Family Law News & Information

  • 4 Steps Women Should Take in Preparation for a Divorce

    Posted By Eiges & Orgel, PLLC || 22-Nov-2017

    Whether your husband blindsided you with the divorce or you initiated it yourself, divorce is simply never a walk in the park for anyone. The process of unlinking two lives in itself can be complicated, especially if you have children or a substantial amount of assets. As such, you will want to be adequately prepared as you embark on your path toward a new life, so you can avoid any nasty road ...
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  • 5 Things You Didn't Know About Fathers' Rights

    Posted By Eiges & Orgel, PLLC || 15-Nov-2017

    As a father, you may worry how your relationship with your child will be affected following a divorce or breakup with the mother of your child. This is a common concern for many, though it is one you need not have in today’s day and age. Fathers’ rights are now more protected than ever, and a trusted New York City divorce attorney will advocate for what you deserve. Here are 5 things ...
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  • Attorney Kenneth Eiges Invited to be a Judge at New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers 11th Annual Empire Mock Trial

    Posted By Eiges & Orgel, PLLC || 1-Nov-2017

    The New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers has invited our very own Attorney Kenneth Eiges to be a judge at the nonprofit 11 th annual Empire Mock Trial, taking place on November 18-19. This exciting event will take place at the U.S. District Court, S.D.N.Y., and participants will also earn 3 free CLE credits. Our firm, Eiges & Orgel, PLLC, is thrilled on behalf of our colleague, who is sure ...
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  • Be Sure to Talk to Your Divorce Attorney About These 5 Topics

    Posted By Eiges & Orgel, PLLC || 13-Oct-2017

    Unless you have been through a divorce before, odds are you have never been told about what happens during a typical divorce, what sort of complications you should expect, what you should fight for, what you should concede, and so on. Realistically, even if you have been divorced at least once before in your life, knowing what is on the horizon for your next divorce will not be simple. Every ...
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  • What Can I do if My Ex Wants to Go Out of the Country with My Kids?

    Posted By Eiges & Orgel, PLLC || 23-Aug-2017

    Now that it’s summer and the kids are home, you might be thinking of getting away for a family vacation. For many divorced couples, figuring out a vacation custody agreement can be a difficult challenge. This is especially true when both parents can’t agree on custody arrangements for traveling out of country. Usually, a court order for vacations with a minor child will often restrict ...
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  • Why You Should Seek Therapy for Your Children During a Divorce

    Posted By Eiges & Orgel, PLLC || 4-Aug-2017

    Divorce is a difficult experience for spouses to endure and, if you think you are having a hard time coping with it, imagine what your children might be going through. Even the most amicable divorce will present some hardships for children and, regardless if they are exhibiting signs of an emotional struggle or not, your children are likely having some difficulties with processing this new ...
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  • Family Law Attorney Scott I. Orgel Named one of NAFLA's Top 10 New York Family Law Attorneys Under 40

    Posted By Eiges & Orgel, PLLC || 31-Jul-2017

    We at Eiges & Orgel, PLLC are thrilled to announce our very own Attorney Scott I. Orgel has been named one of NAFLA’s Top 10 Family Law Attorneys Under 40 for the state of New York! This incredible accomplishment is established by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, an organization devoted to finding the premier family law attorneys in the United States. Less than 1% of ...
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  • Jane Crow: Children's Services' Overreaching Practices

    Posted By Eiges & Orgel, PLLC || 28-Jul-2017

    New York’s Administration for Children’s Services was created to protect kids from the abuse or neglect of their families. However, there has been a disturbing trend in Children’s Services that allows them to take kids away from their parents on the grounds the child’s safety is at risk without sufficient evidence to prove such an assertion. This trend has been a particular ...
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  • Why You Should Never File for Divorce Without a Lawyer

    Posted By Eiges & Orgel, PLLC || 13-Jul-2017

    Divorce is an immense emotional undertaking, but it is also an intense legal minefield as well. Divorce lawyers spend their careers learning the intricacies of family law and what it takes to best represent a client and effectively protect his or her interests. Trying to attempt this on your own might seem alluring, given the legal costs you believe you will save, but making this mistake can ...
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  • Duress during Divorce Settlements

    Posted By Eiges & Orgel, PLLC || 3-Jul-2017

    Actor Terrence Howard’s divorce made headlines not only for his celebrity, but for the contentious and scandalous details of his divorce agreement. Claiming he was coerced into signing an agreement that promised his ex-wife an exorbitant amount of money to be paid in spousal support, Howard claimed to be under duress when he agree to pay such a generous amount for spousal support. His lawyer ...
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