By Randy S. Margulis | Published January 30, 2023 | | |
In New York, marital fault is not typically a factor when dividing property during a divorce. In general, courts carry out an equitable distribution of marital property based on consideration of a number of factors, most of which relate to each spouse’s resources and needs. However, certain types of injurious conduct — such as acts Read MoreRead More
Co-parenting after divorce or separation is not without its challenges, even if both parents get along. But child custody arrangements can deteriorate rapidly when one parent violates the other’s rights. In New York, there is a public policy of encouraging a continued relationship between parents and children after a divorce or separation. This often means Read MoreRead More
A New York divorce is considered “high net worth” if the couple has $1 million or more in net liquid assets that are subject to equitable distribution. Often, these couples also have ownership interests in other assets that are difficult to value and split. That alone can make a divorce more complicated, but because the Read MoreRead More
When parents going through divorce cannot agree on child custody, the decision will be made by a judge based on what is deemed to be in the best interest of the children. In New York, many factors go into that determination, including — in some cases — the preferences of the children themselves. Young children 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 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…