Pryor Cashman's Family Law Group welcomes you to The Family Unit, a resource we have developed to provide information, inspiration and insight for families of all shapes and sizes. We offer our own views and guidance on topics important for families, as well as helpful resources curated from external sources. We will continue to update this page regularly, so feel free to bookmark it and check back often. Let us know what you think and what you would like to know more about - we're here for you.

Our Recent Articles

Divorce in the Age of Corona (Don Schuck)

Modifying Child Support Orders During COVID-19 (Sophie Hill)

Valuation Issues In the COVID-19 Economic Crisis (Karen Platt)

Retirement Account Withdrawal Considerations Under the CARES Act (Karen Platt)

Divorced Parents Contemplating Leaving New York During COVID- 19 (Elizabeth Warner)

Options for Domestic Abuse Victims During the COVID-19 Lockdown (Alexandra Roth)

Co-Parenting During the Pandemic (Erin A. Simmons)

Additional Resources

Custody-Related Guidance (External)

The Only New Friends I Made This Year Were My Children (Lyz Lenz, Glamour)

I Thought I Won My Divorce. Then I Realized The Standard Custody Arrangement Is Court-Sanctioned Sexism (Emma Johnson, Elle)

There's a Better Way to Parent: Less Yelling, Less Praise (Joe Pinsker, The Atlantic)

Navigating the Holidays with COVID-19: Create a Roadmap for Success  (American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers)

When Co-Parents Clash in a Pandemic (Jill Waldbieser, The New York Times)

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Why I am not sending my kids back to school (Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN Health)

Should You Send Your Child Back to School During the Pandemic? (Lizzie Widdicombe, The New Yorker)

10 Steps to Co-Parent Successfully During COVID-19 (Elizabeth Cohen, Psychology Today)

Camp Is Canceled. Three More Months of Family Time. Help. (Jennifer Senior, New York Times)

COVID-19 and Future Custody Determinations (Judge Jeffrey Sunshine, York Law Journal)

New Battle for Those on Coronavirus Front Lines: Child Custody (Megan Twohey, New York Times)

Sheltering from Coronavirus in Two Homes (Premier Pediatrics Blog)

Divorce and Separation-Related Guidance (External)

My Two-House, Duffel-Bag Life (Natalie Muñoz, New York Times)

The Man Who Coaches Husbands on How to Avoid Divorce (Matthew Fray, New York Times)

Are Divorce Rates and Custody Issues Linked to COVID-19? (Natalie Bogdanski, Divorce Magazine)

The Association of Family and Conciliation Courts: Coronavirus Resources and Information (Various, Ongoing)

For Divorced Parents, A Time to Work Together (Peggy Drexler, Wall Street Journal)

Quarantine Isn't Ruining Your Marriage, But It Is Speeding Up Your Divorce (Jess Carpenter,

What Divorced People Need to Know About the Coronavirus Stimulus Package (Karin Mueller,

Ways the Coronavirus Can Infect Your Divorce and Simple Steps to Protect Yourself (Heather Locus, Forbes)

General Guidance (External)

A New Coronavirus Threat to Children (Pam Belluck,The New York Times)

Here's what we know about the mysterious and frightening ailment that doctors are seeing in a small but growing number of very young COVID-19 patients.

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Family Court During the COVID-19 Emergency (Various,

A Humble Opinion on a Successful Post-Pandemic World (PBS, via YouTube)

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