Top New York Alimony Attorneys Near You

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Ingrid Gherman, P.C.

Alimony Attorney | New York, NY

917-397-2590

Over 30 Years’ Experience Finding Solutions and Winning Cases For Clients In All Matrimonial Law Matters. A Compassionate Heart, A Legal Mind. Litigation, Appeals, Mediation. NYC Area

For over 30 years New York family law attorney Ingrid Gherman has dedicated her practice exclusively to matrimonial law, focusing on divorce and child custody. She is uniquely qualified as an extremely effective litigator and a skillful mediator. A certified divorce mediator, she is able to offer clients divorce mediation as an alternative to traditional court litigation. …

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Angiuli & Gentile LLP

Alimony Attorney | Serving New York, NY

866-653-4672

Full-Service Family Law Representation on Staten Island. Your priority is our priority. You can rely on us to protect your rights, your property and your children.

Legal problems involving your family, children and property may stir up strong emotions and anxiety about what the future holds. You may be worried about your finances, the affect on your children and feel like you are loosing everything you worked for. If you are facing insurmountable differences and you may be facing a divorce and child custody issues, you may want to …

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Law Office of Paul Leavin

Alimony Attorney | New York, NY

Free Consultation

646-586-5562

A Tough, Effective, Long-Time Attorney Who Truthfully Informs You on the Best Course of Action – Negotiation or Litigation

If you are looking for a large firm, where associates do most of the work on your case, then I am not the attorney for you. I litigate against those firms all the time. However, if you’re looking for a creative, tough, experienced litigator, who will give you honest answers and give your case the personal attention and care it deserves, than you can count on …

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Jayson Lutzky, PC

Alimony Attorney | Serving New York, NY

Free Consultation

Se Habla Español

718-355-9175

New York City's Choice For Divorce and Family Law

A divorce, child custody case or other family law case does not always have to be a traumatic, combative experience. Even when the issues are complex, your future is at stake and emotions are running high, I will work hard to protect your legal rights while avoiding unnecessary conflict and stress. As an experienced New York City Family Law Attorney, I provide personal …

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Law Offices of David Bliven

Alimony Attorney | Serving New York, NY

Free Consultation

917-341-6580

We Have Over 17 Years of Experience Helping People of the Greater White Plains Area through Difficult Family Law Issues

I have been in practice for over 18 years, handling mostly divorce a family aw cases. As a former family court prosecutor, I have unique experience in having conducted hundreds of trials, and I am thus versatile with either simple or complex litigation. Contact me today if you need legal assistance with any of the following: Alimony (Maintenance) Equitable Distribution Post …

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New York Alimony Information

Alimony Law

Alimony, termed spousal support in some states, is awarded if one divorcing spouse earns significantly more than the other. The court also looks at the standard of living during the marriage and the future earning capacity of the spouse receiving alimony.

Do You Need an Alimony Lawyer?

Divorce is an emotional time, so it is in your best interest to use the services of a New York family law lawyer to handle the alimony issue. The lawyer handling the divorce may be able to negotiate a realistic resolution to whether alimony will be paid or received.

When to Hire a Lawyer

It is in your best interest to get legal help early on in addressing your situation. There are times when hiring a lawyer quickly is critical to your case, such as if you are charged with a crime. It may also be in your best interest to have a lawyer review the fine print before signing legal documents. A lawyer can also help you get the compensation you deserve if you've suffered a serious injury. For issues where money or property is at stake, having a lawyer guide you through the complexities of the legal system can save you time, hassle, and possibly a lot of grief in the long run.

Top Questions to Ask a Lawyer

  • What is the usual process to resolve my case? How long will it take to resolve this?
  • What are likely outcomes of a case like mine? What should I expect?

An experienced lawyer should be able to communicate a basic "road map" on how to proceed. The lawyer should be able to walk you through the anticipated process, key considerations, and potential pitfalls to avoid. Once you've laid out the facts of your situation to the lawyer, he/she should be able to frame expectations and likely scenarios to help you understand your legal issue.

How will an attorney charge me?

A reputable attorney will be very upfront about how he/she will charge you. The three most common fee structures that attorneys use to charge for their services are:

  • Bill by the hour
  • Contingent fee agreement
  • Flat fee agreement

Depending on your specific legal situation, it's possible that only one type of fee structure is available. For instance, criminal defense attorneys almost always bill by the hour. In a flat fee arrangement, an attorney accepts a one-time payment to help you resolve your issue. With a contingent fee agreement, the client pays little to nothing upfront and the attorney receives a percentage of the money recovered if you win your case.

Common legal terms explained

Pro se - This Latin term refers to representing yourself in court instead of hiring professional legal counsel. Pro se representation can occur in either criminal or civil cases.

Statute - Refers to a law created by a legislative body. For example, the laws enacted by Congress are statutes.

Subject matter jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority to hear the claim based on the specific type of issue brought to the court. For example, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court only has subject matter jurisdiction over bankruptcy filings, therefore it does not have the authority to render binding judgment over other types of cases, such as divorce.

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Court Locations in New York, NY

New York State Unified Court System, Supreme, Civil Term 

60 Centre St.,New York,NY10007
Phone: (646) 386-3600

New York State Unified Court System, Supreme, Civil Term 

80 Centre St.,New York,NY10013
Phone: (646) 386-3601

New York State Unified Court System, Supreme, Civil & Criminal Term 

111 Centre St.,New York,NY10013
Phone: (646) 386-3601