Equitable Distribution of Assets Saratoga Divorce Lawyer

Equitable Distribution of Assets

If you are seeking a divorce in the five boroughs or the Capital District, you may have concerns about what equitable distribution means in terms of your assets. While no cut-and-dried, universal rule exists as to how finances, property, and possessions will be distributed in every divorce, our firm’s years of experience in divorce law…

How Long Does It Take To Get Divorced Albany Divorce Attorney

How Long Does It Take To Get Divorced in New York?

How Long Does It Take To Get Divorced in New York? Because every divorce case is unique, it is difficult to estimate exactly how long divorce proceedings will take for any given couple. However, our office has worked for years with couples throughout the Capital Region and the five boroughs of New York City, and…

Grandparents Rights Saratoga Divorce Attorneys

Grandparents Rights

Grandparents Rights As separations and divorces go into effect, all generations of a family feel the repercussions. Grandparents can become easily concerned, because their child and her or his spouse will no longer be married, that they themselves will have limited access to their grandchildren. It is critical for grandparents to know their rights as…

Fathers Being Awarded Custody Saratoga Divorce Attorney

Fathers Being Awarded Custody

Fathers Being Awarded Custody Traditional gender roles once entailed that mothers primarily focus on domestic matters and raising their children while fathers left the marital home for work. Decades have passed since this was the norm, as more and more women have entered the workforce and many men have begun to share the responsibility of…

No-Fault Divorce in New York

No-Fault Divorce in New York

No-Fault Divorce in New York New York allows two types of divorce: at-fault and no-fault. The four grounds for at-fault divorce are abandonment, adultery, cruel and inhuman treatment, and imprisonment, and these remained the sole grounds for divorce for decades in the state of New York. In 2010, no-fault divorce was added to the roster,…

Divorce Mediation in New York Saratoga Divorce Attorneys

Divorce Mediation in New York

Divorce Mediation in New York There are two main options for resolving divorces in New York State: litigation and mediation. Both paths have their own respective uses and formats, but mediation is superior to litigation in the amicability that it offers. More bitter divorces go into litigation, and the spouses are left to argue about…

Prenuptial Agreements in New York

Prenuptial Agreements in New York

Prenuptial Agreements in New York Congratulations on the engagement! The weeks and months leading up to your wedding will be as joyous as they will be nerve-wracking, but every day brings you one step closer to what may very well be one of the happiest days of your life. Amid the pre-marital bliss, you and…

Saratoga Family Law Attorney Discusses What to do If you are Married in a State and Want to Get Divorced While Living in Another State

Saratoga Family Law Attorney Discusses What to do If you are Married in a State and Want to Get Divorced While Living in Another State

Saratoga Family Law Attorney Discusses What to do If you are Married in a State and Want to Get Divorced While Living in Another State Question:  Do I have to get a divorce in Pennsylvania if I was married in Pennsylvania? Is it possible to get an annulment? Download Our Free Divorce Guide Answer: As…

Requesting a New Law Guardian to Be Assigned

Saratoga Family Lawyer Discusses Wanting a New Law Guardian

Saratoga Family Lawyer Discusses Wanting a New Law Guardian I am often asked as a Saratoga Family Lawyer, if you can request a new law guardian to be assigned.  It’s very difficult to have a law guardian, or an attorney for the children as they’re now called, removed from a family court or matrimonial case.…

Grandparent’s Rights

Saratoga Family Law Lawyer Discusses Grandparent’s Rights

Saratoga Family Law Lawyer Discusses Grandparent’s Rights I am often asked as a Saratoga Family Law Lawyer if grandparent’s have any rights if their grandchildren are being withheld.  A grandparent may petition to a court to ensure that they have visitation with their grandchild. The legislature reasoned that the grandchild/child relationship is a significant one…

Saratoga Family Law Attorney

Saratoga Family Law Attorney Discusses Limiting College Expenses

Saratoga Family Law Attorney Discusses Limiting College Expenses I often speak to clients as a Saratoga Family Law Attorney during divorce proceeding in regards to limiting a child’s college expense costs.  When parents are negotiating their settlement agreement, they  discuss their financial obligations to their children. This will include college expenses. Whether that child is young…