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Family Law And Divorce

Navigating through a divorce or custody dispute is often a highly emotional process. You may be worried about protecting your relationships with your children, safeguarding your hard-earned assets and much more.

However, my law firm, the office of Timothy J. Hennessy, PLLC, is here to help. As a knowledgeable family law attorney in Buffalo, New York, I will vigorously advocate for your parental rights and financial interests. I handle a wide array of domestic relations matters, including:

Divorce. I handle both contested and uncontested divorce for couples of all income levels and walks of life in Buffalo and beyond. [Read about How to stay sane during divorce.]

Child custody: These matters are delicate and stressful, and the related laws are incredibly complex. I have extensive experience as a child custody attorney, and I can defend your parental rights. I strike the right balance by remaining firm while extending absolute respect to all parties involved.

Child support and spousal maintenance: It’s important that you and your children are taken care of, no matter what happens in a divorce or separation settlement. I can determine the amount of money you are legally required to pay or able to receive.

Property division: Fairly dividing all marital assets and debts is a complicated process, but I will provide detailed guidance every step of the way. I understand how to divide real estate, retirement accounts and all other types of property.

Modifications: When life circumstances change, you may need to modify a custody or support order. I can help you petition the court and seek the approval you require.

Family offenses: From domestic violence and orders of protection to judicial delinquency proceedings and child neglect, I am here to diligently advocate on your behalf.

Choose A Lawyer With The Right Experience

The New York Family Courts deal with many different family law issues, but only the New York Supreme Court can grant a divorce. The Supreme Court also has jurisdiction over all issues that pertain to a divorce, ranging from child support to domestic violence allegations.

I am well-versed in the rules and procedures for each court. I can guide you through the legal requirements with a minimum of frustration. My focus is always on making sure that you are comfortable, well-informed and well-represented.

To learn more about my law firm and services, please contact me today. Call Timothy J. Hennessy, PLLC, at 716-276-0980 for a free phone consultation.