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What You Need to Know About Separation Agreements in New York

Not all married couples are ready to pull out the plug on their marriage and move forward with a divorce. In such cases, a separation agreement might be the better fit, allowing you and your spouse to ...
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Will a Divorce Save Me on Taxes?

If you are in the midst of getting a divorce or are recently divorced, taxes might not be at the forefront of your mind, but you still need to take the time to understand the impact it could have on ...
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Where is the Nassau County Family Court?

Family law matters, including child custody disputes, divorce litigation, adoption proceedings, and other hearings are all conducted at a family law courthouse. Generally, you are required to go to ...
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Why Do Divorce Rates Spike in January?

Beginning the new year as the new you usually just means getting a gym membership for some people, but for a surprisingly vast amount of couples, this also includes getting a divorce. In fact, there ...
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How to Divorce Stress-Free (Or Close to It) After the Holidays

The start of every year – year after year – sees a noticeable spike in divorce rates as people decide that, with the holidays over, it is now the right time to end their marriage. ...
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The Effects of Divorce on Children

When you and your spouse decide it is time to end your marriage, the most important issue between the two of you is not finances, nor is it property—it is your shared children. Divorce is ...
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How to Prepare Financially for Divorce

One of the greatest concerns that people have about divorce is the impact that it can have on their finances. "Will divorce leave me with nothing?" "Will divorce affect my credit ...
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How to Tell Your Spouse You Want a Divorce

We’ve all heard and read the statistics – “Fifty percent of marriages end in divorce.” While studies do show that approximately half of first marriages in America end in ...
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SmartCEO Honors Attorney Sari Freidman with Family Business Award

SmartCEO is a company that believes in the American Dream, the American Spirit, and the importance of family. It recognizes that family-run businesses and firms are the heart and soul of the American ...
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Attorney Sari Friedman Selected to 10 Best List

Friedman & Friedman, Attorneys at Law is proud to announce that one of our founding lawyers, Sari Friedman, has been honored by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys (AIOFLA) as one of ...
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Sari M. Friedman and Andrea B. Friedman Named Top Attorneys of North America

Sari M. Friedman and Andrea B. Friedman have been honored as Top Attorneys of North America by New York’s Who’s Who Directories! This publication profiles and recognizes successful legal ...
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Attorney Friedman is Honored for Excellence in the Fields of Matrimonial and Family Law

Sari Friedman, an attorney at Friedman & Friedman, Attorneys at Law has received recognition for her excellence in the fields of family law and matrimonial law. This honor demonstrates her ...
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Same-Sex Marriage Legalization Brings Same-Sex Divorce Rights As Well

The United States Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage carries with it a largely unnoticed addition: the legalization of same-sex divorce across the nation. While it might seem ...
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Attorney Sari Friedman Recognized as a Premier 100 Trial Attorney in New York State

We are proud to announce that Attorney Sari M. Friedman of Friedman & Friedman, Attorneys at Law has been recognized by the American Academy of Trial Attorneys ( AATA ) as a Premier 100 Trial ...
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Friedman & Friedman to Appeal Court Decision

Getting a divorce can mean entering a lengthy, difficult period of arguments, disagreements, and general discord. In the United States, divorces have become so common that family law firms have ...
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50/50 Not Always Fair under Child Support Standards Act

When people go through a divorce, the law basically says whomever the child primarily lives with is the recipient of child support — and the amount the other person pays is based upon the Child ...
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See the Holidays Through Your Children's Eyes

Divorced parents can continue to create happy holiday memories for their children. Children marvel at the wonder that this season brings. To preserve their joy, you and the child's other parent ...
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Don't Divorce the Holidays

In the midst of a divorce finding joy in the holiday season can be difficult. However, do not allow this phase of your life taint this time for you. Let Friedman & Friedman handle your divorce ...
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Suffolk County Supreme Court Gives Divorced Parents Joint Residential Custody

Friedman & Friedman, Attorneys at Law prides itself on taking on the cases and struggles of clients that some firms would give up on. Most recently, we pursued a case for a result that was a not ...
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We're Leading Parental Rights in Same Sex Marriage

I am so honored to have been part of a same-sex marriage case that was recently ruled in our favor, setting a precendent for all other same-sex families going through the same situation. To briefly ...
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Sari M. Friedman Named to 2014 Super Lawyers®

Friedman & Friedman, Attorneys at Law is proud to announce that Attorney Sari M. Friedman was recently named to the 2014 New York Metro Super Lawyers ® list. This is a designation earned by ...
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Sari M. Friedman Among "Women Leaders in the Law" in NY for 2014

Long Island Divorce Attorney Sari M. Friedman has recently been selected by New York magazine as one of New York's top female attorneys. These award honorees are being recognized through the ...
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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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