […]

Also posted in Child Support


One nerve-racking issue faced during a divorce is to understand the plethora of child custody laws that apply to your case.  Most of the time Family Law matters are designated under state jurisdiction, including New York child custody laws, and the Courts in NY that deal with custody matters can be the Family Courts or […]

How to Prepare for a Child Custody Case in New York?

Gordon Diefenbach has handled some of the toughest custody battles in New York over the last 10 years of his practice. He can coach a parent during a divorce when facing the complicated process of figuring out child custody.  According to a paper published by The Rural Law Center of New York, a parent can […]