The right not to be asked to “choose sides’ between their parents. The right not to be told the details of the legal proceedings going on between their parents. The right not to be told ‘bad things’ about the other parent’s personality or character. The right to privacy when talking to either parent on the … Continue reading Bill of Rights for Children Whose Parents are Separating or Divorcing
No Fault Divorce On October 12, 2010 New York joined the other forty-nine States and adopted a ‘No Fault’ divorce statute. Now, instead of having to claim and prove that your spouse is “guilty” of some form of “marital misconduct,” either spouse can obtain a divorce by stating under oath that your relationship has broken … Continue reading NY LAW SUMMARY by Dan Burns
What is Mediation? Divorce mediation is a voluntary, cooperative settlement process used frequently and successfully by married couples who want to divorce and couples who are not married, but share children or finances and want to separate. Mediation gives couples the option to settle all parenting and financial matters and plan their futures in an … Continue reading Is Divorce Mediation Right for You?