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Dutchess County Divorce Lawyers

Handling Any Divorce Case, Straightforward or Complex

There is a lot to review when you are going through a divorce. As either the person who intends to file or the one who is handed the divorce papers, you need to try to reach a decision that works best for everyone involved. To sort through the details and come up with a fair solution, come to Letterio, Shedden & Haug, LLP and let our divorce attorneys in Dutchess County act as your legal guides and representatives.

Parts of your divorce we can help with include but are not limited to:

We are proud to be the trusted name in divorce representation for people throughout the region. Whether you have an uncontested, contested, high asset, or same-sex divorce, we can proudly stand by your side to help you navigate the path ahead.


Call (845) 203-0997 or contact us online to begin your divorce in Dutchess County.


No-Fault Compared to Fault

Every state in the country allows for a no-fault divorce that can be filed for basically any reason. For example, if you do not want to air your metaphorical dirty laundry when you file for divorce, you can choose the no-fault option and cite “irreconcilable differences.” However, New York still allows you to file for divorce based on specific grounds.

Grounds for divorce recognized by New York courts include:

  • Adultery
  • Abandonment
  • Cruel or inhumane treatment
  • Imprisonment
  • Irretrievable breakdown of marriage for 6 months or longer

Filing for divorce and citing specific grounds can be useful if you want to sway the court to rule in your favor on certain aspects. For the most part, though, it is not necessary. With the help of an experienced legal team like you’ll find at our law firm, you can bring those same issues up in your no-fault divorce with just as much effectiveness and purpose. Generally, it is not advised to file for a grounds-based divorce.


To learn more about divorce in New York and how you should proceed with your own, please call our Dutchess County divorce attorneys at (845) 203-0997.


Client Testimonials

Past Clients Tell Their Stories
  • “Knowledgeable and personable. They truly make you feel at home and a top priority. They took what could have been a terrible legal situation and made it as easy as possible. Thanks, LSH Law!”

    - Tony
  • “Best of breed Law firm. Passionate, committed, diligent, and very client orientated and driven. Jordan is a top talent and well respected within the real estate and legal community. His ...”

    - Eileen Cable
  • “The partners at LSH law are nothing short of an absolute pleasure to work with. Annie is an amazing lawyer. Her and her partners have made a lifelong client out of me.”

    - Mike
  • “I have known Megan Shedden, Esq. for years on both a professional and personal level. Megan is an outstanding attorney. She is dedicated to each and every one of her clients, to their case(s), and to ...”

    - Michael Griffin
  • “I am so happy that I met Annie! We met by chance (luck)... She is an amazing lawyer who genuinely cared about me! I am so happy our paths crossed!! I would not be where I am today if it weren’t for ...”

    - Kris Fem
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Why Trust Us?

  • Flexible To Work With Your Schedule
  • Compassionate & Empathetic Legal Team
  • Personalized Attention For Every Case
  • Aggressive Advocates For Every Client
  • Direct Access To Your Managing Attorney
  • Strategic Approach To Complex Cases