Going through a divorce is emotional and difficult, both personally and legally. Our attorneys at LoTempio P.C. Law Group understand the impact that these types of cases have on the lives and futures of our clients and their families. From our Buffalo office, our Complete Counsel team confidently handles all aspects of the divorce process for clients who are involved in contested cases and provides guidance for those moving forward with an uncontested divorce.
In New York, property is divided between two divorcing parties according to the law of equitable distribution. This means that property and assets that are deemed marital are divided fairly but not necessarily equally. Our family law and divorce attorneys handle cases involving all types of assets, including real property, homes, vacation properties, bank accounts, retirement accounts, 401(k)s, employee benefits and others.
Also referred to as alimony or spousal support, spousal maintenance is an area of divorce law that has gone through recent changes. To ensure you fully understand your right to receive support payments or obligations in paying, it is best to consult with a lawyer. Courts take many factors into consideration when determining payment amounts, including the age of the parties, the length of the marriage, income-earning potential, contributions to the marriage and more.
When a divorcing couple has children, the situation becomes more complicated as we navigate child custody and child support arrangements. Our firm provides comprehensive representation in these cases, focusing on how we can best serve our clients while focusing on the best interests of the children.
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