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2015

Blog Posts in 2015

  • New Spousal Maintenance Guidelines Signed into Law

    || 29-Sep-2015

    This summer, after years of effort and collaboration with judges and advocates, lawmakers in the New York Senate passed a bill that would provide much-needed reform for the state's alimony laws. Now, as of September 25, 2015, that bill, Bill A-7645-2015, has been signed into law by the governor. According to the memo from the bill's sponsor, some of the key changes to law that will be made ...
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  • Pope Francis Makes Marriage Annulments Easier to Obtain

    || 10-Sep-2015

    In Catholicism, divorce is a significant sin that bars congregants from certain church traditions and, in some cases, even labels them an adulterer. The only way to end a marriage within the faith is through church annulments, which, in years past, have been notoriously difficult and expensive to obtain. This week, however, Pope Francis announced new initiatives that will now make securing an ...
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  • Navigating the Courtroom During Your Divorce

    || 7-Aug-2015

    Those about to go through a divorce procedure in New York will have to appear in the Supreme Court of the State of New York. It is common for clients to have no courtroom experience and feel intimidated at the notion of appearing before the judge and adhering to rules and procedures that they may not be familiar with. While it is likely that it will not have a significant bearing on your case, how ...
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  • New York Senate Approves New Alimony Overhaul Bill

    || 1-Jul-2015

    After years of criticism, New York's alimony laws are now within arm's reach of significant change. Late last month, the New York state Senate passed a bill that would amend how spousal support is calculated during and following a divorce. As The Wall Street Journal reports, the new legislature focuses on two alimony laws that have been wildly unpopular for spouses and matrimonial ...
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  • U.S. Supreme Court Declares Same-Sex Marriage Legal Nationwide

    || 30-Jun-2015

    In a landmark ruling last week, The U.S. Supreme Court declared same-sex marriage legal nationwide. The split 5-4 decision comes following years of hard-fought, state-by-state legalization victories by lawmakers and activists and marks a profound civil rights victory for LGBT communities all over the country. Speaking for the majority, Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote passionately about the decision ...
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  • Attorney Natasha Meyers Selected as Touro Law Center's "Alumni of the Month"

    || 3-Jun-2015

    The Meyers Law Group, P.C. is very pleased to announce that Attorney Natasha Meyers has been named Touro Law Center's Alumni of the Month for June 2015. Not only was Attorney Meyers an exceptionally active member of Touro Law student community, but continues to stay engaged with the school through its Alumni Association and Alumni Counsel. After receiving her Bacherlors of Art in Political ...
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  • We are proud to announce that Attorney Natasha Meyers has been selected for inclusion in New York Magazine 's " Top Family Law Practitioners 2015." The annual listing features the New York Area's most prestigious and dedicated family law attorneys across the state and beyond. "Families are at the heart of the New York Area’s population," the feature states in its ...
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  • Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research & Preservation to Hold Dinner Gala

    || 26-Mar-2015

    Attorney Natasha Meyers is excited to announce the annual Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation dinner gala. The wild west-themed event, “Oceans of Hope,” will take place on June 19 at 6:00pm at the Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center. Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation Oceans is a not for profit organization dedicated to the ...
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