By Randy S. Margulis | Published November 19, 2012 | Posted in Divorce | Tagged Tags: grounds for divorce, New York divorce lawyer, no-fault divorce in New York, separation agreements | Leave a comment
For many years, New York was the only state without a no-fault divorce statute. Divorces were contentious and many were forced into court, with witnesses and evidence, and often turned into a contest of which party was guiltier in the breakdown of the marriage. Now, fortunately, New York has a no-fault divorce statute that makes Read MoreRead More
In October 2010, legislation passed in New York to provide an additional ground for divorce. Irretrievable breakdown became the New York version of a no-fault ground for divorce. Although couples could previously divorce without declaring fault through legal separation for a year or more, the new ground enabled couples to move toward divorce with only Read MoreRead More
People have reasons for getting married and reasons for getting divorced. The only two people who really know why a marriage broke down are the two people trying to end it—and sometimes it is still not clear. But whatever the reason, you require legal grounds to obtain a divorce in New York. A great deal 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…