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Faced 5+ Years in Prison

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.

Faced Potential Charges

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.

If you have a legal issue, call us for a consultation.
We are available 24/7, to help you with any – and all, challenges you face.

Same-Sex Couples Need Divorce Lawyers Too

Same-sex marriage has been legal in the entirety of the United States for more than two years now. It is something that some people are still trying to adapt to while others are fully and enthusiastically embracing. Regardless, it definitely means that there are important legal issues that same-sex couples have to consider that were once not of concern to them. One of those issues is how they may need to obtain divorce services at some point in their life.

A Sad Ending To A Marriage

No one wants to see their marriage fall apart, but it does happy to same-sex as well as opposite-sex marriages all the time. Statistically, about one in two marriages end in divorce in the United States. Given that, it is important that same-sex couples understand the rights afforded to them under the Constitution of the country as well as their particular state.

Complicated Laws By State

Although same-sex marriage was legalized by the Supreme Court in 2015 for the entire country, this does not mean that there are no longer patchy laws throughout the country. The reality is, different states view the matter of same-sex divorce differently. For example, in California it is actually possible for a same-sex couple to obtain a divorce in the state even if they are currently non-residents of California. To do so, the couple would have had to have been married in California, but they can dissolve the marriage even if they no longer live in that state.

As you can imagine, the variety of laws throughout the country make it difficult for the average person to figure out exactly what it is that they need to do to obtain the results they desire. Fortunately, there are same-sex divorce lawyers who know exactly what to do. These titans of the legal world are great at guiding their clients through a variety of potential legal landmines to bring them to the promised land of divorce (if that is what they are seeking).

Dissolving Other Relationships

Although same-sex marriage is now legal in all states, that was clearly not the case until very recently. Before that time, some same-sex couples would file for what was known as a “domestic partnership” in states that allowed it. This was a downgrade from a formal marriage, but it did provide for at least some legal rights to these couples.

Couples who have a domestic partnership but would like to dissolve it have other procedures to follow explains FindLaw. Some states such as Delaware and Rhode Island converted the domestic partnerships from within their borders to full on marriages after the Supreme Court ruling. However, other states have left the domestic partnerships in place. Therefore, anyone who wishes to dissolve their domestic partnership should contact an attorney regarding the options available to them.

Residency And Legal Status

A final consideration for same-sex couples seeking a divorce is the matter of residency. Which state a person is a legal resident of matters when settling just about anything in court. It is important to have this matter nailed down completely. One may only file for divorce in the state that they are a resident of (except in very rare cases as mentioned above regarding California).

Attorneys are the best option for every step of what can be a complex and potentially frustrating experience. Although some won’t admit it, they would have a lot more difficulty getting their same-sex divorce finalized if it were not for the help of experienced attorneys who know how to get the job done. It is clearly the best option for keeping this process as straightforward as possible.

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