By Randy S. Margulis | Published December 10, 2012 | Posted in Family Law | Tagged Tags: DOMA, NY family law firm, same-sex marriages | Leave a comment
New York legalized gay marriage in June 2011, and it is currently one of only six states to fully recognize same sex unions (the others are Massachusetts, Connecticut, Iowa, Vermont and New Hampshire). At present, federal law does not recognize same sex unions and defines marriage as “a legal union between one man and one Read MoreRead More
In 2011, New York legalized same-sex marriage. Although all divorcing couples face similar issues of spousal and child support, child custody, and property division, there are differences to consider after a same-sex marriage. Many couples who take advantage of the new law in New York already enjoyed a long-term civil union, accumulating wealth, property, or 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…