Valley Stream, New York Divorce Lawyers

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

Our firm has years of divorce mediation, negotiation, and litigation experience in divorce and family law cases across Nassau and Suffolk Long Island, Queens, New York City, the Boroughs and more. Read More »
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Elliot S. Schlissel
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New York Divorce Lawyer with 40 years experience

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... Read More »
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Shawn Richard Kassman
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New York Divorce Attorney with 18 years experience

The Law Office of Shawn Kassman is a multi-service law Representing clients throughout New York including Suffolk County, Nassau County, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx, throughout New York State . Our law office provides high... Read More »
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Clifford Petroske
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New York Divorce Attorney with 29 years experience

Clifford J. Petroske was born and raised on Long Island, the son of public school teachers. He graduated from Half Hollow Hills High School, and earned his undergraduate degree, cum laude, in 1986 from the State... 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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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
James Follender
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Valley Stream, NY Divorce Attorney with 23 years experience
(516) 825-5356 215 East Merrick Road
Valley Stream, NY 11580
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Foreclosure Defense
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Valley Stream, NY Divorce Lawyer with 30 years experience
(718) 414-6182 104 South Central Avenue, Suite 14
Valley Stream, NY 11580
Divorce
Valley Stream, NY Divorce Attorney with 68 years experience
(516) 825-1000 20 W Lincoln Ave
Valley Stream, NY 11580
Divorce, Business, Estate Planning and Family
Valley Stream, NY Divorce Attorney with 35 years experience
(516) 791-5740 606 Nutley Pl
Valley Stream, NY 11581
Divorce, Collections, Family and Real Estate
Valley Stream, NY Divorce Attorney with 13 years experience
(516) 284-7445 10 Fifth Street
Suite 103
Valley Stream, NY 11581
Divorce
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...
Elliot S. Schlissel
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Lynbrook, NY Divorce Lawyer with 40 years experience
(800) 344-6431 479 Merrick Road
Lynbrook, NY 11563
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.
Rachel Weisman
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Cedarhurst, NY Divorce Attorney with 30 years experience
(516) 900-3529 140 Spruce St
Cedarhurst, NY 11516
Free ConsultationDivorce, Appeals, Family and Probate
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Practicing law since 1989, Rachel Weisman has a long, successful history in matrimonial litigation in New York. She has utilized her careful attention to detail and aggressive, creative approaches in handling thousands of cases over the years; she has conducted trials in distribution of assets, imputation of income, valuation of businesses, child support, spousal support, child custody, and more. Rachel Weisman is a certified mediator in all divorce matters and has participated in a vast amount of successful mediations. Several clients have retained Rachel Weisman for a divorce, but after negotiations, decided to stay married and conclude the matter with...
Gary Burton Port
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Lynbrook, NY Divorce Lawyer with 32 years experience
(516) 352-2999 303 Merrick Road
Suite 212
Lynbrook, NY 11563
Divorce, Business and Military
Brooklyn Law School
Gary Port has been recognized by the New York Law Journal in 2016, in “Those Who Lead, Pro Bono Category.” He was also honored in 2016 by the Center for Children, Families and the Law, and the Gitenstein Institute for Health Law and Policy. In 2016 he was also honored by Angel for Warriors for his Pro Bono work for Veterans.
Mr. Port is a former Assistant Professor at the Maurice Deane School of Law, Hofstra University. He has also been named Chairman of the Nassau County Bar Association Veterans’ Law Committee. Mr. Port has also been appointed to State Senator...
David P. Badanes
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Award Winning Long Island Divorce Attorney. Divorce, Your Way.

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... Read More »
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Robert B. Pollack
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New York Divorce Attorney with 22 years experience

The Pollack Law Firm, P.C. the premier DIVORCE law firm and enjoys a reputation of being considered the "BEST" divorce law firm in Nassau and Suffolk counties with the firm's principal attorney Robert B. Pollack, Esq.... Read More »
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Ayalah Jesselson
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Woodmere, NY Divorce Lawyer with 13 years experience
(516) 821-0990 961 Broadway
Suite 109
Woodmere, NY 11598
Divorce and Family
Fordham University School of Law
Ms. Jesselson is a founding member of Abraham & Jesselson Law Group, LLC. She is experienced in all matters of matrimonial and family law proceedings, including contested and uncontested divorces, custody and visitation proceedings, child support and family offense proceedings, obtaining and opposing requests for financial support and issues of equitable distribution. She routinely appears in court to orally argue motions and hearings. She is well-versed in negotiating and settling matrimonial matters. If a resolution is not possible, she zealously represents and protects her clients’ rights and interests in hearings and trials. Ms. Jesselson is experienced in all phases...
Karina Krasnova
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Woodmere, NY Divorce Lawyer with 22 years experience
(516) 858-7017 PO Box 90
Woodmere, NY 11598
Divorce, Family and Immigration
Law faculty of Saint Petersburg State University and Law Academy of Ukraine
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
Gary J. Mandel
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Queens, NY Divorce Attorney with 28 years experience
(718) 471-0100 19-31 Mott Ave
Queens, NY 11691
Divorce, Family, Immigration and Personal Injury
Mr. Steven C.  Kopsick
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New York, NY Divorce Attorney
(212) 501-1901 1053 Admont Avenue, Franklin Square
New York, NY 11010
Divorce and Family
Robert B. Pollack
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(516) 938-3330 350 Jericho Turnpike
Suite 105
Jericho, NY 11753
Free ConsultationJericho, NY Divorce Attorney with 22 years experience
Divorce and Family
Pace Law School
The Pollack Law Firm, P.C. the premier DIVORCE law firm and enjoys a reputation of being considered the "BEST" divorce law firm in Nassau and Suffolk counties with the firm's principal attorney Robert B. Pollack, Esq. being rated "SUPERB."

We are proactive and results driven while always focusing on the personal care, attention and respect for our clients along with their individual goals, concerns and objectives.

Robert B. Pollack opened The Pollack Law Firm, P.C. over twenty years ago and since then, has devoted the focus of his firm on divorce, all phases of matrimonial law including separation and mediation...
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...
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;
The Supreme Court of New York State 2nd...
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...
Matthew Scott Seidner
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Garden City, NY Divorce Lawyer with 16 years experience
(516) 345-9900 100 Quentin Roosevelt Boulevard
Suite 501
Garden City, NY 11530
Free ConsultationDivorce, Elder and Family
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Selecting the right lawyer can determine the outcome of your case. When a client selects an attorney, they are often doing so at a very stressful time in their life and it is usually a major investment. Our firm understands that. Every client should feel that they matter because they do at Law Offices of Seidner & Associates, PC. We hope that the evaluations by other clients and attorneys speak for themselves. I look forward to meeting with you in person.
Howard E. Knispel
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New York Divorce Lawyer with 30 years experience

Howard E. Knispel has been practicing law since 1989, having graduated from Eisenhower College of World Studies of the Rochester Institute of Technology with a degree in International Politics in 1981 and New York Law... Read More »
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Mark S. Anderson
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New York Divorce Attorney

University of Baltimore School of LawNew York
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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.
Patricia A Sokolich
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Garden City, NY Divorce Lawyer with 24 years experience
(516) 222-0572 666 Old Country Road
Suite 900
Garden City, NY 11530
Free ConsultationDivorce, Elder and Family
City University of New York - Queens College
After graduating from Law School, I immediately opened a private practice in Garden City, NY, where I focus my energy and expertise on the issues of matrimonial law, father's rights,custody, visitation, re-location, child support, sexual abuse, and same sex marriages. My goal is to help my client's define their priorities and provide them with the ammunition to fight for them during the divorce process. It's important for clients to be able to function and thrive independently and to support themselves and their children while maintaining their current lifestyle. A successful divorce allows the client to maintain their dignity, integrity and...
Stephen Bilkis
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(800) 696-9529 805 Smith St
Baldwin, NY 11510
Free ConsultationBaldwin, 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.
Anthony Lopresti
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Garden City, NY Divorce Attorney with 31 years experience
(516) 739-2020 585 Stewart Ave- Suite 544
Garden City, NY 11530
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
St. John's University School of Law
Our law firm is dedicated exclusively to the practice of divorce and family law. In order to effectively represent clients in divorce, child support and child custody matters, we believe it is necessary to have a high level of understanding of both the complex financial aspects and the emotional circumstances involved. If you are seeking a lawyer dedicated to improving the lives of families, with a reputation for success, call us at (516) 739-2020
James Paul Joseph
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Garden City, NY Divorce Lawyer with 25 years experience
(516) 542-2000 666 Old Country Road
Garden City, NY 11530
Divorce and Family
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
In 1998, I started my own family law practice. I have very high professional standards and only through my own firm could I ensure that my staff and my associates shared my values. By setting these standards and focusing exclusively in divorce and family law, Joseph Law Group, P.C. has gained a reputation as one of the preeminent family law firms on Long Island. We believe the divorce process must not just be about dissolving your marriage, but protecting and building your future. We carefully listen to your priorities and educate you on the best processes and...
Henry Lung
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Mineola, NY Divorce Attorney with 18 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...
Karl Brodzansky
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Garden City, NY Divorce Lawyer with 36 years experience
(516) 248-2727 585 Stewart Avenue
Suite 730
Garden City, NY 11530
Free ConsultationDivorce, Family and Personal Injury
University of Miami School of Law
When entrusting your future with a law professional you need to research how to find a divorce lawyer, It is absolutely imperative that you choose a team of reputable lawyers who are prepared to handle any situation. The attorneys at Karl Brodzansky and Associates are committed to long term success, whether dealing with a contested divorce or child custody in New York State. This is evident in the experienced and caring approach in which clients are served. Well known as a prominent figure in the NY area, divorce lawyer Karl Brodzansky formed his firm with a vision in mind to...
Philip Kusnetz
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Garden City, NY Divorce Lawyer with 18 years experience
(516) 368-2484 300 Garden City Plaza
Suite 218
Garden City, NY 11530
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Personal Injury
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Over 15 Years of Litigation and Trial Experience With Highly Successful Results. Quality Representation at Reasonable Rates. Call Now for Your No-Cost Case Consultation (516) 368-2484.
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...
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...
Andrew J. Gilbride
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Free Consultation! Dedicated Divorce Lawyer! Making a Positive Difference!

I am a skilled New York divorce lawyer. My battle tested demeanor is equal to the compassion and drive I have to make a positive difference in your life! Visit my website for information. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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William Thomas Toohey
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New York Divorce Lawyer with 18 years experience

New York Law SchoolNew York
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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...
Jason M. Barbara
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New Hyde Park, NY Divorce Lawyer
(516) 406-8381 1111 Marcus Avenue
Suite 107
New Hyde Park, NY 11042
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, DWI and Family
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Attorney Jason M. Barbara is the establishing lawyer at the Long Island legal office, Jason M. Barbara & Associates, P.C. Mr. Barbara has been practicing law for over a decade, during which he has become well-known for the services he offers. He is admitted to the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, and is a member of the New York State Bar, the American Bar Association, and the Nassau County Bar Association. Over the years, Attorney Barbara has been featured in numerous media outlets including Anderson Cooper, Good Day New York, Good Morning...
Lance Howard Meyer
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Lake Success, NY Divorce Lawyer with 13 years experience
(516) 488-2255 3 Dakota Drive, Suite 300
Lake Success, NY 11042
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Estate Planning and Family
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
I am dedicated to providing quality and affordable legal representation to all of my clients. I care about each and every client's individual needs and goals and work vigorously to allow my clients to realize their goals. I am available to my clients 24/7 should they need me. I treat my client's cases as if they were my own and will never stop fighting on their behalf. I am honest with all of my clients and will always advise my clients as to what is in their best interests.
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...
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.
Stephanie Burke
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Baldwin, NY Divorce Lawyer with 15 years experience
(800) 696-9529 805 Smith St
Baldwin, NY 11510
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
New York Law School
Jonathan Edwards
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Garden City, NY Divorce Attorney with 31 years experience
(516) 281-0000 666 Old Country Road
Suite 600
Garden City, NY 11530
Free ConsultationDivorce, Family and Juvenile
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Attorney Jonathan Edwards is a Long Island native who provides clients with excellent divorce and family law counsel from his office in Garden City. Attorney Edwards earned his Juris Doctor at Hofstra University School of Law and has practiced law in New York since 1987. He has been awarded an AV Rating from Martindale-Hubbell for his outstanding legal counsel.
Michael A Cohen
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Garden City, NY Divorce Attorney with 25 years experience
(516) 280-6806 400 Garden City Plaza
Suite 435
Garden City, NY 11530
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Albany Law School
I view my role as helping my clients understand what the legal system can and cannot do in resolving their disputes with their spouse or former spouse, ensuring that they obtain an equitable resolution of their dispute, and assisting them in dealing with the emotional turmoil that often accompanies a divorce or post divorce proceedings. My goal is to avoid unnecessarily increasing the tension level between the parties, or to “pour gasoline on the fire” simply to satisfy a misdirected client, and thereby increase the animosity (and legal fees) to everyone. However, when justified, I will thoroughly and aggressively...
Jane Kennis Cristal
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Mineola, NY Divorce Attorney with 32 years experience
(800) 817-5029 200 Old Country Road
Suite 400
Mineola, NY 11501
Divorce
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Divorce can be very difficult and emotional, not to mention an extremely significant legal process that can seriously impact your life. Jane K. Cristal, P.C. is a Nassau County divorce firm that seeks to help people going through this daunting process. This firm can come up with the best possible solution for each individual case. The founding attorney, Jane K. Cristal, is a distinguished divorce attorney who has been practicing law for over two decades. The legal team at her firm can serve as an excellent resource for you and your family. This firm has the knowledge and experience to...
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...
Dustin Bowman
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Free Consultation! Determined New York Divorce Attorney! Call Now for Help!

I am dedicated to vigorously protecting the rights and interests of those who are going through a divorce. I provide skilled legal representation! Visit my website for more information and call for a free consultation! Read More »
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A.J. Temsamani
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Top Rated Divorce Attorney

AJ Temsamani has devoted his entire legal career to resolving divorce and family law matters. AJ is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, their highest rating available and a "testament to the... 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.