Law Offices of Steiber & Schopick

A Dedicated Law Firm in Trumbull, Connecticut That Understands Your Legal Needs

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Firm Overview

Safeguarding you and your family for more than 30 years:
Whether you are ending your marriage, negotiating a child custody and visitation agreement, buying your first home, creating a valid estate plan to protect your family and assets or contesting a will, Attorney Daniel F. Schopick is ready to assist you and your family. We provide experienced, compassionate, accessible and affordable representation on all types of family law, general practice real estate and municipal law matters.

When two people end a marriage, they need to make decisions regarding their children, property and future. We help you achieve positive results that benefit you and your family - whether through a simple agreement between parties with limited issues or in a highly contested and contentious matter. We tailor legal solutions that work for your particular situation, no matter how challenging it may be.

We take the time to make sure that you understand your rights, the legal process and your options. Then we help you decide on an appropriate strategy of settling through negotiation, mediation or trial. If litigation is necessary, we aggressively fight for your rights and interests in court.

We are with you every step of the way:
Attorney Schopick is committed to our clients, listening to your unique concerns and guiding you through the legal process in the following areas:

Family law, divorce and child welfare - We represent clients in divorce, child custody, child and spousal support, modifications, paternity actions, and pre- and post-nuptial agreements. We negotiate divorce, child custody and visitation and support agreements in the best interests of you and your children, and when an agreement cannot be reached, we advocate for you in court to achieve your goals. Certified by the State of Connecticut as Guardian ad Litem and Attorney for Children.
Estate planning and probate - Regardless of the size or complexity of your estate, we can assist with wills, trusts, irrevocable trusts, guardianships, living wills, powers of attorney, estate planning, estate tax planning and all probate matters.
General practice real estate - We handle all aspects of residential and commercial real estate, including title searches, foreclosure assistance, refinancing, short sales, sales and closings.
Municipal law - This area of law governs the operation of cities and towns and regulates the delivery of essential services. It is the body of law that has the most immediate impact on everyday citizens. We represent clients before all municipal boards and agencies, including zoning and wetlands.

Proudly protecting individuals and families throughout Fairfield and New Haven Counties
Attorney Schopick represents people in Trumbull and throughout Fairfield and New Haven counties in Connecticut.

Experienced representation in Trumbull, Connecticut
For experienced and skillful legal representation and to find out how we can help you, call Attorney Schopick at 203-445-6691 or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation.
Main Office

Main Office
572 White Plains Road
Trumbull  CT  6611

Phone
  • 203-261-6565
Fax
  • 203-261-8420
Family
Contact a family law attorney you can trust.

Call Steiber & Schopick at 203-445-6691 or contact us online to schedule an appointment with an experienced family law attorney today.
Adoption:
Adopting a child brings happiness to families, but when something goes wrong, there is a chance of substantial heartache. Steiber & Schopick assists families with the complex legal process of adoption, so you can feel secure about your child’s future well-being.

Alimony:
Divorce is difficult, but it should not lead to a financial crisis. Steiber & Schopick helps you establish fair and equitable spousal support so you can continue to live as comfortably as you did before your marriage ended.

Child custody and visitation:
For every parent, child custody is the most heart-wrenching aspect of divorce. We advocate for your parental rights in all aspects of child custody and visitation so you can raise your children in an appropriate and healthy home. Our practice includes the following matters:
Primary or joint custody arrangements
Visitation rights
Grandparent visitation
Modification of custody and visitation orders
Enforcement of orders
Decisions related to religion, education and upbringing of the child

Child support:
Both parents share the responsibility of raising a child. Steiber & Schopick helps to ensure that your child receives the financial support required for a healthy, happy upbringing. We advocate for the financial support your children deserve. Steiber & Schopick helps parents:
Understand child support guidelines
Negotiate child support through mediation
Litigate child support issues
Enforce child support orders
Modify child support orders

Attorney Schopick is certified by the State of Connecticut as Guardian ad Litem and Attorney for minor children to represent your child's best interests.

Child support modification and enforcement:
Child support payments remain the same unless and until the court modifies the child support order. If either parent experiences a significant change in financial circumstances, Steiber & Schopick can guide you through the proper legal procedures to modify your child support payments accordingly.

Mediation:
Mediation puts the decisions in your hands and can often provide more expedient, predictable results than a trial. Steiber & Schopick can help you obtain the most favorable divorce settlement using mediation.

Pre- and post-nuptial agreements:
When you marry your beloved, you may not foresee the potential problems that can eventually lead to divorce. We expect the unexpected and draft premarital agreements that protect both spouses' interests and that can alleviate some of the stress should you ever divorce.
Divorce
Throughout your divorce, Steiber & Schopick stands by you.
We accompany you through mediation or litigation, depending on which is likely to obtain the best possible results for you - including fair distribution of assets, division of the marital home, child support payments and child custody rights.

Daniel F. Schopick

Practice Areas:
General practice real estate
Family Law
Child welfare
Probate and estate planning
Divorce
Municipal
Wetlands and zoning

Bar Admissions:
New York, 1974
Connecticut, 1976

Honors:
BV Distinguished Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell - a widely respected mark of achievement signifying quality legal work, professionalism and solid ethical standards

Education:
J.D., New York Law School
Articles Editor, New York Law School Law Review
B.A., Brandeis University
LLM, New York University School of Law

Professional Associations:
Bridgeport Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
Connecticut Bar Association

Biography:
Born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
Trumbull Town Council
Member, 1977-1981
Vice Chairman, 1979-1981
Casey Family Services
Member, Board of Managers, 1981-1991
Town Attorney, Town of Trumbull, 1987, 1989-1999, 2001-2009
Education
  • New York Law School
    Juris Doctorate
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