NEW YORK DIVORCE & FAMILY LAW ATTORNEY
Trusted Lawyer with 30+ Years of Experience
The Law Office of Jo Ann E. Coughtry (Albany, NY) provides highly rated & reviewed legal services to clients in the State of New York. She specializes in family law matters with a focus on divorce, child custody, child support, domestic violence and more.
Jo Ann is Available 24/7 to Start Your New York Family Law Case. Call now!
Jo Ann E. Coughtry Esq.
A Top Rated New York Divorce Attorney
Jo Ann is a highly rated divorce attorney with over 30 years of experience successfully representing clients exclusively in matters of Matrimonial and Family Law in New York.
Whether your case is complex, contested or uncontested, Jo Ann E. Coughtry has the experience to counsel you properly and advise of the best approach to accomplish your goals. You as a client deserve, expect and are entitled to attentive, competent, zealous representation regardless of the level of complexity of your case. Jo Ann strives to be the divorce attorney you are looking for near you in New York.
Her legal office is based in Albany, NY but she regularly provides legal services to all parts of New York State.
Jo Ann received a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the Russell Sage College (Troy, NY) in 1987 and attended and graduated from Albany Law School (New York) with a Juris Doctorate Degree in 1991. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association. She also served as an Assistant Public Defender for Albany County and has over 30 years providing services to the indigent accused of a crime.
Not Every Case Requires a Courtroom
Jo Ann E. Coughtry is recognized for handling complex and contentious family law disputes in matters pertaining to divorce, custody, complex division of assets, child and spousal support. She is highly regarded of her knowledge of divorce law. She is an experienced litigator and has negotiated countless divorce and family law matters, and is known for her ability to get results for her clients while maintaining the sanctity and privacy of the family.
Ms. Coughtry’s primary goal is to assist her clients in resolving difficult divorce and family matters and helping move forward with their lives in a dignified and a respectful manner. Ms. Coughtry recognizes that some cases can be resolved through negotiations. She approaches her cases as warranted by the particular circumstances of the clients individual needs.
Family Law Legal Services
There are many things to consider prior to getting a divorce in New York State. Jo Ann will help you work through your legal options and obligations to protect your assets and rights.
Whether you’re trying to learn how to file for divorce, working to dissolve your marriage, considering how you and your spouse will split your joint assets (property division), child custody arrangement (if you have children), and/or determining spousal support (alimony), Jo Ann will be there to guide you.
It’s heartbreaking when a child caught in the middle of a custody battle. As a parent herself, Jo Ann understands the importance of child custody & visitation as well as both the joys & trials and tribulations of parenthood.
In Child Custody disputes Jo Ann will help parents in New York reach a result that is in the best interests of the child, and works for all interested parties and stakeholders.
Contact her today to get a New York child custody attorney who will provide compassionate legal representation. She is available 24/7.
When parents are looking to establish or modify child support in New York they often have questions and need to find help. That’s when they should turn to Jo Ann. As an experienced New York Child Support Lawyer she knows just how contentious battles in Family Court & Divorce proceedings surrounding child support can be.
These cases can often complex and be more involved than just Child Custody or Visitation.
Jo Ann will ensure you get the counsel you need at this crucial time.
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Whether your case is complex, contested or uncontested, Jo Ann has the experience to counsel you properly and advise of the best approach to accomplish your goals. You as a client deserve, expect and are entitled to attentive, competent, zealous representation regardless of the level of complexity of your case. She strives to be the attorney you are looking for and you’ll gain access to her 30+ years of NYS family law experience from the moment you call.
Unlike many divorce law practices in our area, Jo Ann offers an experienced assessment of your case at the initial consultation. While many practices will start your case with their paralegals, you’ll speak directly with an experienced divorce attorney from the first call.
During your initial consultation Jo Ann will walk you through the steps of your specific family law case and you’ll have the advice you need to choose the right next steps.
She will review the facts of your case, answer any additional legal questions you may have, discuss the overall case, and share with you potential outcomes. Please note that there is a flat fee for this consultation. Call (518)355-6268 now to book your consultation. Available 24/7.
Yes, Jo Ann exclusively practices family law in New York State. Jo Ann E. Coughtry has over 30 years of experience successfully representing clients in the matter of Divorce, Matrimonial and Family Law including separation agreements, custody, and support, relocation, and adoption matters. Jo Ann is also experienced in providing pension and IRA distributions as well as Wills, Trusts & Estates, and Probate and Income Tax Services.
Call now (518)355-6268 to book your consultation. Available 24/7.
Jo Ann represents clients all across New York but primarily in the following counties:
- Albany County
- Green County
- Columbia County
- Johnstown County
- Fulton County
- Warren County
- Rensselaer County
- Schenectady County
- Saratoga County
- Troy County
If you have any question about if Jo Ann can take your New York Family Law case contact her today. Call now (518)355-6268 to book your consultation. Available 24/7.
It’s a common question for divorced or separated parents in New York to need help understanding the laws around child support in NYS. Jo Ann helps parents interested in modifying child support in NY, either higher or lower. A modification petition of child support can be filed, but requesting a change doesn’t guarantee you’ll get one. Jo Ann will work with you to get the best result for your unique case.
Call now (518)355-6268 to book your consultation for your child support case. Available 24/7.
Jo Ann has been handling same sex divorces and civil union dissolutions prior to New York passing same sex marriage. If you and your partner were legally married in New York and/or you currently reside in New York Jo Ann can help you get divorced in New York .
With over 30 years of legal experience, Jo Ann is well equipped to navigate the relatively newer same sex divorce laws as they relate to child custody, support and visitation. Many same sex clients have children either biologically conceived or adopted. Property, asset and debts are also divided upon divorce through equitable distribution.
Jo Ann will work very hard to resolve your divorce through settlement and negotiation. If settlement is not an option, Jo Ann will effectively litigate your case. Call now (518)355-6268 to book your same sex divorce legal consultation. Available 24/7.
Jo Ann is certified in mediation, and has been in the practice of divorce and family law since 1991. She brings her experience and training to mediation/dispute resolutions in Albany and the surrounding areas.
Call now (518)355-6268 to book your family law mediation consultation. Available 24/7.
Counties in New York we Serve
Serving Albany, Columbia, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren & Washington Counties (and more parts of New York State)