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Long Island Divorce Attorney

Powerful Assistance for Family Law Proceedings

If you are in the midst of divorce or a legal dispute among family members, you are likely overwhelmed, fearful, and unsure what you can do to protect your relationships with your loved ones and ensure your voice is heard before the court. You need to retain the powerful legal advocacy and caring counsel of an experienced family law firm as soon as possible. Our attorneys at Scupp & Berman, LLP have helped countless individuals and families during our decades of experience in divorce and family law cases in Long Island, and we would be proud to assist you during this difficult time.

We know that these cases are sensitive, as they involve the people you love most and the assets you most value, and our team works tirelessly to provide excellent counsel to give your case the best opportunity of achieving success. When seeking a family law attorney, it is important to understand which characteristics and skills your lawyer needs to possess. Your attorney should have a great deal of experience and hold to a commitment to their clients’ interests, because the outcome of your case will affect you and your family for years into the future.

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Are you considering divorce?

Ending a marriage is complicated, and there are many matters that must be addressed before the process is complete. If you are going through divorce, we can help you understand your options and help you choose the right path for your family. If you and your spouse are pursuing an uncontested divorce, we can work with you to create a fair divorce agreement so that you can avoid having to go to court. In situations that involve only one spouse who wishes to end the marriage, the proceedings are often highly emotional and volatile, and it is important to have a knowledgeable attorney on your side if you are going through a contested divorce.

As of October 12, 2010, married couples in in the state of New York may now file for divorce on a no-fault basis, a long overdue change that finally offers spouses a way to end their marriage without resorting to false accusations or long waiting periods under a separation agreement. A spouse may now file for no-fault divorce on the grounds that the marriage has been irretrievably broken for at least 6 months; you do not have to find a way to prove that the breakdown of the relationship is your spouse’s fault, which helps avoid some unnecessary contention. Changes were also made in regard to temporary maintenance, child support modifications and the payment of attorney fees in a divorce.

Should you choose to work with our legal team, you will be able to breathe easier knowing that you will have an experienced attorney on your side that is both fully able and prepared to help you move through your divorce. From issues with marital property (such as property division and asset division) to alimony, separation agreements and pre/post nuptial agreements, you can be confident knowing that we will be by your side every step of the way to protect your rights and help make the process as effective and painless as possible. Our firm will work adamantly to ensure your voice is heard at every stage of your proceedings, and you can trust that we will always fight for your best interests.

Children & Family Law in Long Island

We know that few cases are more significant or delicate than those that involve children, and our attorneys can provide you with strategic and comprehensive representation if you are in the midst of a dispute over the care of your children. Our team can advocate on your behalf before the judge during your custody or child support hearings, and we will relentlessly seek to protect your relationship with your children. We can help you pursue more frequent visitation with your little ones, and assist you through the proper steps of relocation if you would like to move away to provide your children with a better life.

Our firm understands the frustration you feel when you are not given adequate time to spend with your children, which is why we offer aggressive advocacy for fathers' rights. Similarly, after divorce or other breakups, grandparents are often kept from their grandchildren out of spite, and if this is your situation, it is important to understand your grandparent's rights. We can assist you in filing for visitation, and if the court grants you time with your grandchildren, you will have legally enforceable rights that help you protect your precious relationship with them.

How can Scupp & Berman, LLP help?

Our legal team provides the highest quality legal services to clients in Long Island and other areas of Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Understanding all aspects of New York law in relation to divorce, custody and other personal matters is vital, as we have specific state statutes that affect cases in family law. We assist our clients in navigating through the court system and energetically protect their rights throughout the process. When a marriage ends, there are many legal matters to settle, and the two parties may not be in agreement, or in many cases are not able to communicate at all. We are skilled in negotiating with the opposing attorney on our client's behalf, and stand firm on those matters that are of most concern, measured against the existing state law. A full evaluation of your personal family law matter should be undertaken in order to advise you how it is expected that the case will proceed.

We understand thoroughly the importance of the outcome in your case and will protect your rights throughout the case. We take on cases committed to providing the highest quality legal services to our clients, and are proud of our successful record in all types of family law matters. Each case is given the full attention and focus deserved, and we keep our clients closely informed of all progress in their case. Our outstanding client service has brought us countless referrals and we are extremely proud of our staff and their dedication to high quality client care and communication.

At our firm, we are prepared to take on cases that are both confusing and complex, and we are dedicated to providing exceptional legal counsel no matter the challenges you face. For this reason, we are not deterred by cases involving domestic violence and orders of protection, parental alienation, modifications of prior court orders, and delicate divorces that involve such things as high net worth or members of the military. We have vast experience in family law matters and can take on virtually every type of case that we are presented with, and our team handles every case with professional excellence. No matter the unique circumstances that you are facing, you can be confident knowing that we will have the experience and dedication needed to protect your rights and interests. If you would like to discuss your available options and retain our caring counsel for your case, please contact a Long Island divorce attorney from our firm at your earliest convenience to learn more!

Areas We Serve: Suffolk County, Nassau County, Great Neck, Hempstead and Garden City.

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The Law Offices of Scupp & Berman, LLP - Long Island Divorce Attorney
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