By Randy S. Margulis | Published January 29, 2024 | | |
Equitable distribution is the legal framework used to divide property during a divorce in New York. Only property that is deemed marital in nature is subject to division. Generally, marital property includes assets and debts acquired by either spouse or both during the marriage. Separate property consists of assets acquired before the marriage or after Read MoreRead More
People who divorce usually want to part ways and move on with their lives. However, this freedom is limited when minor children are involved. A custodial parent — the one with whom the child lives primarily — cannot deny the other parent their allowed parenting time with the child. This can be a point of Read MoreRead More
Couples ending their marriage are usually well-advised to compromise and strike a fair deal to expedite the process, so that both parties can move on with their lives. However, some people treat divorce like a war, seemingly convinced that blaming the other spouse is the way to achieve a material benefit. Such behavior makes for Read MoreRead More
Child custody and visitation can be among the most contentious and emotionally charged aspects of a divorce. Judges must decide these issues with a view to promoting the child’s best interests. In New York, judges routinely utilize appointed custody evaluators to help determine what is best for a child, especially as concerns protection from possible Read MoreRead More
As a Buffalo divorce lawyer for 28 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 a Senior Associate Attorney with the Law Offices of Randy S. Margulis & Associates and has been with the firm since early 2020. She primarily practices in the areas of matrimonial and family law, including divorce, child custody, and child support. Alexandra is a practicing matrimonial and family law attorney as…