As a medically trained divorce attorney and mediator for more than 35 years,
I have guided many spouses through the divorce process. New York law allows
couples to obtain an uncontested divorce when both parties agree to the
divorce as well as have agreed to spousal support, division of property,
child support, visitation and custody.
An uncontested divorce coupled with my unique psychologically infused divorce
mediation process is a compassionate and amicable approach to divorce
that saves couples and their families time, money and pain.
So who is eligible for an uncontested divorce in New York?
1. Couples who are in agreement with the divorce;
2. Were married in New York and at least one spouse has resided in New
York for at least one year prior to filing for divorce;
3. The couple lived in New York as a married couple for any period of time
and at least one of them was a resident of New York for one year before filing;
4. The grounds for divorce occurred in New York and one was a resident
for at least one year before filing;
5. The grounds for divorce occurred in New York and both spouses are New
York residents at the time of filing;
Traditional divorces can take many years to resolve. They can cost many
thousands of dollars and can cause spouses and their families unnecessary
discomfort and pain. An uncontested divorce can be handled in months,
cost less and cause less damage to the family financially and emotionally.
My unique mediation process is a very effective tool with an uncontested
divorce. I work with couples to discuss and negotiate decisions important
to their family whether it be spousal support, division of property, child
support, visitation and parenting plans.
Mediation and an uncontested divorce are right for you if you:
1. Are on reasonably good terms with your spouse;
2. Want to save time, money and pain;
3. Agree on division of property--acknowledging what is separate and what
4. Agree on child support, custody and visitation.
I’d like to point out that my mediation approach works for couples
who may not quite agree on everything but are open to listening to each
other and hearing what is possible through discussion, negotiation and
mutually beneficial compromise. If there are mental health issues affecting
the marriage I can provide clarity, psychological guidance and make some
recommendations for therapy.
Mediation gives couples the chance to resolve issues in a safe, secure
environment with the help of a knowledgeable, caring third party. I encourage
mediation when possible because I know the incredible results. Families
get the chance to transition to divorce in a more positive and financially
As a divorce lawyer and psychologically trained mediator with a medical
degree and a mom, I can help you while you are divorcing to put your family first.
Here is what is important to most spouses in any divorce process:
1. to be heard
2. to be informed;
3. to be understood;
4. emotionally supported;
5. have things done in a timely manner;
6. get a fair settlement;
7. avoid court;
8. not have to spend their life savings on lawyers.
If you trust me with your divorce, I will do all the above and more, to
help you and your family find peace and a fair settlement in your divorce process.
Having a highly skilled and effective attorney/mediator to help facilitate
a healthy, informative, conversation about divorce can be an effective
first step towards your uncontested divorce.
FREE 1 HOUR CONSULTATIONS are very
informative and still conveniently available virtually.
Call me to learn what is possible in getting your uncontested divorce.
I look forward to speaking with you.
Call New York Divorce Lawyer Lois Brenner now to get all your questions
answered about uncontested divorces in New York.
Schedule your free consultation today. 212.734.1551