Blog Posts in 2015

  • Ashley Madison Hack and How It Affects Divorce

    || 31-Aug-2015

    Ashley Madison – an organization that runs a dating website exclusively for married people searching for an affair in a confidential environment – has recently been hacked. The result of the cyber-attack was that nearly 40 million user accounts were exposed to the public eye – including their unknowing spouses. In wake of the exposure, there seems to be a sudden spike in divorce ...
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  • What Does the Court Look at When Determining Custody?

    || 31-Jul-2015

    In New York State, there are a number of different factors that will contribute to the outcome of a child custody ruling. First and foremost, however, the presiding judge will be expected to make a decision that is aligned with the best interests of the child—rather than those of the parents. So what exactly does this mean? While most people are familiar with the phrase, "best interests ...
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  • Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Same-Sex Marriage

    || 13-Jul-2015

    In a 5 to 4 decision, the United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage legalization nationwide on June 26 th, 2015. The ruling immediately shot sparks of controversy all across the nation, as only an estimated 60% of Americans had previously been in favor of allowing same-sex marriage to be recognized by government bodies. While some people cite marriage as a form of happiness ...
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  • The National Advocates: Top 100 Lawyers is an elite organization comprised of only the most qualified attorneys in each state throughout the country. Our firm is proud to announce that Michael Rubenfeld was recently selected as a member of this invitation-only organization. Attorney Rubenfeld joins The National Advocates for his expertise in the areas of matrimonial and family law. He has been ...
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  • Rubenfeld Law Firm has once again manifested a commitment to excellence with Attorney Michael Rubenfeld’s honor as being part of the “Nation’s Top One Percent.” This distinction has been given from the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. It is a display of Michael Rubenfeld’s devotion to his clients and to being a dedicated advocate of those who are going ...
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