Kriss, Kriss & Brignola, LLP

Kriss, Kriss & Brignola, LLP

Kriss, Kriss & Brignola, is an Albany, New York based law firm that is comprised of compassionate, experienced attorneys with complimentary specialties to help you solve nearly any legal problem you may face.

Firm Overview

Find out why so many people throughout the Albany, NY Capital Region trust the Law Firm Partners, Legal Counsel and Staff to provide professional legal services. Whether you are facing a complex, difficult or important personal legal matter such as Bankruptcy, Family Law, Business and General Law, Not for Profit and Church Law, Criminal Law, the Attorneys at Kriss, Kriss, & Brignola, LLP will help you:

Asses the Legal Situation so all implications are thoroughly evaluated.
Advise you of your legal options to enable you to make informed decisions.
Represent your legal interests with Fervor, Integrity and Commitment.
Caring and Respectful
Some legal issues can be difficult to face. The Legal Team at Kriss, Kriss, & Brignola provides respect, compassion and integrity to each and every legal client, often when they are facing one of the most difficult times of their lives.

Each of our highly respected Attorneys offer years experience and the personal commitment to help you resolve legal challenges effectively and efficiently. Huge law firms may hand your case off once you
Main Office
Main Office
350 Northern Boulevard, Third Floor, Suite 306
Albany  NY  12204
  • (518) 449-2037
  • (518) 449-7875
Over the years, Attorney Charles T. Kriss, Esq. has helped hundreds of clients successfully navigate the choices and difficult decisions around Bankruptcy and eliminating debt.
Financial hardship can be caused by any number of life events. We do not judge your past, but we do want to help you clear a path for a better future. Our Bankruptcy Attorneys will help you understand the differences between Chapter 7, Chapter 13, Debt Consolidation Service and Mortgage Renegotiation, and act as your legal advisers to make the decisions that are right for you.
The Albany Divorce Lawyers of Kriss, Kriss & Brignola have represented Family Law clients throughout every phase of marriage, legal separation, and divorce, enabling them to provide proactive legal counsel.
Representing Legal Separation and Divorce Clients in Albany and the entire Capital Region of upstate New York.

No one ever marries expecting to divorce or have to address child custody in the Family Courts of New York. However, the legal implications of Pre-Nuptial Agreements, Marriage, Legal Separation, Dissolution of Marriage and Divorce, are more easily navigated and significantly reduced when interests are expressly protected, represented and recognized by the State of New York.

When a marriage ends, all involved parties (husband, wife and children) are deeply affected. Divorce can be a very traumatic event, no matter how amicable or hostile the involved parties may be.

The Albany Divorce Lawyers of Kriss, Kriss & Brignola, LLP have many years of experience in helping clients solve the highly personal challenges of marital separation and divorce ethically, effectively and efficiently.

In New York State, you must establish cause, or grounds to file for a Divorce, which may include:

Constructive Abandonment
Cruel and Inhuman Treatment
Decree of Separation or Separation Agreement(s)
Legal Separation and Divorce can become a very lengthy process in the State of New York. For the best possible outcome, you may benefit from Legal Counsel experienced in the investigation, evaluation and distribution of marital assets, businesses and licenses, real estate property, marital debt, bankruptcy, spousal support and alimony.

If you are in need of an experienced and caring divorce law team, then please Contact us for a Free Case Evaluation today.

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

We decided on our primary practices areas because we found personal gratification in being able to help individuals facing significant life challenges.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others?

Our attorneys have a collective 90 years of legal experience to help guide our clients.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

At all times we seek to communicate with clarity to our clients regarding the legal issues and procedures that they have been confronted with. It is vitally important for us to be certain our clients have a thorough understanding of the legal matters they confront.

Charles Kriss

Albany Law Firm partner Charles T. Kriss, Esq., of Kriss, Kriss & Brignola is an Attorney committed to professional excellence and integrity in providing legal solutions that serve the best interest of his clients.

A New York State native, Charles T. Kriss, Esq. has been practicing law in NY for over 28 years. He offers sound legal advice, a compassionate ear and attentive legal representation to achieve desired legal outcomes.
Charles T. Kriss, Esq. has been admitted to practice law in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, United States District Court Northern District of New York, United States Bankruptcy Court Northern District of New York, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Charles T. Kriss, Esq. is/has provided legal counsel for the following organizations:

Citizens Concerned for Human Life, a pro-life advocacy organization (Legal Counsel)
Love Basket, Inc., an adoption agency (Legal Counsel)
InterServe USA, an international Christian development ministry (Legal Counsel)
New York Family Policy Council (Legal Counsel)
American Center for Law and Justice (Legal Counsel)
Homeschool Legal Defense Fund (Legal Counsel)
Legal Counsel to multiple Upstate NY, Capital Region church congregations and ministries
  • State University New York at New Paltz
    BA Magna Cum Laude , 1976
  • Albany Law School
    Juris Docotor , 1979

Dominick Brignola

Dominick J. Brignola, Esq., Law Firm partner of Kriss, Kriss & Brignola, LLP of Albany, New York, is an Attorney committed to professional excellence and integrity in providing legal solutions that serve the best interest of his clients.

With Dominick, you get sound legal advice, a compassionate ear, attentive and aggressive legal representation and a commitment to achieve the best possible legal outcomes.

Dominick J. Brignola, Esq. has been practicing law since 1983. A respected member of the community, Mr. Brignola who is passionate about giving back to the community. Mr. Brignola is an accredited CLE (Continued Legal Education) legal course instructor and actively involved in various organizations and ministries throughout New York State.

Mark C. Kriss

Mark C. Kriss, Esq., a founding partner of Kriss, Kriss & Brignola, LLP of Albany, New York, is a native New Yorker, who has been practicing law in the State of New York for over 30 years. Since leaving the New York State Senate in 1979, Mr. Kriss has helped various business and professional groups and companies navigate the New York State Legislature, the Executive and various state agencies. Mr. Kriss has played a significant role in passage or defeat of hundreds of New York State laws and regulations.

Mr. Kriss co-authored legislation repealing Dole v. Dow, a 1972 Court of Appeals decision violative of the Workers

Laurine Bermudez

New York State is home to Ms. Bermudez, where she has been practicing Family Law in NY Family Courts for 7 years. She one of Albany NY

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