Criminal Charges and Divorce

Learn What to Do if You are Dealing with Criminal Charges and Divorce

Are you facing criminal charges and divorce court at the same time? Ashley Mahserjian, one of our Albany child custody attorneys explain how it could affect your case in the following video.

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If one spouse must handle a criminal matter while a divorce is proceeding, the best course of action is to request a stay in family court. Any statements made in family court can be used against the speaker in criminal court, and there is thus a real risk of a statement made in family court being taken out of context and becoming detrimental during the criminal court proceeding. The best course of action is to resolve the criminal matter before the family court matter can begin.

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