No-Fault Divorce Lawyers in Central New York

In the past, individuals could not file for divorce in New York without showing they had legal grounds to do so based on allegations of adultery, abandonment or cruel and inhumane treatment. Couples could also end a marriage legally, after being separated for a year or more. This all changed in 2010.

You Do Not Have to Prove Grounds for Divorce

In New York, couples no longer have to state a reason in order to get divorced. At the law firm of The Law Offices of Michael N. Kalil, in Central New York, we have stayed abreast to changes in the law. Because we have focused exclusively on family law for more than 50 years, we know the nuances of the law. We are prepared to help you navigate through this time of uncertainly so you can start the next chapter of your life. Contact our no-fault divorce attorneys to learn more about your rights during a free initial consultation.

Experienced in Handling No-Fault Divorces

In the past, the party filing for divorce could gain an upper hand based on allegations his or her spouse committed adultery or acted in a way that caused the marriage to end. Not everything is black and white — this is especially true when marriages fall apart. No matter why things went astray, neither side can gain an advantage trying to prove fault. The court will grant your divorce even if there is no clear reason for the marriage to end.

No matter why you are getting divorced, the issues that need to be dealt with can be very complicated. At The Law Offices of Michael N. Kalil, we understand the emotional stress you are likely facing. We are committed to helping you work past any emotional hurdles so you can resolve pressing issues in the most amicable way possible. We offer and collaborative law services for couples to make decisions outside of trial using a non-combative approach to address:

If you feel that your husband or wife caused your marriage to fall apart, you have every reason to be angry. However, we are committed to helping you work past this so you can reach a resolution in your and your children's best interests. Based on our years of experience, we have learned that divorced couples can avoid future disputes when divorce agreements are made amicably. However, if this is not possible, we will not hesitate to aggressively fight for you in trial.

Contact a Skilled No-Fault Divorce Attorney

If you or your ex-spouse is considering a divorce, contact our Central New York attorneys to learn more about your options. We can outline the process for obtaining a no-fault divorce so you are not left with any surprises. Our divorce lawyer offers free initial consultations in Utica, New York.