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Affordable Divorce Results Long Island DivorceWhat Is A Divorce?

In New York, a divorce is the legal dissolution of a marriage by the Supreme Court of the state of New York. Divorce is often called a Matrimonial Action by attorneys and other New York State court staff. As in any legal action, the person who initiates the proceedings is known as the Plaintiff while the entity on the other side is known as the Defendant.

Divorce or Legal Separation

If you (or you and your spouse) have concluded that your relationship is over and divorce is the only solution, you need to consider your next steps. You may have questions about whether todivorce or legally separate. Did you know that there iss a difference? You should familiarize yourself of the advantages and disadvantages of both so you can make an educated decision about whether a divorce or legal separation is right for you.

Where Do I Go For Divorce

Divorce is an emotional experience for everyone involved. Even if you and your spouse agree that it is best for everyone to end your marriage, the process is fraught with many stress-inducing emotional issues for all parties involved. It’s not likely anyone ignore feelings of loss, anger and betrayal. Legally, divorce is about resolving the practical matters of dissolving your marriage so that you and your spouse can move on with your lives. Legally, a divorce is a business deal between you and your spouse. To protect your rights and assets you should seek the counsel of an experienced divorce attorney. Learn what you need to know before hiring that attorney.

How Do I Start a Divorce Case

Where to get the legal papers to start your divorce.

How Long Does It Take To Get a Divorce

The simple answer is: it depends. It depends upon how complex your divorce is and how willing you and your spouse are to compromise and agree on the terms of your divorce. Learn about the many complex issues that that need to be resolved and how that may effect the length of time it takes to complete your divorce. The quicker you can resolve these with your spouse, the sooner your divorce can be over and you can move on with your life.

Do I Need a Lawyer to Divorce?

Stricktly speaking, no, however you would be wise to consult with an experienced divorce attorney even if you think you and your spouse are in complete agreement on the terms of your divorce. You’ll want to protect yourself now, and for your future. Even Uncontested Divorces can be very complex and missing one issue can have negative ramifications for years and years. Even if you believe you any your spouse are in total agreement, an experienced divorce lawyer can help you prepare the forms required to apply and finalize your divorce and ensure you are legally protected.

How To Hire the Right Divorce Attorney

Even the simplest divorce is not easy. It is an emotional journey for both you and your spouse. Hiring the right divorce attorney is critical to protect your rights and ensure the process goes as smoothly as possible for you.  The best attorney for you will help you every step of the way and ensure your divorce is kept as amicable as possible. Learn how to find a divorce and family law firm that is experienced in all kinds of divorce options, including Contested and Uncontested divorce matters, mediation, Collaborative Divorce and Child Custody matters.

Should You Represent Yourself in Your Divorce?

Grounds for Divorce

What Is An Annulment

Practical Matters of Divorce

Divorce Options

Divorce FAQs

Legal Separation Versus Divorce

Legal Separation Agreements

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