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At the law office of Davis & Ferber, you will find an experienced attorney who fully understands the laws and procedures governing divorce, who has helped others protect their rights and move forward with their lives, and can help you to protect your rights and future.
For more than 30 years, partner Allison Davis-Sica has been the integral head of our family law practice. Allison’s leadership has helped the firm in building its reputation on the basis of commitment to personal service and attention. We are committed to making your divorce proceeding as smooth as possible, and setting you and your family back on track with your future goals.
We work with you throughout the divorce process, from the initial decision to either engage in divorce mediation or file for divorce. We will also work with you if you are involved in post-judgment proceedings to modify or enforce a divorce decree. We can assist if a request for relocation should emerge or a petition to change a support order is rendered or you seek such relief.
We handle all matters related to or arising out of divorce, including child support, custody and visitation, divorce mediation, alimony or spousal support, and the division of marital properties which can include estate planning, wills and trusts, probate litigation, and elder law.
The determination of child support can be difficult and emotionally challenging. As a parent, you want to know that your child’s material needs are being met. At the same time, you want assurances that you and your ex-spouse are each paying your fair share. You want an experienced attorney who understands how child support is determined to protect your rights and your child’s future.
We will carefully review all proposed child support orders for compliance with New York guidelines, and will verify that all income is included in the calculation, including self-employment, seasonal, and commission-based income.
We will help you resolve a child support disagreement at any stage of a divorce, whether you need to put a temporary order in place while your divorce is pending, or you need counsel in a motion to enforce or modify an existing child support order. If there are extenuating circumstances that merit a deviation from the state guidelines, we will take the necessary measures to help you obtain an order that meets your needs.
When you are involved in a divorce or family court matter, resolving issues related to custody and visitation can be among the most difficult and emotionally taxing tasks you face. Child custody and visitation options have many permutations. You want to work closely with an experienced attorney who knows the advantages and disadvantages of each approach, and who can help you find the best solution for your situation.
At Davis & Ferber, we understand the stress and anxiety that can accompany a child custody or visitation dispute, and will take the time to carefully explain the law and legal process, as well as your options and likelihood of success, so that we can minimize the uncertainty you face.
Our attorneys handle all matters related to child custody or visitation disputes, including gathering and assessing evidence, preparing and filing necessary documents, and acting as your advocate in all proceedings.
We will work with you to put together custody and visitation arrangements that are in the best interests of you and your minor children. At the same time, we will seek to promote an active role for you in the growth and development of your children. We encourage clients to work toward agreements that allow children to have positive relationships with both parents, unless there are legitimate concerns about the children’s safety and welfare. We handle cases involving request by custodial or noncustodial parents to relocate, whether for work or to be closer to family. We will also help you address any modification requests in response to changes in the needs of your minor children.
In divorce mediation you work with a neutral third party whose primary objective is to help you and your spouse find common ground with respect to child custody and visitation, child support, alimony or spousal support, and the division of marital debts and assets.
At the law office of Davis & Ferber, our attorneys work closely with clients who opt for mediation as a way to resolve these disputes. We will carefully explain the mediation process so you know what to expect and to help you identify what you have to gain through mediation.
Practicing law since the early 1990s, partner Allison Davis-Sica is also a neutral divorce mediator who has successfully mediated numerous divorces without the time or expense of traditional litigation.