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People Vs Joseph Amico

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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.

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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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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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New York Family Law Attorneys: Fighting for You Like Family

By Spodek Law Group | April 6, 2023
(Last Updated On: August 1, 2023)

Last Updated on: 1st August 2023, 12:41 am

Navigating Divorce with Grace and Empathy: The Spodek Law Group Advantage

Divorce is a challenging situation that can wreak havoc on anyone’s life. It not only brings stress in co-parenting but also deals with a lot of legal matters which often leave both parties confused and overwhelmed with emotions. With over 40 years of experience, the Spodek Law Group guarantee peace of mind to those embroiled in family law cases by guiding them through every step of the process.

Divorce laws and regulations vary from state-to-state, making it harder for individuals going through divorce who don’t know what to expect legally. In New York, family law cases are handled by two different courts: the New York Family Court and the Matrimonial Litigation Division of the New York State Supreme Court. However, divorces are heard exclusively in the Supreme Court while other matters may be brought up in either court.

Some common issues arising in these courts include:

Child Custody & Visitation
Child Support
Spousal Support or Maintenance
Family Offense Petitions (Order of Protection)
Petition for Abuse & Neglect

Hire attorneys specializing in family law such as Spodek Law Group to handle your case and bring an end to unending worries.

Establishing Paternity- DNA Testing, Birth Certificates, Admission or Documentation

In New York, fathers must prove paternity before any child custody or visitation rights can ever be awarded. If you were married when your baby was conceived or born, according to NY domestic relations 580-b if there’s no evidence showing otherwise then it’ll automatically assume paternity. Moreover several ways to establish paternity such as DNA testing wherein both parents submit swabs taken from their mouth which determines whether they’re genetically related; birth certificates where names mentioned on child’s birth certificate are essential proof for establishing fatherhood/motherhood; admission or documentation, and finally instances where a child has been introduced to others as your own.

Child Custody – How Judges Determine Your Child’s Best Interest

When you’re looking for a lawyer to help with child custody cases, finding one who understands what the judge would prioritize while making decisions can be very helpful. In New York, judges consider every factor no matter how minute it may appear while determining custody arrangements that are in the best interests of children involved.

Things like child’s age & health, history of substance abuse or addiction from either parent which could affect their ability to give care/playful interaction with kids among various other factors are taken into consideration when coming up custody orders. Once paternity is established by DNA testing etc., custody rights would follow.

Types of Child Custody
Parents have different parenting plans hence need different types of joint custody arrangement which include;

Joint Custody- both parents share decision-making power when it comes to major issues such as education, religion, and medical concerns. Both parents must agree on these critical topics for them to work together successfully.
Full Custody – only given to one parent in instances whereby the other parent is unable/unfit making important life choices regarding the kid’s upbringing. The custodial parent can make all decisions concerning the child without input or consent from anyone else after being granted full custody; non-custodial parent requires notification prior a significant event involving their child.
Residential Custody- grants recipient living arrangements/ability right`to live under their roof but regulate day-to-day needs like meals.

Making Sure You Have Access To Child Support:
After any family court case related payments like spousal support/maintenance have already been decided then attention shifts towards establishing dollar amounts for monthly payment obligation required from noncustodial parents until kids reach adulthood (younger than 21 yrs). Standard percentages often apply depending on number dependent(s) e.g., One child, 17%, two children-25% among others. The Spodek Law Group with a wealth of experience in family law can guarantee your interests are protected.

Visitation Rights – Non-custodial Parent Flexibility

At times it can be heart-wrenching events having to say goodbye every time you visit your child because judges rarely grant generous visitation schedules for noncustodial parents but instead opt the usual practice wherein he or she spends every other weekend plus alternating holidays away from home. In reality, there is no one-size-fits-all solution for handling these sensitive issues encountered while fighting for rights and privileges during custody battles.

Working With Spodek Law Group- Protecting Your Family’s Future

Going through separation/divorce takes its toll both financially and emotionally making hiring a competent/qualified attorney crucial in settling any family-related legal issue. Spodek Law Group’s ethos revolves around empathetic and compassionate handling of all cases ensuring each client feels heard as well-equipped lawyers tailor unique solutions like financial modeling which exceeds clients’ expectations.

Their team not only believes in approaching every case uniquely according to their facts but also understands how important swift resolution is therefore encourages individuals going under this trying time considering working with them due to their success story spanning several decades now speaks volumes about commitment to family law advocacy. They’re proud advocates committed to protecting their client’s primary interests amidst harsh divorce negotiations while surpassing even the toughest opponents.

The Divorce process may seem an insurmountable obstacle because so much is at stake: finances, property assets, homes etc., yet our experts work assertively creatively to find ways-out using recent practical strategies thereby exceeding what the mind initially envisioned achievable.

Contact us today for more information by clicking here! You will admire how supportive we can get helping you navigate new waters confidently after divorce or an existing litigate on another front.

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