Family Law
Family Law
Collaborative Law



Gestational Surrogacy


Modifying a child custody order in New York

If you have children, finding a custody arrangement that is best suited for your children may be the biggest issue of your divorce. If you and your ex agree on custody, you may present your parenting plan to the court for final approval. If you do not agree, you and...

The meaning of ‘best interests of the child’

The legal interests of children often play a significant role in court decisions regarding child custody, child support, adoption, enforcement of surrogacy agreements, and related matters. Understanding the concept of “best interests of the child” is crucial to...

What is required for a stepparent adoption?

Over the course of time, a stepparent can fulfill the role of a biological parent. In fact, as you may well know, in some instances the child even identifies the stepparent as their true mother or father. If your family is in that situation now, then you may be...

Exemptions provide stability after bankruptcy

A lot of people who struggle with debt fight tooth and nail to try to claw their way back to financial stability. Unfortunately, though, these efforts are oftentimes unsuccessful and instead lead to years of insecurity, stress, and fear of the future. Even though...

What to include in a surrogacy contract

Carefully drafting a surrogacy contract is an important part of the surrogacy process. For that reason, prospective parents and surrogates should know what to include in a surrogacy contract to ensure the parties to the contract are protected. There are several...