Divorce in New York City

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Divorce can be one of the most difficult and stressful family-related decisions a person can make. That is why Lois M. Brenner, Esq. strives to provide clients with the caring, intelligent, high-quality services they need to navigate smoothly through the divorce process. If you are considering a legal separation or divorce in New York City, turn to our firm for unparalleled representation.

Lois M. Brenner, Esq. is available to assist you with the following divorce-related matters:

  • Divorce
  • Annulment
  • Alimony

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“Fault” and “No-Fault” Divorce in New York

In New York, a couple may file for divorce under “fault” or “no-fault” grounds.

In order to establish “fault” in a divorce, the filing spouse must be able to show one of the following:

  • Abandonment for at least one year
  • Incarceration for at least three consecutive years
  • Cruel and inhuman treatment (such as mental or physical abuse)
  • Adultery

“No-fault” divorce means that neither spouse is holding the other responsible for the divorce. Rather, a couple only has to show that their marriage has been irretrievably broken for six months or more.

In addition to grounds for divorce, a divorce is also characterized by how willing a couple is to agree to its terms. Thus, divorces can be either “uncontested” or “contested.” In either case, it is a good idea to speak with a New York divorce lawyer to hammer out the divorce terms as efficiently as possible. In many cases, divorce mediation is an effective way to try to come up with solutions in a cooperative and amicable manner. Lois M. Brenner, Esq. has more than 35 years of divorce mediation experience and can bring compassion and understanding to your case. Call today to learn more about our mediation services during your consultation.

Uncontested vs. Contested Divorce

In an uncontested divorce, both spouses agree to all issues concerning the dissolution of their marriage, including property division, child custody and support, alimony, visitation rights, etc. Uncontested divorces can be resolved outside of court. On the other hand, when spouses cannot agree on the terms of their divorce, their divorce will be considered contested and will need to be resolved by a judge.

Because divorce involves many aspects of a person’s life and has significant implications for their future, it is of utmost importance to bring your case to a seasoned divorce lawyer who is familiar with New York divorce law. Whether your divorce is uncontested or contested, Lois M. Brenner, Esq. has the experience necessary to achieve the very best results possible for your unique case. Inside or outside of the courtroom, we are prepared to handle even the most complex cases with unmatched insight and finesse.

Schedule Your Consultation with a New York Divorce Attorney Today

When filing for divorce, it is important to know your options. Because no two divorces are exactly alike, Lois M. Brenner, Esq. is prepared to build and implement a personalized strategy to address your unique needs. When you choose to be represented by our firm you can feel confident knowing your case is in good hands.

Please contact Lois M. Brenner, Esq. for more information about our divorce and family law services.

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