Westbury Divorce Attorneys
In 2010, more than 2,700 marriages ended in Nassau County. If you are seeking to terminate a marriage in Westbury, New York, our lawyers at Wisselman, Harounian & Associates are ready to give you personalized legal assistance that you need. Our lawyers are highly respected in the family law and divorce litigation community. As one of the largest divorce law firms in the area, we make a point to go the extra mile to provide our clients with the compassionate and understanding legal assistance they would find at a smaller firm while maintaining an aggressive and assertive reputation in the courtroom.
Divorce is never easy. In fact, terminating your marriage may be one of the most emotionally and financially draining experiences you have ever faced. We understand. If you want a top-notch Westbury divorce lawyer with the experience to handle your case, call our office today and schedule a free, personal case evaluation. To serve you to the best of our ability, we are ready to take your call anytime: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We understand busy schedules, which is why we'll even schedule a consultation after business hours and offer free phone consultations on Saturdays.
At our firm, we are experienced in every facet of divorce law. Are you and your future spouse thinking about writing a prenuptial agreement? We can help. Many couples are hesitant to actually establish prenuptial agreements because they are afraid to talk about divorce. Divorce is a real and prevalent issue in American society, but remember this: A prenuptial agreement does not necessitate divorce. In fact, prenuptial agreements can facilitate a sense of openness between you and your future spouse.
If you have decided that divorce is the best option for you and your family, but are afraid of dragging your personal life through the courtroom, ask our lawyers at Wisselman, Harounian & Associates about alternative methods. Divorce mediation is an alternative to taking your case before a judge. Our attorneys are skilled mediators and can guide you in settling divorce negotiations without courtroom intervention. If you are intimidated by the publicity and openness of standard courtroom proceedings, mediation may be the perfect answer for you. Since our establishment in 1976, our attorneys have accumulated more than 150 combined years of legal experience. With this kind of knowledge and understanding behind us, we are ready to help you in front of a judge or through divorce mediation.
If you are facing serious marital problems but aren't sure whether or not you actually want to end your marriage, you and your spouse may want to consider legal separation. In short, legal separation allows you and your spouse to pursue separate lives - away from each other - while legally remaining married. Legal separation is a legitimate, legal condition designed to give couples time to decide whether or not they really want to terminate their marriages. To learn more about legal separation and other divorce alternatives, speak with a lawyer from our firm.
Handling Complex Divorce Litigation in Westbury
Some divorce cases are more difficult than others. Since the Marriage Equality Act, the state of New York recognizes same-sex marriages as legitimate and legally binding - just like heterosexual marriage relationships. If you are seeking to end a same-sex marriage speak with a lawyer from our firm today. Because your marriage relationship is not acknowledged by the federal government, your case may require extra attention. Our lawyers are willing to go the extra mile to make sure that every legal issue related to your divorce is handled correctly and resolved efficiently.
Other Cases We Handle
Our attorneys' legal acumen is not limited to family law. We are well versed and highly experienced in other legal fields, too. If you need help handling an issue involving real estate or business litigation, we can help. Additionally, we are experienced in estate planning. Whether you realize it or not, estate planning is important for everyone - not just the wealthy, elderly, or seriously ill. If you own a car, house, bank account, real estate, financial assets, or possessions of any kind, you have an estate and should make sure that your belongings fall into the right hands when you die.
Do you know what will happen to your belongings when you die? If you have failed to plan your estate, all of your assets will be divided up according to New York state law. Without a will or trust, the government decides who will inherit your belongings. Allow a lawyer from our firm to give you peace of mind about the future of your financial assets, heirlooms, and other valuables through estate planning. To learn more about the cases we handle, call our office today!