By Randy S. Margulis | Published January 30, 2023 | Posted in Divorce | Tagged Tags: 15 factors, asset division, Domestic Violence | Comments Off on 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 MoreRead More
Divorce can be a very stressful experience, especially as it relates to the division of marital property. When a couple divorces in New York, unless the parties agree otherwise, the court will divide their property in a way that is fair to both spouses, which is known as equitable distribution. In order to decide what Read MoreRead More
The wife of a New York University doctor is facing charges of stalking her husband and threatening to shoot his mistress. According to news reports, New Jersey resident Amy Goldenberg is in the process of divorcing her husband, Dr. Ronald Goldenberg. She has been arrested four times and charged with an array of harassment and Read MoreRead More
Domestic violence comes in many forms. Often, an abusive partner begins with verbal threats and then escalates to physical violence. Even when no physical abuse exists, incidents of emotional, verbal, financial and cyber abuse can be grounds for pursuing an order of protection. In New York State, it is possible to get a restraining order 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…