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Dividing a Military Pension in a New York Divorce

A military pension requires special handling in a divorce. It is different from a normal pension or retirement account, which is a pool of money that the account holder can draw from. A military pension is more accurately called “retired pay,” which is the term used by the Department of Defense. Each year, a retired Read More

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When Does an Uncontested Divorce Become Contested?

An uncontested divorce is always the preferable method of dissolving a marriage, since it is faster, cheaper and generally stress-free. But divorcing spouses might start out in accord only to disagree later on important issues. When that happens, the divorce is converted into a contested one. Most New York divorces are based on no-fault grounds, Read More

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Can Increased Cost of Living Justify Modification of Spousal Maintenance?

Spousal maintenance is paid by one spouse to help the other keep up their standard of living after a divorce. It is usually paid in a fixed, recurring amount that continues for a set period of time. A change in the economic circumstances of either ex-spouse may warrant a modification of the payment amount. However, Read More

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When Can a Spouse’s Conduct Impact Property Division in a Divorce?

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 More

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Randy S. Margulis
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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.

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Alexandra M. Rockwood
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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…

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    Divorce is always an unpleasant event and my case was no exception, yet the guidance, professionalism and ethical strategy that Randy Margulis provided was essential in finding the best solutions for my children, my ex-wife and myself. As the proces...

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    Divorce is always an unpleasant event and my case was no exception, yet the guidance, professionalism and ethical strategy that Randy Margulis provided was essential in finding the best solutions for my children, my ex-wife and myself. As the proces...

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    Randy Margulis is knowledgable of Domestic Law, dedicated, responsive, personable, aggressive and effective. I came to him on a friend's recommendation as well as Randy's reputation, and during the initial consultation I liked his approach and track ...

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    Found Mr. Margulis to be a very organized and professional individual to work with. He is well-respected by his peers and is spoken of highly, I believe this helped with my divorce and made things go smoothly. I would highly recommend his services ...

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    Randy is very firm and effective in court while empathetic to his clients. I am a domestic violence victim, and Randy made me feel safe and protected. My financial award was more than I envisioned it to be when I started my divorce. I can't thank ...

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