Family Law


Poughkeepsie Divorce Attorney

Experienced Family Law Lawyers for Divorce Cases in New York

Divorce does not have to weigh heavily on you with the right legal team on your side. The divorce lawyers serving Poughkeepsie at Klein & Sanchez can help. You can rest assured that we understand exactly how much is at risk.

There are few legal matters where there is as much as stake as in a divorce. It has been said that a divorce can be one of the most stressful experiences to endure.

Our Poughkeepsie divorce lawyers can help you with important family law issues, such as:

Contact Us at (845) 203-2287 to Schedule Your Free Consultation With Our Poughkeepsie Divorce Lawyer! 


  • “An attorney you can trust to get the best outcome possible even in a difficult situation.” - Elena G.
  • “Thanks to him, I have kept my kids safe and happy, my house, and my life…and am forever grateful.” - Caryl Panzanaro
  • “He listens to our needs and fights hard for us!” - Ernie and Cindy

    Does NY Have Grounds for Divorce?

    In NY state, we do not have specific that you must have grounds for divorce before you can file your divorce case. However, the basic definition of “grounds for divorce” refers to the reason that the marriage has ended. 

    Therefore, you would only need to state that the marriage has broken down to the point where you and your spouse can no longer continue as a married couple.

    The only other requirement to file for divorce is that you or your spouse must have been NY State residents for two years. This residency requirement can also be fulfilled if you were living continuously in the state, your marriage took place, and you have been living together as a couple. 

    Or, you can fulfill the requirement if you were both residents on the same day your divorce was filed and the marriage’s breakdown occurred while you were in NY state.

    How Can a Poughkeepsie Family Law Lawyer Help Me?

    When the fundamental well-being of your family is weighing in the balance, you can’t afford to take chances. Hiring one of our award-winning attorneys provides a team that has handled more than 2, 500 cases

    Divorce is a stressful procedure. Let us take that burden off your shoulders. It is highly recommended that you consult with a divorce attorney in Poughkeepsie to strategically construct a plan that would work with your goals and best interests.

    There are multiple reasons to hire a divorce attorney in Poughkeepsie. They can significantly help you handle your most complex of family law issues, such as:

    • Child support
    • Child custody
    • Asset division
    • Spousal support
    • They can also provide consistent and knowledgeable communication about your case
    • Personalized representation that focuses on your specific needs
    • Overwhelmed by paperwork and excess documents? An attorney can handle those too.

    Our Divorce Lawyers Serving Poughkeepsie Intend to Save You Both Time and Money, Call Today for a Consultation and Let Us Do the Fighting for You!

    Poughkeepsie Divorce Attorneys Navigating Complex Divorce Issues

    As divorce lawyers in Dutchess County, NY, we understand that the dissolution of a marriage can be fraught with distressing emotions for various reasons. Financial concerns compound that distress. 

    In addition, when minor children are involved, their welfare becomes of primary importance.

    With so many interests to keep in mind, it's understandable that you may feel overwhelmed and need a strong advocate who has a clear sense. So, our family law lawyers are here if you are concerned about losing considerable assets or real property or want to protect your parental legal rights.

    With more than 80 years of combined family law experience, our Poughkeepsie lawyers have built a solid reputation for our integrity, skillful negotiation, and aggressive legal representation of our clients' interests.

    Please Call Our Divorce Lawyers Serving Poughkeepsie, NY Today at (845) 203-2287 to Set Up a Free Consultation!

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