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Law Offices Of David Bliven
Law Offices Of David Bliven
  • White Plains Office 19 Court Street
    Suite 206
    White Plains, NY 10601
  • Bronx Office 3190 Riverdale Avenue
    Suite 1
    Bronx, NY 10463

Westchester Divorce Attorney

  • By: David Bliven
  • Published: August 18, 2023

Q: My husband and I have lived apart since we got married. He lives in MD and I live in NY. He provides no monetary support, conversely, I have shelled out thousands of dollars over the course of the marriage. I haven't seen him physically since May 2022 when he visited for his birthday. We do not have conjugal relations,…Read More

  • By: David Bliven
  • Published: August 4, 2023

Q: My former husband and I signed a Settlement Agreement for a divorce in the first week of June 2023. We both have divorce attorneys. My attorney told me it needed to be approved by a judge. When she said it was fully executed, I certainly believed it had been approved through the Court. She had told me what the…Read More

  • By: David Bliven
  • Published: March 24, 2023

Q: Judge rule she get to keep the car. But the car is registered in husband name. A month later the wife didn’t registered the car in her name. So the ex husband went and took the plates off the car without telling her. A: The courts tend t frown upon such "self-help" methods. The proper thing for him to…Read More

  • By: David Bliven
  • Published: March 2, 2023

Q: Married for one year. Husband is seeking a green card. He's financially and emotionally abusive. He has tried to open a credit card fraudulently with my social security number and may be using my social security number to work under. We do not live together because he does not want to move where I currently reside. I cannot move…Read More

  • By: David Bliven
  • Published: January 28, 2023

Q: Can you skip income and medical sections on divorce papers if no one is asking for support or didn’t have joint medical? It’s for a fully uncontested divorce with no children. A: It's unclear exactly which form you're referring to. If there are children involved, you must (at the least) submit the child support worksheet - though it's advisable…Read More

  • By: David Bliven
  • Published: December 17, 2022

Q: We filed for divorce in September 2022. We were assigned a judge on 11/29/22. It is an uncontested divorce . How long should we expect to wait for the judge to sign the divorce ? A: Assuming the papers were submitted properly - and the compete judgment package was summited in November - then it generally takes 1-3 months…Read More

  • By: David Bliven
  • Published: December 15, 2022

Q: My husband paid the rent and I use to pay all the bills and the grocery but even he puts my name I never have access to the account when I asked for the password he asked me to live the house and To asked for the divorce when I refused he started to talk to me very nice…Read More

  • By: David Bliven
  • Published: November 12, 2022

Q: A year ago, I gave an attorney money for divorce. The divorce has not been filed yet. I completed what he asked of me. He has trouble contacting my husband’s attorney. He said it will take another year. Is this normal? A: That doesn't sound correct to me. The usual procedure is that a case is filed, summons &…Read More

  • By: David Bliven
  • Published: October 17, 2022

Q: If my sons mother loses her job and isn't actively seeking another and we have equal shared custody, what can I do? I'd like to petition the court for full custody. A: Financial ability to support a child is but 1 factor in a custody determination. There are numerous others which need to be analyzed, including length of time…Read More

  • By: David Bliven
  • Published: July 28, 2022

Q: "Starting to look up info on divorce. Husband already has a girlfriend. We have two children together who are minors..." A: "There is no "morality clause" - meaning a standard clause of that sort inserted into agreements or orders. This issue is fact-specific, as it depends on a host of issues: the ages of the children, whether the girlfriend…Read More

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