Matrimonial Law in New York

When legal action is necessary to resolve matrimonial problems, you must entrust these matters to a compassionate and knowledgeable family lawyer. As a practicing matrimonial law attorney for more than 37 years, Lawrence N. Rothbart can gently guide and protect you and your family during the separation or divorce process, as well as when developing custody and parenting plans or confronting litigation. He can help you through a contentious divorce, negotiate a fair child support award, and fight for your access to your children and advocate for an equitable property settlement.

As a seasoned practitioner, Lawrence N. Rothbart knows that litigation is often not the best way to resolve family and matrimonial law matters. He advocates for the amicable resolution of matrimonial law issues through mediation and collaborative practice, whenever possible. However, if an agreement cannot be reached, in those models he will advocate zealously for his clients within the adversarial model.

Mr. Rothbart’s matrimonial law practice consists of resolving family law issues such as:

  • Uncontested divorce
  • Contested divorce
  • Child custody
  • Child support
  • Mediation
  • Collaborative law
  • Settlement negotiation
  • Separation agreements
  • Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements

Why is it Important to Work with a Matrimonial Law Expert?
Marriage and divorce are personal issues. They are very emotional and can be difficult to see from an objective point of view. Whether you are embarking on the joy of a new marriage of you have decided to transition from marriage to divorce, the guidance and support of a matrimonial lawyer are essential.

No matter how you approach it, marriage, divorce, and other family issues have legal ramifications. You might be focused on your feelings, but that will not change the facts and the way the law will treat you and your loved ones. Having someone on your side who understands laws regarding marriage and divorce is an essential part of protecting yourself and your family’s most vulnerable members.

How Do You Know You Need an Expert in Matrimonial Law?
Are you looking for a simple and effective way you protect your assets before you marry? Did you get married and later realize that you missed an opportunity to do so? Have you and your spouse decided to end your marriage and you need assistance with dividing assets and making important parenting decisions?

These are some of the toughest decisions you will ever make. Even when you are in the process of getting married, you can be faced with difficult legal decisions. It is important to make sure you have the protection needed to ensure your future is secure. Nobody wants their marriage to end, but all too often this is exactly what happens. You need to know that you are protected right from the beginning. And if anything ever changes, that you and your children will be able to move forward as easily as possible.

If you are faced with difficult legal decisions concerning your family, you need sound legal guidance. You need someone who understands the laws in your state and who knows how difficult and emotionally charged these issues can be for most families even under the best of circumstances. Working with an expert in a family means you will have what you need to make the best decisions possible for your family no matter the circumstances.

A matrimonial lawyer like Larry Rothbart can help.

Mr. Rothbart’s focus on matrimonial law has provided him the skill and knowledge necessary to handle any family law issue in New York. He understands the laws that affect your family and he knows how challenging it can be to make legal decisions when emotions are involved. He provides the sound guidance and legal advice needed to ensure what is most important to you is protected.

He is willing to fight to protect you and your children, but he also understands that the court system is not always the best place to resolve family legal matters. Though it is sometimes unavoidable, settling issues related to divorce, parenting, and other issues are best done outside of the courtroom. Mr. Rothbart has helped people from all walks of life throughout New York deal with the issues that affect them the most. Family transitions are difficult, but that does not mean they need to be destructive. Taking an alternative approach to these matters is often best for everyone involved.

Contact a Dedicated New York City Matrimonial Law Attorney
If you are going through a divorce or confronting another matrimonial law issue, contact Lawrence N. Rothbart online or call (212) 812-0694 to set up a confidential consultation to learn about your legal rights and options.