Category Archives: Visitation

Tips To Make Holiday Visitation Less Stressful

For divorced parents in New York, December may be a bittersweet time.  While Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and New Years are all joyful, they are also holidays that parents traditionally celebrate with their children and extended families.   It is likely, that your parenting plan and visitation schedule will allow your spouse to be with the children…
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What Do I Do If My Child Refuses Visitation with Me?

Getting your child to eat vegetables they don’t like is one thing. Getting them to visit with a parent they don’t want to see is quite another. After a divorce, custody and visitation arrangements will almost always provide that the child needs to spend time with both parents on their designated days. But when that…
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What to Do If You Are Accused of Domestic Violence During Your Divorce

Domestic violence is unacceptable and a serious crime. Period. But falsely accusing your spouse of domestic violence or child abuse during a New York divorce is also unacceptable,  A false accusation can cause serious problems for the accused and the accuser. Sadly, the anger or gamesmanship that can arise during divorce or child custody proceedings…
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Threats or Violence During a Divorce: What Can You Do to Protect Yourself?

New York divorce proceedings, not to mention the agonizing months or years a marriage was in decline preceding the divorce, can bring out intense emotions between spouses. Anger, jealousy, blame – a whole range of negative feelings can come to dominate the relationship. For most couples, those emotions come out through insults, angry words, or…
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What Can Happen If You Ignore a New York Divorce Judge’s Orders

A law professor teaching about courtroom procedure once told his class that the first and most important rule of litigation was this: “Don’t tick off the judge.” Few things “tick off” judges more than when their orders aren’t followed. If you have been ordered to do – or not do – certain things by the…
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12 Divorce Myths Busted

If you’ve never been through a divorce before, the realities of the process will understandably be unfamiliar to you. If you are considering divorce and trying to learn about how a New York divorce works, you may get advice or supposed facts from friends, family members, your hairstylist, or someone at the gym. There’s a…
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