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Divorce Attorneys in Westchester & White Plains NY

Also serving Rockland, Putnam, Long Island, and all 5 boroughs

About Westchester Matrimonial

Westchester divorce lawyers are exclusively devoted to Matrimonial and Family Law. With decades of experience in these fields, Westchester Mat Law’s attorneys have been instrumental in the litigation or settlement proceedings of thousands of matrimonial and family court issues and are uniquely qualified to handle legal matters concerning:

Practice Areas

Valuation Of Financial Assets And Businesses

Under the New York Domestic Relations Law, all assets acquired by either party during the marriage may be divided between the parties in equitable distribution.

Appeals

Filing an appeal is the process by which a party can request that a higher Court review the decision of the trial Court and change the decision.

Divorce Attorney White Plains NY

The White Plains, NY divorce attorneys at Westchester Matrimonial are with you through every step of your divorce. 1-800-75-MAT LAW for a free consultation,

Separation Agreements

If you and your spouse have decided that you no longer wish to be married, or if you wish to separate from one another while remaining married, you can define your legal rights by way of an agreement between you instead of going to Court.

Post-Judgment

Actions commenced subsequent to the entry of a final judgment of divorce to enforce or modify a party’s rights under a Judgment of Divorce are called “Post Judgment” actions.

Orders Of Protection

An Order of Protection is a Court Order prohibiting the person against whom the Order is issued (known as the “Respondent” in Family Court) from engaging in certain activities.

Jewish Orthodox Divorces

Conservative and Orthodox Judaism require that a religious divorce, known as a “Get” must be obtained in addition to a civil divorce in order to enable either party to remarry.

Child Custody And Guardianship

Child custody and guardianship determine the legal and practical relationship between a parent and child, such as the right of the parent to make decisions for the child, and the parent's duty to care for the child.

Child Support

Child support is mandated by New York State law and must be included in any divorce settlement or decree. Contrary to what some people believe, it is not intended to punish the person required to pay it or reward the custodial parent who receives it.

Pre and Postnuptial Agreements

A well-drafted prenuptial agreements can help you: Protect your assets Avoid costly disputes in the event of a divorce Define marital and separate property Protect the interests of children from a previous marriage and Define future alimony and maintenance payments and obligations

Equitable Distribution

Most states employ “equitable distribution” in dividing marital (community) property as a result of the dissolution of marriage (divorce). Instead of a strict fifty-fifty split (in which each spouse receives exactly one-half of the marital or separate property),