Westchester Mat Law Blog

What Is The New York Child Relocation Law?

Custodial parents who want to relocate with their child/children may find it difficult to do so, especially if there is a provision in an Agreement or Court Order preventing the parent from moving with...

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Who Claims The Dependency Exemption On The Tax Return?

Who Gets The Dependency Exemption On The Tax Return? As parents negotiate child custody and support agreements they are faced with many decisions. The biggest decisions usually revolve around custody, visitation, and child support,...

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Don’t Forget College Planning During Divorce Negotiations

Depending on how old your children are at the time of your divorce, it can be easy to forget about the cost of college when negotiating child support in your divorce. The situation can...

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An Introduction To Custody Forensic Evaluations

If you’re in the middle of a child custody case and have been ordered to participate in a forensic evaluation you probably have a lot of questions about the process. You may even be...

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Radio Interview – Business Leader Spotlight

Welcome to the Business Leader Spotlight Show I want to welcome everyone to the Business Leader Spotlight Show. This is Randy Van Ittersum your host for today. Today we have with us Jessica Ressler,...

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What Is A Parenting Plan?

During divorce proceedings, most parents have their children’s welfare at the forefront of their minds, but sometimes the emotions involved in divorce cases make it hard for parents to think objectively about the day-to-day...

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Preparing For Your Initial Meeting With A Divorce Attorney

Consulting a divorce lawyer is never an easy task, but you can make it less stressful by coming to your initial consultation fully prepared. Knowing what to expect and bringing the proper documentation with...

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Retainer Agreements: What Are They? Do You Need One?

The term “retainer” is usually heard during discussions involving legal representation, but what is a retainer and why is it needed? A common misconception is that a retainer is a large sum of money...

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Considerations For Divorcing Parents With Special Needs Children

Every child is different. Every family is different. Westchester Matrimonial attorneys are experienced in advocating on behalf of parents and children with special needs. No matter what your child’s and family’s needs, an experienced...

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What Is A Fact Finding Hearing In A Child Abuse Or Neglect Case?

The fact finding hearing is a trial at which CPS or ACS will try to prove that abuse or neglect have occurred. If ACS or CPS fails to prove at least one of the...

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