Grounds for Divorce
Long Island Grounds for Divorce Attorney
Divorces are difficult, costly, and physically exhausting. With all the emotions that happen during divorce proceedings, it can be difficult to make sure that you’re obeying all the laws and being efficient, as well as caring for your own interests. The lawyers at Divins & Divins understand that, and are here to help you determine your best course of action.
Some people question whether or not it is truly necessary to hire a lawyer to handle divorce proceedings, especially if the divorcees are on civil terms, all things considered. The answer is a resounding yes! Even if you and your spouse have mutually agreed that a divorce is best, there are still many questions to be answered. In the state of New York, there are seven different grounds that can be given for divorce. The one you and your spouse choose to file under will greatly affect how property is divided, as well as how child and spousal support limits are set.
While New York does have “Irretrievable Breakdown” (also known as “no-fault”) divorce laws in place, there may be a better way for you and your spouse to file. Beyond laws which directly concern how and when a divorce happens, there are other legal ramifications to a divorce. Benefits from security, health care, and many other civil and government programs are directly linked to your marital status. Even your 401k can be affected by your divorce. An experienced New York divorce lawyer can help you file all the appropriate paperwork to ensure that all the extraneous legal ramifications of your divorce are resolved quickly, with your best interests in mind.
While many of the difficulties of a divorce, both legal and emotional, are often foreseen by divorcees, what often surprises them is how time consuming filing for divorce can be. Whether court battles over assets or child custody drag on or are resolved quickly, divorces can take a significant amount of time to complete. Without a good divorce lawyer, legal proceedings are likely to linger over your head far longer than necessary. At Divins & Divins, we have the experience necessary to help you resolve your divorce quickly while also ensuring that all the divorce settlements take into consideration all your needs.
The nuances of divorce law are difficult to understand, and even harder to use to your advantage. At Divins & Divins, we promise to help you navigate through all the potential difficulties of a divorce agreement and to help you see that your rights are respected during the process.