Sassoon & Cymrot’s family lawyers advise our clients in all aspects of family and matrimonial law. Our attorneys are committed to handling these matters with discretion and sensitivity. We advise clients with respect to premarital and cohabitation agreements, same sex marriage issues, abuse prevention, separation agreements, divorce and post-divorce issues. We have tried cases in the probate courts involving the equitable division of assets, asset valuation, alimony, child support, custody, paternity, domestic violence, validity of prenuptial agreements, and modification of prior judgements.
Sassoon & Cymrot attorneys advise on relevant state and federal laws such as the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act and the federal Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act. We also handle the negotiation, litigation, and modification of child care and custody agreements, and we advise clients with respect to the interstate movement of minor children.
Sassoon & Cymrot assists client during all phases of divorce proceedings. Our services include the development and analysis of alternatives among property settlement, custody, and support options. Our attorneys handle settlement negotiations and litigation, both in the trial and appellate courts.
Domestic Relations Disputes
Sassoon & Cymrot brings substantial experience to a wide range of other domestic relations disputes, including post-divorce modification actions, care and protection cases, paternity actions, prevention-of-abuse proceedings, agreements between non-married cohabitants, and antenuptial agreements.
Tax Planning for Divorce
The resolution of tax, estate, pension, and other financial issues is an essential component of most domestic relations disputes. Sassoon & Cymrot advises clients on how to structure alimony, child support payments, and division of property (including closely-held businesses) to minimize tax liability. Our tax attorneys also advise on estate and gift tax planning in the context of divorce.