Brian D. Perskin & Associates P.C.

The Best Divorce & Family Law Firm in NYC
380 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10168
(212) 355-0887

When looking for a New York family court law firm, you need to know that you're working with a knowledgeable and experienced legal counsel who will be able to handle all your claims and questions. The law offices of Brian D. Perskin & Associates represent clients throughout New York from offices in both New York City and Brooklyn Heights. With over 40 years of experience in family law, the firm of Brian D. Perskin is committed to providing personalized and attentive service to each individual case.

The law firm of Brian D. Perskin takes on a wide variety of family court cases in New York, including child custody, child support, visitation rights, orders of protection, paternity, child neglect and abuse, and juvenile delinquency. In addition, these family law attorneys offer consultation and advice concerning the specifics of how to succeed in family court, even in the most complex and convoluted cases.

Choosing the right law firm may seem difficult and overwhelming, particularly when you don't understand the full scope of the situation. Amid the serious emotional and personal turmoil, researching the vast expanse of New York family law is immensely difficult. That is why choosing a reliable and experienced family law attorney is critical.

Contact the law offices of Brian D. Perskin & Associates for a free initial case review and consultation. Trust the professional team to handle the most sensitive cases with diligence. 

Announcements & Events from Brian D. Perskin & Associates P.C.
Issues surrounding child custody and visitation during contested divorce battles are a major concern for the court. Judges routinely have to hear compelling arguments from both p... read more »
Divorce can be complicated, especially when prospective parties are unaware of the laws and procedures in their state. Questions along the lines of, “How long does divorce take?”,... read more »
New York State had streamlined the divorce process by posting uncontested divorce documents online, providing residents with necessary forms and step-by-step instructions on how t... read more »
You’ve researched the best tips on how to find the right attorney for your matrimonial or family law matter, and you’ve consulted with the most qualified prospects. In these meeti... read more »
The marital home is one of the most valuable and expensive assets a couple can own. During divorce, feuding spouses will oftentimes argue over what to do with their residence, eve... read more »
The marital home is one of the most valuable and expensive assets a couple can own. During divorce, feuding spouses will oftentimes argue over what to do with their residence, eve... read more »
New York is one of 19 states (along with the District of Columbia) that recognize same sex marriage as a valid union between two people. Couples from out of state will often flock... read more »
A company in the Netherlands is bringing their unique divorce gimmick stateside this week. The Gideon Putnam Resort, located in Saratoga Springs, NY is the first hotel in America t... read more »
           Honey Maid recently launched an advertising campaign that directly shines a positive light on divorced families. The ad, featured above, sh... read more »
With over 40 year of combined experience handling complex matrimonial and family law cases, the attorneys at Brian D. Perskin & Associates, P.C. have seen some clients make drasti... read more »
Divorce and family law cases can vary in price, depending on the specifics and nature of your legal action. Given their complications, contested cases will cost more than an uncon... read more »
There has been a lot of excitement in the air at the family law firm of Brian D. Perskin & Associates, P.C. the past month. Brian and his staff are happy to announce that they ar... read more »
Whether by force or by choice, there is a growing number of divorced parents who are relocating to new cities, states, or even countries after their separation is finalized. This p... read more »
          Divorce. The dreaded “D-word”. The thought of ending your marriage may have never crossed your mind previously, but here you are. You want to move... read more »
A traditional, and still very prominent, wedding trend is having a bride legally change her last name after vows are exchanged. This is a time honored tradition that is still pract... read more »
Parental Alienation is a major concern in divorces involving children, especially if the divorce is contested and there is a great deal of tension and negativity between the parti... read more »
The family law firm of Brian D. Perskin & Associates, P.C. has just received word that Brian Perskin has been named one of the Top 20 divorce lawyers in New York City! The list, p... read more »
Depression and divorce tend to go hand in hand, especially in highly contested and bitter cases. The drastic change in daily life that divorce brings can cause stress, fear, anxiet... read more »
Happy 4th of July from Brian D. Perskin & Associates, P.C.! In light of this national holiday, our office will be closed on Friday, and we will re-open on Monday, July 7th. Consul... read more »
         Stay at home parents, whether full time or part time, face additional challenges in a divorce proceeding. The spouse who has put their career on h... read more »
         Congratulations! After a long faught battle, you are finally in receipt of your court issued Judgment of Divorce. The road may have been bumpy, bu... read more »
A Pennsylvania man is being held on charges of making terroristic threats, simple assault and harassment after reportedly attacking his wife and threatening to kill her after he le... read more »
When it comes to divorce and marital property, New York State is an equitable distribution state. This means that any property purchased or gained throughout the course of the marr... read more »
Father’s Day, a usually joyous time for family celebrations, can be tough for divorced dads, especially within the first few years immediately following the separation. Regardless... read more »
Ahh, summer vacation. No more homework, studying or tests. A child’s favorite time of year. Parents will oftentimes have their hands full during the summer months, and they can fi... read more »
The staff at Brian D. Perskin & Associates, P.C. is excited to announce that Brian has been quoted in an interview in Star Magazine regarding the Bethenny Frankel v. Jason Hoppy ... read more »
Scheduled to debut on June 4th, Bravo TV’s new reality drama, Untying the Knot, focuses on couples in the midst of divorce. In lieu of the traditional court appearance or divorce ... read more »
         A reoccurring theme throughout our blog posts and articles is how to address the issue of divorce with children. Regardless of whether or not your... read more »
Out of the many New York City couples who are getting divorced, quite a few will handle the process on their own without the assistance of a retained legal counsel. This is because e... read more »
If you’re new to the divorce world, there may be legal terms or processes that seem foreign and confusing to you. This is where hiring an experienced matrimonial and family law attor... read more »
As grey divorces rise in popularity, the percentage of adult children with recently divorced parents is increasing. Believe it or not, adults whose parents’ divorce later in life can... read more »
Brian D. Perskin & Associates is pleased to announce that we are now going to post articles to our Google+ pages! These articles will not be available here on Nearsay, but will featu... read more »
Some people choose to reenter the dating game before their divorce is finalized, while others prefer to wait until all documents are signed and a judgment has been issued by the cour... read more »
Thanks, in part, to positive and honest reviews on Yelp and Avvo, we have had a great number of new clients scheduling consultations and retaining our firm to represent them in their... read more »
The marital home is, without a doubt, the biggest asset involved in divorce cases in New York State. If the home was purchased during the marriage, with funds earned during the marri... read more »
Divorce and family law cases are stressful events, especially if your case can not be settled prior to your first court appearance. While there are no jurors in the court room during... read more »
Divorce will always, regardless of the situation surrounding it, be stressful for children. Because of this, they should be your top priority throughout the divorce process. Children... read more »
Deciding to divorce is a major decision, which should not be taken lightly, especially if there are children involved. While a lot of consideration has gone into proceeding with divo... read more »
As stated previously, divorce affects everyone differently. Men, for instance, tend to internalize their emotions and they usually won’t open up regarding the drastic life change. Wo... read more »
Divorces can be a trying time for all parties involved. Divorce affects mothers, fathers, children and even extended family and friends differently. Even though there are a plethora ... read more »
A New York City man is facing several criminal charges after being arrested for allegedly entering his former girlfriend’s apartment and vandalizing artwork, furniture, and impersona... read more »
Engagement rings have, for centuries, acted as a trinket of love, commitment and the intention to marry. The rings come in almost an endless array of styles, settings, metal colors, ... read more »
There are many different routes to take while considering a divorce. For example, if you and your spouse are splitting on relatively amicable terms, you can opt for a mediated or coo... read more »
A study conducted at the University of Alberta has shown a direct correlation between the relationship an adolescent has with their parents, and the kind of romantic or intimate rela... read more »
A growing number of those ages 50 or above are filing for divorce at an alarming rate (15.4% of baby boomers reported being divorced in a 2011 study). This unique demographic, which ... read more »
Your divorce was finalized a couple of years ago, and in the time since, you and your former spouse have been abiding by the custody and visitation order issued by the court. For one... read more »
There is no doubt that social media dominates our lives. We are a culture who shares everything from intimate details about our lives to mundane musings with the public online. While... read more »
Divorce can be a difficult process, especially if you are the sole provider of your home. Understanding the ramifications and issues when your spouse is unemployed is critical to pro... read more »
An increasing number of engaged couples are choosing to sign prenuptial agreements before they wed. Many matrimonial attorneys are strong proponents of the agreements because the doc... read more »
Separating from a spouse is never easy, especially if you and your significant other have children. A child custody battle can turn even the most amiable of divorce cases into a bitt... read more »
Often times when dealing with divorce, it's difficult to come to an objective compromise with your partner. Issues like child visitation, the division of assets, and alimony are typi... read more »
Tax season is quickly approaching, and for those who are going through a divorce will have additional questions regarding what can, and can’t, be claimed on their tax returns. The IR... read more »
If you and your spouse are getting a divorce after years of marriage, it's likely that you two have built a combined financial history. You have probably co-signed legal documents co... read more »
The beginning of every new year comes with a list of resolutions and goals aimed towards bettering yourself over the next twelve months. Such promises can include joining a gym and g... read more »
Divorce is undoubtedly an emotionally taxing time for both you and your family. Between filing, unexpected court appearances, and the division of assets, it can be difficult to know ... read more »
While proceeding with a divorce without retaining legal representation is not encouraged (both by the courts and attorneys alike), it is not unheard of. There are many more aspects t... read more »
Are you contemplating a divorce and don't know where to start? Or maybe you are in the midst of a family law matter and have questions regarding the court process?Winning Divorce Str... read more »
Dealing with a divorce or separation can be a grueling and emotionally taxing experience for both you and your family. It is never easy to traverse this overwhelming hardship, but wi... read more »
Divorce cases that involve children are more complicated than those that do not. Before a divorce judgment can be granted, both parents must come to an agreement regarding child cust... read more »
If you’re going through a divorce, you may already know that child custody is the most complicated area of family law. In addition to being emotionally trying for children and parent... read more »
The staff at Brian D. Perskin & Associates wishes you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving (and Chanukah!)The offices will be closed on November 28th and 29th, and will reopen on Mon... read more »
Perhaps the most challenging aspect of divorce is establishing a new residence. Parents embroiled in an uncomfortable legal battle may find it difficult to agree on what’s best for t... read more »
If you’re contemplating filing for divorce, or have already started the process, then you have probably done quite a bit of research online regarding the proper behavior and tips on ... read more »
Divorce is never easy, especially on your children. Putting aside relationship issues and providing a reliable and stable co-parenting dynamic is essential for your children. Joint c... read more »
The holiday season is quickly approaching, and those who are in the process of obtaining a divorce will be faced with extra questions and hardships other than whether or not to parti... read more »
If you are a father struggling with a divorce, it is crucial that you consult the divorce lawyers at Brian D. Perskin & Associates P.C. for legal counsel and guidance. In the past it... read more »
In some divorce cases, grandparents or other non-parent relatives will petition the courts for the right to visit with the children involved in the divorce action. Grandparent’s Righ... read more »
Divorce is a grueling and emotionally taxing process that effects your family, friends, and especially your children. With such a stressful and monumental event, it is best to trust ... read more »
In some divorce cases, one party will be ordered to pay their partner alimony. Also known as maintenance and spousal support, this sum of money is used by the recipient to help suppo... read more »
When imagining a divorce, many immediately picture a plea in family court. However, divorce attorneys rarely argue their cases before a judge. New York State strongly encourages divo... read more »
A major aspect of divorce is diving marital assets between both parties. Marital assets are items with monetary value, both big and small, that are acquired during a marriage. Dividi... read more »
The family law firm of Brian D. Perskin & Associates specializes in New York City divorce and family issues. Offering experienced guidance through contested divorce, uncontested divo... read more »
The family law office of Brian D. Perskin offers a number of marriage security agreements, including child custody, spousal support, property distribution, and prenuptial agreements.... read more »
The second step to beginning the divorce process, after retaining an attorney, is to serve your spouse with a Summons and Verified Complaint. To do this, you need to know where they ... read more »
Filing for a divorce in New York is often a complicated and stressful process. Emotions and anxiety are present and may cloud judgment or even instigate further conflict and complica... read more »
If you’re preparing to file for divorce, you should consider hiring an experienced divorce lawyer, even if you believe you are proceeding with an uncontested divorce. There are amazi... read more »
When going through a divorce, one of the most difficult processes is the division of property and assets between both parties. As an emotionally turbulent time, it is critical for bo... read more »
The decision to file for divorce from your spouse is very personal, and you shouldn’t let someone else make the decision for you. Proceeding with a divorce should not be taken lightl... read more »
Divorce is an emotionally taxing time, especially when one party disagrees, which is considered contested divorce. However even when things may seem to be amicable, it's important to... read more »
Divorce is an emotionally taxing time, between filing a divorce claim and resolving issues in family court. It is critical to have objective representation from an experienced divorc... read more »
Those who are considering filing for a divorce will typically consult with an experienced matrimonial attorney who will address their concerns and advocate on their behalf throughout... read more »
Handling serious legal matters in family court cases can be difficult. Due to the high emotional strain, it can be overwhelming and often confusing to handle the paperwork, court app... read more »
The staff at Brian D. Perskin & Associates would like to give a big "THANK YOU!" to all of the clients who have provided positive reviews on Martindale Hubbell. This prestigious awar... read more »
Are you thinking about filing for divorce, but you aren’t sure what kind of divorce is right for you? Don’t worry! The experienced attorneys at Brian D. Perskin & Associates explain ... read more »
Do you live in Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island or Staten Island and can't make it into our Manhattan office?To better serve our clients, we also have an office centrally located in his... read more »
Congratulations! You have retained an attorney and taken the first step in filing your case in Family court. So, what comes next? Depending on the specifics of your case, your attorn... read more »
Struggling through the turmoil and anguish of family court is difficult and extremely overwhelming. It's important to acquire proper legal guidance and representation as early as pos... read more »
The weeks leading up to the first day of school can be busy and hectic, and if you’re a divorced parent trying to make co-parenting work, you may face even more challenges. These cha... read more »
As a parent facing allegations of child abuse and negligence, it can be a terrifying and overwhelmingly complex experience. Emotions run high as The Child Protective Service office i... read more »
Navigating the waters of family court can be daunting, especially if you don’t know a few basic ins and outs of family law. The attorneys at Brian D. Perskin & Associates have an ext... read more »
Families going through New York State family court can be under extreme emotion anxiety. Navigating the complexity under this stressful state can be even more confusing and detriment... read more »
Choosing an attorney to represent you during a divorce or family court matter can be a daunting and overwhelming task. It’s not as simple as opening up the yellow pages and picking t... read more »
Divorce is stressful on both partners, and is particularly challenging if children are involved, especially if they are young. Battling through family court is a confusing and emotio... read more »
Divorce can be hard, and some people may have a more difficult time than others moving on with their lives. This can be due to a variety of factors, including the final outcome of th... read more »
The divorce rate dipped during the height of the economic recession, but now that the economy is starting to recover, the percentage of couples filing for divorce is increasing. Fina... read more »