Putnam County Divorce Attorney
Filing for Divorce in Putnam County, New York?
The process of divorce can feel like a storm of confusion, stress, and paperwork, especially when you were not the one who requested the divorce. Matters can only feel more unstable when you consider that your livelihood could be on the line as your finances, property, and even time spent with your children is to be divided between you and your spouse. To feel like you are standing on solid ground again, react fast and retain the services of our Putnam County divorce lawyers from the Law Office of Dennis R. Vetrano, Jr., LLC.
We do primarily family law and we do it well. We have gained a reputation as being dedicated and aggressive in court yet knowledgeable and compassionate to our clients across the state of New York. Whether we need to steel you for a courtroom conflict or guide you to peaceful negotiations, we will be by your side.
Dial 845.605.4330 or contact us online to speak with a dynamic team of Putnam County divorce lawyers today.
Does it Matter Who Files For Divorce First in NY?
No, ordinarily it does not matter who files for divorce first in NY. The spouse filing does not receive any advantage on "setting the tone" of the divorce proceedings. The courts in NY state utilize these principles to both parties and not just one.
New York Grounds for Divorce
In New York, there are seven grounds for divorce. Six of those grounds are for fault-based divorce, while one of them is for a no-fault divorce.
- Cruel and Inhuman Treatment
- Judgement Separation
- Separation Agreement
- Irretrievable Breakdown
Irretrievable breakdown of the relationship is the only no-fault ground for divorce. It also requires that your relationship has been broken for at least six months.
Benefits of an Uncontested Divorce in Putnam County, NY
Seeking an uncontested divorce in Putnam County, NY can be a great option for couples looking to end their marriage without facing the potential drama and financial cost that could be associated with a contested divorce. An uncontested divorce offers the benefit of being cheaper and faster than other forms of dissolving marriage, which can create further tension between spouses.
It also eliminates public court involvement which will help protect each spouse's privacy. Choosing uncontested divorce also allows for greater control over important terms in the divorce process, such as division of property and spousal maintenance payments. Ultimately, an uncontested divorce benefits New York couples by providing them a fair and sensible way to quickly end their marriage amicably.
Our Clients Benefit from Our Litigation Skills
With our collective years of experience handling all manners of family law disputes, we are entirely confident that we can support you in any case that you bring to our doorstep. Whatever is bothering you bothers us, and we can put our heads together to quickly find you a smart legal solution.
Some of the cases we can help you with include:
We understand that family is the root of family law. When you work with us for your divorce, we will not intentionally place a division between you and your ex-spouse. The best conclusions are oftentimes the ones that benefit both sides of the relationship, and we can pursue such an outcome while simultaneously ensuring that your best interests are maintained.
We Are Not Afraid to Take Your Case to Trial
The New York divorce process offers a unique approach for couples to settle their issues through mediation instead of traditional court proceedings. Our Putnam County divorce attorneys know how to guide you through the mediation process to ensure that you don't agree to a bad compromise just to avoid conflict. But if an issue cannot be resolved, we are not afraid to take your case to trial to fight for what's best for you, your family, and most importantly, your children.
Free Case Evaluations Mean You Have Nothing to Lose
The future might not be crystal clear, but you do not have to let it stay cloudy and uncertain. Take advantage of a complimentary initial consultation with our Putnam County divorce attorneys today.
When you tell us what is going on in your life, we can tell you what legal options may be available to you. We believe a simple back-and-forth conversation with us can do wonders for your confidence. Contact us today and we would be happy to discuss your case in more detail.
Contact us now to get started on your case!
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Read What Past Clients Had to Say
“The outcome of the case was perfect and the case settled without any issues. I had no chance to stress!” - Rosa Gonzalez
“Very professional, yet compassionate.” - Rebecca T.
Our Team Knows How to Negotiate Aggressively for Clients
Our Attorneys Have Substantial Trial Experience
Our Firm Treats Every Client With the Respect They Deserve
Our Team Has the Knowledge, Experience, and Resources to Successfully Try a Case
We have the Ability to Know Which Cases Need to Be Tried and Which Cases Can Be Settled
We Focus on Compassion, Communication & Effectiveness