Parental alienation is understood by Family Court judges as a situation where one parent intentionally attempts to damage the relationship between their child and the other parent, usually the non-custodial parent. Sometimes this is done directly by an ex-spouse after a divorce, but in other … [Read more...] about What Is Parental Alienation?
Generally speaking, a marriage performed outside the US that is valid in that jurisdiction is recognized in the US. It’s important to ensure that you obtain a valid marriage license from local authorities if you choose to have a religious ceremony in the US or in another jurisdiction, because … [Read more...] about Are International Marriages Recognized In The United States?
Pendente Lite is Latin for “pending the litigation.” As such, Pendente lite support is relief given during the pendency of the action and prior to a settlement or final determination by the Court. Pendente Lite relief may include a temporary determination of child custody, visitation, spousal … [Read more...] about What Is “Pendente Lite” Support?
In all matrimonial or family law matters, your appearance at all court appearances is required unless otherwise specified. In Family Court matters, you may qualify to appear via Telephone, however you must complete an application to do so. Additionally, you must be in the presence of a Notary … [Read more...] about Do I Need To Go To Court?