By Randy S. Margulis | Published October 28, 2013 | |
Most divorced parents maintain joint legal custody of their children. That means they share the right to make decisions that affect their children. This includes the right to obtain a passport and travel outside of the country. The United States Government requires that both parents give permission before a child under the age of 16 Read MoreRead More
When parents are married, they don’t always agree on what is best for their children. Even after divorce, parents must continue to negotiate, compromise and repeatedly weigh what is in their child’s best interest. If you and your ex share legal custody and do not agree about which school option is best for your children, Read MoreRead More
If you are in the process of divorcing, you might be eligible for spousal maintenance. Also known as alimony, spousal maintenance is a sum of money a higher-earning spouse pays a lower-earning spouse for a specific period of time. If one spouse requires support during the divorce process, the spouse with the greater income might Read MoreRead More
According to the latest census one third of single-mother families in the United States live in poverty. Analysts go on to say that single mothers are four times more likely than their married counterparts to become impoverished. It might not be possible to completely prevent a downshift in lifestyle after divorce, but there are some Read MoreRead More
As a Buffalo divorce lawyer for 27 years, I have devoted myself to solving the problems that affect families throughout the Buffalo metropolitan area and Western New York. As a family law attorney, I make it my goal to create a partnership of trust with my clients. People put their trust in me to handle cases that can potentially have a long-lasting impact on not only their lives, but the lives of their family as well.
Alexandra M. Rockwood is an Associate Attorney with the Law Offices of Randy S. Margulis & Associates and has been with the firm since early 2020. She practices primarily in the areas of matrimonial and family law. Ms. Rockwood graduated magna cum laude from SUNY Geneseo with a degree in History and minors in Political…