December 29

What is a Law Guardian or Attorney for the Child?

What is a Law Guardian or Attorney for the Child?

Attorney for the Child / Law Guardian In most custody / visitation cases (and many other cases relating to children), the trial court will appoint an Attorney for the Child (or children).  In New York, such an attorney can be appointed in a divorce action in Supreme Court or in a Family Court matter.  In.

November 13

How to Divorce If Spouse Cannot Be Located

How to Divorce If Spouse Cannot Be Located

A very common question from potential clients is “How can I get a divorce if I don’t know where my husband or wife is?” New York Domestic Relations Law § 232 states that, in a divorce action, the Defendant must be personally served with the Summons With Notice or Summons and Complaint, unless the court.

September 30

Louis Sternberg Nominated as Best Divorce Lawyer for 2015

Louis Sternberg Nominated as Best Divorce Lawyer for 2015

We are proud to announce that Louis L. Sternberg has once again been nominated as the Best Divorce Lawyer by the Long Island Press. After placing second in 2014, we hope to place first this year. Voting starts October 1, 2014 and continues through December 15, 2014. Please vote up to once per day from.

September 13

New York Times on Custody Issues Facing Same-Sex Couples

In an article dated September 12, 2014, the New York Times addressed one of the many custody and visitation problems facing same-sex couples. The article, titled “Parenthood Denied by the Law-After a Same-Sex Couple’s Breakup, a Custody Battle” explores the custody struggles of a Nassau County lesbian couple after they broke up. The article briefly.

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