NYC Family Law Attorney

Negotiate and Draft Pre-Nuptial, Nuptial, and Post-Nuptial Agreements: Drafting a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement can play an important role in protecting your rights either before or during marriage. This agreement can save you time and money in the event of a divorce. Law Offices of Inna Fershteyn provides specializes in preparation, review, and negotiatiation of prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements, which are simply security measures.

Represent Clients in Contested and Uncontested Divorces: Filling for a divorce could be a complicated and stressful process. Inna Fershteyn, an experienced lawyer, will represent the client in court, as well as offer knowledgeable guidance. It is my goal to help the client obtain the divorce and receive fair and equitable treatment.

Spousal Support: Spousal support is the payments or transfers of money or assets from one spouse to another. It's designed to provide the lower-income spouse with money for living expenses over and above the money provided by child support.

File Petitions and Represent Clients in All Family Court Proceedings: Filing petitions and going through court procedures could be a very stressful process. We help clients to file petitions and represent him/her in all family court proceedings. The assistance of a professional and knowledgeable lawyer will make the process less tense and more efficient.

Provide Advice and Assistance in Adoption Proceedings: will provide professional advice and assistance in adoption proceedings. There are myriad nuances and laws that have to be followed when adapting a child. As a result, the assistance of an expert is necessary in order to comply with all regulations.

Child Support, Custody and Visitation: Decisions regarding the custody, visitation and support of your children will be perhaps the most difficult you will have to make during the entire divorce process. However, they may also be the most important. Your children's future well-being will depend directly on your ability to come to a reasonable agreement with your spouse. We will assist you with post-divorce actions such as child support modification, child support collection, visitation issues, and denial of visitation.

Guardianship Proceedings: The appointment of a Guardian may be necessary if a person lacks capacity to make decisions necessary to provide for personal needs and/or property management. A Guardian should only be appointed if a less restrictive alternative is unavailable.
Since the appointment of a Guardian limits liberty and the privacy interests of an alleged incapacitated person (AlP), it is carefully supervised by the courts. A guardianship proceeding, under Article 81 of the Mental Hygiene Law, is commenced by Order to Show Cause and petition and usually is accompanied by a medical affidavit. A variety of persons interested in the welfare of an alleged incapacitated person can commence a proceeding. Attorney Inna Fershteyn is certified by the court to act as an attorney for AIP or as a court evaluator.

Surrogates Court:

Prepare and File Petitions to Probate a Will: The process of probating a will is the formal process by which the Court determines a document has been proved to be the last will and testament of the decedent and officially appoints the executor or some other person to handle the distribution of the decedent's property. Even if the will is not going to be probated, anyone who is in possession of the will of an individual who has died must bring the will to the Probate Court for filing. We will help the client to prepare and file petitions to probate the will.

Help Clients Obtain Testamentary and Administration Letters: The document called "Letters Testamentary" or "Letters of Administration" is a certificate evidencing your appointment and authority as personal representative. During the administration of the estate, certified copies of the Letters may be requested by banks, title companies, transfer agents, tax authorities and others. We will obtain certified copies of the Letters for use when they are needed.

Assist Clients with Finding Missing Relatives: Our office assists clients with finding missing relatives by using expert skills and latest technology. Sometimes it seems practically impossible for an individual to find a missing relative. In order to achieve the best results, consult Inna Fershteyn, who utilizes available to her resources to make the search successful.

International Estate Locations and Search for Hidden Assets: In many cases, individuals do not reveal all the income that they earn, for example rental incomes, dividends, and interest from stocks. Virtually everything that belongs to the person can be construed as income or converted into income for your usage. You just have to know where to look and what to look for. We will help the client locate international estate and search for hidden assets.