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Life-changing events such as divorce and separation can be overwhelming. Family members may struggle to maintain stability in their day-to-day lives while dealing with the legal and financial consequences of the dissolution of a relationship. During times like these, a family law attorney can help you navigate the numerous legal complexities.
While you and your loved ones recover from the emotional impact, the attorneys of Gordon, Tepper & DeCoursey, LLP, in Glenville, NY, will protect your best interests in practical matters such as determining fair arrangements for spousal support, child custody, and equitable distribution of assets. We also handle all family court matters, including custody and visitation disputes. Our Upstate New York family and matrimonial law firm helps men and women throughout the Albany and Schenectady area. We treat each of our clients with the respect, compassion, and confidentiality they deserve.
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Family law matters are personal and sensitive. Our lawyers hold themselves to the highest standards of integrity and professionalism while representing clients. Our attorneys will always approach your case with the respect and confidentiality that you and your family deserve.
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The lawyers of Gordon, Tepper & DeCoursey, LLP, have helped countless families in Upstate New York. Whether you're from Albany, Schenectady, or other nearby cities, our attorneys will give your case the attention it deserves.
Our attorneys can guide you through the intricacies of various family law cases. Whether you are going through a divorce or fighting for the custody of your child, our distinguished legal team will offer sound legal advice while looking out for your emotional and financial well-being.
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Family and Matrimonial Law Featured Practice Areas
When a marriage is heading for divorce, a number of disputes may arise regarding the grounds for divorce and the division of property. Our lawyers can help with both contentious and amicable splits, always seeking what's best for you.
Unlike a divorce, a separation does not end a marriage. Instead, separation means that spouses have stopped living together. Keep in mind that legal separation will still involve discussions of property and custody, which is why you need a lawyer.
Child support ensures that both parents share in the financial responsibility of raising a child. Our family law office can establish paternity, negotiate modifications to support, and hold parents legally accountable for late payments.
Also known as alimony, spousal support and maintenance is sought after a divorce or separation. Our family law firm can help determine how much alimony is owed and how long spousal support will be provided given the length of the marriage.
Often the most heated aspect of a divorce, disputes over custody and visitation must focus on the best interests of your child. Our lawyers are available to advocate for you as a parent and provider.
Prenuptial agreements can protect spouses in the event of a divorce or separation. These legally binding documents can preemptively set terms for property division and spousal support. Our Glenville law firm can help you draft an airtight prenuptial agreement.
Adopting a child can be more challenging than you may realize. Our legal team has helped many couples and individuals in Upstate New York adopt children through agencies, relatives, and even from international locations.
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While our firm helps clients in Schenectady, Albany, the greater Saratoga region, and the entire Capital District, our physical office is located in Glenville, NY. Our Glenville attorneys are prepared to help clients throughout the area with their family law cases.
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Recognized Leaders in Family Law Why You Should Choose Our Firm
At Gordon, Tepper & DeCoursey, LLP, you will find lawyers who have completed degrees at highly prestigious institutions, earned the highest possible peer ratings from Martindale Hubbell®, been named among "The Best Lawyers in America," been selected for inclusion in New York Super Lawyers, chaired executive committees, served as officers for the local bar association, lectured extensively on family law topics, and made other significant contributions to the legal community.
We have also been selected for inclusion in "The Best Law Firms in America" in the Family Law Category, as published by U.S. News.
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Complete List of Legal Services
- Child Support
- Spousal Support and Maintenance
- Child Custody and Visitation
- Prenuptial Agreements
- Matrimonial and Family Law Appeals
- Child Protective Proceedings
- Collaborative Divorce
- Equitable Distribution of Property
- Domestic Violence, including Orders of Protection
- Postnuptial Agreements
- Traffic Tickets
- Real Estate Closings and Transactions
- Pension and Retirement Asset Distribution