This Is How to Choose the Best Child Custody Lawyer in New York

No one thinks on their wedding day that a marriage will end. Unfortunately, the chances are much greater than we would all like to think. Even more unfortunate is that children become part of the entanglement. However, if you have decided to divorce your spouse, you are doing so for very good reasons. Regardless of what those […]

A Quick Guide to the Different Types of Divorce

Getting divorced is sometimes the only option for your mental and emotional health. More than half of women felt happier after ending their marriages. The process of getting a divorce may vary between couples and their circumstances. This can range from the state of the relationship or if the couple has children. That’s why we’ve created this […]

Contested vs Uncontested Divorce: What’s the Difference?

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Unfortunately, a large percentage of marriages still end in divorce. This is a stressful time for all involved, and the inclination is the get things over with as quickly as possible. That is understandable, but you also want to ensure the best possible outcomes when getting divorced. This involves expertly navigating the complex legal system and understanding […]

Single Lady Estates – Part One

Lisa was recently a guest of Bobbie Wasserman on her podcast, Single Lady Estates — for two episodes. Here are the topics they cover in the first pod: **Relationship Red Flags: To protect yourself from financial bullying, it’s crucial to have open conversations about finances, understand expectations, and set boundaries early in the relationship. **Protect […]

Single Lady Estates – Part Two

Navigating Divorce In this episode of “Single Lady Estates,” Lisa Zeiderman shares share practical steps and considerations for divorce. This includes gathering financial documents, maintaining a civil demeanor, and understanding custody arrangements. She and host Bobbie Wasserman explore the challenges faced by women over 50 and their potential earnings after being out of the workforce. […]

What We Can Learn About Custody From “Succession”

Succession + Custody **Spoiler Alert** Lisa Zeiderman delves into what all of us can learn about custody from HBO’s hit show, “Succession,” in her latest blog for Psychology Today. She discusses how Kendall and Rava appear to work together as co-parents. “Succession” delves into the lives of the Roys, a high-profile, wealthy, and dysfunctional family, as they […]

Types of Child Custody: What You Need to Know

Every year, over 600,000 people end their relationship with a legal divorce. Inevitably, this leads parents to ask one important question: who gets child custody? Popular media has perpetuated a lot of myths about the types of child custody. We picture the kids living with their mother, only to see their father on weekends as the default. However, primary custody and […]

4 Questions to Ask a Family Lawyer at Your First Meeting

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If you are in need of legal help, some types of law have higher stakes than others. The field of family law is worth $11 billion, by far making it one of the biggest areas of law. This area of law is so major because it deals with issues like dissolving a marriage, exercising parental rights, […]

4 Best Benefits of Hiring a Divorce Lawyer

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If you need help with a divorce, you need to come prepared for everything that comes with it. The divorce rate right now is 2.5 per 1,000 population. This means that a good amount of family courts consist of divorce cases. If your marriage is moving toward divorce, it’s important that you hire an attorney instead of […]

A Financial Guide to Gray Divorce

Lisa Zeiderman was recently quoted in Kiplinger on financial issues related to gray divorce.   From the article: Even though a later-in-life divorce can be potentially devastating financially, it’s often women who initiate the process. “They may have stayed in an unhappy marriage for the sake of the children,” says Lisa Zeiderman, managing partner at the law firm […]