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Ingrid Gherman has spent more than 35 years as a New York divorce lawyer representing clients throughout the NYC metropolitan area. Her personal caring combined with superlative knowledge of matrimonial law has contributed to her successful practice. Attentive and responsive to client’s needs, she takes the time to keep the lines of communication open at all levels during the divorce and separation process.

To speak to Ingrid about your situation or case, call her office to arrange a consultation at (212) 941-0767 or fill or and send the on-line form.

Litigation or mediation?

Ingrid offers clients who are going through the dissolution of a marriage the options of traditional matrimonial litigation as well as alternative dispute resolutions through mediation to achieve a settlement or uncontested divorce. The various options available are each suited for particular clients in particular situations. Ingrid will help you assess the best way to move your case forward.

An attorney with ability to handle in all issues that may arise in a matrimonial case

Having experience and understand of all issues that can come up during a divorce, Ingrid can help you to resolve any matter salient to your case including:

  • Child custody and visitation
  • Spousal maintenance and support (alimony)
  • Child support
  • Equitable distribution of marital assets
  • Marital agreements

Ingrid also drafts and argues appeals and handles modification and enforcements proceedings.

Divorce“Good” and “bad” divorces

The final results of most divorces are determined by the way in which they begin. The beginning of the separation is guided by the way in which the marriage ends. Just like "good" and "bad" marriages, there are "good" and "bad" divorces. Although there is no getting around the pain of an ending marriage, Ingrid Gherman, a practiced and concerned attorney in the field, can help make the experience less traumatic and more positive for her clients by helping promote communication, empathy, and constructive thinking especially during the most stressful moments.

A new beginning

Prior to taking any action, legal or otherwise, it is important to find ways to take control of the process. Personal power is essential to this and any other fundamental human experience. The end of marital discord is the time to be strong and centered. Get organized and get going. When starting the separation or divorce process, you must prepare carefully so that you can tap into all of the resources that you will need at the appropriate moment. All of the emotions associated with the ending of a relationship like anger, fear and sorrow must be transformed into positive energy to manage your separation and divorce successfully. Even though it may seem that your world is coming apart, you must focus on a new beginning for yourself: a new life.

“Check list” when starting a divorce

While still married and living together with your spouse, it is advisable to save all of the receipts for major purchases and prepare an inventory of all of the property and assets acquired during the marriage. Be certain that you have possession of all the important documents and papers including income tax returns and deeds, keep precise financial records, secure copies of insurance policies, try to obtain credit in your name, and obtain a safe address for personal mail.

Most importantly, consult a reputable, experienced, and competent matrimonial attorney.

Contact the law office of Ingrid Gherman, Attorney at Law, serving New York City and vicinity

Ingrid Gherman offers comprehensive consultations that will go over your case in detail, discuss all of the relevant issues of your case, and outline your available legal options. Call for a consultation at (212) 941-0767 or you can submit the on-line form.

Client Reviews
"Just a quick note to thank you for all your legal advice during my separation and divorce. I’ve received all the QDRO info from TIAA CREF so it’s finally officially over! Your positive attitude really helped me to persevere through the legal quagmire of court in Brooklyn." G.G., Former Client
"I never imagined the success you’ve shown me in my current case, Ingrid! I’m shocked at the results you’ve shown me that is possible." D.M., Client
"I don't know how I could have gotten through my divorce without Ingrid. Her knowledge, concern, professionalism and diligence gave me peace of mind during my long, ugly divorce case. Ingrid knew my case inside and out, and she listened to me. She was always there for me -- at ridiculous moments and at important moments. Her caring and deliberate work helped renew my faith in the legal profession." R.W., Former Client
"I feel extremely fortunate to have been Ingrid's client. She helped me immensely and in a way both supportive and professionally competent. Ingrid is a formidable, talented and effective advocate. She was always well-prepared, caring and compassionate; and her strategy and thoughtfulness clearly demonstrated Ingrid's knowledge and expertise in family law. I am very grateful for your excellent work!" J.B., Former Client
"Having Ingrid Gherman as my divorce attorney has been a blessing in my life during these very difficult and troubling times. Ingrid treated me with respect, showing endless care and compassion. Ingrid has been very professional and thorough. She has aggressively protected my children's best interest with heartfelt sensitivity and care." M.S., Former Client