Albany Matrimonial Law

Albany Divorce Lawyers

Matrimonial Lawyers Serving Clients In & Around Albany, NY and the greater Capital Region

So, divorce is the decision? Whether it is your choice or your spouse wants out, the emotions can be strong and distract you from your daily life, your career or business, children (maybe even grandchildren), and more. Thoughts with concerns arise: Where will I live? How will tuition for the children be paid? How will this affect my job or business? Will I be financially secure in retirement? 

And then there are questions that you should be considering, but you haven’t even thought of yet, if you ever do. How do you know what you don’t know? 

Yes, regardless of who you are or how you handle emotions, going through a divorce is a very challenging time and will be an energy draining experience consuming much of your headspace. But there are ways to make the process smoother, with less bumps or dark turns, and with the ability for you to remain in control over more of the process and the result. With the proper plan and strategy, you can free up some of that headspace to see and prepare your life for what is on the other side of this challenging time.

At The Glennon Law Firm, P.C., we have built a unique reputation for resolving matrimonial divorces in a professional and business-like manner. We help you identify your goals and needs, shine a light on the dark path, and explain when you should lean left or right as the road turns. Whether you are an empty-nester going through a Gray Divorce, or are in your prime earning years with tuition or anticipated tuition obligations, as well as demands from your career or business, we identify your financial, family, and life needs and goals, and then craft personal strategies to achieve them.

You have worked hard to build your business, career, and assets, all of which can be threatened by the prospect of ending your marriage. Issues ranging from the equitable division of your marital estate to financial support, such as child custody and child and spousal support, require thoughtful and comprehensive legal guidance to protect your best interests.

Whether your case involves a “gray divorce,” in which your lengthy marriage is ending after decades, a high net-worth divorce, or a divorce requiring the valuation of your business or other assets, our team can help. We bring superior care, professionalism, and discretion in these private legal matters that can be complicated, contentious, and emotionally challenging.

Schedule a confidential consultation with one of our Albany divorce attorneys by calling us at 518-936-4095  or  completing our online contact form .

Our Matrimonial Services in Albany

Matrimonial law issues can profoundly impact your future, from your family relationships to your assets, career, business ownership, business interests, professional practice, and more. Because of the potential high stakes, working with an attorney who understands the importance of resolving these matters effectively and with your best interests in mind is vital.

Our team at The Glennon Law Firm, P.C. is sensitive to your needs, objectives, and unique circumstances.

We craft legal strategies tailored to you in matters that can include:

  • Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. These contracts protect your financial interests should your marriage end in divorce or death. We can help you negotiate, draft, or review agreements before or after the wedding.
  • Gray divorce. These divorces involve spouses aged 50 and above who have often been married for decades; they can have complexities ranging from long-term accumulated assets to retirement considerations, health challenges, and other factors. The division of marital property and debt. New York’s equitable distribution policy in divorce is meant to be fair and just. We can work to ensure that your legal rights are protected in this matter with an optimum resolution by negotiation or trial based on the facts and circumstances of your case.
  • High asset/High net worth divorce. We understand the complexities and nuances of financial decisions regarding multi-faceted assets and liabilities, businesses, medical, dental, and other professional practices, extensive properties, retirement accounts, and more.
  • Business valuation. This can be a pivotal issue in divorce for business owners. We have extensive experience in the proper valuation of your business or practice.

Our attorneys are skilled negotiators and trial lawyers who can provide the comprehensive legal assistance you need to navigate your divorce proceeding with security. We are here to help you through every contingency to achieve a marital settlement agreement that allows you to move forward confidently. 

Learn more about how our accomplished Albany divorce lawyers can help you by contacting The Glennon Law Firm, P.C. at  518-936-4095.

Commonly Asked Questions

What are the grounds for divorce in New York?

In New York, grounds for divorce include cruel and inhuman treatment, imprisonment, separation, irretrievable breakdown of relationship, adultery, and abandonment. Both no-fault and at-fault divorces are allowed

How long does it take to get a divorce?

The duration of the divorce process in New York is influenced by factors such as the intricacy of the case and whether the divorce is disputed or agreed upon. It usually spans from a few months to over a year to conclude a divorce

What is the process for dividing assets in a divorce?

The procedure for asset distribution in a divorce encompasses pinpointing and assessing all properties, which may include real estate, monetary accounts, vehicles, and personal belongings. These assets are then shared fairly among the spouses, considering elements like the duration of the marriage, each partner's financial input, and each party's necessities.

Can I get spousal support in a divorce?

A spouse may be eligible for spousal support, sometimes known as alimony, depending on a variety of criteria. These may include the length of the marriage, each partner's salary and earning potential, and the way of life they have maintained together. The court will consider these facts while deciding whether alimony is warranted and how much should be granted.

What is the difference between a contested and uncontested divorce?

A contested divorce arises when the partners are unable to find common ground on several matters, which might include asset distribution, child custody, or alimony. Conversely, an uncontested divorce is when the parties can resolve all disputes without the need for help from the court. Uncontested divorces usually proceed more swiftly and are less costly compared to their contested counterparts.

Do I need an attorney for my divorce?

Although self-representation in a divorce is an option, it's strongly advised to engage the services of a seasoned divorce lawyer. Such a professional can navigate you through the legal proceedings, safeguard your rights, and champion your best interests. They also have the capacity to assist in brokering a just settlement and stand for you in court if required.

Protect Your Interests with Experienced Divorce Lawyers

The process of divorce can be intricate and emotionally taxing. At The Glennon Law Firm, P.C., our proficient team of divorce attorneys is ready to assist you through each phase of your divorce litigation while safeguarding your interests.

Why choose our matrimonial attorneys?

  • Vast expertise: Our team boasts years of proficiency in managing divorce cases, equipping us with the acumen and capabilities to steer through even the most intricate scenarios.
  • Customized strategy: We recognize that each divorce case is distinct, and we dedicate time to understanding your worries and objectives. Our attorneys will collaborate closely with you to craft a strategy tailored to your specific requirements.
  • Strong advocacy: Our commitment is to champion your rights and strive for a just and balanced resolution. Our attorneys will vigorously defend your interests, and if needed, in court.
  • Compassionate support: We recognize that divorce can be an emotional burden, and we extend our heartfelt support throughout your journey. Our attorneys are readily available to respond to your questions, offer advice, and provide comfort during this tough time.

In the realm of divorce, the presence of a proficient and committed legal squad can significantly impact the outcome. Reach out to The Glennon Law Firm, P.C. to arrange a discussion and discover how we can assist you in confidently traversing your divorce procedures.

Learn more about how our accomplished Albany divorce lawyers can help you by contacting The Glennon Law Firm, P.C. at (585) 294-0303.

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