Buffalo, NY When Divorce Litigation Attorneys

The Erie and Niagara region litigation team for contested marriage dissolutions

At Pusatier Sherman Abbott & Sugarman, LLP, our attorneys have represented clients in matters of divorce, separation, post-divorce enforcement and modification applications and many types of family court petitions involving child custody, custodial access (visitation), paternity, child support and domestic violence since 1976. We understand that an amicable settlement may not be available in every situation, as the emotional nature of the dispute often gets in the way. Our goal is to achieve the best possible results for you by vigorously advocating for your interests every step of the way.

Resolving your divorce in the courtroom and in negotiation

Depending on the nature of your divorce, you may never step foot in a courtroom — in those cases, whether divorce mediation or collaborative divorce or another court-free method, you and your former spouse work together. At other times, you and your former spouse may disagree on issues such as maintenance (alimony), child support, child custody or division of property and debts. No matter what the situation may be, Pusatier Sherman Abbott & Sugarman, LLP attorneys based in the Buffalo region can assist you inside and outside of the courtroom. If property division or professional licenses are at stake, we work with accountants and experts to determine their value. When alimony, child support and custody issues arise, a Pusatier Sherman Abbott & Sugarman, LLP attorney can protect your rights under New York law. When necessary, we have access to financial specialists, business appraisers, child psychologists, child custody evaluators and many other professionals who can help us represent you best. Our divorce litigators are experienced at negotiating an advantageous settlement for you or at presenting your case in the most persuasive light possible should the need for trial arise.

Call today to Consult With our Buffalo Divorce Litigation Lawyers

Divorce litigation can bring out the worst in people — and you deserve a supportive, trusted legal team to back you up. For a free consultation about your situation, call the Buffalo law firm of Pusatier Sherman Abbott & Sugarman, LLP at 716-873-6765 or contact us online. Our office hours are 8:30 to 5:00 Monday through Thursday and 8:00 to 4:00 on Fridays, with weekend and evening meetings available by appointment.




Recent Blog Posts

The Buffalo News reaches out to Steven Sugarman for Advice on Dealing with Disappointment and Managing Conflict Now that the 2016 Presidential Election is Over

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Attorney and mediator Steven Sugarman provides his advice about how to deal with contrary opinions during a divisive election in "Tips on surviving Tuesday's election, from an etiquette expert, a divorce mediator, a boxing referee".

PSAS Attorneys Volunteer at Elmwood Festival of the Arts

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

Pusatier, Sherman, Abbott & Sugarman, LLP partner Richard Abbott, Esq. and associate Audrey Rose Herman, Esq. volunteered for the recent Elmwood Village Festival of the Arts, a local non-for-profit.

Steven Sugarman Coaches University at Buffalo Law School Students To Great Success in International Competition

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

The University at Buffalo School of Law’s CJ Cook and Joe Lavoie took second place at the Consensual Dispute Resolution Competition in Vienna, Austria.  They were coached by professor and professional mediator Steven R. Sugarman, Esq.  They credit their success to their ADR classes at UB, their training with Professor Sugarman, and the intensive workshop at the competition.

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