We have over 25 years of experience representing parties who want to end their marital relationship, whether it is by negotiation, collaborative law or litigating in the jurisdictions of New York and Connecticut. Our experience extends to financial matters concerning support, spousal maintenance, enhanced earning capacity, business evaluations, distribution of deferred compensation and relevant tax issues, as well as child custody issues in divorce. Reported cases include Lovece v. Lovece, 245 A.D.2d 345 (2 Dept. 1997); Mondello v. Mondello, 178 A.D.2d 581 (2 Dept. 1991).
Our experience concentrates in representing parties regarding family related matters such as child support, spousal support, custody and visitation, orders of protection, restraining orders, paternity and juvenile matters.
Collaborative Law and Mediation
A member of our firm is certified in the practice of Collaborative Law and
Mediation, alternative dispute resolution
practices available to clients to resolve disputes outside of Court.
Our representation of parties in Court to obtain collection of debts, title to or interest in property, includes prior representation of Religious Corporations. Reported cases include Islamic Center of Harrison, Inc. v. Islamic Science Foundation, Inc., 216 A.D.2d 357, 628 N.Y.S.2d 179 (2 Dept. 1995); Islamic Center of Harrison, Inc. v. Islamic Science Foundation, Inc., 262 A.D.2d 362, 692 N.Y.S.2d 94, 1999 (2 Dept. 1999); Leave to appeal denied by Islamic Center of Harrison, Inc. v. Islamic Science Foundation, Inc., 94 N.Y.2d 752, 722 N.E.2d 506, 700 N.Y.S.2d 426 (1999).
Probates, Wills and Trusts
Our firm is experienced in probating or administering the assets of an estate for distribution to the intended beneficiaries and the drafting of wills and trusts after a review of estate tax planning considerations.