Whether you live in Valley Stream, Nassau County, have family law issues or are entering a period within your life where you and your partner are considering the benefits of getting a divorce, then the chances are you are facing one of the most complicated, and emotional experiences you will ever encounter. Law is complex, and family law builds on that complexity with the emotional nature of relationships breaking apart - this is why it is so important for clients in need of family law advice or divorce guidance to access professional help. With the assistance of a professional, welcoming, and devoted family law attorney, you will be able to place the focus of your divorce or family law case on the best interests of you, and your loved ones. This should help you to positively move forward towards the next step of your life - regardless of what that process might entail.
A common area of family law, for Valley Stream, Nassau County residents and all around Long Island, is divorce. Regardless of whether you are considering mediation, collaborative law, settlement negotiations or litigation as the process by which to organize the outcome of your marriage dissolution, you can rest assured that you're not alone. In fact, it is commonly claimed that almost fifty percent of marriages across America end in a divorce. When it comes to dealing with issues of family law, learning about numbers such as this can be reassuring. After all, they not only let you know that you are not alone in the way that you feel, but can also give you the peace of mind that comes with knowing that the divorce process has laws and precedents which might be of guidance.
As upsetting as divorce statistics may appear to be on the surface, they also underline the familiar nature of divorce in today's society, and can help to remove some of the isolation that people feel when they are facing divorce or family courts for the first time. For people located within the village of Valley Stream in Nassau County - a beautiful area that runs along the border of Queens and interacts with the Long Island Railway, Wikipedia reports that the population was around 37,511 as of the 2010 census. If we consider that number in relation to family law and marriage, then we find that around 61.5% of the people living within Valley Stream during 2010 were married. In comparison, statistical atlas reports that only around 51-54% of the residents within Valley Stream are currently married. On the other hand, 12% of the women and 7% of the men living in Valley Stream are divorced. Wherever you live - it's difficult to ignore the facts that are emerging - divorce is becoming more and more common over the years.
Unfortunately, there isn't always something that can be done to repair a marriage or prevent a divorce. While many couples take steps to improve something in their relationship that simply isn't going right - there are times when a marriage can fall apart due to no fault from either party. After all, that's why New York has such as thing as a "No-fault" divorce. If you do find yourself in a position wherein your marriage is unable to continue in Valley Stream, then your best bet may be to approach someone like Mr. Darren M. Shapiro for help. Not only can Mr. Shapiro help you to work out the details of your divorce in a welcoming manner - using information gleaned from the local courts to inform your case - he can also offer alternatives to traditional litigation. Since he was admitted to the New York Bar in 1999, Mr. Darren Shapiro has used over fifteen years of experience in the legal field to help him develop fantastic local services for people in Valley Stream, Nassau County, and the surrounding areas. Whether you're looking for a way to come to terms about equitable distribution, child custody, or anything else that might be an issue during your divorce procedure, Mr. Shapiro can provide a range of options, including collaborative law, and mediation.
Both mediation or collaborative law can represent an ideal opportunity for residents of Valley Stream who want to come to terms regarding their divorce without the use of aggressive litigation. By providing a safe space for people to negotiate about the preferences regarding various family law matters, mediation can help individuals to avoid interacting with the court as much as possible when they are undergoing a divorce procedure. This can be particularly useful for couples who would prefer to maintain good relationships with their ex-spouses, for the sake of children or otherwise. What's more, collaborative law can work in a similar way, allowing clients to work alongside a number of experts to create the best solution for their needs.
Whatever your family law case entails, Mr. Darren Shapiro is prepared to help, from his office conveniently located at 99 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 300-G. You can get here either by taking exit 34 on the Northern State Parkway, or using exit 40 on the Long Island Expressway. Once you arrive at Mr. Shapiro's welcoming office, you will find that he will give you all of the information and advice you need to make careful choices about your available legal routes, from which courts you might attend, to whether mediation might be a successful solution for you and your partner. Because he understands the workings of the local courts, and the inner turmoil that can be associated with family law, Mr. Shapiro has provided reliable guidance and amazing service to people across the whole of Nassau County and Suffolk County.
To find out more about how Mr. Shapiro could help with your particular case of family law, please feel free to get in touch at your earliest convenience. Couples considering mediation are also welcome to schedule their free half hour initial consultation. You can contact Mr. Shapiro either via our online contact form, or by telephone at 516-333-6555.