An Olive Branch Approach To Family Law

Divorce And Separation Lawyer In Central New York

Last updated on October 28, 2022

Reaching the conclusion that getting a divorce is the best option is rarely easy. Choosing the right divorce lawyer can be equally challenging. Certainly, you want an attorney with the experience and knowledge of central New York’s divorce courts, but that is not enough. The right lawyer should also know how to protect your best interests without adding fuel to a potentially contentious situation.

Offering A Client-Driven Approach

New York divorce lawyer Michael N. Kalil understands that every divorce is unique and there are different priorities and diverse issues at stake. He has advocated for many clients over the past decades, yet Michael never makes any unnecessary assumptions. He will work with you to understand what is keeping you up at night. He is a divorce lawyer committed to protecting your best interests without straining your relationship with your ex any further.

You do not have to deal with conflict related to your divorce for the rest of your life. Speak with Michael to learn how an experienced divorce lawyer can help protect your rights without spurring a fight. Michael offers a free initial consultation to address your divorce concerns.

Working Amicably Can Prevent Future Conflicts

When you hire a divorce attorney, their job is to represent your best interests. Lawyers work to paint a positive portrait of their client and a negative one of the spouse. Adversarial in nature, this approach often results in intensifying conflict between both sides. When you select The Law Offices of Michael N. Kalil, Michael will always protect your best interests; however, he encourages divorcing clients to work amicably to avoid future disputes, such as those related to:

Handling High Net Worth Divorces Efficiently

Michael has extensive experience representing business owners, university professors, medical professionals and business professionals. Over the years, he has seen it all. He has had clients with significant disparities in income from their spouses. Some of his clients fear losing everything they have worked for, including stocks, business ownership interest and retirement plans. Some want to ensure that their financial situation can be maintained after going through a divorce.

At The Law Offices of Michael N. Kalil, your divorce lawyer is equipped with the experience to handle complex asset distribution and maintenance issues through collaborative law or divorce mediation. If he is not able to resolve conflicts through alternative dispute resolution, he will not hesitate to fight for your best interests before a judge.

New York Is A No-Fault Divorce State

In the past, anyone filing for divorce in New York had to have a legal basis. Grounds for divorce typically included:

  • Abandonment
  • Cruel and inhuman treatment
  • Adultery
  • A separation agreement in place for a year or more

This is no longer the case. New York is now a no-fault divorce state. Couples can get divorced without providing the court with a reason. Whether you have grown apart or there was a clear factor leading to the end of your marriage, you are still entitled to file for divorce based on an irretrievable breakdown of the marriage. Michael understands what is at stake for you. He is well-prepared to advocate in your best interests without spurring any unnecessary conflicts between you and your ex.

Contact A Skilled Divorce Attorney

Resolving your divorce conflict involving children is rarely easy, but it does not have to be marked by hostility and unyielding opposition. Michael is dedicated to helping you achieve a resolution focusing on your children’s best interests. Contact The Law Offices of Michael N. Kalil at 315-235-1012 to learn how he can guide you past this time of uncertainly during a free consultation.