Divorce and Legal Separation in Queens
Divorce is never easy – but there are ways to make the process less painful and difficult. One way is knowledge; learning more about the divorce process in Queens can answer some of your initial questions and help you prepare for this significant change in your life. Another way is to make sure you have an experienced, dedicated divorce attorney who will help you through the divorce process from start to finish. Like other legal issues, divorce is full of its own complex rules and regulations, so having a knowledgeable attorney is both a powerful asset and an advantageous support system for you.
Working with a Divorce Attorney
Divorce is the legal process to permanently ending a marriage. When starting the divorce process, it is important to spend time with your divorce attorney to discuss your individual needs and goals and provide a thorough understanding of your family situation. At the Law offices of Bruce Feinstein, Esq., we make sure to spend time discussing your situation before taking any first steps. Divorce is not just about severing ties with a spouse, it is also a legal process that involves finances, emotions, and often children. We take the time to work through the details of this important time in your life so that you make the best legal decisions possible and avoid emotionally charged and sudden reactions.
Once a thorough overview is complete, our legal team will begin to negotiate with your spouse and his/her legal representative. This is where having a strong voice and legal support system is important. The divorce proceedings may cover the following areas:
- Uncontested or contested divorce
- Child Custody, Visitation, and Child Support
- Division of Assets and Property
- Legal Separation
- Prenuptial Agreements
- Orders of Protection
You and your spouse my also decide to go through a separation in lieu of a divorce or before deciding if divorce is the best option. Separation includes trial separation, living apart, permanent separation and legal separation. Should you decide to go through with a legal separation, many issues will still need to be resolved similar to a divorce case, such as division of assets and alimony. We will help you address all of these issues so that your separation can be completed quickly and effectively.
No Fault Divorce in New York
As of 2010, New York State allows divorce on both no-fault and at-fault grounds. No-fault means that the relationship between you and your spouse has broken down irretrievably for at least six months. An at-fault divorce can be filed due to fault-based grounds like adultery, cruel treatment, and abandonment. Working with a Queens divorce attorney can help you determine which type of divorce best fits your situation.
Divorce Attorney in Queens
A divorce case may involve delicate negotiations, mediation, or litigation. No matter how your case goes, Bruce Feinstein Esq. will make sure that you are prepared and armed with the very best legal representation. We act as advocates and supporters for you and your interests so that you can successfully get through this period in your life and move forward. Divorce should be one small chapter in your life, not something that takes control of it.
We work to expedite your divorce while making sure that your assets and rights are protected.