By Randy S. Margulis | Published September 30, 2013 | |
When a couple is divorcing, any debt accumulated over the course of the marriage must be divided between the partners. If at all possible, all debts should be paid off before divorce proceedings begin. This is the best way to assure a clean financial break from a former spouse. If this is not a possibility, Read MoreRead More
When dividing assets during a divorce, many couples encounter obstacles regarding the marital home. Often the home is the most valuable asset a couple owns and each partner has a financial interest. There are a number of options a divorcing couple can consider regarding the sale of the primary residence. There might be tax advantages Read MoreRead More
In any divorce one of the most primary and contentious areas is the division of assets. Splitting the equity in the home and the credit card bills, agreeing on child support and who keeps what can lengthen negotiations, bring up bitter arguments and send couples to court. Understanding what assets may come under fire will Read MoreRead More
I work daily with individuals concerned about division of assets during their divorce. Properly valuing a marital estate is key to fair division of property at the end of a marriage. New York is an equitable distribution state, meaning without other agreement, a court makes property awards that equitably distribute assets and liabilities of the 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…