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People Vs Joseph Amico

Covered by NYDaily News. Las Vegas man accused of threatening a prominent attorney and making vile remarks.

Faced 10+ Years in Prison

People Vs. Anna Sorokin

Covered by New York Times, and other outlets. Fake heiress accused of conning the city’s wealthy, and has an HBO special being made about her.

Faced 3+ Years in Prison

People Vs. Genevieve Sabourin

Accused of stalking Alec Baldwin. The case garnered nationwide attention, with USAToday, NYPost, and other media outlets following it closely.

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Ghislaine Maxwell Juror

Juror who prompted calls for new Ghislaine Maxwell trial turns to lawyer who defended Anna Sorokin.

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The Spodek Law Group understands how delicate high-profile cases can be, and has a strong track record of getting positive outcomes. Our lawyers service a clientele that is nationwide. With offices in both LA and NYC, and cases all across the country - Spodek Law Group is a top tier law firm.

Todd Spodek is a second generation attorney with immense experience. He has many years of experience handling 100’s of tough and hard to win trials. He’s been featured on major news outlets, such as New York Post, Newsweek, Fox 5 New York, South China Morning Post, Insider.com, and many others.

In 2022, Netflix released a series about one of Todd’s clients: Anna Delvey/Anna Sorokin.

Why Clients Choose Spodek Law Group

The reason is simple: clients want white glove service, and lawyers who can win. Every single client who works with the Spodek Law Group is aware that the attorney they hire could drastically change the outcome of their case. Hiring the Spodek Law Group means you’re taking your future seriously. Our lawyers handle cases nationwide, ranging from NYC to LA. Our philosophy is fair and simple: our nyc criminal lawyers only take on clients who we know will benefit from our services.

We’re selective about the clients we work with, and only take on cases we know align with our experience – and where we can make a difference. This is different from other law firms who are not invested in your success nor care about your outcome.

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Bronx Separation Agreements Lawyers

Some circumstances push a marriage to a breaking point. In such situations, the couple has two likely options. They may either file for separation or get divorced as a last resort. Separation in itself can be addressed through two alternatives.

Voluntary Separation

As a couple, you can dictate the terms and conditions of the separation agreement. Once signed, the arrangements are binding on the couple. Part of the terms and conditions that appear in the agreement include child support and custody issues, spousal maintenance, the division of property among other concerns important to the couple. The crafting of the document is done within the dictates of the law but is devoid of the litigation process.

Legal Separation

In this case, the couple seeks the court’s intervention to formalize the separation. In this arrangement, the court sets the terms and conditions of the separation. While divorce terminates your marriage, legal separation allows for the union to be in existence with a caveat that as a couple you live separately. It also follows that property and financial obligations, as well as other responsibilities, are divided between the two parties.

Grounds for a Separation in New York

There are specific issues that are to be met to obtain a separation judgment from the courts. The courts need to be satisfied that there was,

1) Abandonment of responsibilities and obligations by one of the spouses.

2) Failure by a spouse to provide support to the other or their children.

3) Cruelty and inhumane treatment directed to the other spouse or the couple’s children.

4) Adultery.

5) Imprisonment of either spouse that resulted in a strained marriage.

Situations a Separation is Invalidated

For the separation to become enforceable, it has to be valid. However, certain circumstances could invalidate a separation agreement.

1) Separate Attorneys

While drafting a separation agreement, each spouse is to have a legal representation failure to which, the courts may not enforce the agreements on the grounds of unfairness.

2) Inequitable Distribution of Matrimonial Resources

All resources and obligations within the agreement should be seen to have been distributed fairly and equally. In failing to do so, the aggrieved spouse can seek the invalidation of the separation agreement.

3) Coercion or Duress

Any form of pressure for either spouse to sign the agreement without being accorded ample time to analyze the agreement renders the agreement unenforceable.

Separation Conversion into Divorce

Separation, voluntary or legal, offers an avenue and time for couples to ponder about the future of their marriage without rushing into a divorce. As a couple, you may decide to give your union another chance within the period you were separated. In the likelihood reconciliation is not possible, the party that has complied with the dictates of the voluntary separation agreement, or the court orders, can file for divorce according to the provisions of the New York Divorce Law. However, such a move can only be made a year after the signing of a separation agreement.

It is important to note, while a separation agreement can be used when seeking a divorce after a year of living separately, it is not a mandatory requirement for a divorce. That is, if either of the couples wishes to get divorced absent of the separation process, the divorce will be granted.

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The matters involved in a separation agreement are formulated within the law. Queens-way County divorce lawyers are best suited to help you out. With over 40 years of legal experience in divorce matters, the team is sure to help you draft an agreement that protects your rights.

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