By Randy S. Margulis | Published November 28, 2023 | | |
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
Among the most challenging issues in divorce cases can be how to divide the spouses’ marital property between them. New York follows the rule of equitable distribution, which means all marital assets must be divided fairly, though not necessarily equally. Division becomes problematic when a spouse intentionally or recklessly spends, damages, destroys or disposes of Read MoreRead More
When you get divorced, your final settlement or judgment will control how your property will be divided. Retirement accounts such as 401(k)s are significant assets for many couples, and they are subject to division as well. But dividing a 401(k) comes with its share of complexities. First, be aware that New York law applies the Read MoreRead More
One of the most expensive aspects of raising children can be providing for their college education. According to the College Board, a nonprofit group, the average cost to attend a year of college in 2022-23 was $27,940 at a public school and $57,570 at a private school. With college costs rising at a steeper rate 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…