Potsdam, New York Family Lawyers

Potsdam, NY Family Law Attorney with 49 years experience
(315) 265-2595 107 S Canton Rd
Potsdam, NY 13676
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
Vanderbilt School Of Law
Ogdensburg, NY Family Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(432) 244-9466 PO Box 5000
Ogdensburg, NY 13669
Family, Bankruptcy, Business and Divorce
The University of Texas School of Law
W. Bradney Griffin Esq.
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Lake Placid, NY Family Law Lawyer with 45 years experience
(518) 837-5528 2051 Saranac Ave.
Suite 202
Lake Placid, NY 12946
Family, Criminal, DWI and Divorce
Washington & Lee University
I am a native of Rutland, Vermont, and attended Duke University and graduated from what is now Castleton University before obtaining my JD degree from Washington & Lee University in 1974. I became admitted in 1974 in Vermont and practiced in Rutland until 1999, although I continue to have an active license in Vermont. I became admitted in 1999 in New York State, and have been practicing in Lake Placid since that time. I am a former member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the American Bar Association, the Commercial Law League, Vermont Trial Lawyers Association, and...
John William Graham Esq.
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Watertown, NY Family Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(315) 779-9022 200 Washington Street
Suite 302
Watertown, NY 13601
Free ConsultationFamily, Appeals, Business and Divorce
Syracuse University
Andrew D Brockway
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Plattsburgh, NY Family Law Lawyer
(518) 565-6952 121 Bridge Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Free ConsultationFamily, Probate and Real Estate
Lake Placid, NY Family Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(518) 523-2786 2038 Saranac Ave
Lake Placid, NY 12946
Family, Criminal, DWI and Divorce
Lake Placid, NY Family Law Attorney
3 Church St
Lake Placid, NY 12946
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
Plattsburgh, NY Family Law Lawyer with 45 years experience
(518) 565-3311 13 Durkee St
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Family and Divorce
Brooklyn Law School
Watertown, NY Family Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(315) 788-2010 125 Sherman St
Watertown, NY 13601
Family, Divorce, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Rouses Point, NY Family Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(561) 297-3900 137 Lake St
Rouses Point, NY 12979
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
Julie Rendelman
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(212) 951-1232 535 5th Avenue, Suite 2525
New York, NY 10017
Free ConsultationNew York, NY Family Law Attorney with 26 years experience
Family, Criminal, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Brooklyn Law School
Julie Rendelman began her legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in Kings County, Brooklyn, where she investigated and prosecuted hundreds of criminal cases and quickly earned a reputation as a tough and tenacious trial attorney. While in the office, Julie was lead counsel in over 60 felony jury trials that involved a wide variety of crimes, from drug offenses to sex crimes to homicides. Julie quickly rose to the level of Senior Trial Attorney and was eventually promoted to the elite Homicide Bureau where she became the Deputy Bureau Chief.

Additionally, while working as a prosecutor, Julie also...
Joseph Douglas Barics
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Commack, NY Family Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(631) 864-2600 356 Veterans Memorial Highway
Suite 3
Commack, NY
Free ConsultationFamily, Appeals, Divorce and Foreclosure Defense
Brooklyn Law School
I was admitted to practice law in 1994, and since then the bulk of my practice has been focused on matrimonial and divorce law, appeals and closely related areas such as foreclosure defense.

My approach in representing clients is straightforward. Good people sometimes find themselves in bad situations, and people come to lawyers for solutions. That means whenever possible, negotiating a fair agreement is often the best route. Nevertheless, agreements, negotiations, litigation and appeals are only the tools used to obtain these answers. By taking a broader holistic approach, it allows me to see solutions that others may miss.

Reaching a fair...
Darren M. Shapiro
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(516) 333-6555 99 Jericho Turnpike
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Jericho, NY 11753
Free ConsultationJericho, NY Family Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Miami School of Law
Divorce Mediator, Mediation Review Attorney, Matrimonial Attorney, Negotiator, and Litigator that offers Effective and reasonable solutions for matrimonial and family law issues

Call Darren today at (516) 333-6555

I was admitted to practice law in the Courts of the State of New York in 1999. In 2000 I was admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. After working as an associate for local law firms, in 2005 I opened my own practice. The focus of my practice is matrimonial, family law, and mediation. Life is short, mediate your divorce, if...
Brooke Barron
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Lockport, NY Family Law Attorney with 1 year experience
(716) 636-7600 770 Davison Road
Lockport, NY 14094
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Probate
American University- Washington College of Law
Brooke Barron is an Associate Attorney in the firm’s Matrimonial & Family Law and Estate Planning & Administration Practice Groups.

Ms. Barron obtained her B.S. in Business Administration from SUNY Geneseo, and received her Juris Doctor in 2018 from American University- Washington College of Law.

While in law school, Ms. Barron was an Alternative Dispute Resolution Competition winner. Additionally, Ms. Barron was a law clerk for Commissioner Feldblum at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in Washington, D.C. and a student attorney for American University- Washington College of Law’s Civil Advocacy Clinic. Ms. Barron had also previously been employed at HoganWillig as...
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
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Brooklyn, NY Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(800) 510-3916 41 Flatbush Avenue
Floor 1
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Family, Business, Divorce and Education
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Ali Shahrestani is a bi-coastal litigation attorney who has been featured in print and TV news for his legal expertise, is a recipient of multiple professional awards and a graduate of top rated schools with various honors, and has donated much effort and time to public education, legal journalism, and social justice activism.

Serving California, New York, Massachusetts, Washington DC, and Washington State in four fundamental areas of law:

1) Education Law - K-12, College, Graduate, Students, Teachers, Schools
2) Divorce & Child Custody - High Conflict, LGBTQ, Father's Rights
3) Business, Contracts, & Real Estate Law - Litigation, Transactions, ADR
4) Criminal Law...
Greg T. Rinckey
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Albany, NY Family Law Lawyer
(518) 218-7100 441 New Karner Road
Albany, NY 12205
Family, Criminal, Employment and Military
Touro College
Greg T. Rinckey, Esq. serves as the Managing Partner of Tully Rinckey PLLC. Mr. Rinckey concentrates his practice on military law, federal employment and discrimination litigation, and national security clearance mitigation. During his previous tenure as an attorney with the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps, Mr. Rinckey prosecuted and defended military personnel in over one hundred felony cases with charges ranging from drug possession to murder. He has represented federal and private sector employees in investigations and cases in front of the Merit Systems Protection Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the Office of Special Counsel. Since...
Matthew Scott Seidner
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Garden City, NY Family Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(516) 345-9900 100 Quentin Roosevelt Boulevard
Suite 501
Garden City, NY 11530
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Elder
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.
Joseph H. Nivin
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New York, NY Family Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(347) 642-0376 122 East 42nd Street
Suite 2100
New York, NY 10168
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Brooklyn Law School
Joseph H. Nivin has been named a top-rated family law attorney in New York every year since 2015. The Law Offices of Joseph H. Nivin, P.C. is a general practice law firm with a focus on family law. He and his team have years of experience with ACS, 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. At the Law Offices of Joseph H. Nivin, you will receive expert legal advice and compassion that will reduce time, legal expenses and...
Stephen Bilkis
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(800) 696-9529 903 Sheridan Ave
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Bronx, NY 10451
Free ConsultationBronx, NY Family Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Touro Law School
Stephen Bilkis graduated from Touro Law School in 1997. Soon after he passed the bar exam of New York and established the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates. In over 20 years of practice, Mr. Bilkis has successfully represented scores of clients throughout Nassau County, Suffolk County, Westchester County, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx, Manhattan, Long Island, and Staten Island in matters related to personal injury, probate law, criminal law, and family law.

Mr. Bilkis strongly believes that each client is unique and each case is different. His solutions are never “one size fits all.” He prides himself...
David P. Badanes
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Northport, NY Family Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(631) 239-1702 842 Route 25A
Northport, NY 11768
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Estate Planning
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.
John Anthony Pappalardo
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White Plains, NY Family Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(914) 761-9400 200 East Post Road
White Plains, NY 10601
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Domestic Violence
New England Law | Boston
John A. Pappalardo is a Partner in the law firm of Farber, Pappalardo & Carbonari. He has been an active matrimonial practitioner for 32 years handling moderate to very complex litigation involving matrimonial and family law cases. He oversees a very experienced matrimonial department. He also has a private matrimonial mediation practice, is certified in matrimonial collaborative law, sits as a matrimonial arbitrator, and is New York State Certified as an attorney representing children. He has served as Guardian Ad Litem in matrimonial proceedings and is admitted to the State and Federal Bar in New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts....
Yuliya Vangorodska
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New York, NY Family Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(212) 671-0936 741/A Madison Ave
4th floor
New York, NY 10065
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
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...
Kenneth A. Eiges
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New York, NY Family Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(347) 848-1850 233 Broadway
Suite 2205
New York, NY 10279
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
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...
Dzifa Gan
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Lockport, NY Family Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(716) 636-7600 770 Davison Road
Lockport, NY 14094
Family, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
University of Western Australia
Dzifa Gan is an Associate Attorney in the firm’s Real Estate Law Department; handling all aspects of residential and commercial real estate. Ms. Gan has varied legal experience having previously worked as a family and matrimonial attorney in London. Her priority across practice areas has always been her clients and ensuring that their needs are met.

Ms. Gan obtained her B.A. in Psychology and concurrently her Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Western Australia in 2008. Ms. Gan is admitted to practice law in New South Wales, Australia; England & Wales, UK and New York State, USA.

Before joining HoganWillig,...
Kevin Scott Mahoney
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Lockport, NY Family Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(716) 636-7600 770 Davison Rd.
Lockport, NY 14094
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
Kevin Mahoney received his B.A., Ed.M and J.D. all from the State University of New York at Buffalo. As a member of HoganWillig's Family and Criminal Law Departments, Mr. Mahoney regularly assists individuals who are in a very difficult time of their lives. He believes it is his task to calmly offer skilled advice and perspective during what is often a difficult or emotionally charged situation.

In the area of family law, Mr. Mahoney and his colleagues assist individuals with family court proceedings which most commonly involve custody/visitation and/or paternity and support proceedings. They also assist individuals in all aspects of...
Val Kleyman
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New York, NY Family Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(212) 401-1977 120 Broadway
18th Floor
New York, NY 10271
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
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.

Few things are as life-altering as a divorce. It takes...
Naresh Menghraj Gehi
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Queens, NY Family Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(718) 263-5999 118-21 Queens Blvd
Queens, NY 11375
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Immigration
The University of Georgia School of Law and New Law College
Naresh Gehi is too experienced Immigration attorney licences in the Eastern and Southern district of New York and Connecticut. Mr Naresh Gehi practiced in New York and Connecticut, the US Southern and Eastern District courts of New York. Attorney Gehi holds a master of laws from the University of Georgia, especially sophisticated in Immigration laws. Naresh Gehi successfully challenged many Immigration and deportation cases and helping the Immigrants to get out of the legal problems for the last 13 years in New York. Along with the other Immigration lawyers launched an Immigration law firm called Gehi & Associates. This...
Kevin M. Colwell
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Albany, NY Family Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(518) 205-8208 200 Great Oaks Blvd.
Suite 224
Albany, NY 12203
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
University of Dayton School of Law
You deserve family law representation that is committed to you and which has the skills and experience to deliver the best possible results.

Facing a divorce or other type of family law matter on your own can be stressful and can create serious anxiety. We know what our clients are going through as they work through the family law matters they are confronting. This is why we focus on providing the most effective representation and the highest levels of personal service for our clients.

We know that ultimately people come to us for results. Our decades of combined experience negotiating and trying...
Jayson Lutzky
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Bronx, NY Family Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(800) 660-5299 1740 Hone Ave
Bronx, NY 10461
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Medical Malpractice
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
I am a Bronx, New York attorney with over 32 years of experience practicing law. I handle family law, contested and uncontested divorces, bankruptcy, accidents, medical malpractice and personal injury cases. I offer free in-person initial consultations. I enjoy explaining the law and helping each client understand his or her rights in each personal situation before starting the case. While I emphasize cooperation, I am a tough negotiator in court. Over the years, I have represented many satisfied clients and have helped recover millions for victims of accidents. One of my staff members has been with me for over...
Keli Iles-Hernandez
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Lockport, NY Family Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(716) 636-7600 770 Davison Rd.
Lockport, NY 14094
Family, Divorce and Juvenile
SUNY Buffalo Law School
Keli Iles-Hernandez is an attorney with HoganWillig’s Matrimonial & Family Law Department. She handles adoptions, divorce, custody, child support, child abuse and other related proceedings; with experience representing families with diverse family dynamics and LGBTQ legal matters. Ms. Iles-Hernandez also currently serves on the Attorneys for Children Panel (4th Judicial Department) representing children in child abuse, neglect and custody issues.

Keli Iles-Hernandez brings a vast variety of life experience with her to HoganWillig, having served in the U.S. Army for 4 years as an active-duty Medic and then as a Special Education teacher. Ms. Iles-Hernandez has earned a Bachelor’s degree...
David Storobin
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New York, NY Family Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(646) 350-0601 291 Broadway, 17 floor
New York, NY 10007
Family, Criminal, DWI and Domestic Violence
Rutgers School of Law-Newark and Rutgers Univ. School Of Law -
David Storobin is a former New York State Senator who is now the managing attorney at The Storobin Law Firm. ?He has been listed on the Thomson Reuters "Super Lawyers" list for the last 4 years. Sen. Storobin has been interviewed and profiled by much of the major media including the New York Times, New York Post and the Daily News.
Kenneth Olena
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Lockport, NY Family Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(716) 636-7600 770 Davison Rd.
Lockport, NY 14094
Family, Business and Divorce
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
Kenneth Olena has worked for the last 35 years as a family law practitioner. He specializes in divorce proceedings, ranging from small to multi-million dollar settlements. Since 1981, Kenneth has practiced across upstate New York and predominantly in the Western New York region, helping clients with over a thousand divorce cases; prior to his work at HoganWillig, Mr. Olena also provided excellent support to clients with Siegel, Kelleher & Kahn for more than 21 years. With expertise, he has handled actions of varying financial complexity involving difficult custodial battles, hardships regarding property ownership, and management of clients' personal businesses or...
Avi Cohen
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(516) 341-7770 11 Sunrise Plaza, Suite 304
valley stream, NY 11580
valley stream, NY Family Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
Family, Business, Divorce and Personal Injury
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Cari B. Rincker
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(212) 427-2049 535 Fifth Avenue, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10017
New York, NY Family Law Attorney with 12 years experience
Family, Agricultural, Divorce and Estate Planning
Pace Law School
Cari is a licensed attorney in the States of New York, Illinois, New Jersey, and Connecticut while being licensed in the District of Columbia. Cari is a general practitioner with concentrations in food/agriculture law, family/matrimonial law, civil litigation, estate planning and mediation. Rincker Law, PLLC has offices in New York City and Champaign, Illinois. Cari is a member of the Association for the Bar in the City of New York's Matrimonial Law Committee. Before starting Rincker Law, PLLC, Cari was an associate at Budd-Falen Law Offices, LLC in Cheyenne, Wyoming where her broad practice...
Bruce Provda
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New York, NY Family Law Attorney with 46 years experience
(212) 321-0741 745 Fifth Avenue
Suite 500
New York, NY 10151
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University and Harvard Law School
Bruce is atop divorce and family lawyer in New York
Jonathan D. Katz
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New Paltz, NY Family Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(866) 938-8498 27 Sunset Ridge
New Paltz, NY 12561
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
Syracuse University College of Law
I am attorney serving clients throughout the Hudson Valley in Kingston, Ulster, Dutchess, Orange, Greene and Columbia counties in family law, divorce and traffic ticket cases. I provide close personal attention and legal insight into the immediate challenges, and long-term consequences of your situation.My unrelenting advocacy on your behalf is intended to build a sound strategy to safeguard your relationship with your children, and advance your personal and financial goals.
Elliot S. Schlissel
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Jamaica, NY Family Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(718) 350-2802 80-30 164th St.
Jamaica, NY 11432
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Estate Planning
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.
Robert B. Pollack
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(516) 938-3330 350 Jericho Turnpike
Suite 105
Jericho, NY 11753
Free ConsultationJericho, NY Family Law Attorney with 23 years experience
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Pace Law School
Robert B. Pollack was admitted to the NYS Bar in 1997 and since then has focused his practice entirely on divorce / matrimonial and family law. Robert has come to be considered to be one of the top divorce lawyers in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. He is a "Preeminent AV Rated" attorney by Martindale-Hubbell and has received numerous other awards and accolades throughout his career.

Prior to his entering the legal profession in January of 1997, Robert started and pursued numerous successful entrepreneurial endeavors. Robert's personality as a proactive self starter, who possesses vast experience in many...
Peter Christopher Lomtevas
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Brooklyn, NY Family Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(718) 745-3600 1248 85th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11228
Free ConsultationFamily, Appeals, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Touro College
Peter Lomtevas is a licensed family law attorney specializing in divorce, child support, and child custody cases in Brooklyn and the New York City region. A graduate of The Kew Forest School, Hofstra, and Touro College Law Center, Peter is also a member of the New York State Bar Association. He is a distinguished and honored military veteran who proudly served his country for more than ten years. Education • The Kew Forest School, 1966 - 1978 • Hofstra University, 1978 - 1981 • Touro College Law Center, 1993 - 1996 Civilian Awards • Distinguished Public Service...
April M. Dalbec
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Albany, NY Family Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(518) 447-3373 677 Broadway
#500
Albany, NY 12207
Family, Civil Rights, Criminal and Personal Injury
Albany Law School
April is a Shareholder at McNamee Lochner P.C. With 15 years of experience, she is a seasoned litigator and trial lawyer. Her practice focuses in the areas of Matrimonial and Family Law, Personal Injury and Criminal Defense, including divorce, prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements, separation agreements, custody, family offenses and child support.

April received her B.A., cum laude, from the State University at Albany in 1998. Her J.D. was earned, cum laude, from Albany Law School in 2001.

April is admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals For the Second Circuit, United States District...
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Dealing with family law issues?

Family law generally concerns domestic relations and family-related matters such as marriage, civil unions, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, guardianships, domestic abuse, surrogacy, child custody, child abduction, the dissolution of marriage and associated issues. Each state has its own set of family laws, and traveling across state borders can sometimes affect your rights and those of your family.

Contrary to popular belief, seeking the advice of a family law attorney does not necessarily mean that something is amiss in your family. A family law attorney can help negotiate prenuptial/premarital agreements for clients in anticipation of marriage or advise same-sex couples on relevant legal issues affecting their relationship. They also can help with adoption proceedings and other procedures involving children.

Family law attorneys often do represent clients seeking a divorce, annulment or legal separation, and the complicated issues that can arise as a result. Although domestic abuse is a criminal offense, some family law attorneys are skilled at handling these situations, as they are often entangled with other family law issues.

Some jurisdictions certify lawyers as family law specialists, which means these attorneys have met the certifying body's minimum requirements for education, experience, and examination.


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