Divorce & Matrimonial Law

Matrimonial matters, in particular contested divorces, can be long, drawn-out proceedings that have both a large financial and emotional toll on its participants.  Our goal is to make this process one which does not result in prolonged and sometimes unnecessary litigation while simultaneously informing you of and protecting your rights.  We provide you with thoughtful and skilled counsel that will navigate you through the difficult seas of a contested matrimonial while simultaneously looking for ways to turn contested matters into uncontested matters and a mutually agreeable settlement.

Divorce & Matrimonial Law services include:

  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Prenuptial Trusts
  • Separation Agreements
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Uncontested Divorces (Conversion)
  • Contested Divorces
  • Support Modification
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDRO)

There are many things to be considered when going through a divorce or separation.

  • Division of property including retirement accounts and social security
  • Legal and physical custody of minors & visitation rights
  • Child or spousal support

To learn more, schedule a consultation with the Herzog Law Firm’s Divorce & Matrimonial Attorney. We are here to help you and protect your best interests.

Matrimonial Law

Grounds for Fault-based divorces in New York:

  • Cruel and inhuman treatment
  • Abandonment for a continuous period of one year or more
  • Imprisonment for three or more years after the marriage
  • Adultery
  • Living apart for one or more years

Types of Divorce in New York

  • Uncontested divorce
  • Contested Divorce
  • Mediation
  • Collaborative Divorce