Strategies for Family Law in New York, 2015 ed.

By , Samuel Ferrara and Sharon Stiller

Strategies for Family Law in New York provides an authoritative, insider's perspective on the changing environment regarding domestic law in New York state. Featuring partners from some of the state's leading law firms, this book guides the reader through revisions to the Family Court Act, the Domestic Relations Law, the Marriage Equality Act, and analyze other recent legal changes. These top lawyers share their points of view on resolving child custody issues, negotiating property division, and maintaining objectivity while guiding clients through emotionally stressful situations. From court-to-court variations to the effectiveness of alternative dispute resolution, these authors also examine the legal process itself, and discuss strategies for working with court officers, judges, and opposing counsel. The different niches represented and the breadth of perspectives presented enable readers to get inside some of the great legal minds of today, as these experienced lawyers offer up their thoughts around the keys to navigating this ever-changing area of law.

Inside the Minds provides readers with proven business and legal intelligence from leading C-Level executives and lawyers. Each chapter offers thought leadership and expert analysis on an industry, profession, or topic, providing a future-oriented perspective and proven strategies for success. Each author has been selected based on their experience and C-Level standing within the business and legal communities.

Chapter 4 - Sharon Stiller, Sam Ferrara, and Steve Eisman, Partners, Abrams Fensterman Fensterman Eisman Formato Ferrara & Wolf LLP - "The Impact of the No-Fault Law, the Marriage Equality Act, and Other Recent Developments on Divorce Law in New York"