Why Hire a Divorce Attorney?
New York City Divorce Lawyer
divorce could be a highly stressful process that lasts months or longer, and it
may leave you frustrated with the final settlement. Your former spouse
could walk away with an unfair share of the property and other assets
from your marriage, and you could end up being forced to pay an unfair
spousal maintenance. If you make less money than your former spouse, you could be awarded
far less support than you really need to maintain your standard of living,
and you could have to make some real sacrifices. If you have children,
you could be denied custody and left with a
visitation schedule that pushes you into the margins of your children's lives,
or you could be forced to share
child custody under when it is not in the best interests of your children. Perhaps the
worst aspect of divorce is that it could leave you with a bitter relationship
with your ex-spouse, which is especially difficult when the other parent
There is no legal requirement in New York State for you to hire an attorney
to represent your case. If you want to make the experience as smooth as
possible and improve your chances of a favorable outcome, you should absolutely
seek a consultation with a
New York City divorce lawyer from H. Benjamin Perez & Associates, P.C. You can have a
contested divorce or an
uncontested divorce, depending on whether you and your former partner are able to resolve
the major issues between you before you go to court. We will do everything
possible to help you avoid an expensive and frustrating divorce that costs
you emotionally and financially.
Do I need a divorce lawyer in New York City?
A divorce attorney from our firm will protect your interests throughout
the process. During your initial consultation, we will explain what you
can expect in divorce as measured against state law, as well as helping
you understand what issues you will need to be resolved. When your goals
are clearly defined, it is easier to pursue these objectives in negotiations
with opposing counsel, or in mediation. The
costs of uncontested divorce are significantly lower, and if you and your former spouse are willing
to take advantage of this alternative, we can help you with
mediation or a
collaborative divorce to resolve any remaining unresolved issues. Divorce is about enabling
you to put an end to one chapter of your life and making a fresh start,
and we will help you do move forward with you interests protected.
Contact a New York City divorce lawyer for a consultation about your case and to learn more about how we can help you.