Top New York Family Lawyers Near You

The Law Offices of Anthony A Capetola

Family Lawyer | Serving New York, NY

Free Consultation

Se Habla Español

516-535-9655

Over 40 years litigation experience. Serving Nassau and Suffolk Counties with Matrimonial and Family law.

With over 40 years of experience, attorney Anthony Capetola and his associates are enjoy a reputation in Long Island as one of the finest matrimonial and family law firms. The firms legal team has over 100 years of combined experience and have handled many high-profile divorces and have litigated numerous contentious custody disputes  in federal courts. Some of their …

Law Office of Paul Leavin

Family Lawyer | New York, NY

Free Consultation

646-586-5562

A Tough, Effective, Long-Time Attorney Who Truthfully Informs You on the Best Course of Action – Negotiation or Litigation

If you are looking for a large firm, where associates do most of the work on your case, then I am not the attorney for you. I litigate against those firms all the time. However, if you’re looking for a creative, tough, experienced litigator, who will give you honest answers and give your case the personal attention and care it deserves, than you can count on …

Angiuli & Gentile LLP

Family Lawyer | Serving New York, NY

866-653-4672

Full-Service Family Law Representation on Staten Island. Your priority is our priority. You can rely on us to protect your rights, your property and your children.

Legal problems involving your family, children and property may stir up strong emotions and anxiety about what the future holds. You may be worried about your finances, the affect on your children and feel like you are loosing everything you worked for. If you are facing insurmountable differences and you may be facing a divorce and child custody issues, you may want to …

Curt Arnel & Associates

Family Lawyer | Serving New York, NY

Free Consultation

347-966-7378

Family Law Attorneys Serving the Five Boroughs of NYC and All Surrounding Counties. Mr. Arnel Has More Than 30 Years of Experience Handling the Full Scope of Family Law Matters.

Have you or your spouse made the difficult decision to end your marriage? Are you involved in a dispute over child custody and visitation? No matter what family law challenge you face, your next important decision is to select a lawyer. The right lawyer plays many roles, including confidant, counselor, investigator and advocate. The right lawyer will fight for you, …

Jayson Lutzky, PC

Family Lawyer | Serving New York, NY

Free Consultation

Se Habla Español

718-355-9175

New York City's Choice For Divorce and Family Law

Ingrid Gherman, P.C.

Family Lawyer | New York, NY

Over 30 Years’ Experience Finding Solutions & Winning Cases For Clients In All Matrimonial Law Matters. A Compassionate Heart, A Legal Mind. Litigation, Appeals, Mediation. NYC Area

For over 30 years New York family law attorney Ingrid Gherman has dedicated her practice exclusively to matrimonial law, focusing on divorce and child custody. She is uniquely qualified as an extremely effective litigator and a skillful mediator. A certified divorce mediator, she is able to offer clients divorce mediation as an alternative to traditional court litigation. …

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Are You Dealing with a Family Law Issue?

Family law matters can be overwhelming and incredibly sensitive. The longer the problem remains unresolved, the greater the toll it can have on the welfare and well-being of you and your family. An experienced New York family law attorney will help protect your rights.

Family Law Issues

There are many legal issues that face families, such as child custody, child support, divorce, domestic violence, legal separation, annulment, paternity or spousal support. Of course, as diverse as families are, there are more Family Law issues that land under this broad category of law.

Remember dealing with a Family Law issue will not only have an impact in your life emotionally, but also legally and financially. It is very important to take the time to discover long-term solutions for your family's needs and future.

Top Questions to Ask When Hiring an Attorney

  • How many years have you been practicing law? How long have you practiced law in the local area?
  • How many cases similar to mine have you handled in the past?
  • What is the likely outcome for my case?

In legal practice, experience matters. An experienced attorney will likely have handled issues similar to yours many, many times. Therefore, after listening to your situation, the attorney should have a reasonable idea of the time line for a case like yours and the likely resolution.

Top Questions to Ask a Lawyer

  • What is the usual process to resolve my case? How long will it take to resolve this?
  • What are likely outcomes of a case like mine? What should I expect?

An experienced lawyer should be able to communicate a basic "road map" on how to proceed. The lawyer should be able to walk you through the anticipated process, key considerations, and potential pitfalls to avoid. Once you've laid out the facts of your situation to the lawyer, he/she should be able to frame expectations and likely scenarios to help you understand your legal issue.

How to Find the Right Attorney

  • Determine the area of law that relates to your issue. Attorneys specialize in specific practice areas around legal issues within the broad field of law.
  • Seek out recommendations from friends, family, and colleagues. A successful attorney or practice will typically have many satisfied clients.
  • Set up consultation appointments to get a better understanding of your case as well as gauge your comfort level with different attorneys. Find the attorney who is the right fit for your needs.

Common legal terms explained

Personal jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court's reach in personal jurisdiction.

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Court Locations in New York, NY

New York State Unified Court System, Supreme, Civil Term 

60 Centre St.,New York,NY10007
Phone: (646) 386-3600

New York State Unified Court System, Supreme, Civil Term 

80 Centre St.,New York,NY10013
Phone: (646) 386-3601

New York State Unified Court System, Supreme, Civil & Criminal Term 

111 Centre St.,New York,NY10013
Phone: (646) 386-3601