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Brooklyn Alternate Dispute Resolution Divorce

A Brooklyn alternative dispute resolution lawyer can help you if you want to keep the resolution of your divorce outside of court. A Brooklyn alternative dispute resolution attorney is a powerful advocate of your best interests during alternative dispute resolution options such as collaborative law or mediation. Many people prefer this to having to attend court sessions in litigation to address child support, child custody, spousal support, and equitable distribution of property classified as marital.

It is a big myth that you have to go through litigation in order to resolve your divorce issues. While it is certainly true that either you and your spouse must either go through a settlement agreement that you have generated yourselves or with the help of a neutral third party such as mediators, collaborative law or litigation, you do not have to resolve all of these issues inside court. It can be much better to keep the emotions out of the consideration of these divorce issues and resolve them in a settlement outside of court using alternative dispute resolution.

A Brooklyn alternative dispute resolution lawyer will help you put together terms that carefully consider your family's unique dynamics and protect your best interests. Alternative dispute resolution means that you and your soon to be former spouse sit down to discuss all of the critical issues on your own.

You can avoid the high expense and emotional turmoil of going through litigation when you go this route, but it is not the right fit for everyone. Those couples who have struggled with domestic violence or in which one partner refuses to collaborate and cooperate may not be appropriate for alternative dispute resolution, like mediation. Alternative dispute resolution can be used to address some or all of the issues in the termination of your marriage, such as spousal support, equitable distribution of property, child support and child custody.

Those issues that you cannot address effectively outside of court will be determined by a judge at a later date. You may be able to defray some or most of the cost associated with a typical divorce in New York by using alternative dispute resolution. If you are interested in trying alternative dispute resolution, you may begin this with an informal conversation with your former spouse. You may still need to retain a divorce attorney to help ensure that your interests are protected. This is particularly true if you are using a separation agreement or any other settlement document that will be generated by the other person's attorney.

You will want to have your own attorney review it for any errors or issues that could cause you problems down the road. Having a lawyer to turn to and get prompt answers to your questions can help you significantly when you find yourself in the difficult situation of navigating through a divorce. Many people who are getting divorced in New York feel extremely overwhelmed and are concerned about how to avoid many of the common missteps that can add additional frustration and expense on their part. You can benefit significantly from having a lawyer who cares about doing right by you and protecting your best interests during this challenging time. If you have a lawyer who is not familiar with the court system or does not know how to proceed appropriately, you could deal with significant problems in your case. You deserve instead to have an attorney who puts your best interests forward at all times and keeps you apprised of the status of your case, especially if problems have arisen.

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My ex-husband hadn't paid child support or the mortgage on the house as he was supposed to. Stephen Bilkis and his team of lawyers were amazing. They stopped the foreclosure on the house, Got a judgment against him and most importantly kept me and my children in the house. Can't say enough good things about him in the firm their compassion hard work and dedication were exceptional. I.G.
From the very first phone call to Stephen Bilkis' office, the staff was extremely polite and helpful in assisting me. Mr. Bilkis was honest and upfront with me from the beginning in what he projected the outcome of my case would be; in the end we got better results than either of us anticipated. He was very genuine and compassionate in understanding my situation and how this legal matter could effect not only myself but my family as well. I highly recommend this law firm and will most definitely continue using them for any future legal needs. Jarrett
Stephen has handled numerous estate matters, criminal matters and family court matters effectively and with a goal-oriented approach. He gets great results and is a results-oriented attorney. Dustin