Family Law News & Information

  • More Millennials Are Now Choosing to Get Prenups

    Posted By Eiges & Orgel, PLLC || 12-Jul-2018

    For many millennials who are getting married, choosing to have a prenuptial agreement to protect their interests has become a popular option in recent years. A prenuptial agreement, also referred to as a prepnup, is a legal document that dictates how engaged couples will divide their assets if they end up getting divorced. According to a survey of matrimonial lawyers, more and more millennials now ...
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  • What is Collaborative Divorce?

    Posted By Eiges & Orgel, PLLC || 14-Mar-2018

    If you are looking to avoid the contention, hostility, and high costs associated with the typical divorce process, you and your spouse might consider the benefits of a collaborative divorce. Instead of going through the court and presenting your situation to a judge, you could work through the details of your divorce together. This process isn’t for everyone, in fact, couples who ...
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  • Divorce Statistics in the United States

    Posted By Eiges & Orgel, PLLC || 8-Jan-2018

    Is your perception of divorce in the country based on facts or on myths and word of mouth? What you believe about divorce might not actually be in line with the truth. Recently, research indicated that one divorce occurs approximately every 13 seconds, ranking our nation in sixth place on a global divorce scale. However, you should not take these statistics to mean that it is impossible to sustain ...
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  • Common Divorce Myths

    Posted By Eiges & Orgel, PLLC || 29-Nov-2017

    The divorce process can be emotional, complicated, and just plain difficult. If you are going through a divorce, you are likely to receive advice from every which direction, but before listening, make sure you know the facts. However well-intended the advice, many people have very incorrect perceptions of how divorce works in New York. So, before you follow inaccurate advice, make sure you know ...
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  • 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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