By Randy S. Margulis | Published April 30, 2016 | Posted in Child Custody | Tagged Tags: children, custody, Divorce | Leave a comment
Child custody could be the most contentious issue you have to litigate in your divorce, so if you have to go to court, you must be thoroughly prepared. Courts decide child custody issues based on what they deem to be the “best interest of the child,” so it’s incumbent on you to appear as the Read MoreRead More
New York’s no-fault divorce law of 2010 introduced guidelines for temporary spousal maintenance that were meant to standardize awards, but those guidelines created unintended consequences that the legislature has now acted to correct. According to the New York Law Journal, by relying on disparity of income rather than need, the 2010 guidelines often produced a Read MoreRead More
Even under the most peaceful circumstances, divorce can be difficult. The process of untangling two lives can be exhausting, both physically and emotionally. An experienced divorce attorney can help you sort through some of the more mundane procedural aspects of divorce so you can focus on emotional healing and caring for your children. While you Read MoreRead More
The New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) recently won an important battle in Queens County that allows biological parents to bypass adoption procedures when their same-sex partners apply to adopt their children. This second parent adoption initiative removes one major barrier to LGBT adoption, relieving the biological parent from the criminal background check, home study 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…