Video: What General Factors are Determined When Considering Visitation?
Upload Date: October 2nd, 2018
Parents who do not get physical custody of their children are entitled to visitation, or, as it’s known in several states, parenting time. Most courts operate under a rebuttable presumption that frequent, meaningful contact with both parents is in the best interest of the child. Therefore, a responsible, loving parent who cannot assume custodial responsibility can enjoy regularly scheduled visits without any special restrictions. Parents are typically allowed to work out their own visitation arrangements in a written parenting plan, which is subject to the court's approval.
Video: How Do I File For Divorce?
Upload Date: September 19th, 2016
Long after most states had done so, New York finally authorized no-fault divorce, which allows parties to dissolve their marriage after 12 months of living apart. However, traditional fault grounds are still acceptable, and we can advise you as to which type of divorce better suits your situation. One spouse must have resided in New York for at least 12 months before a divorce petition can be filed.
Video: What is Joint Legal Custody?
Meth Law Offices, located in Chester, NY, discusses joint legal custody for children.
Video: How Do I Gain Sole Custody of a Child?
Courts base child custody decisions on the best interest of the child. If you need guidance and a consultation, contact Meth Law Offices at 845-610-6595.
Video: How Much Alimony Will I Get In My Divorce?
Most courts decide how to award alimony payments and how much based on a formula set by state law. Several factors come into play such as the assets of each spouse, age and health of each spouse.
Video: What Is a Legal Separation?
Separation describes spouses who are no longer living together. Legal separation describes a status similar to divorce - the only difference being that legally separated parties aren't free to remarry.
Video: What Do I Need to Start the Divorce Process?
The divorce process varies from state to state. There are several qualifications. This video provides information regarding the divorce process.
Video: How Long Does It Take to get a Divorce?
It can take anywhere from a few weeks to a few years to get divorced. Meth Law, located in Chester NY, discusses this process in the video.