1. How to Help Your Child Through Divorce

    Each year, thousands of children experience the stress and grief that comes with divorce. As a parent, it is important to know how to help your child through this difficult time. While the way they handle this kind of news will vary greatly on their age as well as their personality, maturity, and te…Read More

  2. Tips to Prepare for Divorce

    Going through a divorce is one of the hardest things that you'll do in your life. Ending a marriage isn't something that's usually done quickly; it's a process wherein you'll need to negotiate the minute details of your life as you work to separate it from your former spouse. Some divorces are more…Read More

  3. Benefits of a Family Lawyer

    Is it worth it to hire a lawyer to help you settle family matters? Things like divorce, separation, mediation, and child custody can all be settled outside the courtroom, for the most part. However, can they be settled successfully without lawyers involved? Our answer may surprise you (since we are …Read More

  4. How to Find a Reliable Family Lawyer

    When it comes to finding the right family lawyer for your case in The Bronx, the process can be stressful and challenging when you aren’t exactly sure what you should be looking for. The right lawyer can make a huge difference in the outcome of your divorce, as well as how you make it through the …Read More

  5. Four Reasons to Mediate Your Divorce

    It can probably go without saying that divorce can be a contentious process with strong emotions on all sides. When things heat up, it’s tempting to accept that a divorce can and should be all-out warfare in a courtroom, but is that really the best course of action for all involved? Does divorce (…Read More

  6. Child Custody During the Pandemic

    As people are being asked to stay home and limit exposure to others during the COVID-19 pandemic, important questions naturally arise from divorced parents feeling conflicted about how to adhere to these guidelines and stay healthy when their children are supposed to be dividing time between two hou…Read More

  7. Child Custody Hearing: What to Expect & More

    When you’re going through a divorce, possibly one of the most complicated steps is determining child custody, creating a schedule, and establishing rules and expectations that both parents can agree to. Generally, there are two types of child custody, legal and physical, and these two can be broke…Read More

  8. What Goes Into Deciding Child Custody

    The entire divorce process is undoubtedly an emotional, overwhelming, stressful, and life-changing process. When you decide to end a relationship, whether it’s been one year of marriage or 30, if you have children or not, to say that the decision is difficult is an understatement. When you need to…Read More

  9. How to Fire a Family Lawyer

    If you’ve ever been in a situation where you have needed to fire someone, you know it’s not the easiest thing to do. But when it comes to firing your family lawyer, the process is fairly straightforward and should be kept as professional as possible, which can sometimes take some stress out of t…Read More

  10. Myths About Common Law Marriages

    Most of us have heard the term “common law marriage,” but not everyone knows exactly what it means. And because of this, there are a lot of myths and misconceptions floating around about common law marriages. As your family lawyer in the Bronx, The Law Offices of Diron Rutty is here to help clea…Read More