Long Island Divorce & Family Law Firm Established in 1976

Manhasset Divorce Attorneys

Helping You During Marital and Financial Crisis

Divorce is one of the most difficult and stressful experiences an individual will ever endure and, moreover, it can also an incredibly complex legal process. Given how much is at stake, it is crucial to seek skilled legal guidance early on to ensure a favorable outcome. The terms of your divorce decree will likely affect your life and your children’s lives for many years to come, so do not hesitate to reach out to the Manhasset family law team at Wisselman, Harounian & Associates, P.C. With over 150 years of combined legal experience helping clients during marital crisis, you can feel confident in our ability to effectively assist you.

Get started today and reach out to Manhasset attorneys at Wisselman, Harounian & Associates, P.C. (516) 773-8300 to set up a free consultation.

The Residency Requirements

Before you can file for a divorce in New York, you will have to meet the state’s residency requirements.

Below are the residency requirements in New York:

  • If one spouse lives in the state at the time of the filing, the spouse living in the state must meet a minimum 2-year residency requirements
  • If couple married in New York and one spouse is still a resident, there is a one-year residency requirement
  • If both spouses resided in the state and one is still a resident, there is a one-year residency requirement
  • If the spouses are both residents of the state and the grounds for divorce arose in the state, there is no minimum residency requirement

Fault or No-Fault Divorce

Every state in the country offers no-fault divorce, which means that if you wish to divorce your spouse, you do not need grounds for it other than “irretrievable breakdown” or “irreconcilable differences”. However, New York also allows spouses to file for divorce based on a variety of grounds.

Below are the grounds for divorce spouses can cite when filing:

  • Abandonment for a period of at least one year
  • Adultery
  • Cruel or inhuman treatment
  • Imprisonment for three or more years in a row
  • Divorce after legal separation

Key Issues You Will Address

When spouses divorce, they will have to unlink their lives in many ways. If you have children or a substantial number of assets, the process will be even more complex.

Below are some of the key legal matters spouses must address while dissolving their marriage:

  • Child custody and visitation
  • Prenuptial agreements
  • Property, asset, and debt division
  • Retirement assets and real property
  • Separate property and inherited property
  • Spousal support
  • Child support
  • Fertility and IVF issues
  • Legal fees and expert fees

Reach Out to Our Compassionate Divorce Team Today!

If you are getting a divorce, you need an experienced attorney in your corner to help you navigate the process. Our Manhasset divorce team at Wisselman, Harounian & Associates, P.C will provide strategic and compassionate guidance, so you can achieve your goals and protect your interests. You do not have to go through this on your own!

Take the first step toward the next chapter in your life and reach out to our law office at (516) 773-8300 to set up a free consultation and discuss the details of your divorce case.

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  • Your skill, patience, and calm disposition brought me reassurance.

    “Thank you very much for your help throughout my divorce. Your skill, patience, and calm disposition brought me reassurance during a very dark time. I appreciate everything you have done.”

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Reasons to Choose Wisselman, Harounian & Associates P.C.

  • We will go the extra mile to meet your needs.

    Our professionals will go above and beyond to create a solution that is tailored to fit the unique needs and goals of you and your family.

  • We will walk you through every decision.

    When you hire us, we will get to know you on a personal level, inform you of your options, and help you make the best decisions possible.

  • We will sort out all concerns on your mind.

    Our mission is to put your mind at ease, alleviate your worries, address all concerns, and answer any questions you have along the way.

  • We will always act in your best interests.

    We demonstrate an unparalleled level of commitment to our clients. When you work with us, your needs will always come first.

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