There are many reasons why a person might consider the need for a family law attorney or divorce attorney in New York. The most common reason a divorce attorney is contacted is if they are considering a separation or divorce from their spouse and consequently, divorces are the most common case type that is handled by the attorneys at Jackson Bergman. While divorce cases are common, there are a wide array of case types beyond divorce which our experienced lawyers can assist you with including issues ranging from child support, visitation rights, child custody, alimony, property distribution, and more. By partnering with Jackson Bergman, you’re assured you are getting a team of attorneys that are focused on working towards the best outcome for your situation. Our family law attorneys have helped our clients achieve life-changing results through the hard work and dedication we put into each case we take on.
The state of New York has its own set of complex laws that ultimately decide how family law cases are resolved in court and those laws are not easy to navigate. With the experience and advice from the team at Jackson Bergman on your side, you can make sense of these maze of laws and we can give you a solid grasp of what your rights are particular to your situation. Our team of Lawyers in our Binghamton office are happy to offer you a free initial consultation to help us understand the situation you are dealing with and devise a plan of action so you can get through your difficult time without the stress of wondering what pitfall might be waiting around the corner.
Any individual that has had to go through a divorce, a child custody battle or other family law case in New York will tell you that it is not enough to simply have a lawyer on your side who is knowledgeable. When you combine an attorney who is knowledgeable with an attorney who is also compassionate and caring with regards to your desired outcome in your case, you get a much more powerful advocate who will take the extra time and put in the extra effort to help you every step of the way. These are the types of attorneys you’ll find at the law firm of Jackson Bergman.
Since divorces are often fueled by emotion, many times one spouse can become angry with the other due to hurt feelings or a loss of trust. In part due to this rush of negative emotions during this difficult time, you may be feeling as though you will never be able to come to an agreement with your spouse in any sort of amicable manner. At Jackson Bergman we try our best to help you take your emotions out of the situation and find a way for you to get what you want and what you deserve without going down the road to a contested divorce. We do, however, realize that in certain circumstances an uncontested divorce is impossible and in that event our lawyers have the courtroom experience and knowledge of divorce law in New York State to navigate the complex laws regarding custody rights, property assets, and bank accounts that will undoubtedly come into question. You can rest assured our team of trial tested New York divorce attorneys can help you in a time when you’re feeling most vulnerable and anxious and give you the peace of mind you need to move forward with your case, and move forward with your life.
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It is true that no one knows your personal finances better than you. That is why our attorneys, when feasible, try to encourage our clients to take matters into their own hands and have control over a resolution both sides can live with through the drafting of a separation agreement. When you have two lawyers work against each other to settle those issues for you, only two people are going to win: The lawyers. If negotiations break down and the other spouse is being unreasonable, this is when the divorce attorneys at Jackson Bergman can use their seasoned negotiation and courtroom experience to help you resolve matters.
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Jackson Bergman provides our clients with compassionate legal advice and counsel in all matters relating to child custody. As parents ourselves, we understand that child custody can be one of the most difficult matters to resolve. The child custody attorneys at Jackson Bergman can work with divorcing parents to achieve a fair child custody arrangement that benefits all parties, most importantly your child. Whether by judicial determination or through effective negotiations, many issues can factor into the ultimate outcome of sole versus joint custody, primary residency, visitation privileges, and equitable distribution. Should litigation become necessary, we will go to court for you and fervently advocate on behalf of your best interests.
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Our community has an important responsibility to protect innocent children from suffering abuse and neglect at the hands of parents or caregivers. Understanding this responsibility, our lawyers are also aware that false reports of child abuse can cause just as much harm to the child and all parties involved in the false allegation. Once such a false allegation of child abuse is made, it can be incredibly difficult to defend yourself and put the incident behind you. Our experienced attorneys are knowledgeable on the laws governing the CPS and DDS and are fully committed to ensuring false reports of child abuse won’t continue to haunt you as you move forward with your life after a false allegation is filed.
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Family offense petitions can be an important tool used by the courts in situations where a spouse or partner is concerned of violence by the other. This is especially the case in homes where there is a history of such violence. It is an unfortunate fact that family offense petitions can be filed unjustly in cases where revenge or anger cause emotions to run high. The results of such a petition can be devastating to a parent, especially in the event where the parent is not allowed to return home to see their children. Our experienced family offense petition lawyers aggressively fight for you in the event a family offense petition is unjustly filed and can help you navigate through the process when such sensitive and complex issues are at risk.
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The best way to move forward with your family law case is to contact us for a complimentary consultation to discuss the complexities of your case and learn how the family law attorneys at Jackson Bergman can help you move forward. We understand that all matters relating to family law can be sensitive and emotional and our attorneys will keep your contact with us confidential and help you through this difficult time in your life. By calling us today or filling out the case review request form on this page, you are putting our years of successful family law experience on your side.
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