Rochester Divorce Attorney Michael D. Schmitt has handled million-dollar divorce cases and high-profile murder trials throughout New York state courts. Regardless of the case, Rochester Attorney Michael Schmitt always takes the time to care for the individual needs of the clients he represents.

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Rochester Family Law Attorney Suggests ACT for the Children

Rochester Family Law Attorney, Michael Schmitt, knows that divorce can be difficult, especially when children are involved. Making the transition easier for the children is in the best interest of all involved. ACT or Assisting Children Through Transition’s goal is to teach parents how to reduce the stress of such a change, parent effectively, and protect…

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Rochester Divorce Lawyer Explains What is Involved in an Uncontested Divorce

Rochester Divorce Lawyer Explains What is Involved in an Uncontested Divorce I am often asked as a Rochester Divorce Lawyer, what is involved in an uncontested divorce.  An uncontested divorce typically involves a case with little or no legal issues that need to be resolved. It’s typically a short term marriage. Maybe the parties have…

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Rochester Child Custody Attorney Discusses Joint Custody vs. Sole Custody

Rochester Child Custody Attorney Discusses Joint Custody vs. Sole Custody Many people ask me as an experienced Rochester Child Custody Attorney, what the difference is between joint custody and sole custody. People who have joint custody are generally charged with the obligation of making decisions together on the issues that affect their children. People who…

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Rochester Divorce Lawyer Explains Equitable Distribution

Rochester Divorce Lawyer Explains Equitable Distribution Frequently as a Rochester Divorce Lawyer, I will get tasked what equitable distribution is and how it works.  Generally speaking, marital property is divided equally between the spouses. Although the court is not obligated or required to divide it equally, that’s generally what happens. Sometimes certain facts and circumstances…