Family court is reserved for issues that require a decision from a judge because they cannot be resolved outside of court and do not involve criminal law. Refer to our article library for helpful information regarding common family law concerns related to divorce, child custody, child support, spousal support, and prenuptial agreements.

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  • Annulment vs. Divorce So, you've decided the person you married is not the person you want to spend your life with. Learn about the differences between an annulment and a divorce to decide which is right for your situation
  • How Does a Spouse Begin a Divorce Proceeding in New York? For an uncontested divorce, these forms can be found in the Uncontested Divorce Packet. For a contested divorce, the spouse must file a Summons and Verified Complaint or a Summons with Notice.
  • 5 Things You Should Know About Family Court Navigating the New York legal system can be overwhelming, especially family court. That is why hiring an excellent Brooklyn family lawyer is essential.