Divorce Lawyer in Kingston

Attorney PhotoExperienced & Compassionate New York Family Lawyer Guides Clients through Divorce & Family Law in Kingston, New Paltz, and throughout The Hudson Valley

If you have been thinking about filing for divorce, you are probably concerned about emotional issues related to your children and how your family and financial life may be affected. Those are natural concerns. In time, though, the emotional concerns go away and you will be left with the financial fallout of your divorce. Making sure you protect your rights and interests now can prevent years of stress later.

Skilled Kingston Divorce Lawyer Protects Clients’ Rights Regarding Divorce, Custody and Support Issues

I am New York divorce lawyer Jonathan D. Katz. From my law firm in New Paltz, I represent clients in divorce and family law concerns in the Kingston area, as well as Ulster, Dutchess, Orange, Greene and Columbia counties.

I provide family law clients with close personal attention and practical insight into both the immediate challenges and long-range consequences of your situation. My counsel and advocacy on your behalf is intended to help you develop and execute sound strategies that will protect your relationship with your children, while advancing your personal and financial goals.

Contact me to arrange a consultation about your specific family law needs today. I focus on divorce cases involving complex issues, including:

  • Divorce and marriage dissolution: Divorce and legal separation affects families of every income level. It makes sense to hire a lawyer who can help you resolve your property, alimony and child custody issues quickly and cost-effectively. My firm looks for common sense solutions that make sense at the mediation and negotiation table.

  • Child custody and visitation: Divorces involving child custody, parenting time and child support are often contentious. A Kingston divorce attorney can help you sort out the emotions that often entangle the real issues.

  • Out-of-state and international custody: In today’s mobile society, custody issues often involve different state and foreign laws and a complex mix of interstate custody issues. My firm has the experience to help you resolve your toughest custody and child support concerns.

  • High net worth divorce: Successful individuals and business owners often have substantial financial and personal assets to protect when equitable distribution becomes the issue. I am an experienced negotiator and a serious trial lawyer who is able to protect your rights around the negotiation table.

Favorable Results in Divorce Are Based on a Solid Understanding of Your Rights

There are several options when it comes to getting divorced and deciding issues of child custody, alimony, child support, distribution of assets and debts and other family law issues. As a Kingston divorce lawyer, Mr. Katz can assist you with a traditional divorce trial, collaborative law divorce and traditional mediation. However, Mr. Katz favors mediation, wherein couples meet with a neutral mediator and have the benefit of sound legal advice provided their own lawyers throughout the process.

I will work with you so that you fully understand your rights and obligations. Once you know what a practical result looks like, you can then start thinking in terms of your own objectives and the ways to achieve them. Otherwise, the stress and uncertainty of your situation can lead to unrealistic goals, a misunderstanding of your legal position, and counterproductive divorce strategies.

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Client Reviews
I was living a nightmare of being falsely accused in a judicial system that considers all fathers to be dead beat dads until proven innocent. Living out of state and facing the possibility of jail, I miraculously found Jon’s website and called his office. Within a week the tables were turned, the lies were exposed, and the harassment was stopped. If you need someone that will challenge the system, then you need Jonathan Katz.
Jon’s integrity towards his clients is what makes him a standout attorney. He makes it a priority to know what's important to you. You’re not just a number. He is upfront with you right from the start. He will not string you along just for his financial benefit. He is only willing to settle the case if that's truly what you want. Anytime I called him I received a call back from him that day. Not someone else in the office. He is an attorney that has a passion for what's important to his clients. John Morrissey
Being a single mom, I had enough stress in my life. I had no idea how to go about protecting myself. My daughters were my priority. Jon walked me through the process. He turned a difficult time into a workable solution. Diane Chiriani
Jon thinks well, works to be clear and honest. He works to get to a strong argument. He seems to have a good working relationship with everybody at the courthouse. I get the feeling he has no trouble thinking like a judge. He is friendly and courteous. He doesn't overbill. He takes and returns calls promptly. His legal staff is friendly and competent. What's not to like? Rick S.
I liked that there was always transparency throughout my case. Genevieve H.
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