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We understand that right now, many New Yorkers have urgent questions about their parenting and custody agreements and arrangements. Coronavirus and the subsequent restrictions imposed on movement have created a sense of uncertainty for many parents. The firm is currently open for business. We are also offering remote consultations via video chat and phone calls. We are here to answer your pressing questions about your custody arrangements during the coronavirus crisis, as well as to speak about any other family law and divorce issues you may have.

We want you to stay safe and healthy. If you wish to meet with an attorney remotely, we can accommodate that need. If you have questions, please contact us.

As the coronavirus pandemic sweeps the nation, we have all been forced into unchartered territory. COVID-19 has caused widespread panic and anxiety over the health and safety of ourselves and our loved ones. With salary cuts and layoffs, along with the daily fluctuation in the stock market, everyone is understandably experiencing high levels of stress…

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Tensions are high and we are now living in a world where things are changing by the hour. It was only a week or so ago that you could go to the store, and it was simply recommended that you keep a distance from people. Fast forward to today, and everyone at Costco seems to…

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It is a difficult time. The brevity of that statement belies the complex and novel circumstances that many of us are experiencing. While COVID-19 is now part of our collective psyche, each of us brings forth our own version of what it means, the best way to cope and care for our children. For some,…

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Covid-19, coronavirus, custody, children and complaining all start with the letter “C”: “It’s not my day.” “It’s your day.” “It’s your weekend.” “It’s not my weekend.” “Bring them back.” “Pick them up.” Whatever the pronouncement, what do you do when your ex’s response is “coronavirus,” the code word for “I don’t care”? Do you take…

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Divorce is rarely an enjoyable experience. That said, even if a couple has reached a point where they despise one another on a truly nuclear level, it’s usually not the case that one spouse is actively trying to destroy the other for pleasure. Still, couples do find creative ways to express their hurt and sense…

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We are very happy to announce that Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein has been recognized by US News-Best Lawyers as a 2020 “Tier 1” Best Law Firm in Family Law, in the New York City area. Congratulations to all of our attorneys and support staff for achieving this honor. Three of our attorneys have also been recognized in…

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