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Our clients always come first. Heath S. Berger & Steven E. Shumer will provide you, with the personal attention and service you have a right to expect, from your Long Island Divorce & Family Law Attorneys.
At Berger, Fischoff & Shumer, LLP, our matrimonial department has been designed to meet both the personal and legal needs of our clients. We understand the sensitive nature of the issues being confronted.
“Family Law” is the broad term for a number of varying procedures associated with marital, and out-of-wedlock relationships. This area of law often requires the sensitive guidance of an experienced firm to lead you through the many pitfalls
Custody is often the most sensitive of Divorce and Family Law subjects. Two parents often at odds over who would better serve the interests of their most prized possession; their child(ren).
A separation agreements (also known formally as “legal separation”) can be obtained by a written agreement or by way of a judgment of the Supreme Court. Proceeding by a written agreement provides the parties the opportunity to take control of the terms of settlement rather than
Child support is a mandatory payment from the non-residential parent to the primary residential parent on behalf of the children in cases of divorce, separation or out of wedlock children.
On Long Island and throughout Nassau County, Suffolk County and Queens County, “visitation,” is also known as “parenting time.” The terminology has changed to reflect the fact that time spent with a child(ren) should be quality time between a parent and child(ren) to promote the relationship and bond, rather than be deemed just a “visit” by the non-residential parent.
In a case of alleged abuse or harassment, the aggrieved party may seek an order of protection in either the Family Court or, if a divorce is pending, in the Supreme Court. A party may file an application requesting an order of protection
“Divorce is an intimidating process and I was lucky enough to find an attorney who is always willing to guide me through and explain.
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