News 12 Interviews Lisa Zeiderman on the Importance of Using College Loans Carefully

In Family Law, Financial Planning
As part of their ongoing State of Our Schools series, Lisa Zeiderman was recently interviewed by News 12 Westchester on the issue of being careful with how you use student loans. “In my family law practice,” Lisa says, “I have worked with couples who used student loans for more expensive housing than they originally planned, for example, not realizing that those debts can not be discharged in bankruptcy.”
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Lisa Zeiderman is Managing Partner at Miller Zeiderman LLP. A New York Divorce Attorney, CFL and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, she regularly handles complex financial and custody divorce matters for high-net-worth individuals. Named a 2019 10 Best Family Law Attorney for Client Satisfaction by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, Ms. Zeiderman is also a founding member of the American Academy of Certified Financial Litigators and a member of the panel for Attorneys for Children.

In addition to authoring a well-read blog on Psychology Today, “Legal Matters: Understanding Mental Health Issues as They Apply to Divorce and Child Custody,” Ms. Zeiderman has been published in The New York Law JournalDivorce Magazine, Motherly, and the New York State Bar Association Family Review, among many others. She has been quoted on issues ranging from financial empowerment to tax issues to child custody in publications including USA TodayUS News and World Report, The Times (U.K.), MarketwatchCNNMoneyThe Journal NewsBusiness InsiderBustle and Fatherly among many others. She has also been featured on a host of podcasts that focus on divorce, finances and family law.

Ms. Zeiderman, a Fordham University of Law graduate, has lectured for the New York State Bar Association on topics including the Equitable Distribution of Assets, Valuation of Liquid Assets and Investments, Maintenance, Custody, Electronic Snooping and Discovery, is a member of the Legislative Committee of the Family Law Section for the New York State Bar Association, and sits on the executive board of the Justice Brandeis Law Society. Ms. Zeiderman also serves on the Executive Board of Savvy Ladies, Inc., a 501(c) 3 organization that provides free education and resources to help women achieve their financial independence.


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