Working through a divorce can be among the most emotionally difficult situations a family can face. It can be hard to know what to do or where to turn for help, especially when children are involved. At Peter L. Cedeño & Associates, P.C., we can work tirelessly to help your family understand your legal options so that you may make the most informed decisions. Whether you and your spouse have a dispute regarding a visitation agreement or have made the choice to pursue a divorce, do not hesitate to call our firm. Our Richmond County divorce attorneys have more than two decades of experience helping families to reach their goals and can provide compassionate legal advocacy at the time when you need it most.
Our firm can assist you with family law disputes including:
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New York became a no-fault divorce state in 2010. Eligibility for divorce now depends only on one spouse testifying that the marriage has broken down. However, divorcing spouses still have the option to file for a fault-based divorce. Here a spouse must prove in court that their partner has committed an act of misconduct such as abandonment, adultery, or cruel treatment. Divorce in New York also has a residency requirement where one spouse must live in New York for at least 1 year.
Methods of divorce can include:
When choosing an option for divorce, spouses must take care to consider their goals and needs including their financial situation as well as what is in the best interest of children. A Staten Island divorce attorney from our firm can help you to decide which options are best for your family.
At Peter L. Cedeño & Associates, P.C., we understand that experiencing any family law issue can put you under tremendous stress. Our firm takes pride in being able to offer personalized client advocacy and when you work with us, you will never be a case number. We believe that assisting your family means taking the time to understand your unique goals and crafting a legal strategy tailored to your situation. Our lead Staten Island divorce attorney has earned numerous legal recognitions for client service including a perfect 10.0 “Superb” Avvo Rating.
When you are ready, call (212) 235-1382 and speak to an attorney about how to protect the best interests of your family.