Jessica (Leonard) Toelstedt joined the firm of Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP in... more
Jessica (Leonard) Toelstedt joined the firm of Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP in 2012. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Toelstedt worked for another Manhattan-based firm, where she focused on complex matrimonial and family law cases. Ms. Toelstedt has experience handling all aspects of family and matrimonial law cases, including post judgment matters and appeals. Throughout Ms.Toelstedt’s ca... view profile
Making the determination that it is time to part ways with a spouse is difficult;... more
Making the determination that it is time to part ways with a spouse is difficult; however, you should not have to feel that you are no longer in control of your future. While certain matters require litigation, there are many cases that can and should settle with little or no judicial intervention. It is important to explore both avenues and to weigh the potential results of both courses of a... view profile
When you marry, you enter a relationship contract with your spouse that entitles you as a couple to certain legal rights and responsibilities. Family lawyers specializing in marriage can write prenuptial agreements for a couple before marriage. A prenuptial agreement can be especially important if you have financial interests you've accrued earlier in life and wish to clarify how they will or won't be shared with your new spouse. A written prenuptial agreement sets out the financial expectations of your marriage and anticipates what will happen to your assets should you divorce. The process for creating an airtight prenuptial agreement can be complicated, and a lawyer with a marriage and prenuptial practice can make sure the agreement is properly written.
Marriage / Prenuptials Lawyers in cities near New York, NY