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Divorce Lawyers in Poughkeepsie

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Divorce is often one of the hardest things a person goes through in their life. Regardless of the exact reasons for the divorce or the circumstances involved, divorce can be an emotional legal process. Having a compassionate Poughkeepsie divorce attorney at your side to guide you through the process is vital. Not only can a lawyer from Jonna Spilbor Law help you with the legal process, but he or she can also represent your interests every step of the way. We understand that this is a turning point in your life and you should have a compassionate legal team advocating for you.

To learn more about how our divorce lawyers can represent you, call us at (845) 436-3193 or contact us online.

Handling Every Aspect of Your Divorce

Every divorce case is different and often complicated, even when someone is going through an uncontested divorce. You may be worried about the unknown and what post-divorce life will be like. Our goal is to help you navigate every aspect of the divorce process.

We can help you with any of the following matters:

  • Child support
  • Child custody
  • Visitation
  • Division of property
  • Alimony/spousal support
  • Temporary maintenance
  • Same-sex divorce

Division of Property

One of the primary aspects of any divorce is the division of property. This is how all of the "stuff" you and your spouse have accumulated—from the house to the cars to the retirement accounts to the TV—will be divided. Only "marital property" will be divided or, in other words, any property that was accumulated during the marriage or purchased with income accumulated during the marriage. Separate property, or property owned by one spouse prior to the marriage, will not be divided.

Same-Sex Divorce

In June 2015—long overdue—the US Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage nationwide. Now that same-sex couples have a legally recognized right to marry, it follows that they also have all the equitable distribution rights in divorce and separation codified in New York’s Domestic Relations Law. These rights include:

  • Child custody and child support
  • Property, asset, and debt division (“equitable distribution”)
  • Maintenance (formerly called “alimony”)

Same-sex couples often face additional challenges in divorce and custody because of the careful consideration necessary in dividing assets and debts that were incurred prior to the legal date of marriage. Determining child custody, visitation, and support can also be difficult for the same reason. The team at Jonna Spilbor Law not only has the experience necessary to handle the divorce challenges facing same-sex couples, but we handle it all with heart and compassion.

Hire the Right Divorce Lawyer in Poughkeepsie

Whether you have a large estate you are worried about losing or a complicated custody issue, you should have solid representation on your side. At Jonna Spilbor Law, our goal is to help you get through your divorce and move forward. This includes aggressively representing the best interests of your children and protecting your finances. Our Poughkeepsie divorce lawyers are highly knowledgeable about divorce and family laws in New York and how they may affect your case.

If you would like to set up a case consultation, call our firm at (845) 436-3193.

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