Established in 1993 has always focused on family law, divorce, and bankruptcy. I also do real estate, landlord tenant and civil litigation.Example cases
Family Law: Successfully obtained custody for father where mother had inflicted corporal punishment on child.
37-06 82nd St.
Jackson Heights NY 11372
30 minute free consultation for Nolo clients.
Bankruptcy Chapter 7 generally is $1,500 plus costs of $299 Chapter 13 $2,500 to $3,500 plus costs. Family Court/Divorce depends on the case and how complicated/contested. I would have to speak to the client first.
$300 to $350.
Mon through Friday
11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday appointments also available.
Bankruptcy - I liked the idea of helping people get a fresh start most people who file bankruptcy fall into financial difficulty through no fault of their own unemployment health issues, etc.
Family and divorce - I find the legal issues interesting but find that divorce especially requires other skills because you find people at their most fragile emotionally difficult periods. I think mediation should be used more especially when it comes to custody issues.
I have no problem with that. I think a client who is educated on legal issues makes it easier to represent and/or give them explanations as long as client understands that the law is complicated. They should always verify their understanding of the law with a professional.
I will review documents after I am retained. I find that the more information that I can obtain from a client the easier it is for me to represent and/or understand the nature of the problem.
I am somewhat reluctant to do so. I will give an initial consultation, but as far as coaching a client to represent themselves I am either representing them or not.
Worked for general practice law firm for 7 years and prior to that for two small commercial litigation law firms.
I think the fact that I have had a diverse practice has given me insight into the various problems that people face.
I am very practical and I think I give straightforward, honest advice.Personal interests:
Sports, history, and current affairs.
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