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Is Your Divorce Contested or Uncontested?

In New York, divorces are generally classified as either contested or uncontested. Contested divorces are those in which some element is in dispute. Uncontested divorces are those in which both spouses have reached agreements on everything from property division, child custody and child support to spousal support.

Whether your case is contested or uncontested, having an experienced lawyer on your side is important. A lawyer will look after your interests, helping you avoid costly mistakes that may be difficult to correct in the future. The lawyers at Kelton & Teichner have more than 30 years of experience handling both contested and uncontested divorces in Queens and Nassau counties. To schedule an initial consultation at no cost to you, call 800-419-7751 or reach us online by sending an email.

In a Divorce, Things Are Seldom as They Seem

People often come to us with what they believe to be an uncontested divorce case. When they realize they have not addressed some issue — how the house will be sold, who will be responsible for debts or the religious upbringing of the child — disputes arise. We are skilled at handling all disputes including those involving high-asset or same-sex divorce.

Whatever the dispute, we will help you find resolution. We know how to find solutions for the following common family law challenges:

Contested Divorces Do Not Require Trial

If you have a contested divorce, or your uncontested divorce turns into a contested one, that does not necessarily mean your case will go to trial. While we are skilled and experienced in the courtroom, we know that this is a stressful, costly and time-consuming option. If a positive resolution can be reached without trial, we will guide you in that direction.

The First Step Toward the Future

When you first contact our attorneys, you will have the opportunity to ask questions. You want to know what your rights are. You want to know about timing. You want to know about cost. In order to answer these questions, we will need to learn about your situation. We have to find out about your short-term and long-term needs. Count on us to stand by your side from the very start, guiding you toward a future you can be happy with.

Contact a New York Attorney for a Free Consultation

Call 800-419-7751 or send an email to schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced Queens attorneys. We are available 24 hours a day in emergency situations. Se habla español.

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