Divorce is a very difficult process, but an experienced, compassionate and thoughtful attorney can protect your interests and work to minimize the conflict.  Attorney J. Alexander Davidson has guided many clients in the Upstate area through divorce and began them on a road to a new beginning. 

Until very recently New York was one of a very small number of states that did not offer its citizens a no-fault divorce option where irreconcilable differences may be cited as grounds for the divorce.  Grounds for divorce in New York were:

  • Abandonment  for a year or more
  • Adultery
  • Cruel and inhuman treatment
  • Living separate and apart for one or more years pursuant to the provisions of a Separation Agreement between the parties.

The governor signed into lawa no-fault divorce law in New York which will, at least
as far as grounds are concerned, make the divorce process a bit easier on New Yorkers.  Despite the new law, many issues related to divorce still must be addressed such as:
  • Division of marital property (property acquired by the couple during the marriage)
  • Division of debts
  • Child support
  • Child Custody
  • Maintenance (alimony)

So it is still critical to have a competent, caring advocate on your side through the divorce process.  If you have questions concerning divorce please contact Attorney J. Alexander Davidson for a free consultation. 

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Law Office of J. Alexander Davidson Attorney at Law
The Monroe Building
333 East Onondaga Street, 4th Floor
Syracuse, NY 13202-2011
Telephone: (315)-415-4231 | Fax: (315)-474-4575

The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation.


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J. Alexander Davidson
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The Monroe Building
333 E. Onondaga Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

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