A Beginner’s Parenting Guide to Separation and Divorce with Children

By Robyn D. Weisman, Esq., Founder Divorce Mediation & Family Services of New York […]

Author: September 29, 2014

How Can We Free Ourselves?

This Independence Day, take what our forefathers did to secure our liberty and apply it to your life.

Author: July 7, 2014

Maya Angelou Challenges Us to Change Our Lives

Maya Angelou was one of the most impressive female figures of the 20th century. Her outlooks on life, feminism, and equality, among other things, have influenced countless movements and cultural changes. By looking at some of her work and beliefs, we can learn to change our personal lives for the better,

Author: May 30, 2014

The Nuts & Bolts of Same-Sex Marriage, Parenting, and Divorce

Marriage and divorce are highly complicated and sensitive matters to begin with. These sensitivity matters become all the more tender when they are paired with homosexual couples. This post hopes to address these sensitive matters and make sense of them, in regards to same-sex and different-sex marriages. We will discuss legal and ethical approaches to marriage and divorce in order to give a well-rounded foundation of the workings of divorce.

Author: May 7, 2014

What is this thing called Equitable Distribution we hear about in marriage and divorce?

Divorce Mediation is a the best way to decide together the most “equitable” way to divide the assets fairly and creatively so that it works for both parties involved. What is equitable distribution in New York? Find out here.

Author: April 30, 2014

Creating Your Parenting Plan

Courts don’t take the time to find out what works for you & your family to create tailored plans for your lifestyle. We do — read more here.

Author: March 4, 2014

What Happens To Our Retirement After a Divorce?

If retirement funds need to be divided, a Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO) may be necessary. Read more here.

Author: February 25, 2014

What is Co-Parenting?

Way back when, when I first started practicing family law and handled divorce cases, […]

Author: February 17, 2014

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Does the new year have you asking the question, “Should I stay or should I go?”

Author: January 21, 2014

Making the Most of This Holiday Season During a Separation or Divorce

The stress of the holiday season can be overwhelming for divorcing families. With the major transitions facing your family, the holiday season approaches which generally is about families getting together. How can you deal with this? Is it possible to have a “normal” holiday for the kids? How do we share the holidays, with the kids, future ex-spouses, and new and extended families?


Author: December 2, 2013

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