Divorce Lawyer Serving Long Island, NY
Making the decision to file for divorce is difficult. Following through can be even more complex and emotionally trying, particularly if you have children. New York divorce lawyer Sari M. Friedman is dedicated to guiding individuals and families through the divorce process in such a way as to cause the least amount of turmoil and emotional trauma – all while protecting the interests and future of her clients.
A mother of two, with over 25 years of legal experience and a legal practice devoted exclusively to matrimonial and family law, attorney Sari Friedman has the knowledge and familiarity with New York divorces and all of the issues that surround a divorce. This includes: child custody and support, alimony or maintenance, property division, visitation and more. Attorney Friedman and her team of skilled family law attorneys help clients throughout all of Long Island & New York City.
Filing for Divorce in New York
To file for divorce in New York, you must have grounds. New York is what is referred to as an “at fault” divorce state, meaning that you cannot file for divorce based upon irreconcilable differences. The grounds for divorce in New York include: cruel and inhuman treatment, abandonment, adultery, legal separation, and imprisonment.