Navigating a New Significant Other, Children, and the Holidays
Recoupling during the holidays can be harder for your child than divorce. KEY POINTS While parents may have had plenty of time to process the end of the marriage, this might be new information for a child. For children, the introduction of a new “step-person” may require they adjust to new siblings, home, routines, […]
Knowing The Risks of an “All Access” Schedule
Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen have reportedly decided to create a co-parenting plan that some may find a bit unconventional. Instead of adhering to a “customary custody agreement,” which allocates a specific schedule for each parent to spend with their children, Tom and Gisele are reportedly taking a different approach that some professionals say, comes with a number of risks.
Lisa Zeiderman on the Legal, Financial, & Custody Implications Kanye West’s Behaviour Could Have on His Divorce Action with Kim Kardashian – An interview with Ilyssa Panitz
Attorney Lisa Zeiderman says, Kanye West (Ye) may have a challenging time retaining an attorney to represent him because he has already gone through six lawyers in less than two-years for his divorce action with reality star Kim Kardashian.
Lisa Joins the Muttly Crew to Talk Canine Custody
Check out the latest episode of the Muttly Crew’s “Fluff, Raw and Ruff.” They interviewed Lisa about the issue of pet custody. Pet custody is an essential issue in many divorce cases, most recently brought into the public eye due to Cheryl Burke and Matthew Lawrence’s divorce. See Link here
Can My Co-parent Be Legally Monitored for Alcohol Abuse?
Know your legal options in a custody battle with an alcohol-addicted co-parent. I am not the first to say this: alcohol abuse disorder (alcohol addiction) can destroy a family. Marital problems can be difficult if not impossible to navigate unless both parties have a baseline of trust. Addictions often shatter that trust to such an extent that […]
Get Career Savvy | Style & Substance: Live Panel Discussion at Akris NYC
Akris and the inspiring Melissa Beste and her team recently hosted Savvy Ladies in their gorgeous Madison Avenue boutique for a very enlightening panel. I was delighted to join the panel with Melissa, Fiona Philip who shared sharp and meaningful insights, and Suzanne Siracuse who moderated us with terrific questions! Watch it HERE.
Check Your Custody Arrangement Before Booking Holiday Travel
Check Your Custody Arrangement Before Booking Holiday Travel Fall is in full swing, and school breaks and holidays will be here before you know it. If you are already itching to plan a holiday vacation, it is essential to ensure your plans align with the terms of your child custody and co-parenting arrangement. In my […]
Five Things Everyone Should Know Before Drafting A New York Prenuptial Agreement
What Is a Prenuptial Agreement? It is important to be as prepared as possible at every stage of life. You can prepare for marriage by getting a legally valid prenuptial agreement. Each state has its own laws regarding prenuptial agreements, and what couples can agree to before divorce depends on what is allowable by state […]
College Tuition vs Retirement Savings: What Should Take Priority?
College Tuition vs Retirement Savings: What Should Take Priority? This is a question that comes up frequently in my practice: should you prioritize paying for your child’s educational expenses or accelerating your retirement savings as you near the twilight of your career? If you are divorced, this decision is made all the more complicated […]
Lisa Zeiderman Published in New York Law Journal
Lisa Zeiderman Published in New York Law Journal Lisa’s latest article in the New York Law Journal is coauthored with her colleague, Liza J. Trazzera, Esq., and highlights the importance of understanding the ins and outs of attorney-client privilege in divorce. From the article: “Divorce attorneys often find themselves in a position where other professionals […]