By Randy S. Margulis | Published March 22, 2016 | | |
If you are a dependent spouse, with little or no personal income, you may wonder how you can ever afford divorce representation. The short answer is simply to make your spouse pay for it. Under New York Domestic Relations Law § 237,”the court may direct either spouse . . . to pay . . . Read MoreRead More
In 2010, New York became the last state in the country to pass a no-fault divorce law, allowing spouses to file for a marital dissolution simply by asserting that their relationship was “irretrievably broken.” Prior to passage of the new law, petitioners for divorce would have to allege grounds, such as: Cruel and inhuman treatment Read MoreRead More
According to Dr. Gary Chapman, author of Hope for the Separated: Wounded Marriages Can be Healed — the answer is no. Despite recent findings that 79 percent of separated couples do eventually divorce, Dr. Chapman offers tools for reconciliation that may help separated couples reverse the tide. If you are trying to reconcile Couples considering Read MoreRead More
School refusal — also called school phobia is a separation anxiety disorder suffered by school age children for a variety of reasons. In addition to school-related factors — such as bullying or academic failure —a common cause of school refusal is divorce. During the divorce process some children become so anxious about the lack of 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…