Unfortunately some marriages are filled with abusive behavior which causes their divorce. For those that are being abused by their partner, there are special community resources available to serve you. It is also important to have experienced legal advice to help you navigate through an often turbulent time.
The Rochester, NY area and surrounding counties are served by organizations that specifically assist victims of domestic violence. One such organization is Willow Domestic Violence Center. They provide crisis services as well as prevention services. They have a shelter available for those that are in immediate need. For more information, please visit the website at https://willowcenterny.org/.
If you have questions on moving forward through your divorce when you are in a domestic violence situation, please call Michael Schmitt at 585-232-1770 for a free consultation.