By Randy S. Margulis | Published July 29, 2013 | | |
Domestic violence comes in many forms. Often, an abusive partner begins with verbal threats and then escalates to physical violence. Even when no physical abuse exists, incidents of emotional, verbal, financial and cyber abuse can be grounds for pursuing an order of protection. In New York State, it is possible to get a restraining order Read MoreRead More
A parenting plan is an agreement between divorced parents that enables ex-partners to continue to co-parent. The goal of a parenting plan is to help the child maintain a strong relationship with each parent, while supporting the child’s best interest above all else. When a child refuses to cooperate with the parenting plan, parents might Read MoreRead More
In many divorce cases with a history of domestic violence, an abusive parent may attempt to exploit informal visits with a child as opportunities to continue abusing a former partner who is in close proximity. In addition, since domestic abuse often involves abuse of a child, even if the victimized partner has orders of protection Read MoreRead More
A divorcing couple with children might encounter a number of issues related to the care of their shared children that they are not able to resolve among themselves. In the state of New York, the court has the option to appoint a parenting coordinator to assist in this process. The parenting coordinator interviews, interacts with Read MoreRead More
As a Buffalo divorce lawyer for 25 years, I have devoted myself to solving the problems that affect families throughout the Buffalo metropolitan area and Western New York. As a family law attorney, I make it my goal to create a partnership of trust with my clients. People put their trust in me to handle cases that can potentially have a long-lasting impact on not only their lives, but the lives of their family as well.