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Looking for same sex divorce help in the Rochester, NY area.

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Looking for same sex divorce help in the Rochester, NY area. My ex and I are pursuing a divorce. I don't believe that we need lawyers but she states that she has been speaking with one. How soon should I get a lawyer?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Samuel II replied 1 year ago.

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I am an attorney with more than 25 years of experience and I look forward to providing information to you today

 

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"How soon should I get a lawyer"

 

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I suggest you can wait until you are served with a Complaint. At that time you should consider consulting with a local attorney. If you need to find one, I suggest you can use the NY Bar Association Legal Referral Service. Here is the contact information

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.


Can my wife be held responsible for student loans incurred by me during our marriage?

Expert:  Samuel II replied 1 year ago.

Hello

Marital debt is subject to "equitable distribution" as are marital assets under NY Law

That means, if only you benefited from the school loans then a court will put those debts in your column not to be shared.

If it was a joint decision for you to have the school debt and you both benefited in some way, then a court may hold each accountable.

Its arguable either way


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