New York Divorce Lawyer Handling Contested Divorce
Unfortunately, parties do not always agree to the terms sought by the party who is seeking a divorce rendering the matter a contested divorce. A divorce is considered contested, in that it will require negotiation, mediation or litigation for the parties to resolve their differences. If you are merely seeking what the law provides as your rights and your spouse is refusing to agree to these terms, we can help you negotiate, mediate or litigate a settlement of the matter. The relevant terms that must be agreed upon are the divorce itself, the grounds for the divorce, child support, child custody, child visitation, custody / ownership of pets, spousal maintenance (“alimony”), who will be responsible for attorneys’ fees, and equitable distribution of marital property, assets and debts. We can help you get what you are entitled to even if your spouse is giving you a hard time.