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We are an elite criminal defense law firm, that emphasizes providing the best service and professionalism to all clients. We service a curated clientele nationwide – that expect the best from their lawyer. We handle tough criminal defense and legal situations that require deep knowledge, experience, dedication, and excellence in order to win. We have over 50 years of combined experience, handling national and international cases.

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The Spodek Law Group is one of the most successful law firms in the USA. Our success comes from the fact we are attentive to details, and take a very pragmatic approach to each and every single case. Our clients turn to us for realistic advice – so they can make the appropriate decisions they need to make personally. Our goal is to make sure your case ends in a positive outcome, not only personally – but for your family as well.


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The demise of a relationship is always a difficult experience. When that also includes splitting up property, things can become both more complicated and also more emotionally charged. In some scenarios, the couple can draft a plan and everything goes off smoothly. On the other hand, the interaction can become contentious, plans fail, and the process is more difficult. The issue for you is that there is usually no way to tell how it will go until you’re in the midst of it. That is why it is so critical for you to retain a New York Property Division Lawyer long before things go sour.

The Value of Premarital Counseling

Undergoing marriage counseling prior to your wedding day is an important component of having a strong marriage. In the past, marriage counseling was a long and drawn out process. These days, you can have convenient online sessions with your future spouse before getting married.

An obligatory part of the discussion in this counseling should be your finances. There are too many people who avoid discussing their personal finances before getting married. This is a major issue that a lot of people have to deal with. Now is the time to start laying out a plan for your future lives together with your money.

A portion of that discussion should be about getting a prenuptial agreement. In such a contract,  the finances are already divided out in case of a divorce. Granted, no one wants to think about the possibility of an unfortunate end to a marriage that is just about to begin.  Nevertheless, there are times when this happens. If you hold a lot of assets that need to be protected, this is the best and most effective way to accomplish that.

Marital (Communal) vs Separate Property

In New York, all the property that a couple gains in marriage is considered as a communal or marital property. The collection of these is known as the Marital Estate.  By right, this collection of assets should be shared equitably between the spouses when a marriage is disolved. Numerous factors, including any appreciation of property, real estate or retirement accounts have to be included in the divorce property division. The exceptions to this rule are inheritances and gifts.

When you wedded your spouse, you may have already had some of your own property, cash savings or investments.  Your spouse may have entered the union with their own property, cash and/or investments, as well.  These assets are referred to as separate property.  You and your spouse have the right to exclude specific pieces of property from the marital estate by entering into some type of legal marital agreement, such as a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement. Alternatively, without the existence of a written and signed agreement, the presumption is that the sum total of the property acquired during the marriage is indiscriminately classified as marital property.  Assets such as inheritances, personal injury/worker’s compensation awards for pain and suffering and any third-party gifts are all exceptions to communal property rule.

Frequently Asked Property Division Questions

Coming Into the Marriage as a Business Owner

If either spouse came into the marriage owning a business, and then the value of the business increased during the course of marriage, is any share of the business considered marital property?

The Family Home

If you purchased your home together as a married couple, and the possibility of selling it to split up the proceeds is not a practical solution, then which spouse will continue to live in the home?  Will that spouse be obligated to buy out the other spouse’s portion?

Retirement Funds

In scenarios where one spouse compiled a large amount of retirement savings over the years of the marriage, is the other spouse entitled to any portion of those monies? If they are, how would those funds be divided?

You should have a New York property division lawyer who has experience handling these and a wide range of other situations that may come up in the property division stage of your divorce.

The Final Step of Property Division

The final step is to solidify the agreement and then proceed to actually take possession of the items. Again, don’t let it surprise you if things go poorly. There tends to be a lot of pent-up emotion running through this process. That is why it is so much better to have plans ironed out ahead of time and let then leave it to the lawyers handle it when the time comes. Our law firm has years of experience in dealing with property division under New York law, which comes with its own set of challenges. We will be by your side and represent your interests as we have done with our many previous satisfied clients. Our track record is well proven. We are well aware that this is a difficult time for you and we know what effect this can have on your well-being, so our team is always courteous, supportive and professional. Don’t wait until things to become complicated:  reach out to us today to schedule a consultation so that we can learn more about each other and suggest a strategy for you.

Charle Butler
Charle Butler
I was hesitant to hire the Spodek Law Group. I read reviews and knew they have a great reputation. However, I thought I would spend money and not see or speak to my attorney. From the beginning to end of my case Todd and the entire staff were available and willing to help. We worked towards and end result that was way above my expectation and Todd delivered. I am forever grateful for patience and long days and night spent working on my case. Thanks Todd and the entire team!
Mesonista parsons
Mesonista parsons
My attorney at Spodek was Abigail. She was very knowledgeable and helpful with all my questions and concerns, as well as responsive. Her fees are affordable and Abigail took the time to make sure I understood everything relating to my case. I highly recommend Abigail and will request her services in the future.
debabrata chakraborty
debabrata chakraborty
Todd A Spodek is the experienced and best criminal lawyer at USA. He is very professional and always respond on time. Alex also very cooperative and always help me. They took care me and my problem like family member. I am 100% satisfied for their professional service. My result was unexpected and amazing. They dismissed my case. I am really grateful to them. I will recommend you to go there if you want to solve your problem. I wish all the best for them.
Asata Hendricks
Asata Hendricks
Truly appreciate the work the guys did!. Exceptional team & I know they care about each and everyone of their clients. I am super thankful to be referred to Spodek Law Group and I am grateful Todd & Alex were able to work diligently to achieve an outcome I am pleased with. Despite COVID they stayed on top of things and kept me informed every step of the way. Very thankful.
Mike Moroff
Mike Moroff
I'm very satisfied with the services rendered by Todd, Alex and Mary Lou. I whole heartedly recommend Spodek Law Group . I've worked with and have retained other attorneys in the past with Todd's firm being the cream of the crop for many reasons. A very serious legal matter was resolved after a year's hard work and effort. Todd expertly guided me through the process and was able to navigate and make the good journey bearable as well as successful. Mary Lou initially provided excellent assistance before referring my case to Todd. Alex's support was effective and timely. The customer portal (MyCase) is an invaluable communication tool that also kept track of my case. Various aspects of my case were explained and there were several options provided but I made the final decision of how the case would be handled. The legal fee was reasonable considering the effort and amount of work plus it was a flat fee regardless of the length of time required to conclude my case. Todd made himself available to me and we had many scheduled meetings to go over the progress and to discuss the next steps. I felt more confident after many discussions with him. You will not go wrong choosing Spodek Law Group for legal matters.
Josh Katz
Josh Katz
Being that it was the first time that I was in need of an attorney, I was afraid and hesitant and knew I needed the absolute best. It is beyond understood why Spodek Law Group has a reputation of being the top, if not the best law firm in New York. Alex and Abigail were there every step of the way even at the most unconvenient hours. I could not have asked for more. They are extremely good at what they do and they delivered much much more than just winning my case. A big thank you to Alex and Abigail for all the guidance and counseling and their upmost loyal support that extended far more than just legally. If you need the absolute best than don't hesitate to hire Spodek Law Firm.
I cannot tell you how thankful I am to Todd and Alex for their hard work and dedication to my case. I had never been in any trouble before but I had an unfortunate event occur and in the midst of COVID-19 at that therefore I knew I needed a team that was dedicated to my success. Today- my case has been finalized and I’m walking away with no record and can continue life as a mother and a Grad student worry free. I cannot express enough gratitude for their assistance.
AnnMarie Soliman
AnnMarie Soliman
I received a summons and called Spodek law group for a free consultation. Alex took my call and was very quick and responsive. He was available anytime through multiple platforms and very reassuring when needed. They are extremely organized and thorough. They got my case dismissed! I’m very grateful. Thank you Alex and Todd!



Spodek Law Group have offered me excellent support and advice thru a very difficult time. I feel I've dealt with someone who truly cares and wants the best outcome for you and yours. I'm extremely grateful for all the help Spodek Law Group has offered me. I can't recommend them enough.

~ David Bruce

Spodek Law Group was incredibly professional and has given me the best advice I could wish for. They had been helpful and empathetic to my stressful situation. Would highly recommend Spodek Law Group to anyone I meet.

~ Rowlin Garcia

Best service I ever had. Todd is absolutely class personified. You are in the safest hands with spodek. They have their clients interest in mind.

~ Francis Anim

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"Spodek Law Group have offered me excellent support and advice thru a very difficult time. I feel I've dealt with someone who truly cares and wants the best outcome for you and yours. I'm extremely grateful for all the help Spodek Law Group has offered me. I can't recommend them..."

David Bruce

"Spodek Law Group was incredibly professional and has given me the best advice I could wish for. They had been helpful and empathetic to my stressful situation. Would highly recommend Spodek Law Group to anyone I meet."

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"Best service I ever had. Todd is absolutely class personified. You are in the safest hands with spodek. They have their clients interest in mind."

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