New York City, New York Divorce Lawyers

Ingrid Gherman
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More than 30 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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Andrea Vacca
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New York, NY Divorce Attorney with 26 years experience

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... Read More »
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Val Kleyman
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New York, NY 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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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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Ms. Norka M. Schell
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New York, NY Divorce Lawyer with 34 years experience
(212) 258-0713 17 State Street
Suite 4000
New York, NY 10004
Divorce, Business, Criminal and Domestic Violence
Golden Gate University School of Law and FACULDADE DO VALE RIO DOCE
Norka M. Schell is a passionate advocate for her clients. Ms. Schell represents U.S. companies, foreign companies and individuals in protecting their legal rights - emigration and immigration, trades, commercial, dispute resolution, import and export - though both preventive measures and, when necessary, litigation. With an J.D. and L.L.M. in International Legal Studies, Ms. Schell speaks the language of global business and has a first- hand understanding of the issues facing her clients.
Yuliya Vangorodska
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New York, NY Divorce Lawyer with 17 years experience
(212) 658-0169 261 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10016
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...
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...
Stephen Bilkis
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(800) 696-9529 100 Park Ave
16th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Free ConsultationNew York, 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.
Arkady Bukh
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New York, NY Divorce Attorney with 16 years experience
(212) 729-1632 14 Wall St
New York, NY 10005
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
New York Law School and Harvard University
Bukh Law Firm, P.C. is #1 ranked Criminal Defense law firm, as ranked by Avvo, Citysearch and Insiderpages. The attorneys at the Bukh Law Firm, P.C. are committed to providing each and every client with an aggressive and thorough legal defense, regardless of the size and complexity of their case. Our law firmâs founder and managing partner, Arkady Bukh, vigorously pursued and selected attorneys with a developed domain expertise in criminal, family, and civil litigation practice areas. The result of his efforts is a dedicated and energized team of legal experts that can swiftly bring to a favorable closure...
Val Kleyman
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New York, NY Divorce Attorney with 15 years experience
(212) 401-1977 120 Broadway
18th Floor
New York, NY 10271
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Brooklyn Law School
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 New York City, including Queens, the Bronx, Manhattan, Staten Island and Brooklyn, as well as those in Westchester, Nassau and Suffolk counties.

Mr. Kleyman is rated as one of the top divorce lawyers and family attorneys in New York. He is the recipient of several honors and awards by independent attorney rating and ranking entities.

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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
Joseph Harris Nivin
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New York, NY Divorce Attorney with 11 years experience
(347) 642-0376 122 East 42nd Street
Suite 2100
New York, NY 10168
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...
Jane Freidson
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New York, NY Divorce Lawyer with 40 years experience
(212) 219-3144 11 Park Place
Suite 1715
New York, NY 10007
Divorce and Family
New York University School of Law
Jane Freidson is a New York City divorce attorney/mediator with decades of litigation experience. She regularly appears in Family Court and Supreme Court throughout NYC, handling contested and uncontested divorces, support, custody, paternity, and protective proceedings. Her mediation practice aims to help couples facing separation or divorce make necessary decisions on their own terms and on their own timeline.
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...
Kenneth A. Eiges
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New York, NY Divorce Attorney with 43 years experience

Attorney Kenneth Eiges has handled more than 3,000 divorce cases over the last 35 years. A skilled divorce mediator and an equally powerful litigator, he has earned an AV®Preeminent™ Rating with Martindale-Hubbell® -... 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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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.
Joseph Maya
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New York, NY Divorce Lawyer with 29 years experience
(212) 682-5700 261 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10016
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Employment and Family
University of Michigan Law School
Mr. Maya received his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School and his B.A., Cum Laude, from New York University. He began his career at Clifford Chance in New York City and he has practiced in the state and federal courts of New York and Connecticut. He is the Managing Partner of Maya Murphy. Mr. Maya was born in Brooklyn, New York and resides with his family in Westport, CT.
Ravi Ivan Sharma
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New York, NY Divorce Attorney with 28 years experience
(212) 537-5957 26 Broadway
26th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Divorce, Appeals, Business and Family
Northeastern Univ School of Law
Top quality full service general practice of law with individual care and advice to individuals and small and large businesses alike. Major fields include Business and Corporate Transactions, Food and Beverage Liquor Law, Entertainment Law, Family Law, Wills and Trusts, Real Estate, Criminal Defense and Appeals.
Kenneth A. Eiges
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New York, NY Divorce Attorney with 43 years experience
(347) 848-1850 233 Broadway
Suite 2205
New York, NY 10279
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Brooklyn Law School
Attorney Kenneth Eiges has handled more than 3,000 divorce cases over the last 35 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...
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
Lisa Beth Older
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New York, NY Divorce Attorney with 32 years experience
(212) 786-0901 65 Broadway suite 706
New York, NY 10006
Divorce
Southwestern University School of Law
I am a matrimonial, divorce, child custody and family law lawyer practicing law for thirty one years. I am told that I am a professionally aggressive advocate when it comes to securing the rights of my clients yet I am capable of being very skilled and amenable when it comes to negotiation of agreements out of court. I am empathetic to the needs of my clients and I know that what they are going through is tough on them and their families. I fight for the rights of my clients and I am not afraid...
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...
Ingrid Gherman
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New York, NY Divorce Lawyer with 35 years experience
(212) 941-0767 225 Broadway
Suite 307
New York, NY 10007
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Domestic Violence and Family
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
For over 30 years Ingrid Gherman has dedicated her New York family law practice exclusively to all aspects of matrimonial law, focusing on divorce and child custody. This specialization has enabled her to accumulate extensive knowledge and robust experience in matters including divorce, child custody and visitation, marital agreements, equitable distribution of marital property, child support, spousal support and maintenance (alimony), prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, enforcement and modification proceedings, same sex marriage and divorce, contempt of court proceedings, domestic violence, and interstate and international child abduction. Her skill as a litigator and appeals attorney is equaled by her ability...
Peter Leonardo Cedeno
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New York, NY Divorce Attorney with 25 years experience
(212) 235-1382 111 Broadway, Suite 707
New York, NY 10006
Divorce and Family
Pace Law School
As founder of Peter L. Cedeño & Associates, P.C., New York attorney Peter L. Cedeño provides legal counsel for family law concerns. Since 1994, he has been practicing as a lawyer in New York. Before his firm’s founding, Mr. Cedeño spent time as a prosecutor and attorney at several firms. He is the recipient of a 10.0 Superb rating on Avvo.com. Presently, he is a member of the Family Law Section Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association. Attorney Cedeño is a graduate of the Pace University School of Law. To receive more information, contact his firm today.
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,...
Hilary Iris Nat
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New York, NY Divorce Lawyer with 12 years experience

Western Michigan University Cooley Law SchoolNew York
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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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H. Benjamin Perez
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New York, NY Divorce Lawyer with 13 years experience
(646) 770-0989 111 Broadway
Suite 706
New York, NY 10006
Divorce, Criminal, DWI and Family
Yeshiva University
Benjamin Perez has the skills and knowledge to assist with both family law and criminal defense related matters.
Amanda Brooke Shaffer
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New York, NY Divorce Attorney with 6 years experience
(212) 444-8064 11 Broadway
Suite 615
New York, NY 10004
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Immigration
Quinnipiac University School of Law and University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Licenses: New York, New Jersey, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit  Main Practice Areas: Immigration Law, Family Law, & Litigation Amanda was born and raised in New York and currently resides in the East Village with her dog Bailey.  She joined The Shapiro Law Firm, LLC, as a legal assistant in August 2012, and was promoted to of-counsel in November of 2012, when she was admitted to the New Jersey bar.   Amanda enjoys working at The Shapiro Law Firm, LLC, because she is able to meet and engage with clients and make a real...
Jason Louis Karavias
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New York, NY Divorce Attorney with 16 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
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....
Todd Andrew Spodek
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New York, NY Divorce Lawyer with 12 years experience
(212) 300-5196 100 Church Street
8th Floor
New York, NY 10007
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...
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
Cyrus Shaw
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New York, NY Divorce Lawyer
(212) 931-8523 1 Penn Plaza
Suite 2509
New York, NY 10119
Free ConsultationDivorce, Family, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
Widener University
Elysa Greenblatt
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New York, NY Divorce Attorney with 17 years experience
565 Fifth Avenue
7th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Divorce, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Boston College Law School
Elysa Greenblatt has been practicing matrimonial law exclusively since 2004. She specializes in complex high net worth divorce cases and high conflict custody disputes, and also has considerable experience in all aspects of matrimonial and family law, including pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements, equitable distribution, spousal and child support, parenting time and post-judgment litigation. While Elysa is a seasoned litigator, she also is trained in mediation and collaborative law. She regularly uses these alternative dispute resolution skills to reach favorable settlements for her clients. Elysa also serves as a court-appointed lawyer for children of divorcing parents.

Elysa began her career at the...
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...
Eve Helitzer
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New York, NY Divorce Lawyer with 12 years experience

Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra UniversityNew York
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Patrick R. Garcia
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New York, NY Divorce Lawyer with 36 years experience

New York
Paul O'Dwyer
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New York, NY Divorce Attorney with 29 years experience
(646) 230-7444 134 W 26th St #902
New York, NY 10001
Divorce, Family and Immigration
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.
Scott Steinberg
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New York, NY Divorce Lawyer with 32 years experience
(212) 254-6800 100 Park Ave
16th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Free ConsultationDivorce, Estate Planning, Family and Medical Malpractice
Elliot J. Danziger
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New York, NY Divorce Lawyer with 9 years experience
(212) 786-7950 60 East 42nd Street
Suite 4600
New York, NY 10165
Divorce, Family and Real Estate
Pace University
Elliot J. Danziger is an experienced real estate attorney with Danziger Legal PLLC. He helps a wide range of clients with various real estate transactions including purchases and sales of residential homes (coops, condos, and houses), multi-family and other investment properties, commercial properties, short sales and distressed properties, and 1031 exchanges. Elliot strives to provide exceptional service to his real estate clients.
Susan Chana Lask
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New York, NY Divorce Attorney with 29 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.
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. ...
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 29 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 agreements 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...
Nicole A. Kobis
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New York, NY Divorce Attorney
(212) 742-3390 26 Broadway
21st Floor
New York, NY 10004
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Nicole A. Kobis concentrates her practice in the area of divorce and family law.
Steven Zalewski
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New York, NY Divorce Attorney with 32 years experience
(800) 696-9529 100 Park Ave
16th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Free ConsultationDivorce, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
Eve Helitzer
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New York, NY Divorce Lawyer with 12 years experience
(212) 768-1115 60 E 42nd St
#1420
New York, NY 10165
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
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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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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.