Long Island Uncontested Divorce
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An amicable and swift divorce is possible. It is possible when there are
no major disagreements between either divorcing party about finances and
other divorce-related issues, and it is also possible in cases where the
responding party fails to appear at a divorce action or hearing.
Whatever your case, a
Long Island divorce attorney from the Rubenfeld Law Firm can ensure that all your legal bases are covered,
personalized counsel for every step of the way.
We make effective communication our priority, starting with a FREE consult.
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Our attorney has represented divorce and family law clients throughout
Long Island, Suffolk County, and New York for
more than two decades. Don’t hesitate to find out what experienced, caring, and insightful
representation can do for you.
How Does an Uncontested Divorce Work in New York?
An uncontested divorce can either be on consent, on default, or by publication.
On consent means that your spouse agrees to the divorce action and will sign the required
documents. If your uncontested divorce is
on default, your spouse is served the divorce papers, but does not provide a written
objection to stop the divorce from going forward.
If the divorce is
by publication, the court provides you the permission to publish a legal notice. This
is for cases where a person does not know the whereabouts of his or her spouse.
In a divorce that is by consent, the parties have to agree on all legal
issues, which could include:
The benefits of an uncontested divorce? When it is the result of respectful negotiations, an uncontested divorce
can save you months, potentially years of time. This in turn saves you
a great deal of money. You will also have much more control over the outcome
of your case as opposed to a
contested divorce, where a judge can determine your future.
Why You Need a Divorce Lawyer for Uncontested Divorce
In order to protect your interests for the long term,
you will need to create a thorough, written agreement to finalize your divorce, one that will be filed with the court as part
of your uncontested divorce package. While no court appearances are needed,
you will still need an experienced attorney to ensure that every aspect
of your divorce is completed correctly.
There is no replacement for experience.
Rubenfeld Law Firm, you benefit from:
- 25 years of divorce and family law experience
- Personalized, professional, and ethical representation
- Excellent and consistent communication
Even in divorces where a couple can agree, you are still facing legal complexities,
complexities that you need to successfully navigate in order to forge
the next chapter of your life.
You cannot afford any mistakes. If you are contemplating uncontested divorce, you can rely on our Long
Island attorney to deliver the high quality counsel they have provided