By Randy S. Margulis | Published July 29, 2013 | | |
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
Domestic violence affects children. When children are raised in a home that normalizes violent behavior, these children are at risk to develop violent habits as well. If a child or adolescent acts out through violent behaviors, a custodial parent might need to enlist the support of the legal system in order to protect those living Read MoreRead More
Edward Furlong, the 35-year-old actor most famous for playing the role of John Connor in Terminator 2, was just recently sentenced to six months in jail in California for violating an order of protection. He joins dozens of celebrities who have been charged or convicted of domestic violence over the years across the United States. Read MoreRead More
If you or your children face threats from your spouse, you need help. It will not get better and it may get worse. Though men are also victims of domestic abuse, the New York State Office for Prevention of Domestic Violence (OPDV) reports 85 percent of the victims of intimate partner homicides in 2010 were 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…