How to Protect Yourself During a New York Divorce Court From Your Narcissistic Husband

Amicable divorces are rare, but definitely possible with the right approach. However, going through a New York divorce with a narcissist can be a different nightmare situation altogether. Narcissists remain self-involved to an extreme degree, often ignoring those around them. Genuine narcissists commonly disregard others and their feelings, completely ignoring the impact their behavior can have on others. Divorcing a Read More

3 Subtle Signs Your Narcissist Husband Wants a Divorce And When to Get a New York Divorce Lawyer

No spouse wants to hear, “I think we should get a divorce.”  Those words don’t always come from narcissistic partners, but if they do, your road is about to get a whole lot bumpier. Narcissists are known to be selfish and manipulative. Some narcissistic individuals even show traits of being unfaithful in the relationship, which triggered the talk of divorce in the first place. Nevertheless, it's important to remember Read More

Collaborative Divorce: The Best Way to End a Marriage

When we think about divorce, we might picture the movies or the law series where there is a lot of shouting and disagreement - it doesn’t have to be this way.  While many emotions are involved in divorce proceedings, many ex-couples can benefit from a gentler and more collaborative process.  What is a Collaborative Divorce?  A collaborative divorce is a way to end a marriage through collaborative law. Read More

Domestic Violence in Child Custody and Visitation Rights: Your Questions Answered

Being in a violent and difficult-to-navigate relationship is difficult enough; however, things can get more complicated and worrisome when child custody and visitation rights begin to be discussed.  Perhaps you are looking for information about what might happen if you leave your current situation or have already left. You seek answers about what happens in cases with domestic violence and child custody and Read More

Tips For Summer Co-Parenting Planning

Summer is here and the kids are on the break which should mean your own break from the school-year scheduling hassles, right? Not necessarily if you’re divorced and co-parenting with your ex. In fact, you may be facing even more stress as you navigate a schedule that has more options – camps, vacations, sports to name a few – and is much more open to argument. Without these tips for summer co-parenting planning, of Read More

Understanding Grandparent Rights During Divorce

There are no question how important grandparents can be in a child’s life. In fact, research has shown that closeness between grandparents and grandchildren can improve mental health and emotional well-being for both you. This benefit is helpful when the child’s parents are going through a divorce. Therefore, in honor of Grandparent’s Day on September 13, we’re devoting this blog to understanding grandparent rights Read More

Celebrating International Women’s Day with Five Tips to Empower Healthy Romantic Relationships

In honor of International Women’s Day this month, we want to do our part to empower you, your friends, your sisters, your mothers, your daughters, and all the females everywhere in one of the most important aspects of your life – your relationships. Specifically, helping you identify and maintain healthy romantic relationships. Check out these tips.   Characteristics of Healthy Relationships It seems we’re Read More

Step-Parenting Tips for Different Age Groups

Despite what “The Brady Bunch” may have portrayed, most step-parents go into the role knowing they have their work cut out for them. Love and trust are earned, right? While you likely know the basics – setting boundaries, keeping the lines of communication open, making sure you don’t overstep – what many people don’t realize are the nuances needed for children of different ages. Quite simply, what works to build your Read More

Modern Family Prep for the Holidays

There’s a reason most of our holiday celebrations are about as far from a Norman Rockwell painting as you can get – the family unit has evolved. Today’s modern family encompasses extended family members, single parents, gay parents, and adopted children, not to often mention a mix of races, ethnicities, and religious beliefs. This means our holidays are often a blending of backgrounds, experiences, and traditions Read More

Newly Single: How to Have a Happy Valentine’s Day After Divorce

Of all the first holidays after a divorce, Valentine’s Day is arguably the most difficult. No doubt all the advertising and social media with lovey-dovey couples are painful to see. But the fact remains that a holiday celebrating love isn’t exclusive to just the romantic kind. The love you have for your friends, family, children, and even yourself is the most enduring anyway, right? And it’s also the key to having a Read More