By Randy S. Margulis | Published December 3, 2012 | | |
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
At some point, divorce surprises everyone. Even an unhappy spouse who planned long for divorce eventually comes up against the unanticipated. Too often, that surprise comes when a couple tries to divide their property. In New York, and anywhere else, spouses who can generally agree on how to divide their estate experience less conflict, and Read MoreRead More
Most couples work to maintain and plan for a solid financial future, retirement, and support for their children. If those couples reach the end of their marriage, I work to help them keep plans intact even as their marriage dissolves. Preservation of wealth is an important feature of any divorce—for those with modest means or Read MoreRead More
As a Buffalo divorce lawyer for 25 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.