Grounds for Legal Separation in Suffolk County

Legal Separation: Suffolk County Divorce Lawyer

Often married couples find themselves not wanting to get divorced, although they want to go in separate directions and lead different lives from each other. This is usually after being married for many years and there are often kids to think about in making such a serious, life-altering decision. There are multiple different circumstances that would allow for a couple to legally separate, rather than obtain a divorce. In these certain circumstances, a couple may have legal grounds for a separation: physical abuse, adultery having been committed, spouse being sentenced to 3 plus years in prison, voluntary separation, irreconcilable differences, and abandonment.

Suffolk County Divorce Attorney and Legal Separation

Much like a divorce, determining important details such as child custody and support, spousal support is the goal so a written separation agreement can be reached. As in a divorce, the court can determine all of those issues and the distribution of a married couple's assets if they cannot come to an agreement. These things are made easier by retaining the services of a Suffolk County divorce attorney who is knowledgeable in the field of divorce and separation, and state law in these issues.

Having Steven P. Kuhn, Esq. represent you means having an experienced and knowledgeable attorney on your side. With over 25 years of experience in the field of family law, we can advise you on how state law will affect your case. We will work aggressively on your behalf to help you negotiate the separation agreement and obtain everything to which you are entitled. A separation can be a very difficult and stressful experience, and it is our goal to make it as fast and smooth as is possible for you. Our firm serves individuals seeking a legal separation throughout the towns of Suffolk County.

To learn more about a legal separation and how to proceed, contact a Suffolk County divorce lawyer at the firm.

Steven P. Kuhn, Attorney at Law
Suffolk County Divorce Lawyer
Located at
5225 Route 347, Building 7, Suite 37
Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776.

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