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If you are contemplating a divorce or have post-divorce issues which need resolving in Suffolk and Nassau counties or the five boroughs of New York City, your first order of business should be the selection of a divorce attorney who has the experience and skills to effectively handle your legal matter. Whether it is a simple, uncontested divorce or one involving sophisticated business and financial issues, child custody concerns, and other divorce-related disputes, our firm can help.

At Campagna Johnson, P.C., we have focused on divorce and family law for over two decades. We have extensive experience in this field and have successfully litigated many complex cases involving high-asset divorce, child custody, property distribution, child support and other divorce-related issues. Because of our vast legal knowledge, members of our firm have been invited to be involved in high-profile interviews and speaking engagements regarding divorce and family law matters.

We can advise you about how to protect your financial interests, how to defend your relationships with your children and how to avoid a few common mistakes that may derail your case. We're here to help.

Divorce In New York

No-fault divorce was enacted in New York on Aug. 15, 2010. Prior to this, divorce in the state could only be accomplished through fault-based grounds such as cruel and inhuman treatment, abandonment for a continuous time period of one year or more, adultery, imprisonment of one of the spouses for more than three years, or conversion of a separation agreement after living apart for one year or more.

Even uncontested divorces had to be made on the basis of one of the fault-based grounds for divorce. With the passage of the no-fault divorce laws, married partners can now dissolve their marriages within six months after declaring that the marriage is irretrievably broken. This makes for a more streamlined legal process where spouses do not have to prove any wrongdoing to file for a divorce.

If you and your spouse can agree on issues such as child custody and visitation, child support, alimony (spousal maintenance), and division of marital property, time-consuming and costly divorce litigation can be avoided. All of these divorce-related issues must be resolved, however, for a New York divorce to be finalized.

Serving Clients In Long Island And Manhattan

Contact a lawyer at the firm for experienced legal representation or mediation in a divorce or post-divorce matter today. Use our online contact form to get in touch with us or call our office at 631-615-1871.