Jackson Heights, New York Divorce Lawyers

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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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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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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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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Queens, NY Divorce Lawyer with 31 years experience
(718) 803-6321 37-32 75th St
Queens, NY 11372
Divorce, Criminal, DWI and Family
Temple Law School
Jackson Heights, NY Divorce Lawyer
(718) 779-6545 37-06 82nd St.
Jackson Heights, NY 11372
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Bankruptcy and Family
Queens, NY Divorce Lawyer with 35 years experience
(718) 458-2929 84-30 Roosevelt Ave
Queens, NY 11372
Divorce, Criminal, DWI and Family
Queens, NY Divorce Lawyer with 21 years experience
(718) 429-8469 82-11 37th Ave
Queens, NY 11372
Divorce, Family and Immigration
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
Janet Fashakin
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Richmond Hill, Queens, NY Divorce Lawyer with 28 years experience
(718) 805-2522 105-22 Jamaica Avenue
Richmond Hill, Queens, NY 11418
Free ConsultationDivorce, Family, Immigration and Real Estate
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
Janet Fashakin is a seasoned attorney of over two decades, a journey that started in Africa in 2000 church. She received her bachelors in law from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria, She proceeded to receive her Masters in Law from Yeshiva University, Cardozo School of Law in New York. She embarked on her doctorate studies at Walden University in Baltimore, USA, where her dissertation focuses on the "Challenges faced by the African American Women upon their release after serving their terms."
Bar Admissions: The Supreme Court of Nigeria;
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Stephen Bilkis
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(800) 696-9529 118-35 Queens Blvd
#400
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.
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.
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...
Joseph H. 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 every year since 2015 by Super...
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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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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Kenneth A. Eiges
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Briarwood, NY Divorce Attorney with 43 years experience
(347) 848-1850 138-44 Queens Blvd.
2nd Floor
Briarwood, NY 11435
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Brooklyn Law School
Attorney Kenneth Eiges has handled more than 3,000 divorce cases over the last 40 plus years.

A skilled divorce mediator and an equally powerful litigator, he has earned an AV®Preeminent™ Rating with Martindale-Hubbell® - the highest rating possible from this trusted service - as well as a perfect 10.0 “Superb” rating from Avvo.

Ken has a keen understanding of the interplay between the legal system and the emotional needs of his clients – an insight which makes him an effective advocate who is able to craft strong, lasting divorce settlements. He has appeared on television and hosted radio shows, and has also...
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...
Elliot S. Schlissel
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Jamaica, NY Divorce Lawyer with 40 years experience
(718) 350-2802 80-30 164th St.
Jamaica, NY 11432
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Estate Planning and Family
SUNY Buffalo Law School
Established in 1978, The Law Office of Elliot S. Schlissel is a multi-service firm of five lawyers committed to client-focused, cost-effective legal services in the Five Boroughs of New York City, Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Our law office provides high quality, personalized legal services regarding divorce, family law, foreclosure defense, criminal cases, real estate, personal injury, elder law, bankruptcy, and wills, trusts and estates. Mr. Schlissel graduated from SUNY Oswego in 1972 and attended the Hofstra and Buffalo law schools.
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...
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...
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...
John Chul-joon Kim
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Flushing , NY Divorce Lawyer with 20 years experience
(718) 539-1100 163-10 Northern Boulevard
Suite 201
Flushing , NY 11358
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Immigration and Real Estate
Boston University School of Law
John C. Kim was born in Seoul, South Korea and immigrated to the United States in 1971 as a five year old. Brought up by business owning parents in Baltimore, Maryland, he is proudly both Korean and American, embracing the best of both worlds. As a seasoned, respected attorney for nearly 20 years who handles cases across multiple practices areas that focus on debt resolution and dispute resolution for individuals and businesses, he has practiced in New York City since 1999, across all the boroughs of New York City and in Federal Courts in New Jersey. The firm Mr. Kim...
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...
Donald Mastrodomenico
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Forest Hills, NY Divorce Attorney with 38 years experience
(212) 268-8111 107-19 71st Avenue
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal and Family
St. John's University School of Law
The Law Offices of Donald Mastrodomenico, P.C. was founded by Attorney Donald Mastrodomenico over 30 years ago. Mr. Mastrodomenico received his Bachelor of Arts degree magna cum laude from Moravian College Bethlehem in Pennsylvania in 1977, where he was on the Dean’s List every semester. In 1980, he received his Juris Doctorate degree from Saint John’s University School of Law in New York, where he was an award winner of the 1978 Nationwide Family Law Client Advocate Competition. He is admitted to the State Bar of New York, and is also admitted to practice law in the Eastern and Southern...
Barry M. Lasky
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Kew Gardens, NY Divorce Attorney with 46 years experience
(800) 696-9529 125-10 Queens Blvd
#218
Kew Gardens, NY 11415
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Estate Planning and Family
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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Daniel A. Singer
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New York, NY Divorce Attorney with 16 years experience
(212) 569-7853 630 3rd Ave
18th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Free ConsultationDivorce, Business, Family and Real Estate
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Dan is originally from Montreal, Canada. Following his graduation from McGill University with an Honors Degree in Political Science, Dan moved to Japan where he worked as an English Teacher for 2 years. Upon his return to North America, Dan relocated to New York City and subsequently enrolled in the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he was an Editor of the school’s Moot Court Honors Society. Following his graduation from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and prior to establishing his own law practice, Dan worked as an Associate at two established Manhattan law firms.

In 2008, Dan...
Sean Robert Callagy
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New York, NY Divorce Lawyer with 23 years experience
(201) 261-1700 750 Lexington Ave.
WeWork, c/o
New York, NY 10022
Divorce, Business, Health Care and Personal Injury
Seton Hall University
Sean Callagy is an entrepreneur, national speaker, philanthropist, one of America’s top trial attorneys, online personality, and creator of various peak performance technologies.

Oh, and he’s a legally blind warrior and adventurer.

For 23 years, aided by his unique insights, love for people, ability to “see” and create transformational breakthroughs, Sean has achieved and co-created an incredibly diverse variety of unique successes. Sean has been favorably compared to some of the top speakers and influencers in the world.

As a byproduct of his technologies, Mr. Callagy is one of only two attorneys out of 1,220,000 attorneys in America to achieve 2 Top...
Hilary Iris Nat
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Kew Gardens, NY Divorce Lawyer with 12 years experience
(800) 696-9529 125-10 Queens Blvd
#218
Kew Gardens, NY 11415
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
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...
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.
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...
Olga M. Arandia
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Forest Hills, NY Divorce Lawyer with 30 years experience
(718) 263-2100 118-35 Queens Boulevard
Suite 1201, 12th floor
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Divorce, Family and Immigration
New York Law School and The Rockefeller University
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
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
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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Patrick R. Garcia
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New York Divorce Lawyer with 36 years experience

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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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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 .
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
Patrick R. Garcia
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Kew Gardens, NY Divorce Lawyer with 36 years experience
(800) 696-9529 125-10 Queens Blvd
#218
Kew Gardens, NY 11415
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Jennifer M Oltarsh
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New York, NY Divorce Lawyer with 25 years experience
(212) 944-9420 494 Eight Avenue
Suite 1704
New York, NY 10001
Divorce, Family, Immigration and Personal Injury
Brooklyn Law School
Owner OLTARSH AND ASSOCIATES P.C. March 2001 â Present Business Visas, Work related and family-based Immigrant Visas, Waivers, Deportation Hearings, and Naturalization Proceedings Oltarsh & Associates, P.C. is a unique law firm whose principal attorneys have practiced in this field for more than forty years. The firm has developed a reputation among discerning professional individual, and business clients, foundations, and foreign consulates, with whom we have built long term relationships. Oltarsh & Associates P.C. has inter-active computer-based programs to facilitate legal processes for clients. We are able to resolve multifaceted and complex immigration issues regardless of our clients' residence or business location. Our attorneys and staff...
Brian Zimmet
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New York , NY Divorce Attorney with 26 years experience
(212) 922-1330 477 Madison Ave
2nd Floor
New York , NY 10022
Free ConsultationDivorce, Family, Probate and Real Estate
Touro College
Brian J. Zimmet received his undergraduate degree from Syracuse University in 1989 before graduating, magna cum laude, from Touro Law School in 1992. He was an editor of the Moot Court and recipient of the John S. Bainbridge award for excellence in advocacy. While in law school, he served as a law school judicial clerk for the Honorable Vincent R. Balletta of the Supreme Court, Appellate Division. Mr. Zimmet represents an array of clients primarily in the areas of real property (purchase and sales), probate, wills, trusts and estates. He has spoken at seminars on...
Sunjae Lee
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Flushing, NY Divorce Lawyer with 3 years experience
(718) 539-1100 163-10 Northern Blvd. Suite 201
Flushing, NY 11358
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Immigration and Real Estate
Rebecca F. Dahlen
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Forest Hills, NY Divorce Lawyer
(718) 710-5549 118-35 Queens Boulevard, Suite 400
Forest Hills, NY 11374
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Brooklyn Law School
Rebecca's experience in private practice has involved representing both husbands and wives in all aspects of matrimonial and family law, including prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, equitable distribution of assets, spousal support, child support, custody, and post-judgment modification and enforcement. She takes great pride in prioritizing client needs and applying her distinct skills to each case individually. Through her experience in private practice, diverse internships and pro bono work during law school, she has learned how to handle the emotional challenges families face when dealing with divorce. During law school, Rebecca worked as a law clerk...
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
Vivien Stark
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New York, NY Divorce Attorney with 33 years experience
(212) 349-1600 370 Lexington Ave #901
New York, NY 10017
Divorce, Consumer, Family and Real Estate
Glenn Alan Reichelscheimer
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Queens, NY Divorce Lawyer with 27 years experience
(718) 459-5870 98-87 Queens Blvd
Queens, NY 11374
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy and Landlord Tenant
At the Law Offices of Glenn Reichelscheimer, we are committed to helping you find the right debt relief solution for you. We will work with you to eliminate your debt either through Bankruptcy or Creditor Negotiations. Although bankruptcy may not be the best option for everyone, our office will advise you on the best track to take to give you the fresh start you need. When confronted with a Landlord-Tenant issue, it is a good idea to consult with an attorney since the laws are complicated and confusing. Our office, with over 22 years of experience will make sure...
Joseph H. Nivin
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New York Divorce Attorney with 11 years experience

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... Read More »
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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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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.