Compassionate Matrimonial Legal Support
Ending your marriage is emotionally, mentally and financially stressful. It is a life-changing event that has a far-reaching impact on you, your home, your children and your future. The personal and financial implications of divorce are complex. Negotiating a separation agreement, filing for divorce, and working out details of child custody can be a contentious and emotional battle. At this point you need a lawyer who understands your situation, and can support you with effective legal representation to protect your rights and achieve resolution in your best interest.
The matrimonial attorneys of Phelan, Phelan & Danek LLP appreciate the seriousness of your situation and provide compassionate legal support. We are experienced in divorce, matrimonial and family law matters, including separation agreements, divorce mediation and litigation, division of property, child custody, alimony and support. We have comprehensive knowledge of New York state divorce law and the process of negotiating, mediating and litigating your action. Our matrimonial and family law attorneys are focused on helping you through these trying times.
We start by listening to you, understanding the issues, and having detailed discussion about your rights and obligations. We focus on you, what your situation is and what your primary objectives are. Based on your needs and desires, we plan the legal approach that best suits you and your family. We strive to expeditiously resolve your case if negotiation with your spouse is possible. If negotiation and an amicable agreement is not possible, we are skilled litigators who will vigorously present and resolve your case in court.
The Phelan, Phelan & Danek LLP Matrimonial Attorney
Marie Flynn Danek
Marie is an accomplished matrimonial attorney who has dedicated her career to providing compassionate legal support to individuals and families in the stressful times of separation and divorce. Sensitive to the emotional dynamics of divorce, she is an accomplished negotiator and litigator.
Know And Protect Your Rights
In New York, there are seven legally acceptable grounds for divorce. The attorneys of Phelan Phelan & Danek LLP are well-versed in each, and can help guide you to a resolution of your situation regardless of the reason for your divorce. Based upon recent changes to New York state law, today, the most common type of divorce is a no-fault divorce. A no-fault divorce can be brought due to an irretrievable breakdown in the relationship for a period of at least six months. A no-fault divorce can also be brought on the grounds that partners have lived separate and apart for more than one year following the execution of a separation agreement. The separation agreement lays out the rights and responsibilities of both you and your spouse, including division of property, child custody, parenting schedules, child support and spousal maintenance. Before signing this critical document, please give us the opportunity to meet with you. From signing a separation agreement, to negotiating or litigating your case, ensure that your best interests and the rights of you and your family are protected by discussing your case with Phelan, Phelan & Danek LLP‘s compassionate attorneys.