Jamaica, New York Divorce Lawyers

Steven J. Mandel
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Experienced and professional divorce lawyer. Call today!

I’m an experienced New York divorce lawyer, dedicated to helping my clients at every stage of the divorce process. My practice includes simple and complex divorces, spousal support, child support, and child custody. Read More »
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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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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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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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Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
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Exclusive Representation for Discerning Clients Since 2007

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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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...
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.
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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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
Ashok Kumar Karmaker
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New York, NY Divorce Attorney with 15 years experience
(212) 714-3599 143-08 Hillside Avenue
New York, NY 11435
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Domestic Violence and Family
Columbia Law School
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
Mr. David L. Martin Esq.
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Kew Gardens, NY Divorce Lawyer with 32 years experience
(718) 520-8884 125-10 Queens Boulevard
Suite 15
Kew Gardens, NY 11415
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
David L. Martin, Esq. is an experienced Divorce, Family Law and Criminal attorney who practices in Nassau County and Queens County. Mr. Martin has been licensed to practice Divorce, Family Law and Criminal Law in the State of New York for the past 30 years. Before owning his own practice, Mr. Martin started as a trial attorney with the Criminal Defense Division of the Legal Aid Society, of the City of New York. Today, Mr. Martin handles mostly complex contested divorce cases as well as custody, parenting time, juvenile delinquency and support cases in the Courts of...
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
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
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
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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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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William Thomas Toohey
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Kew Gardens, NY Divorce Lawyer with 18 years experience
(800) 696-9529 125-10 Queens Blvd
#218
Kew Gardens, NY 11415
Free ConsultationDivorce, DWI, Domestic Violence and Family
New York Law School
Renee Juanita Tello
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Queens, NY Divorce Lawyer with 12 years experience
(718) 978-9000 229-10 Merrick Boulevard
Queens, NY 11413
Divorce and Immigration
New York Law School
Bradley Zelenitz
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Queens, NY Divorce Lawyer
(718) 532-1111 138-44 Queens Blvd #2
Queens, NY 11435
Divorce, Business, Criminal and Personal Injury
My name is Bradley Zelenitz and I am a partner in the NYC law firm of Zelenitz, Shapiro & D'Agostino, P.C. My particular focus at this law firm is assisting clients with Commercial & Civil Litigation Matters, Personal Injury claims, Bankruptcy & Foreclosure avoidance. If you need assistance in Queens, NY., for any legal matter, do not hesitate to call us at (718) 523-1111.
David Shapiro
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Queens, NY Divorce Attorney
(718) 523-1111 138-44 Queens Blvd #2
Queens, NY 11435
Divorce, Criminal, Elder and Family
My name is David Shapiro and I am a partner with Zelenitz, Shapiro & D'Agostino, P.C. I help New York City residents with numerous legal issues. If you need assistance with a legal matter, do not hesitate to call me at (718) 523-1111
Queens, NY Divorce Attorney with 35 years experience
(718) 658-3200 145-11 Jamaica Ave
Queens, NY 11435
Divorce and Family
Queens, NY Divorce Attorney with 29 years experience
(718) 805-3500 131-10 Liberty Ave
Queens, NY 11419
Divorce, Family and Real Estate
Hugh Wooding Law School
Queens, NY Divorce Lawyer with 27 years experience
16127 128th Ave
Queens, NY 11434
Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Queens, NY Divorce Attorney with 23 years experience
(718) 725-4420 15301 Jamaica Ave
Queens, NY 11432
Divorce and Family
Queens, NY Divorce Lawyer with 18 years experience
(718) 848-2223 11119 120th St
Queens, NY 11420
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Family and Immigration
Queens, NY Divorce Lawyer with 32 years experience
(718) 298-0287 15120 Jamaica Ave
Queens, NY 11432
Divorce and Family
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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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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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.
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...
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...
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
The Law Offices of Olga M. Arandia, P.C. is dedicated to our clients’ legal needs. With over 25 years’ experience in criminal, family and immigration law we are well equipped to handle a wide array of immigration issues including family based adjustments, 212C pardons, affirmative asylum, removal and deportation defense and VAWA. We have extensive knowledge of state and federal criminal law as well as family law; all essential to understanding our complex immigration system and creating solutions for our clients.

We speak your language. All our lawyers and staff are bi-lingual (English/Spanish) and are dedicated to Making your experience with...
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...
Richard Beckerman
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Forest Hills, NY Divorce Attorney
(718) 425-4280 118-35 Queens Blvd. Suite 400
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Free ConsultationDivorce, Appeals, Domestic Violence and Family
Frank Xavier Bruno
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RIDGEWOOD, NY Divorce Attorney with 22 years experience
(718) 418-5000 69-09 Myrtle Ave
RIDGEWOOD, NY 11385
Divorce and Family
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...
David P. Badanes
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Garden City, NY Divorce Attorney with 15 years experience
(631) 239-1702 1225 Franklin Avenue
Suite 325
Garden City, NY 11530
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Estate Planning and Family
St. John's School of Law
David Badanes Esq. - Experienced Long Island divorce lawyer and family law attorney serving Nassau and Suffolk counties. Concentrating in divorce, contested divorce, uncontested divorce, divorce mediation, matrimonial & family law and criminal defense. The Badanes Law Office is committed to providing optimal representation, while exceeding his clients’ expectations. He represents clients in Suffolk County, Nassau County and the New York City area with offices in Northport, Suffolk County and Garden City, Nassau County.
Andrew David Blum
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Garden City, NY Divorce Lawyer with 36 years experience
(516) 294-9292 1205 Franklin Ave
Suite 270
Garden City, NY 11530
Divorce and Family
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
I have been practicing matrimonial and family law on Long Island for over 30 years and have extensive negotiation and trial experience in complex Equitable Distribution and Custody cases. It has always been my desire to tailor my representation of each client to their individual goals and desires. In addition, I listen to my clients and I advise them accordingly. Although an amicably negotiated settlement is often the goal, I have successfully conducted numerous trials and hearings on behalf of my clients. These cases may include complex financial issues as well as cases involving acrimonious custody...
Andrea Vacca
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New York Divorce Attorney with 26 years experience

Andrea Vacca is the founder of Vacca Family Law Group, 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... 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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Avi Cohen
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(516) 341-7770 11 Sunrise Plaza, Suite 304
valley stream, NY 11580
valley stream, NY Divorce Lawyer with 13 years experience
Divorce, Business, Family and Personal Injury
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Michael A. Markowitz
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Hewlett, NY Divorce Attorney with 29 years experience
1553 Broadway
Hewlett, NY 11557
Divorce, Business, Family and Landlord Tenant
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center and Washington University School of Law
Many of my clients operate large companies. Normally they need a personalized approach that they cannot receive in a large law practice. I listen. I give options. I try to give realistic expectations. I believe success is proper execution after a client makes an informed decision. Examples of reported decisions: Hill v. Estate of Avnet, 13 Misc.3d 1210(A), 824 N.Y.S.2d 754 (Defeated partners' claim against deceased client's estate), Archdeacon v. Town of Oyster Bay, 12 Misc.3d 438, 813 N.Y.S.2d 289 (Suffolk Sup. Ct. 2006) (Reversed town on Article 78), Glazer v. AA Premier...
Henry Lung
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Mineola, NY Divorce Attorney with 19 years experience
(516) 248-8253 92 Willis Ave
Mineola, NY 11501
Divorce, Criminal, DWI and Family
St. John's University School of Law
I am a proud graduate of St. John’s University School of Law (1999). I am currently on the Alumni Board of Directors at the law school I used to attend. Prior to attending law school, I attended New York University and I was a double major in Political Science and Spanish language studies. I graduated from NYU in 1994. In addition to practicing law, I am also enrolled at Bethel Seminary of the East and someday (meaning before I get sent to an old-folks’ home), I hope to obtain a Master’s Degree in Divinity Studies. I...
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...
Barton Resnicoff
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Lake Success, NY Divorce Lawyer with 44 years experience
(516) 829-2940 3000 Marcus Avenue, Ste 3W2
Lake Success, NY 11042
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
St. John's University School of Law and City University of New York - City College
Designated Board Certified Family Law Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy; Super Lawyers Designation for a total of 6 years; in practice for 40+ years and practice limited to Matrimonial and Family Law matters for 35+ years. Various lectures given on Family Law matters and various leadership positions in local, state and American Bar Association.
Lloyd Rosen
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Great Neck, NY Divorce Attorney with 26 years experience
(516) 406-8500 1010 Northern Blvd
Suite 300
Great Neck, NY 11021
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Real Estate
Hofstra University
Attorney Lloyd C. Rosen, Esq. has been a member of Wisselman, Harounian & Associates since 2005. He is skilled in all areas of family law, including separation, divorce, child custody, child and spousal support, visitation rights, domestic violence, property distribution, and pre- and post-nuptial agreements. To help families through difficult matters, Attorney Rosen also provides services in the areas of grandparent custody, visitation paternity issues, enforcements of support payments, as well as support termination. On a regular basis, Attorney Rosen serves in Family and Supreme Courts throughout Long Island and the five boroughs of New York City. Aside from...
Derrick Ansel Rubin
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Great Neck, NY Divorce Attorney with 34 years experience
(516) 406-8500 1010 Northern Blvd
Suite 300
Great Neck, NY 11021
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Derrick Rubin is recognized as a leader in the New York matrimonial law community. Since 1997, he has worked with Wisselman, Harounian & Associates to bring clients skilled legal guidance in divorce, child custody, alimony, and matrimonial law matters. Derrick’s cases have been featured on the front page of the New York Law Journal, and he has been recognized by Newsday as an expert in the matrimonial law field. Derrick is a graduate of Hofstra University School of Law (J.D., 1984). He is admitted to the New York State Bar, and the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.
Howard Bruce Leff
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Garden City, NY Divorce Attorney with 39 years experience
(516) 739-7500 1140 Franklin Ave.
Suite 208
Garden City, NY 11530
Divorce and Family
Cleveland State University
Howard B. Leff is a prominent and highly respected attorney with over 35 years of experience concentrating in the areas of matrimonial and family law. The firm represents clients in Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester counties, and all of the boroughs of the City of New York. The firm's extensive experience in trying cases in the Supreme and Family Courts, over the past 35 years, is unsurpassed. Howard is admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court, Eastern and Southern Federal District Courts and all other Courts in the state of New York. Howard is a member of, and has lectured extensively...
Deborah Ellie Kaminetzky
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Long Beach, NY Divorce Attorney with 28 years experience
(516) 374-0074 670 Long Beach Blvd., Suite 205
Long Beach, NY 11561
Divorce and Estate Planning
New York Law School
Deborah Kaminetzky is the founding member of Kaminetzky Law & Mediation, P.C. Prior to starting the firm Ms. Kaminetzky was an associate at a local litigation firm where she primarily practiced matrimonial and family law. Deborah is a member of the New York State Council on Divorce Mediation, Family and Divorce Mediation Council of Greater New York, National Association of Divorce Professionals, American Bar Association (Dispute Resolution, General Practice, Solo and Small firm Division and Law Practice Management Sections), New York State Bar Association (Business, Dispute Resolution, Estate, Family Law and General Practice Sections), Nassau County Bar Association...
Robbie L Vaughn
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Mineola, NY Divorce Lawyer with 11 years experience
(516) 858-2620 393 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 208
Mineola, NY 11501
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Business and Family
Touro College
Call The Law Firm of Vaughn & Weber, Pllc, at 516-858-2820 for help with your specific legal issue. Robbie and John are caring and dedicated New York lawyers. They provide their clients with fine legal service at a reasonable fee. They assist Suffolk County, Nassau County, Queens and Brooklyn residents with their Family Law Matters, Real Estate Closings, Real Estate Litigation, Collection Matters, Uncontested and Contested Divorces, Landlord-Tenant Matters, Foreclosure Defense, Loan Modifications, Foreclosure Settlement Conferences, General Civil Litigation and Bankruptcy Filings. They look forward to providing you with answers to your specific legal questions. You can call Robbie L. Vaughn...
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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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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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.