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Use the links below to learn more about divorce mediation, mediation resources available, tax information and New York State organizations that can help.

General Divorce Information

www.divorcesource.com: A state specific divorce web site providing information and referrals for people facing and experiencing issues revolving around divorce, separation, child custody, support, alimony, family law and separation.

www.divorcehq.com: For people going through the divorce process covering issues such as alimony, custody, child support, separation, finding and working with attorneys.

www.mediate.com: Find over 3,500 ADR professionals in the Mediate.com Directory. Over 5,000 articles and resources on negotiation, mediation and collaboration. Extensive video center.

www.divorcenet.com: The Internet's largest divorce resource, offering state-specific articles, an online community and a nationwide directory of divorce lawyers, mediators and financial professionals.

Mediation Organizations

www.fdmcgny.org - Established in 1982, FDMCGNY is the leading membership organization for family and divorce
mediators in the New York metropolitan area. Our members include mediators of diverse backgrounds
and professions, many of whom are nationally recognized leaders in the dispute resolution field.

www.nyscdm.org - The New York State Council on Divorce Mediation is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the highest professional standards of divorce mediation.

Child Support Information

www.newyorkchildsupport.com - The child support program provides custodial parents with assistance in obtaining financial support and medical insurance coverage for their children by locating parents, establishing paternity, establishing support orders, and collecting and distributing child support payments.

Tax Information

www.irs.gov/publications/p504/ar01.html - This publication explains tax rules that apply if you are divorced or separated from your spouse. It covers general filing information and can help you choose your filing status. It also can help you decide which exemptions you are entitled to claim, including exemptions for dependents.