Blog Posts in 2013

DOMA ruled unconstitutional

On June 26, 2013, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) enacted by former President Bill Clinton in 1996, is unconstitutional. Under DOMA, the Federal ...
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Attorney Sari Friedman Participates in Lifespire's Charity Golf Classic

Long island Divorce Attorney Sari M. Friedman hit the green for a good cause yesterday—she played in Lifespire's 13 th Annual Golf Classic and also served as a sponsor for the charity golf ...
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Examining the Costs of Same-Sex Divorce

Although most same-sex couples throughout the United States are fighting for the right to marry, others are fighting for the right to divorce. Since most states uphold different laws about the ...
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Parental Rights after Marriage Equality Act

In July of 2011 New York State passed the Marriage Equality Act granting same sex couples the right to marry in the state of New York. Part of the legislature stayed in pertinent part that, It is the ...
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Getting an annulment

Sometimes a wedding is a mistake, and not just because your spouse snores, is a slob or a shopaholic. For other reasons, a marriage should have never taken place and an annulment is appropriate. An ...
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Pre and Post Nuptial Agreements

Prenuptial agreements are not just for the wealthy, neither are post-nuptial agreements. With a prenuptial agreement, you can protect your assets and your family. There are a number of things you can ...
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Choosing a Divorce Attorney

If there's one time you want the right person in your corner, it's during a divorce. Having the best attorney for your situation is critical. Here's how to find one. Do's Start your ...
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