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Dutchess County Divorce Attorney

Experienced Divorce Lawyer Serving Clients in Poughkeepsie & Surrounding Areas

Dutchess County divorce attorney

The decision to end a marriage is never easy. Emotions typically run high during a divorce and the process can easily become contentious. However, with the help of the right attorney, your divorce case does not have to be a war. At Lisa E. Hartley, P.C. we provide 30+ years of experience in matrimonial services.

What are the Grounds for Divorce in New York?

There are certain New York has laws that limit why you can get a divorce. The approved grounds for divorce will have to be used when filing.

There are now seven grounds you can use to get a divorce in New York:

  1. Irretrievable breakdown
  2. Cruel and inhuman treatment
  3. Abandonment
  4. Imprisonment
  5. Adultery
  6. Judgment of separation
  7. Separation agreement

Types of Divorce in NY

The different types of divorce in the state of New York are:

  • Uncontested divorce
  • Contested divorce
  • Collaborative divorce

How Many Years Do You Have to Be Married to Get Alimony in NY?

There is no precise timeframe on how long partners in NY need to be married for one spouse to acquire alimony. Regardless, how long the couple was married can affect how long the spouse receives spousal support.

Contact Our Dutchess County Divorce Attorneys Today

Contact our team of professional Dutchess County divorce lawyers. We are here to help guide you through the divorce process.

Contact us online or call us at(845) 305-5595 to schedule a consultation with a divorce attorney in Dutchess County now.

Why Hire Attorney Lisa E. Hartley?

Compassionate, Trustworthy Counsel You Deserve
  • Aggressive Advocacy for Clients' Needs
  • Reliable Communication When You Need It the Most
  • Honest, Transparent Counsel
  • Personal & Hands-On Attention to Each Case
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