Spouses Who Hide Their Money
Separating from a spouse isn’t always the battle many perceive it to be. Unfortunately, it can become contentious when one party is dishonest about their assets. In some cases, it’s simply because one spouse...
Paternity Issues in New York
Oftentimes, the paternity of a child is established at birth. If the two parents of the newborn are married, paternity is automatically assumed and the husband’s name is added to the birth certificate. If...
Navigating Visitation and COVID-19
Navigating Visitation and COVID-19 Introduction: Amid the spreading COVID-19 pandemic that has hit the United States and the subsequent shelter-in-place orders issued worldwide, residents everywhere are struggling to adapt to the new reality surrounding...
Custody/Visitation and Child Support During COVID-19
These are unprecedented times we are living in and with that comes questions about how to navigate pending issues within families such as custody/visitation and child support. The COVID-19 pandemic sweeping across the world...
Westchester Matrimonial Attorney Jessica H. Ressler Illustrates International Child-Custody Issues
In light of an October 26, 2015, Today Parents article about actress Kelly Rutherford’s international child-custody dispute, attorney Jessica H. Ressler, of Westchester Matrimonial LLC, discusses how to deal with child-custody cases when the...
What Is Constructive Emancipation For Child Support In New York?
In New York, parents are obligated to pay basic child support and add-on expenses for their child until the child turns 21, unless the child is “emancipated” before the child turns 21. New York...Read More
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...Read More
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,...Read More
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...Read More