Long Island Divorce Attorney
Recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a Tier 1 Family Law Firm
The Long Island divorce attorneys at Samuelson Hause Samuelson Geffner & Kersch, LLP are dedicated to professional excellence in representing clients in divorce and other family law matters. Our partners have
more than 100 years of collective experience in this field and are skilled in litigating contested divorce and custody cases, as well as providing the legal representation and guidance that our clients need to achieve the best possible results at the conclusion of their cases.
Reasons to Choose Samuelson Hause Samuelson Geffner & Kersch, LLP
- AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest rating in legal ethics and professional practice
Four partners listed in New York Super Lawyers®
- Top Tier Matrimonial Law Firm with US News & World Report
- Included in Best Lawyers in America
- Accredited by the Better Business Bureau (BBB®) for high-quality, ethical legal practices
- Dedicated to successfully helping clients through the complex process of divorce
These are only a few of our many awards and recognitions. Keep in mind that Martindale-Hubbell® and
Super Lawyers® are two of the most trusted lawyer-rating services in the nation. Also, for the BBB®to determine that a firm meets the standards of accreditation, it means that they see the ability and commitment to practice in good faith and resolve any customer complaints.
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If you are looking to end your marriage, you are going through one of the most difficult emotional times of your life. The legal team at Samuelson Hause Samuelson Geffner & Kersch, LLP not only has the empathy and compassion needed to support you through this trying time, but will also aggressively litigate on your behalf in the event a trial becomes necessary. Effectively presenting your interests to the court is at the forefront of our concerns as we strive to help you and your family pave the way to a bright and secure financial future.
Extensively Published in Numerous Legal Areas
Samuelson Hause Samuelson Geffner & Kersch, LLP was founded in Nassau County, Long Island by its senior partner Elliot Samuelson. A law firm of distinction, our dedicated team of professionals is led by Mr. Samuelson, who has established himself as one of New York's finest attorneys. He has
published more than 100 professional articles about divorce law; a definitive legal treatise on motion practice; and the acclaimed "Divorce Law Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to Matrimonial Practice." as well as "Unmarried Couples." He has also been a frequent guest on radio and television shows concerning divorce and separation, including
Larry King Live. Through many years of experience handling a wide variety of divorce, child custody, and family law cases, Attorney Samuelson has garnered the trust and admiration of his clients and peers alike. His continuous devotion to protecting individuals and their families during arduous times is the foundation for our law firm's success.
Connecting Your Case with Noted Professionals
The attorneys at the firm are associated with outstanding forensic accountants and healthcare professionals who are experts in the valuations of professional practices, business interests, and deferred compensation packages, including stock options, as well as child custody matters. By collaborating with these experts, we further enhance the level of service that we provide to our clients. Our lawyers have extensive negotiation, trial, and appellate experience and serve as advocates for our clients, taking creative and unique positions in the courtroom.
Highly Awarded for Legal Excellence
Our firm has an AV® Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, which is the highest possible rating for legal ability and ethical standards, as well as numerous other awards and accolades. Attorney Elliot Samuelson and Wendy Samuelson have been included in Ten Leaders in Matrimonial Law. Richard Hause and Elliot Samuelson are listed amongst The Best Lawyers in America® and the firm is
recognized by US News & World Report as a Tier 1 Family Law Firm. These accolades demonstrate that we are recognized and respected not only by our loyal clients, but also by our peers and by trusted peer-review services.
Experienced in All Areas of Matrimonial & Family Law
If you choose to obtain a legal separation or a divorce, our lawyers can counsel you regarding the benefits and responsibility that may be incurred so that you can make educated decisions about the strategy to pursue. Samuelson Hause Samuelson Geffner & Kersch, LLP has handled aspects of
contested divorce including valuations of businesses and professional practices, stock options and licenses. If a trial becomes necessary, we can provide capable and aggressive litigation on your behalf. Our attorneys are also skilled in
Once you have decided what path to pursue, our attorneys can guide you through the difficult process of equitable distribution and the evaluation and distribution of business assets and professional practices. Even if you are involved in a
complex high net worth case, we have the experience, depth and skill to help you obtain a fair settlement, or court award. Additionally, we can assist in drafting a detailed and comprehensive
prenuptial agreement, if you are looking to protect your assets and property before entering into marriage.
Fighting for Child Custody & Other Divorce Orders
Child custody is also a major part of our practice. We keep in mind your best interests as well as those of your child when helping you obtain a court order for custody, whether it is sole or joint, physical or legal. You may also need to obtain a court order for
child support or
spousal maintenance (alimony) due to your financial circumstances after a divorce. Our lawyers will fight tirelessly to ensure that you receive a favorable outcome if a trial is needed.
As a parent or grandparent, according to the law, no bias or partiality may be shown between such parties simply due to their gender or role in the family. Our attorneys can skillfully argue for and protect your fathers',
grandparents' rights in court. This includes your right to custody, support, and
Parental alienation is an issue that often arises in these cases, as well. We know your rights as a mother or father and can fight against any wrongful actions that the other parent is taking to turn your child against you. We also assist clients in obtaining
orders of protection, such as in
domestic violence cases, and can also help clients petition for
modifications of any court orders in case of a substantial change in circumstances.
Contact Our Family Law Firm Today
Samuelson Hause Samuelson Geffner & Kersch, LLP can provide the advice, guidance, and representation that you need when facing the difficult New York divorce process. Just look at our
client testimonials and
successful cases for confirmation of our skill and success. Our firm has assisted countless clients in obtaining divorces as quickly and painlessly as possible.
Contact the firm today or fill out our
online case evaluation to set up your complimentary phone consultation with a Long Island divorce lawyer. Our firm is here for you!
The family law firm of Samuelson Hause Samuelson Geffner & Kersch, LLP serves clients throughout Long Island, including, but not limited to, the following cities and towns:
Nassau County: Five Towns (Woodmere, Lawrence, Cedarhurst, and the Hewlett), Brookville, Upper Brookville, Matinecock, Sands Point, North Hills, Old Brookville, Old Westbury, Oyster Bay Cove, Muttontown, Mill Neck, Kings Point, Great Neck, Laurel Hollow, and Lattingtown.
Suffolk County: Lloyd Harbor, Lloyd Neck, and Nissequoque.
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