Every divorce is different but there are some things that tend to be common. There may be extra conflict and stress in divorces with children. Try to keep the stress as low as possible for your children and for yourself. There may be no quick fixes or easy answers along the way and depending on [read more...]

The fee for a divorce varies and is based on the amount of legal time spent. Also, ed there are required filing fees with the court. The Underwood Law Firm is realistic that sometimes it can be difficult to come up with extra money to get divorced. Therefore, we proudly offer payment plans** and online [read more...]

Your divorce will be considered uncontested if both you and your spouse want to get a divorce and agree about what will happen with your children, your finances and your property after the divorce. If your divorce is uncontested, and you and your spouse have reached an agreement on all financial and parenting issues, make [read more...]

We always offer free consultations to help people navigate through the complex divorce process and local procedures. During your free consultation, at a minimum, we will discuss the following topics below and how they may apply to your situation. The topics that must be resolved before a Court can Order a divorce are: Grounds: Also [read more...]

In New York, one of the topics frequently in a divorce matter is equitable distribution. This is also known as a division of marital property. We have previously discussed this HERE. One type of marital property is a spouse’s retirement or pension that was earned during the marriage. The issue is that most retirement or [read more...]

Our approach to Divorce and Matrimonial Law is straightforward and transparent. We carefully obtain all the necessary information so that our clients can make their own decisions on what is fair or appropriate for their specific matter. Then, we create a global settlement offer. For information on the necessary topics in a settlement agreement, please [read more...]

What does divorce mean? Divorce is the final, legal ending of a marriage by court order. What legal reasons do I need to get divorced in New York? You must have grounds or legally acceptable reasons to get divorced in New York. Some acceptable grounds in New York include: a) Cruel and Inhuman treatment b) [read more...]

Now more frequently than ever, parties are using Prenuptial Agreements (or Pre-Marital Agreements) prior to getting married. The purpose of these agreements is to keep separate property from becoming marital property. Also, there can be provisions related to spousal maintenance (formerly known as alimony). As I have described HERE, marital property is divided in a [read more...]

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