Richard Cary Spivack, Attorney at Law

Richard Cary Spivack, Attorney at Law

Since 1978, Richard Cary Spivack has offered compassionate and comprehensive legal services for clients looking to secure or transfer their wealth, or to defend against criminal charges threatening their freedom and their future.

Firm Overview

I am available to counsel new clients on all issues related to:
-Wills, Trusts, Estates & Probate
-Criminal Defense

Solid reputation for professionalism and ethics:
Over the course of more than 30 years of legal practice, Richard Cary Spivack has earned an enviable reputation for integrity in service to clients and in relation to colleagues at law. The firm is BV Distinguished Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Main Office

Main Office
118-21 Queens Boulevard
Suite 608
Forest Hills NY 11375





Criminal Defense

Getting arrested can be an embarrassing and horrifying experience. It can affect every aspect of your life, including your bank account, your job, and even the relationship you have with your family.

If you or a loved one has been charged with a crime in New York , Richard Cary Spivack can protect your rights and help you attain the best possible result for your case.

Committed to providing results for my clients:
For more than 33 years, I have provided guidance to my clients, helping them understand the charges against them and the legal options available to them. I take pride in always being there to lend a compassionate ear to clients, while easing their concerns by providing the highest quality legal representation possible.

How I can help you:
I have represented many clients in state and federal courts on charges of:
-Assault and battery
-Domestic violence
-Drug possession
-Drunk driving offenses
-Traffic violations
-White collar crime

In addition, I can help you clear your criminal record and assist you in getting past criminal charges sealed or expunged. Whatever your legal dilemma may be, I have the experience and ability to provide a helping hand and keep you out of legal trouble.

Richard Cary Spivack

Richard Cary Spivack, Attorney at Law


BV Distinguished Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

-New York, 1978
-U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, 1978

-St. John's University, J.D., 1976
-Queens College of the City University of New York, B.A.,1973

Practice Areas:
-Probate Administration
-Probate Litigation
-Criminal Law
-Criminal Defense
-Real Estate
-Residential Real Estate
-Trusts and Estates
-Contested Trusts and Estates
-Elder Law
-Decedents Estates
-Estate Administration
-Estate Planning
-Living Trusts
-Powers of Attorney
-Special Needs Trusts
-Surrogate Court Practice
-Trust Administration
-Living Wills

Associations & memberships:
-New York State Bar Association
-Section on Criminal Law
-Section on Estates and Trusts
-Section on Elder Law
-Queens County Bar Association
-National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
-New York Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
-National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
-The Brandeis Association


St. John's University
Juris Doctorate, 1976