Merrick Divorce Attorneys

Since our beginning in 1976, our attorneys at Wisselman & Associates have accumulated more than 150 years of legal experience helping clients navigate complicated divorce cases. If you are filing for a divorce, you probably feel overwhelmed and have a lot of unanswered questions. We want to answer your questions and give you peace of mind about the future. Our firm is ranked among the largest divorce litigation firms in the area; let us put our knowledge and manpower to work for you. We are whole-heartedly devoted to helping our clients and giving them the best representation we can offer.

Jerry Wisselman and three other attorneys at our firm have been selected for inclusion on the list of Super Lawyers® or Rising Stars®​. This honor is given to 5% of New York lawyers and we are certain that a reputation for legal professionalism precedes us to the courtroom. Whether you are facing a volatile divorce or a mutual separation, we are willing to help any client in the Merrick area receive the legal assistance they need. At our firm, we want to provide you with aggressive, effective, and assertive legal representation while treating your case with the compassionate respect that it deserves.

We are dedicated to giving our clients the personal attention their case demands. Divorce isn't easy. In fact, terminating your marriage will affect not only your life, but the lives of everyone around for years to come. We understand. Let our divorce lawyers serving Merrick, NY help you understand your legal rights and circumstances so that you can make the best legal decisions for your future and the future of your family. If you have questions, feel free to call our office at any time and schedule a free case evaluation. The sooner we hear from you the sooner we can begin to help.

150 Years of Combined Experience Working for You

At Wisselman & Associates, we are ready to help you with any issue related to matrimonial or family litigation. Are you thinking about establishing a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement? Many unmarried couples are reticent to write up prenuptial agreements because they are afraid to talk about divorce. In reality, prenuptial agreements do not necessitate divorce. However, divorce is a prevalent issue in American culture and couples looking forward to marriage should not turn a blind eye to this reality. Similarly, postnuptial agreements may be useful for couples looking to file a divorce. Postnuptial agreements may deal with a variety of issues, including:

If you have decided that filing for a divorce is the best thing for your future and the future of your family, you may have to reach a child custody agreement with your spouse, too. Although with your own well-being, you and your former spouse will have to take the livelihood of your children into serious consideration. Child custody agreements can be heartbreaking. In fact, reaching a child custody agreement may the most difficult part of the divorce process. Remember this: The child's best interest will decide the custody agreement - not what you or your former spouse want, or what you think is best for you or your spouse.

Other Cases We Handle

At our firm, we can help you with any family litigation matter you face. We are also experience in other practice areas, too. For example, our attorneys are well-versed in real estate law and estate planning. This includes being able to handle the buying or selling of your property, protecting your assets for future generations, and assuring that your last wishes are upheld. Call our firm today and we can discuss your options with you. We are ready to help you reach your goals in a timely and effective manner.

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