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What is Matrimonial & Family Law?

Matrimonial and family law encompass the laws and regulations governing marriage and issues involving your family. Matrimonial and family law also include the rules governing and process of separation, annulment or divorce. This includes laws relating to marital property, separate property, equitable distribution of property, spousal support and child support, and child custody when a marriage is in the process of being, or has been, dissolved. Matrimonial and family law also includes the interpretation of certain written agreements entered into by married couples or couples engaged to be married.

The New York Domestic Relations Law, along with New York contract law, provides the basic procedural framework for New York marriages, separations, annulments and divorces.

Need to find a family lawyer? Matrimonial and family lawyers assist with any and all of the following:

  • Marital Agreements:
  • Annulment:
  • Legal Separation:
  • Divorce:
  • Property Rights:
  • Spousal Support:
  • Child Support:
  • Child Custody/Visitation:
  • Protection Orders:
  • Fee Awards:

What can a matrimonial or family lawyer do for me?

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