Family Law News & Information

  • 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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  • Eiges & Orgel, PLLC Opens a New Office in Park Slope

    Posted By Eiges & Orgel, PLLC || 12-Jun-2017

    Eiges & Orgel, PLLC is happy to announce our growing firm will be opening an additional office location in Brooklyn. We have been practicing outstanding law services for more than 40 years, and currently claim 4 separate offices throughout New York, including locations in New York City and Briarwood. In order to provide additional legal aid to our increasing number of cases, we’ve ...
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  • 11 Questions to Consider Before Getting a Divorce

    Posted By Eiges & Orgel, PLLC || 5-Jun-2017

    Getting married is a serious matter, and getting divorced even more so. Divorce can be a painful and long, drawn-out process which may drain you emotionally, mentally, and financially. No one excitedly jumps to the idea of a divorce at the drop of a hat, but sometimes, people are so caught up in their frustrations or anger, they hastily decide to end the relationship before truly considering how ...
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  • Giving Your Children Custody of Your Home after Divorce

    Posted By Eiges & Orgel, PLLC || 2-Jun-2017

    Divorces when there are children involved are undoubtedly some of the most difficult and complicated situations for families to handle. When two parents decide to separate, children are often left in the middle, wondering how and why their lives are going to drastically change. With so much instability, the entire family unit can be disrupted in a way which may leave children emotionally scarred ...
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  • What Can You Do If Your Ex Violates Your Child Custody Agreement?

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

    Violating a custody agreement is a serious issue, and could lead to harsh consequences for the offending parent. Not only is it a violation of a court order, but changing custody arrangements can have a severe impact on your child, leading to emotional distress and hurt feelings. In order to handle the situation, consider the following options. Talk to Your Ex Try discussing the issue with your ...
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