Dutchess County Divorce Lawyers

Handling Any Divorce Case, Straightforward or Complex

There is a lot to review when you are going through a divorce. As either the person who intends to file or the one who is handed the divorce papers, you need to try to reach a decision that works best for everyone involved. To sort through the details and come up with a fair solution, come to Letterio & Haug, LLP and let our divorce attorneys in Dutchess County act as your legal guides and representatives.

Parts of your divorce we can help with include but are not limited to:

We are proud to be the trusted name in divorce representation for people throughout the region. Whether you have an uncontested, contested, high asset, or same-sex divorce, we can proudly stand by your side to help you navigate the path ahead.


Call (845) 203-0997 or contact us online to begin your divorce in Dutchess County.


No-Fault Compared to Fault

Every state in the country allows for a no-fault divorce that can be filed for basically any reason. For example, if you do not want to air your metaphorical dirty laundry when you file for divorce, you can choose the no-fault option and cite “irreconcilable differences.” However, New York still allows you to file for divorce based on specific grounds.

Grounds for divorce recognized by New York courts include:

  • Adultery
  • Abandonment
  • Cruel or inhumane treatment
  • Imprisonment
  • Irretrievable breakdown of marriage for 6 months or longer

Filing for divorce and citing specific grounds can be useful if you want to sway the court to rule in your favor on certain aspects. For the most part, though, it is not necessary. With the help of an experienced legal team like you’ll find at our law firm, you can bring those same issues up in your no-fault divorce with just as much effectiveness and purpose. Generally, it is not advised to file for a grounds-based divorce.


To learn more about divorce in New York and how you should proceed with your own, please call our Dutchess County divorce attorneys at (845) 203-0997.


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