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Which comes first…The Child Custody or The Child Support?

By Lisa S. Fine, Attorney and Mediator The general consensus among Long Island Divorce Lawyers is that Child Support on Long Island should not be determinative in deciding Custody and Parenting Time.  In fact, it isCustody and Parenting Time that … Continue reading

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DIVORCE MEDIATION

As an attorney for over fourteen years, one of the most important things I have learned is that if a case can settle out of court, it should. Divorce mediation accomplishes this goal by allowing participants to settle all aspects … Continue reading

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Wasting Time and Money in Court.

One day, an attorney I know was sitting in a divorce courtroom for two hours waiting for her adversary to show up for 9:30 a.m. status conference before the judge.  She recalled the conversation she’d had with the attorney’s secretary … Continue reading

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