The Cimino Law Blog

Read The Cimino Law Blog to learn more about family law and employment law in New York State. If you or someone you love is dealing with a family law or employment law matter in Rochester, please contact our firm today to arrange a free confidential phone consultation with attorney Michelle Cimino. Let her experience work for you.

What is a Collaborative Divorce?

What is a Collaborative Divorce? Divorces can be complicated, confusing, and time consuming. They can result in pain and loss, especially if both parties are highly combative in the divorce process. With these, they often require lawyers, court dates, and [...]

What You Can Do About Retaliation In The Workplace

You have the right to engage in employment free of retaliatory actions on the part of your employers. However, situations arise that can cause an employer to take unjustified action against you for simply following the law. Please continue reading [...]

The Rights of Nursing Mothers

The presence of nursing and pumping mothers in the workplace has grown exponentially over the last many decades. Now, it is common to see a mother providing her baby with life-sustaining breast milk or pumping breast milk into a bottle [...]

Settling Your Mediated Divorce

In most cases, divorce is an unpleasant circumstance that no one wants to deal with. However, life happens and brings all manner of unexpected situations that can push a married couple beyond their limitations, resulting in the need for a [...]

How Maternity Discrimination Manifests Itself

Pregnancy is of utmost importance to the survival of the human race, yet maternity discrimination is alive and well in the U.S. Sadly, many who engage in maternity discrimination actually believe they are doing something positive when in reality, they [...]

Parental Alienation: What You Can Do About It

Raising children is not easy and requires good faith behavior on the part of both parents. Unfortunately, some parenting situations see one or both parents engaging in behaviors designed to sabotage the parent-child relationship of the other parent. Parental alienation [...]

Exploring Shared Residency

Shared residency has quickly become a popular option for divorcing parents. However, despite the benefits this type of parenting arrangement has for children, it may not always be the appropriate option, especially for warring parents. The Basics of Shared Residency [...]

Prenuptial Agreements: Do We Need One?

Wedding planning is mainly focused on the party aspect of marriage, but many couples often think about things past the day they say their “I dos.” Marriage is a contract and having an agreement in place regarding the possible end [...]

Religion Discrimination in the Workplace

Religion is an integral part of many people’s lives. Legally, you are protected against religion discrimination in the workplace. Despite that truth, employers still break the law and violate the rights of their employees. If you believe you have been [...]

Transgender Rights Attorney in Rochester

Being transgender in the United States comes with its challenges. Unfortunately, not everyone is welcoming and accepting; some people are hostile or violent. Being a transgender employee often means an employer will be discriminatory, despite the law protecting you. Our [...]

Know Your LGBTQ+ Rights

You spend much of your waking hours at work. You deserve to work in a safe environment. Many people in this country, they do not have that. LGBTQ+ rights are often neglected by employers, despite harassment and discrimination being prohibited. [...]

Transgender Rights in the Workplace

Transgender rights in the workplace exist to protect this class of people who are frequently marginalized by society. If you believe your rights have been violated based on gender identity, please call our office to schedule a consultation with Rochester [...]

Workplace LGBTQ Discrimination

You deserve to have a safe workplace regardless of who you are. Many individuals face workplace LGBTQ discrimination every day. Our Rochester employment lawyer is dedicated to bringing justice to these cases. Despite the Supreme Court’s ruling in 2020 that [...]

How a Transgender Discrimination Lawyer Can Help You

Are you experiencing discrimination based on your gender identity? Did you know that if you are mistreated at your job or during an application process, your rights are being violated? If you experience discrimination at work, our Rochester transgender discrimination [...]

Relocation Cases: Everything You Need to Know

When a custodial parent decides to move away from the non-custodial parent of their child, it can be difficult. Whether they move for a job, their personal lives, or otherwise, it can be a hard choice. Relocation cases in New [...]

Pregnancy Rights for Employees in NYS

Are you worried about what will happen if you take maternity leave? Pregnancy can already be incredibly stressful on your mind, body, and finances. Please keep reading to learn what your pregnancy rights are. If you believe your employer has [...]

Do Grandparents Have Rights in NYS?

When there is a significant change in your grandchild’s life, such as their parents getting divorced, or one parent passing away, you may worry about how it will impact your relationship with your grandchild. This can especially concern you if [...]

Family and Medical Leave Retaliation: Get Justice

Deciding to step away can be stressful. Whether you are stepping away from your job to be with a sick family member or welcome a new baby, you do not deserve to face family and medical leave retaliation at work. [...]

Non-Custodial Parent FAQs

Going to court for custody is never easy. Our family lawyer, Michelle Cimino, can help you navigate this process. The following are questions that a non-custodial parent may have. Please keep reading to learn more. To set up a confidential [...]

Types of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Are you feeling uncomfortable because of how you are treated at work? You may wonder if you have a sexual harassment claim. There are two legal types of sexual harassment. If you believe you are a victim of sexual harassment [...]

Fault Divorces vs. No-Fault Divorces

Are you or your spouse getting ready to part ways? There is a lot to think about when you are heading towards divorce. In NYS, you can file for fault divorces if one spouse is at fault for the divorce. [...]

Protected Classes in an Employment Case

Have you ever felt like you were unfairly treated at work? Have you ever been let go from a job in a manner that felt wrong? There is a chance that your rights were violated by your employer. If you [...]

What is a Prenup?

Marriage is often thought of as a lifelong commitment, but we know that is not always realistic. It may be strange to think about the potential end of your marriage before you have even said your vows. However, it is [...]

Should I Call a Wrongful Termination Lawyer?

In New York State, you can be fired for many reasons that do not break the law. Your boss can let you go simply because they do not like you. However, there are also many reasons why someone would need [...]

What is a Separation Agreement?

If you and your partner are making the decision to split up, you may be wondering what the right option is for you and your family. If getting a divorce does not seem like the right call, you may be [...]

When to Call an Employment Discrimination Lawyer

Have you been made to feel uncomfortable at work? There are many instances in which you may need the help of an employment discrimination lawyer. If you believe that you are the victim of discrimination, please do not wait to [...]

How Does NYS Child Support Work?

If you are separating from your spouse and have questions about NYS child support, we encourage you to reach out to our Rochester attorney right away. We can help you through your case, not only for child support but custody [...]

Establish Paternity for Custody Cases

When you are going through a separation from your partner, you likely have a lot of questions about what is going to happen with your children. If you are an unmarried couple, before going forward with your custody arrangements, NYS [...]

When to Call a Discrimination Lawyer

No one should feel unsafe at work. You are there to accomplish your tasks and provide for yourself and your family. If you are being discriminated against, it can make it hard for you to be at work. You may [...]

Custody Agreements for Unmarried Parents

You may wonder if custody agreements are different for unmarried parents who are separating. Our Rochester family law attorney would be glad to meet with you for a consultation to discuss your specific case with you. We have guided many [...]

Wage Theft: Do I Have a Case?

Wage theft makes victims out of employees who are being exploited by their employers. You may be wondering if your boss is guilty. Please keep reading to learn more about whether you might have a case against your employer. We [...]

Same Sex Divorce FAQs

Are you preparing to go through a divorce? No matter who you are married to, divorce can be really hard. Since the legalization of same sex marriage in 2011, people have wondered about how same sex divorce works. These are [...]

Is Mediation Right for Me?

When you are in the beginning stages of divorce, you may be wondering how it will play out. You have likely seen people in your life go through traditional divorce litigation which can be quite difficult. Did you know that [...]

Understanding Workplace Discrimination

Workplace discrimination can make going to your job unbearable. No one should have to face this type of treatment when they are trying to make their living. If you believe that you are a victim of discrimination but need to [...]

Will I Have to Go to Divorce Trial?

Are you beginning the process of divorce and you are worried about having to head to a divorce trial? A lot of people are concerned about this happening to them. We know that it is concerning to have to think [...]

Need Help Initiating Divorce?

The idea of divorce can make some people very emotional. However, you will know when you are ready. Initiating divorce can seem very complicated, but we can help you through it. Please keep reading to learn more about starting the [...]

Separate Property in Divorce

When you are considering divorce, you may be concerned with how you and your spouse are going to split your property and your assets. Something that you might be wondering about is your separate property. Our Rochester divorce lawyer can [...]

When to Call a Family Lawyer

If you are considering a significant change in your family, you are likely looking to reach out to a family lawyer. Whether you are separating from your spouse, breaking up with your child’s parent, or you want an adjustment in [...]

Do I Have a Sexual Harassment Case?

Are you feeling uncomfortable at work due to unwanted sexual advances? This can be incredibly upsetting and can have you contemplating leaving a job that you otherwise would enjoy. To find out if you have a sexual harassment case, the [...]

What Are the Grandparent Visitation Rights?

Are you a grandparent who wants to establish rights to see their grandchildren? The saying goes that it takes a village to raise a child. Many grandparents wish to remain a part of that village, and they want to have [...]

Wrongfully Fired: What to Do When it Happens

Many of us know the stomach-dropping feeling of being called into a meeting unexpectedly. Getting let go is never easy, but it happens. However, when you think that you have been wrongfully fired, it can call for legal action. If [...]

Thinking of Getting a Divorce After Christmas?

We know that the holiday season is supposed to be full of joy and love. For a lot of people, it is dreadful. Did you that January holds the month with the most divorce filings? The Monday after the holidays [...]

Paternity Testing for Custody and Child Support

When parents are unmarried or there is suspicion of infidelity, paternity testing may be necessary in order to establish custody and child support. There are a lot of things to consider when you and your partner are splitting up with [...]

Position Discrimination and Workplace Gender Bias

No employer is allowed to discriminate against you based on your gender. A lot of people still hold outdated ideas of gender roles and they let these biases impact how they run their companies or businesses. Position discrimination is something [...]

Divorce Papers: Preparing to Serve Your Spouse

We understand that preparing for a divorce can be very emotional. Depending on the relationship you have with your spouse, you might be very nervous about serving them with divorce papers. We want you to know that you can find [...]

Identifying Discrimination: What to Look For

Identifying discrimination is important if you believe that what you are experiencing is against your rights as a worker in NYS. Our Rochester employment lawyer knows how bad it can feel to be discriminated against at work. Whether it is [...]

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How to Handle Racial Discrimination at Work

Are you experiencing racial discrimination at work? Whether you are sure or not about being a victim of discrimination, we would like to hear from you. We can sit down for a confidential phone consultation with you to talk about [...]

What to Do About Workplace Pregnancy Discrimination

The law protects you against discrimination for many things. When you are starting a family, you should never have to worry about losing your job or being denied employment because of your growing baby bump. Workplace pregnancy discrimination is a [...]

Planning for a Divorce During Covid

Are you and your spouse planning for a divorce during covid? You might be wondering how this is going to complicate the process. We assure you that we are going to work hard to get you through this smoothly with [...]

What Are the Fathers Custodial Rights?

What Are the Fathers Custodial Rights? If you are anticipating or going through a custody battle with your spouse, you might be worried about what is going to happen. It is only natural to feel anxious. The courts in New [...]

Can a Wage Attorney Sue My Employer?

Unfortunately, people are taken advantage of by their employers all the time. If you believe that your rights are being violated, you are likely looking for a wage attorney. We can help sue your employer if you are not getting [...]

What Does a Family Court Lawyer Do?

If you are in search of a family court lawyer, know that you are not alone. According to Legal Jobs, roughly every 36 seconds, someone is going through a divorce in the U.S. Needing a family court lawyer is common. [...]

Age Discrimination Lawyer Explains How To Create A Fair Work Environment

An Age Discrimination Lawyer Can Help Create a Fair Work Environment About one out of every five workers over the age of 40 have experienced some form of age-related discrimination on the job. If you find that you have faced [...]

Preparing for a Divorce Consultation

Are you getting ready to go through a divorce? This can be a very emotional journey you are about to embark on. It’s time to start preparing for a divorce consultation, where you will meet your lawyer. Here are some [...]

Employee Rights Lawyer Explains Discrimination in the Workplace

How Can An Employee Rights Lawyer Help? With so many different problems that can arise in a diverse workplace environment, employee rights lawyers play a major role in helping both employees and employers. In the year 2021 alone, there are [...]

Uncontested Divorce Lawyer Helping You Move Forward

How An Uncontested Divorce Lawyer Can Help Make Divorce A Smooth Transition If you are working through an uncontested divorce, do you really need to have an uncontested divorce lawyer? The short answer is a resounding, YES! Did you know [...]

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What are Visitation Schedules?

What are Visitation Schedules? Experienced Rochester Divorce and Child Custody Attorney Explains Visitation Schedules in New York If you have children and are going through a divorce, there is no doubt that this change will be stressful for your child. [...]

Contested Divorce Lawyer Explains Settling Disagreements

Learn How A Contested Divorce Lawyer Can Help Settle Disagreements Divorce is a difficult decision to come to and it comes with many challenges, especially if the other party does not want the divorce. It is bound to have some [...]

Workplace Retaliation Lawyer

What is workplace retaliation? Workplace retaliation is when an employer punishes an applicant or employee for “asserting their rights to be free from employment discrimination including harassment.” When a person asserts their rights, it is known as “protected activity” and [...]

Disability Discrimination Lawyer Explains Discrimination in the Workplace

Experienced Disability Discrimination Lawyer Explains Discrimination in the Workplace Disability discrimination is when a person is treated unfairly because of a disability. This can also happen if a person is treated unjustly because of a past disability, like a past [...]

Gender Discrimination Lawyer

Gender Discrimination Lawyer Explains Gender Discrimination in the Workplace Gender discrimination is when a person is discriminated against or treated differently because of their gender. This can happen anywhere, from work to the public. Some people do not see gender [...]

Racial Discrimination Lawyer in Rochester, NY

Racial Discrimination Lawyer Helping Victims of Discrimination in the Workplace Do you find yourself facing racial discrimination or harassment on the job? Maybe you’ve encountered people treating you differently than others of a different race. You may not realize it, [...]

Rochester Discrimination Lawyer Explains Your Rights

Discrimination happens when a person is treated differently or seen differently than someone else because of their race, age, sex, gender, etc. If you are ever discriminated against in the workplace, it’s important to connect with an experienced Rochester discrimination [...]

Webster Divorce Lawyer Explains The Divorce Process

A divorce is the legal termination of a marriage. Many people get divorced in their lifetime. About 50% of first-time marriages end in divorce according to the American Psychological Association. Divorce is not an easy process, so it is important [...]

Can Men Receive Spousal Support?

Can Men Receive Spousal Support? Divorce can be difficult for every party involved. It often requires long hours, high fees, and tolling emotional stress to get through the process. Part of the divorce process involves the separation and division of [...]

What is the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission?

What is the EEOC or Equal Employment Opportunity Commission? Keep Reading To Find Out. You might’ve heard of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission when applying for jobs or new work positions, but what they do is sometimes unclear to the [...]

Rochester Family Law Attorney Answers Common Child Support Questions

Rochester Family Law Attorney Answers Common Child Support Questions Dealing with a child support case is very overwhelming, stressful, and emotional for everybody involved. For those who have never had to deal with paying child support before there can be [...]

Alimony and Spousal Support in New York

Rochester Spousal Support Lawyer Explains Everything You Should Know About Alimony and Spousal Support Divorce proceedings that involve minor children often include the need to pay alimony, which is also commonly referred to as spousal support. Alimony and spousal support [...]

Pittsford Divorce Lawyer Explains What to Do After Getting Served with Divorce Papers

Getting served with divorce papers is an unpleasant experience for anyone and it’s something that should certainly be taken very seriously. It’s far too easy, all be it understandable, to react extremely emotionally when served with divorce papers. However, it’s [...]

Legal Separation and Divorce: What Are The Differences?

Many people don’t realize that legal separation and divorce are actually entirely different things. Separation tends to be something we equate with the stage right before a married couple finalized their divorce. However, legal separation is more than just a [...]

Rochester Employment Lawyer Explains Unlawful Termination in New York

Rochester Employment Lawyer Explains Unlawful Termination in New York If you’ve recently experienced being fired for something that you didn’t consider your fault, or that you think was illegal, then you’re probably wondering whether or not it can be considered [...]

New York Labor Lawyer

New York Labor Lawyer Labor laws are constantly changing. Therefore, employers must be vigilant about staying up-to-date on the current standards and practices. As an employer, you may need to work with a New York labor lawyer to ensure that [...]

Divorce Lawyer for Dads in Rochester

Divorce Lawyer for Dads in Rochester Divorces can be an incredibly different experience for a man to undergo. If you are a father, a divorce can also lead to limits being placed on your parental rights. Choosing a divorce lawyer [...]

Sexual Harassment Attorney in Rochester, NY

Sexual Harassment Attorney in Rochester, NY You have the right to work in an environment where you feel safe. If you live in fear that you will be sexually harassed by a co-worker or someone else you frequently encounter at [...]

Rochester Discrimination Attorney

Rochester Discrimination Attorney If you have been the victim of workplace discrimination, you should work with a discrimination attorney to ensure that your rights are respected. With the help of a Rochester discrimination attorney, you can get compensation from any [...]

Rochester Domestic Violence Lawyer

Rochester Domestic Violence Lawyer If you or your loved ones have been the victim of domestic violence, you may be in need of a domestic violence lawyer. Likewise, if you have been accused of committing domestic violence-related crimes, a domestic [...]

Rochester Divorce Lawyers

Rochester Divorce Lawyers If you are getting divorced in Rochester, NY, you should consider getting help from one of Cimino Law’s Rochester divorce lawyers. Our team of lawyers understands the complexities of family law, meaning we will help you secure [...]

5 Things to Consider When Hiring a Spousal Support Lawyer

5 Things to Consider When Hiring a Spousal Support Lawyer When it comes to divorce, many people think that they can handle it on their own. The truth is that only about 10% of divorces are handled without a spousal [...]

Rochester Child Support Lawyer

Rochester Child Support Lawyer When the parents of a child choose to separate, their child’s wellbeing must still be accounted for. If one parent assumes primary responsibility for the child following a breakup, the other parent may be required to [...]

Paternity Lawyer in Rochester, New York

Paternity Lawyer in Rochester, New York There are many reasons to enlist the help of a paternity lawyer in Rochester, New York. The main reason to do so would be to establish paternity for a child. To establish paternity means [...]

Matrimonial Attorney in Rochester, NY

Matrimonial Attorney in Rochester, NY A matrimonial attorney is a lawyer who has proven that they have exceptional experience and education in the realms of matrimonial law practice. They specialize in cases like child custody, divorce, alimony, adoption, and child [...]

Rochester Divorce Lawyer

Rochester Divorce Lawyer Getting married is a beautiful experience but staying married requires a lot of patience and compromise. After taking your vows and signing the marriage certificate, you have made a deal to “love and to hold till death [...]


High Net Worth Divorce Lawyer

High Net Worth Divorce Lawyer in Rochester, NY A divorce can be a painstaking process, especially if you have a high-net-worth or assets exceeding $1,000,000 in value. Filing the divorce petition, dividing assets, and attending court dates—each step takes significant [...]

Spousal Support in Rochester, NY

Experienced Rochester Divorce Attorney Explains Spousal Support in New York Whenever you’re going through a divorce, life can become complicated. This can be due to the time and money you’re spending on the divorce process, as well as all of [...]

What is a Hostile Work Environment?

Experienced Rochester Employment Lawyer Explains Hostile Work Environments If you have a job, you may have heard the term “hostile work environment” but could be unsure of what this ‘environment’ truly is. Traditionally, a hostile work environment is considered any [...]

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Property Division and Divorce

How is Property Divided in Divorce? Experienced Rochester Divorce Lawyer Explains Property Division and Divorce Divorces can be difficult. There is a lot of information to understand, and there is often plenty of situations, both financial and emotional, to settle. [...]

Military Divorce Lawyer

Military Divorce Lawyer The end of a marriage is always complicated. Of course, if you had a good lawyer (s), the whole experience would be less tiring. While many law firms and lawyers may have learned to handle divorce amongst civilians [...]

Men’s Divorce Attorney

Men’s Divorce Attorney Divorce statistics in the United States is staggering. Almost half of all marriages end in divorce, with both parties usually resenting each other. Granted, enduring a divorce is never easy, but there are times that parties must [...]

Free Divorce Consultation

Free Divorce Consultation Let us take a wild guess here? Right now, you are reading this post because you want to know more about divorce – your rights, the other parties’ rights, and all the necessary information. With enough experience in [...]

Family Law Attorneys

Family Law Attorneys Families disagree all the time. Sometimes, disagreements get quickly sorted out on their own. Other times, disputes in a family can get so complicated that there is simply no way to achieve resolution without involving a third [...]

Divorce Modifications

Divorce Modifications What would life be like if you never had the option to correct mistakes or make adjustments? It would probably feel like a prison. Most people are under the misconception that agreements (contracts) are always irreversible or unmodifiable. This [...]

Separation Agreements Explained by Rochester Divorce Lawyer

Separation Agreements Explained by Rochester Divorce Lawyer This post will take you briefly through separation agreements explained by dedicated Rochester Divorce Lawyer Michelle Cimino. In this post, we discuss the basics to help you understand how separation agreements work and [...]

Equitable Distribution Explained by Rochester Divorce Lawyer

Experienced Rochester Divorce Lawyer Explains Equitable Distribution in New York The relevance of the ‘equitable distribution’ concept is strongly connected to divorce. Given the prevalence of divorce between married couples and the economic nature of marriage in contemporary society, it [...]

Child Support Enforcement Lawyer in Rochester, NY

Experienced Rochester Divorce Lawyer Explains Child Support Enforcement In New York This easy-to-read post helps you understand the basics of child support and how to protect your interest and your children through child support enforcement. Get in touch with dedicated [...]

Spousal Maintenance in Rochester, NY

Dedicated Rochester Divorce Lawyer Explains Spousal Maintenance vs. Spousal Support Spousal maintenance, sometimes referred to as alimony is a form of payment paid to one spouse to the other for a pre-determined period of time following a divorce. The amount [...]

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Gay And Lesbian Rights Attorney in Rochester, NY

Gay And Lesbian Rights Attorney in Rochester, NY The all-too-significant relevance of rights cannot be whittled down, given the human rights struggles in recent times. If these struggles have proved anything, It is that rights matter to the existence of [...]

Transgender Discrimination Lawyer in Rochester, NY

Experienced Transgender Discrimination Lawyer in Rochester, NY Transgender people come from all walks of life. They do not, in any way, bear striking similarities with the aliens of the Outer space. They are fathers, mothers, brothers, sisters, sons, daughters. They [...]

Sexual Orientation Discrimination Lawyer in Rochester, NY

Experienced Sexual Orientation Discrimination Lawyer Protecting Your Rights in Rochester, NY In a world of limited opportunities like ours, humans have to seek for it painstakingly, it then becomes a tragedy of sorts when one is denied a fighting chance [...]

LGBTQ Discrimination Attorney in Rochester, NY

LGBTQ+ Discrimination Attorney in Rochester, NY It would be nigh-impossible to give a clear rundown, in quick fashion, of what levels of discrimination go on in the LGBTQ community without having to deal with some memo, a memo which anti-LGBTQ [...]

Gay And Lesbian Discrimination Lawyer in Rochester, NY

Gay And Lesbian Discrimination Lawyer in Rochester, NY In the 21st century, we have a world where laws have continually adapted to reflect the lives of people that live in it; we have a world where technological advancement is at [...]

Ageism in the Workplace

Rochester Employment Lawyer Protecting Against Ageism in the Workplace Equality is essential, especially while you’re at work. Nobody wants to be treated unequally to another person of equal importance. That’s why when ageism is apparent in the workplace, it can [...]

Uncontested Divorce in Rochester, NY

Uncontested Divorce in Rochester, NY It’s easy to feel out of control when you’re going through a divorce. Some situations may be out of your power, but others you have direct control over. One of these is the type of [...]

Equal Pay Act Explained

Rochester Employment Lawyer Helping To Enforce Equal Pay for Equal Work In life, everybody deserves equality. This means that each gender should have the same rights and luxuries than the other. Unfortunately, this is not often depicted in reality. Because [...]

No-Fault Divorce in Rochester, NY

Considering No-Fault Divorce? Here’s What You Need To Know Going through a divorce can be one of the most difficult and stressing times for everyone involved. The process can be long and grueling, especially if you’re filing for a fault [...]

Racial Discrimination in The Workplace

Rochester Employment Lawyer Fighting Against Racial Discrimination in The Workplace Everybody deserves to be treated equally to another. Unfortunately, this is not the reality that many people experience, especially in work settings. Often times, people are racially discriminated against. This [...]

Gender Identity Discrimination Lawyer in Rochester, NY

Experienced Rochester Gender Identity Discrimination Lawyer Protecting The Rights of LGBTQ Employees In New York Bringing the hallucinations of lesser courts and the general public into clarity within the realm of justice has always been the portfolio of the Supreme [...]

Enforcing Child Support in Rochester, NY

Need Help Enforcing Child Support? Schedule A Confidential Consultation Today! Whether you’re going through a divorce or the parent of your child has no desire to support your kid, you may feel stuck and struggling to care for your child [...]

Divorce Arbitration in Rochester, NY

Dedicated Family Lawyer Providing Divorce Arbitration in Rochester, NY Divorce can be a difficult and stressful time in life. While there are multiple ways to go about getting a divorce in the United States and still achieve the same outcome, [...]

LGBT Employment Discrimination

The Latest Supreme Court Decision Banning LGBT Employment Discrimination The LGBT community has come a long way over the last few decades, as was made clear by the historic Supreme Court ruling of June 15, 2020, which upheld that the [...]

Rochester Divorce Attorney

Rochester Divorce Attorney Getting a divorce can often be one of the most stressful and complicated times in life. After all, when you first get married, you likely don’t think about splitting up in the future. Because these times can [...]

Rochester Custody Lawyer

Rochester Custody Lawyer Whether you’re going through a divorce or there is an issue between your family and children are involved, it puts them in a difficult situation. Children are an important piece of the family puzzle, and it’s important [...]

Female Lawyer in Rochester

Female Lawyer in Rochester Choosing a lawyer can seem like a difficult and complicated action to take. After all, there are hundreds of lawyers available, and you want to hire the best and most capable one for your specific situation. [...]

Divorce Attorney in Rochester

Divorce Attorney in Rochester Divorce is often one of the most trying times in someone’s life. If you’re going through with one, you may be feeling defeated, stressed, and full of questions. Thankfully, there are ways to help this. By [...]

Child Support in Rochester

Child Support in Rochester Your child is likely one of the most important people in your life. They deserve the best care they can get. Sometimes, when people go through custody battles, the child is left essentially split. This means [...]

Rochester Family Lawyer

Rochester Family Lawyer Helping You Move Forward When issues arise in the home, they may only be settled with a family lawyer. Essentially, family lawyers are legally trained professionals that handle matters of family law. This means that as long [...]

Should I Hire A Female Divorce Attorney?

Dedicated Female Divorce Attorney Serving Rochester, NY Selecting a divorce attorney for your family law case is one of the most important things you may do, as it will impact every facet of your life, including your children, your emotions, [...]

Rochester Divorce Attorney: A Clients Guide

Looking For An Experienced Rochester Divorce Attorney? Find Out What You Need To Know Although it may be the furthest thing from your mind on your wedding day — marriage is a legal agreement. Once you say “I do,” you [...]

Custody Lawyer in Rochester, NY

Custody Lawyers: An Ultimate Guide to Choosing A Custody Lawyer in Rochester, NY Whether you are in the midst of a divorce or you are considering seeking legal aid to help you gain a custody order granting you rights to [...]

Coronavirus and the Workplace: Know Your Rights

An Employees Guide To Coronavirus and the Workplace This is not intended to be legal advice and is a summary of FAQ based on the most recent laws and executives orders available as of 4/2/20. WORKING FROM HOME Q: Can [...]

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Coronavirus Family Law Guide

How To Protect Your Family During The Coronavirus Pandemic This is not intended to be legal advice and is a summary of FAQ based on the most recent laws and executives orders available as of 4/2/20. PREVENTATIVE MEASURES Q: What [...]

What is the Whistleblower Protection Act?

What is the Whistleblower Protection Act? In the media today, there has been a lot of talk about a whistleblower in the political field. What people may not understand, though, is that whistleblowers can exist everywhere outside of politics. Essentially, [...]

How is a 401K Handled in Divorce?

How is a 401K Handled in Divorce? Divorce settlements can be excruciating. They often last an extended period of time and lead to an excess amount of stress and confusion. There’s a lot to know about what you or your [...]

What is Marital Abandonment?

What is Marital Abandonment? When you get married, you rarely think that you and your spouse will run into significant issues. After all, people get married to stay together for life. Unfortunately, unexpected events and situations can occur that lead [...]

Are Debts Divided in Divorce?

Are Debts Divided in Divorce? When going through a divorce, it’s important to understand exactly what you and your current spouse are entitled to. New York State happens to be an equal division property state which means that every marital [...]

Social Media and Divorce

Social Media and Divorce Rochester divorce attorney Michelle Cimino explains why you should avoid social media when going through a divorce In this day and age, the majority of people have social media pages. Everybody loves to share every aspect [...]

Common Divorce Mistakes

Common Divorce Mistakes If you’re going through a divorce, you know how messy and stressful they can become. Sometimes, people make mistakes, and mistakes throughout the process of divorce is no different. While everybody’s divorce and situations are unique, there [...]

What if My Spouse Refuses to Sign Divorce Papers?

What if My Spouse Refuses to Sign Divorce Papers? Divorce is hard. It puts a lot of stress on all people involved, especially both spouses. Sometimes, one spouse may feel as if the divorce should not occur. They may desire [...]

Child Support Guidelines in NY State

Child Support Guidelines in NY State If you’re going through a divorce or a paternity struggle, the issue of child support is likely on your mind. There is a lot to know about child support guidelines in New York State, [...]

New York Employment Law Guide

You have certain rights as an employee in the state of New York. Your employer should respect those rights, but if he or she doesn’t, an employment lawyer can help. We created the New York employment law guide to help [...]


New York Family Law Guide

Family law issues are often stressful for all parties involved. Whether you are going through a divorce, fighting for child support, or trying to get custody of your kids, you can’t help but worry about the outcome. We understand how [...]


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