Astoria, New York Divorce Lawyers

Darren M. Shapiro
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Effective and Experienced Divorce Mediator, Matrimonial and Family Law Attorney

Our firm has years of divorce mediation, negotiation, and litigation experience in divorce and family law cases across Nassau and Suffolk Long Island, Queens, New York City, the Boroughs and more. Read More »
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Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
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Exclusive Representation for Discerning Clients

A recipient of multiple awards, seen on Fox and ABC News, and honored by dozens of client testimonials, Ali Shahrestani offers intense and affordable representation, consistent communications & professional advocacy. Read More »
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Valerie S. Wolfman
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New York Divorce Lawyer with 30 years experience

For the past 30 years Valerie Wolfman Esq. has concentrated her law practice on Family, Matrimonial and Divorce Law, Child Custody, Divorce and Equitable Distribution (both simple and complex). Many of her cases have... Read More »
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Elisa Claro
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Free Consultation! Dedicated & Skilled Divorce Lawyer! Service & Results!

I am an experienced and aggressive divorce law attorney. I am dedicated to protecting your rights and interests. I will fight for the best possible outcome! Visit my website for information or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Paul H. Roitshtein
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Astoria, NY Divorce Attorney with 8 years experience
(646) 389-1512 31-08 Broadway, Suite 204
Astoria, NY 11106
Divorce, Criminal and Family
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Paul Roitshtein, Esq. represents clients in divorce, family, and criminal matters. He is an experienced litigator and regularly appears before the Supreme, Family, and Criminal Courts of New York City.

Mr. Roitshtein handles all aspects of divorce and family matters. He has experience in property and debt division, alimony ("spousal support"), the support and custody of children, and family offenses (also known as "orders of protection"). He also has experience in matters involving hidden income and high net worth. Mr. Roitshtein encourages low conflict solutions where possible.

Mr. Roitshtein also handles all forms of criminal defense matters, including misdemeanor, felony, and domestic...
Todd Andrew Spodek
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Queens, NY Divorce Lawyer with 12 years experience
(888) 977-6335 31-10 37th Avenue
Suite 202
Queens, NY 11101
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal and Family
Pace Law School
Todd Spodek is the managing partner of Spodek Law Group P.C., a family owned and operated litigation law firm with offices in Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens. Over the years Mr. Spodek has won verdicts in a wide varietyof complex criminal cases including Murder, Assault and Harassment. Mr. Spodek has also been sucessful in resolving criminal cases pre-trial through strategic plea bargaining and avoid criminal charges from being brought from inception. Mr. Spodek also represents clients in a wide array of divorces and litigates issues of child support and custody along with the equitable distribution of marital property.
Stephan F. Shattuck
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Astoria, NY Divorce Lawyer with 3 years experience
(646) 543-3391 31-08 Broadway
Suite 204
Astoria, NY 11106
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
University of Baltimore School of Law
Stephan Shattuck, Esq. is a New York attorney who represents clients in divorce and family court proceedings. Appearing regularly in court throughout all the Boroughs of New York City and Westchester, Mr. Shattuck is experienced in both litigating cases and reaching favorable outcomes through negotiation.

Mr. Shattuck handles all phases of the divorce process, and is knowledgeable in the legal nuances of “equitable distribution” (i.e. property and debt division) as well as “maintenance” (often called alimony or spousal support). Mr. Shattuck also is experienced in representing clients in matters of child custody and visitation, including enforcement actions and relocation cases.

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Ruth Chung
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Long Island City, NY Divorce Attorney with 1 year experience
(646) 902-4959 CUNY LawWorks
2 Court Square west, 6th Floor, Suite CLW
Long Island City, NY 11101
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Prior to opening the Law Office of Ruth Chung, Ruth practiced exclusively in Matrimonial and Family Law with the Court Square Law Project, a sliding scale non-profit firm dedicated to helping New Yorkers of moderate means. While there, she appeared in Supreme and Family Courts in all five New York City boroughs.
During her time in law school, Ruth worked at a boutique matrimonial firm in Manhattan and participated in a family law clinic placement with the Legal Aid Society, Juvenile Rights Practice, Queens office. She also interned with Brooklyn Family Defense Practice,...
John Morison Allen
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Astoria, NY Divorce Attorney with 32 years experience
(347) 418-2514 31-44 43rd St
Astoria, NY 11103
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy and Probate
Northeastern University School of Law
I have practiced law in New York for 30 years with an emphasis on divorce and family law, probate and administration of estates, personal bankruptcy and tenant's rights. I have worked for the past 15 years as a solo practitioner in Astoria, Queens County, New York, Before that I worked as the Supervising Attorney at a small firm in New York, New York .
Miguel Terc Jr
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Astoria, NY Divorce Attorney with 15 years experience
(718) 565-8090 31-87 Steinway St, Ste 2
Astoria, NY 11103
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Business and Family
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Y. Andre Vital
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Long Island City, NY Divorce Attorney
(888) 543-5523 46-28 Vernon Boulevard
No. 414
Long Island City, NY 11101
Divorce, Business, Consumer and Criminal
Golden Gate University
Queens, NY Divorce Attorney with 32 years experience
(718) 274-8200 3117 Ditmars Blvd
Queens, NY 11105
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Business and Family
Temple Law School
Queens, NY Divorce Lawyer with 36 years experience
(718) 729-4209 21-50 44th Dr
Queens, NY 11101
Divorce, Family and Real Estate
Benjamin Cardozo School Of Law
Queens, NY Divorce Attorney with 40 years experience
(718) 729-1753 21-50 44th Dr
Queens, NY 11101
Divorce and Family
Stephen Bilkis
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Free Consultation! New York Divorce Lawyer! Skilled & Dedicated!

I am a committed and knowledgeable divorce attorney with experience in a wide range of cases. I will advocate for your rights and best interests! Visit my website for more information or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Mary Frances Kelly
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New York Divorce Attorney with 47 years experience

Mary F. Kelly, a founding member of Kelly & Knaplund, has practiced family law in Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Dutchess, and New York counties since 1978. Her achievements in the legal community include service as... Read More »
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Queens, NY Divorce Lawyer with 34 years experience
(718) 726-5400 21-74 Steinway St
Queens, NY 11105
Divorce, Family and Real Estate
Astoria, NY Divorce Lawyer
(718) 626-9796 23-23 STEINWAY STREET
Astoria, NY 11105
Divorce
Joseph Harris Nivin
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Forest Hills, NY Divorce Attorney with 11 years experience
(347) 642-0376 118-35 Queens Boulevard
Suite 1220
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Brooklyn Law School
Joseph H. Nivin, Esq. Family Law Attorney

The Law Offices of Joseph H. Nivin, P.C. is a general practice law firm with a focus on family law. Attorney Joseph H. Nivin, Esq. and his team have years of experience with the New York City Child Welfare Agency, Family Court, and Supreme Court. Mr. Nivin represents families in court, litigation, hearings and appeals. He has argued successfully before the Appellate Division for the Second Judicial Department.

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Mr. Nivin has been repeatedly recognized as a respected attorney in his field. He has been named a Rising Star in 2015, 2016 and 2017 by...
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
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New York, NY Divorce Lawyer with 12 years experience
(800) 510-3916 276 5th Ave Ste 704
New York, NY 10001
Divorce, Business, Criminal and Family
University of California Hastings College of the Law
"The comfort I found in trusting my trial outcome to Ali was reinforced with every interaction. He was brilliant in the courtroom, assuming control and extracting the real truth from those who absolutely did not want to give it. He is alive and passionate and at all times I felt that the case was every bit as important to him as it was to me. With Ali, I won my case on every single issue and every single point. ... He is my lawyer for life! Do yourself the favor of getting to know him."
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David Pierre Turchi
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New York, NY Divorce Lawyer with 18 years experience
(212) 324-1707 305 Madison Avenue, Ste. 4600
New York, NY 10165
Divorce, Business, Collections and Family
American University Washington College of Law
Stephen Bilkis
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(800) 696-9529 118-35 Queens Blvd
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Forest Hills, NY 11375
Free ConsultationForest Hills, NY Divorce Lawyer with 22 years experience
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Touro Law School
Free Consultation | (800) 696-9529 | Call 24/7 | Stephen Bilkis is the managing Partner of the New York Law firm Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC. Aggressively representing clients in their legal needs.
Mercedes Cano
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Elmhurst, NY Divorce Attorney with 19 years experience
(718) 505-8506 40-26 82nd St
Elmhurst, NY 11373
Divorce, Business, Criminal and Family
The City University of New York School of Law
Mercedes S. Cano is the sole proprietor of the Law Office of Mercedes S. Cano. She has extensive experience in the area of immigration law, and more specifically in matters that involve deportation, political asylum and family petitions. She has represented and obtained green cards for immigrants who have been allegedly abused by United States citizens or permanent legal residents. Ms. Cano has successfully represented immigrants in immigration courts in and out of New York State, and has filed appeals for the Board of Immigration Appeals for those in deportation proceedings. Ms. Cano is also an experienced criminal defense...
Brian Daniel Perskin
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New York, NY Divorce Lawyer with 29 years experience
(888) 493-8497 380 Lexington Avenue
17th Floor
New York, NY 10168
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
American University and American University Washington College of Law
While many divorces and cases can be settled amicably, it is to your benefit to have a lawyer stand up for you and your children. At the Law Offices of Brian D. Perskin & Associates P.C., we have the experience and skill necessary to protect your family. We also understand the difficulties and confusion that the majority of family law cases present. That is why our team of professional attorneys strives to provide each individual client with the knowledge, communication, attention and dedication they deserve. We value our clients and we fight for successful case results. The Law Offices...
Cari B. Rincker
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(212) 427-2049 535 Fifth Avenue, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10017
New York, NY Divorce Attorney with 11 years experience
Divorce, Agricultural, Animal and Family
Pace Law School
Cari is a licensed attorney in the States of New York, Illinois, New Jersey, and Connecticut while being licensed in the District of Columbia. Cari is a general practitioner with concentrations in food/agriculture law, family/matrimonial law, civil litigation, estate planning and mediation. Rincker Law, PLLC has offices in New York City and Champaign, Illinois. Cari is a member of the Association for the Bar in the City of New York's Matrimonial Law Committee. Before starting Rincker Law, PLLC, Cari was an associate at Budd-Falen Law Offices, LLC in Cheyenne, Wyoming where her broad practice...
Bruce Provda
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New York, NY Divorce Attorney with 45 years experience
(212) 321-0741 745 Fifth Avenue
Suite 500
New York, NY 10151
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University and Harvard Law School
Bruce is atop divorce and family lawyer in New York
Val Kleyman
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New York Divorce Attorney with 15 years experience

Val Kleyman is the founding member of the Kleyman Law Firm. Mr. Kleyman assists families who are going through a divorce or family court disputes concerning child custody and spousal support. He serves people throughout... Read More »
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Ingrid Gherman
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More than 35 years of experience in all areas of matrimonial law.

I am an experienced and caring matrimonial and divorce lawyer practicing in the New York City area. I help clients navigate the divorce process and fight for what they are entitled to so that they can begin their future. Read More »
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Yuliya Vangorodska
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New York, NY Divorce Lawyer with 17 years experience
(212) 671-0936 741/A Madison Ave
4th floor
New York, NY 10065
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Probate
If you are facing a divorce and/or issues of child custody, you need to be certain that you are being represented by a family and divorce attorney who has solid experience and knows exactly how to secure your best interest. With more than 2 decades of experience and thousands of successful representation of clients going through divorce and family issues, Yuliya Vangorodska is one of New York's most experienced divorce and family attorneys.

Her specific areas of specialty include divorce and separation, marital property, child custody, support and maintenance, domestic violence and uncontested divorce. Very few divorce attorneys in New...
Lois Margaret Brenner
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New York, NY Divorce Lawyer with 38 years experience
(646) 663-4546 12 East 86th St
Suite 1230
New York, NY 10028
Divorce and Family
Pace Law School
For over three decades, Lois M. Brenner, Esq. has provided her clients with aggressive representation in cases dealing with divorce, child custody, child support, estate planning, family business, separation agreements, or other family law matters. No matter what the case may be, Attorney Brenner can take the time to understand the various intricacies of your case and devise a strategy specific for your needs and desires. She is passionate about forming a client-based relationship and treating her clients with the utmost respect and compassion as they deal with difficult family hardships. To see what she can do for you, call...
Paul Eric Rudder
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New York, NY Divorce Attorney with 50 years experience
(212) 826-9900 950 THIRD AVENUE, 11TH FLOOR
New York, NY 10022
Divorce and Family
Brooklyn Law School
Paul Eric Rudder, ESQ is a Family and Divorce Lawyer in Midtown Manhattan for the past 35 years. His firm provides all legal services pertaining to Matrimonial Practice. He has earned highest regards from both clients and peers. Services: Contested Divorces, Uncontested Divorces, Separation/Settlement Agreements, High Net Worth Divorces, Pre-Nuptial Agreements, Post Divorce Disputes, Same Sex Pre Nuptial Agreements, and Divorce Child Custody Disputes.
Susan Chana Lask
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New York, NY Divorce Attorney with 30 years experience
(917) 300-1958 244 Fifth Avenue
Suite 2369
New York, NY 10001
Divorce, Appeals, Criminal and Employment
Whittier
I am dedicated to my clients' causes. I use an intelligent approach of strategizing every angle, starting from when I first talk to my client. I use my over 28 years of legal experience that I gained from some of the most controversial high profile cases to work towards winning your case. I use creative solutions by applying my keen knowledge of law and procedure.
Valerie S. Wolfman
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New York, NY Divorce Lawyer with 30 years experience
(646) 293-4704 110 E 59th St
New York, NY 10022
Divorce, Family, International and Probate
Yeshiva University
For the past 30 years Valerie Wolfman Esq. has concentrated her law practice on Family, Matrimonial and Divorce Law, Child Custody, Divorce and Equitable Distribution (both simple and complex). Many of her cases have International components, including issues such as whether a French or Chilean or Swiss pre-nuptial agreement is valid; whether a divorce should proceed in France, New York or Australia, whether the mother may relocate the residence of the child away from the father. She has also litigated Will contests and has proven heirship with the aid of a genealogist and has been a guardian in guardianship...
Beau Taylor
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New York, NY Divorce Attorney with 2 years experience
(631) 433-6216 244 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10001
Free ConsultationDivorce, Estate Planning, Family and Personal Injury
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Beau Taylor is the owner of Beau Taylor Law, PLLC, a boutique law firm located in New York. We focus on Estate Planning, Family Law, and Personal Injury, including probate, guardianships, and trusts and wills. Beau Taylor Law is committed to helping clients from Manhattan to Montauk. Beau Taylor Law is a personable law firm that understands each client has their own unique situations.
Richard Lutringer
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New York, NY Divorce Attorney
(917) 830-7966 45 Rockefeller Plaza
Suite 2000
New York, NY 10111
Free ConsultationDivorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Family and Real Estate
Cornell University
Full time mediator with offices in New York City and Southern California.
Palm Springs Office concentrates primarily on divorce, custodial arrangements and disputes related to real estate and probate, as well as family-owned business and vacation homes. New York City Office concentrates on corporate, commercial and finance matters

Extensive training in alternative dispute resolution techniques, including at the Harvard Law School Program on Negotiation, the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution in London (CEDR), the American Arbitration Association.
(AAA),and the International Mediation Institute (IMI)., Among other panels, he mediates disputes as a member of the mediation panels of CPR,...
Jacqueline Nicole Newman
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New York, NY Divorce Lawyer with 20 years experience
(212) 867-9123 521 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10175
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Cardozo School Of Law
Jacqueline Newman joined Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP in 1998 and is now the managing partner of the firm. Ms. Newman's practice consists of litigation, collaborative law and mediation. She specializes in complex high net worth matrimonial cases and negotiating prenuptial agreements. Ms. Newman has taught the Collaborative Family Law class for The NY Association of Collaborative Professionals and the Center for Mediation in Law, as well as the Introduction of Matrimonial Law for Collaborative Divorce Professionals for the New York State Unified Court System. At Fordham University School of Law, she taught Family Law Practice with Barry Berkman....
Jason Louis Karavias
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New York, NY Divorce Attorney with 17 years experience
(718) 729-5959 445 Park Avenue, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy and Immigration
Boston University School of Law
Jason Karavias, Esq. provides personalized legal representation and advice to his clients in the fields of bankruptcy, matrimonial and immigration law
Martin Mohr
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Bronx, NY Divorce Attorney with 18 years experience
(718) 293-1542 901 Sheridan Avenue
Bronx, NY 10451
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
My practice is exclusively dedicated to helping families. Prior to starting my own firm I was a prosecutor in the Bronx District Attorneys office handling cases involving victims of domestic violence and other major crimes. Since leaving the District Attorney's office, I have dedicated my practice to helping families navigate their legal issues. The firm concentrates in the areas of custody, visitation, paternity, child support, abuse, neglect, termination of parental rights, orders of protection and divorce. I have been a member in good standing of the New York State Bar for the past 15 years. I am currently...
Frank Catalina
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Free Consultation! Divorce Attorney Fighting for the Results You Want & Need!

I am an experienced and aggressive divorce attorney. I am committed to protecting the rights and best interests of those going through a divorce! Visit my website for more information or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Hilary Iris Nat
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New York Divorce Lawyer with 12 years experience

Western Michigan University Cooley Law SchoolNew York
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Matthew L. Holden
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New York, NY Divorce Attorney with 12 years experience
(212) 225-8468 300 Park Avenue
14th FL
New York, NY 10022
Divorce, Business, Family and Real Estate
University of Miami School of Law
Steven Zalewski
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Kew Gardens, NY Divorce Attorney with 32 years experience
(800) 696-9529 125-10 Queens Blvd
Kew Gardens, NY 11415
Free ConsultationDivorce, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
Andrea Vacca
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New York, NY Divorce Attorney with 26 years experience
(212) 768-1115 60 East 42nd Street
Suite 1420
New York, NY 10165
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Albany Law School
Andrea Vacca is the founder of Vacca Law & Mediation, a boutique firm that focuses exclusively on non-adversarial divorce and family law matters. Her firm works only with clients who want to keep their divorces out of court and want to negotiate their prenuptial and postnuptial agreements in a non-adversarial manner. Andrea’s firm primarily uses mediation and the collaborative law processes to achieve these goals for her clients.
Howard B. Leopold
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New York, NY Divorce Attorney with 29 years experience
(646) 650-2106 460 Park Ave
12th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Free ConsultationDivorce, Business, Family and Personal Injury
Albany Law School
Howard B. Leopold is also Brooklyn born and is a member of the New Jersey, New York, and Bergen County Bar Associations. He graduated from the State University of New York at Albany in 1987 (Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude) with a B.A. in U.S. History and Minors in Hebrew and Business. Mr. Leopold went on to attend Albany Law School and earned a J.D. in 1990. After graduating, he worked as an associate in the litigation department of a New York City law firm for numerous years and then spent four years at a law firm in...
Camille C. Fouche
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New York , NY Divorce Lawyer with 20 years experience
375 Park Avenue
Suite 2607
New York , NY 10152
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
St. John's University School of Law
Johnathon Hardaway
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New York City, NY Divorce Attorney with 18 years experience
(347) 989-4529 1441 Broadway, 3rd Floor
New York City, NY 10018
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
University of Chicago
Johnathon P. Hardaway III is a Partner of Lord & Hardaway LLP. Mr. Hardaway is a well-rounded lawyer. A corporate attorney with an MBA, a certified sports agent, and a battle tested litigator.

Mr. Hardaway has extensive trial and litigation experience, defending and prosecuting complex criminal and civil matters. Mr. Hardaway represents a roster of professional athletes, government officials, and celebrities and is adept at resolving sensitive matters both in and out of the courtroom.

Before joining Lord & Hardaway LLP, Mr. Hardaway worked for several years as an attorney with a top litigation law firm.  Mr. Hardaway has...
Stephanie Burke
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Kew Gardens, NY Divorce Lawyer with 15 years experience
(800) 696-9529 125-10 Queens Blvd
#218
Kew Gardens, NY 11415
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
New York Law School
James Joseph Sexton
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New York, NY Divorce Attorney with 18 years experience
(212) 422-1020 255 W36th Street
Suite 1104
New York, NY 10018
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Fordham University School of Law
In 2001, James J. Sexton, Esq. founded the Law Offices of James J. Sexton, P.C. in a small New City office with one computer and a part-time secretary. Since that time, Mr. Sexton's skills as an advocate and trial lawyer have grown the firm to its current status as a dominating force in the New York State divorce and family law bar. The firm continues to grow and thrive and is now proud to offer clients the support of multiple attorneys, paralegals, and other support staff as well as two offices located in Rockland County and Manhattan. ...
Deborah Hope Wayne
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New York, NY Divorce Attorney with 27 years experience
(646) 435-5570 230 Park Ave
3rd Floor West
New York, NY 10169
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Pace Law School
I advocate for clients who want to take charge of their lives and resolve conflict using a common sense approach. During my more than 20 years of practice, I have handled hundreds of matrimonial and family law matters. While I have extensive litigation experience, I now focus my practice on mediation and collaborative law because most of my clients fell strongly that they want to stay out of court. I want to make a positive difference in the lives of clients going through stressful family transitions. I help mothers and fathers in developing parenting plans that are practical and that...
David Centeno
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New York, NY Divorce Lawyer with 13 years experience
27 E. 21st St.
9th Fl.
New York, NY 10010
Free ConsultationDivorce and Criminal
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
My name is David Centeno and I was born and raised in New York City. Today, I'm proud to serve as a divorce and family lawyer throughout New York State for people like you. I use my experience to help you get through your NY uncontested divorce, which can be a very stressful time. I'm not just a NY divorce lawyer, I'm a NY family man. As a husband and father, I know and appreciate the value of family. I understand what you have at stake and will work hard to protect you and your family through...
Olga M. Arandia
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New York Divorce Lawyer with 30 years experience

New York Law School and The Rockefeller UniversityNew Jersey and New York
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Patrick R. Garcia
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New York Divorce Lawyer with 36 years experience

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Considering divorce?

If a person wishes to terminate his or her marriage, he or she may file for a divorce. In a divorce proceeding, the court will terminate the marriage and determine the rights and responsibilities of the divorcing parties regarding child custody, child visitation, child support and spousal support (alimony). The court will also redistribute marital assets.

Depending on where you reside and where your assets are, the division of property can be a very simple or very complex process. Disputes often arise during this phase of a divorce if the two parties disagree as to who should receive which assets or property.

Finding a divorce lawyer who is experienced and reliable can reduce your stress and help you make the best choices possible. A good divorce lawyer should be a problem solver who is skilled at negotiation and possesses a solid trial background. If both parties are open to alternative dispute resolution, such as arbitration or mediation, finding a lawyer experienced in collaborative divorce or divorce mediation would be beneficial.

Divorce lawyers also handle child custody issues, including multi-state and international child custody situations. Some divorce lawyers may be certified by their states as being family law specialists. Certification often requires that a lawyer meet certain experience and educational criteria.


Legal Custody: A parent with legal custody has the right to decide on the child's upbringing, education, and medical care. A court may grant legal custody to one parent (sole legal custody) or both parents (joint legal custody).

Separate Property: Property acquired before marriage or during the marriage as a gift or inheritance, or bought during marriage with separate property.