1. What’s The Difference Between Divorce And Mediation?

    If you’re seeking a finalized separation from your partner, you probably think immediately to divorce. While divorce is indeed a legal process by which to end a marriage, it’s not the only one. In fact, mediation is becoming an increasingly common alternative to traditional divorce. If you’re …Read More

  2. How To Financially Prepare For Divorce

    When we think about divorce as a society, we often think to the emotional hardship it causes. The pain of separation, family custody, heartbreak, or inability to reconcile. While the emotional aspects of divorce are often the primary concern, it’s worth thinking about another aspect of divorce we …Read More

  3. The Legal Grounds For Filing For Divorce

    In the state of New York, divorce, like any other legal proceeding, involves a series of requirements that a party must meet. For divorce, these requirements are called “grounds” — the legally acceptable reasons to get a divorce. While needing to meet certain criteria might sound daunting (“…Read More

  4. The Disadvantages Of Legal Separation

    In the first part of our series on legal separation, we covered the advantages of legal separation. In this blog, we’ll provide a brief overview of the process of legal separation and we’ll also cover the reasons why legal separation might not be the best option for you and your partner. If you…Read More

  5. The Advantages Of Legal Separation

    When we hear about couples splitting up, we almost always think of divorce as the process. While divorce is certainly an option for couples who want to split up, so is legal separation. You can think of legal separation in a few ways: as a step on the path to divorce, as an alternative to divorce, o…Read More

  6. Child Custody Over The Holidays

    When the holiday season is usually all about being together, celebrating joy, and participating in family traditions, it can be especially hard for newly divorced parents and families. Not only does the time off school, work, and out of routine affect families, but it also sends child custody arrang…Read More

  7. 3 Strategies To Prevent Drunk Driving

    In the state of New York, DWI and DUI penalties generally become more severe after repeated offenses. According to New York DWI laws, individuals who are charged with second DWI offenses are subject to license revocation for at least six months, a $500-$750 fine, a $250 annual assessment fine totali…Read More

  8. New York DWI Laws 101

    While all states take driving while intoxicated (DWI) or driving under the influence (DUI) seriously, New York state has some of the more severe DWI and DUI penalties in the U.S. If you are facing a DWI or DUI charge in New York, it helps to have a baseline knowledge about these types of criminal in…Read More

  9. Welcome To The MMPLAW Blog

    Welcome to the Miccio McDaniels & Pelosi, LLC (MMPLAW) blog! In general, we hope this blog will serve as a resource for clients who need more information on criminal defense, family law, and choosing the right attorney. With over 60 years of combined experience as attorneys in Hudson County, att…Read More