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Man with a Yellow Carpet A divorce is more than just the end of a marriage. Divorces are complicated emotional experiences, which require the parties involved to think carefully about how they're going to manage their lives in the future. When you go through a divorce, you're not only separating from your partner, but changing your life dynamic entirely, often from a joined household to a single household. This means that many of the people facing divorce find themselves in need of professional, reliable, and friendly support to get them through the process whether people choose the process of mediation, litigation, settlement negotiations or collaborative law.

Although many people will never have to worry about the complexities and concerns of divorce, it's worth noting that about that many marriages do end in divorce, according to information recorded in the United States. While statistics like this shouldn't prompt cynicism about marriage and its ability to last, they should indicate just how important it can be to make sure that you have a plan in place if something does go wrong with your relationship. After all, it can be comforting to know that there's a professional divorce attorney on hand to support you.

Whether you need to discuss concerns like spousal maintenance and equitable distribution, or you're more worried about the concept of visitation and parenting time, Mr. Shapiro's experience as a child custody attorney and family law professional could make him the perfect solution for your legal needs. Mr. Shapiro is a Suffolk County resident and enjoy handling matters in the Central Islip or Riverhead Suffolk County courts. He is available for East Hampton, Suffolk County residents. Mr. Shapiro is there to help local citizens across Long Island and New York address the complexities involved with family law and divorce.

East Hampton Suffolk County Divorce Attorney

Divorce will never be a simple process for anyone involved, but having the right support available can make your experience much easier. As a welcoming and professional child custody lawyer in Nassau County, Mr. Shapiro’s office is in the neighboring county to East Hampton, Suffolk County, and available to offer guidance on everything from orders of protection, to divorce settlements, and more. Since family law issues can be incredibly upsetting and emotional to deal with, it's often helpful to know that there's someone nearby who can answer any questions you might have, and deliver a convenient service for all your legal needs.

Located in Suffolk County, the town of East Hampton is the located on the southern shore of Long Island. It's also the most eastern town in New York, and includes the village of East Hampton, along with a handful of beautiful hamlets. According to information recorded on Wikipedia from the census of 2010, there were approximately 21,457 people living in East Hampton at that time. Of that total number, 21,038 were organized into households according to the survey. However, the government have noted that this number may not be entirely accurate due to the prevalence of second homes in East Hampton. However, of the details recorded, the census found 44.2% of people in East Hampton were married couples living together, while 27.3% of homes were supporting children under the age of 18.

If we dive deeper into the marital and family statistics in East Hampton, Suffolk County, we find more recent data from city-data.com, which suggests that around 51.9% of all residents are currently married, while 13.1% of divorced. Interestingly, 0.0% of the residents in East Hampton claim to be simply "separated" from their partner. Regardless of what your own personal circumstances might be, it's worth noting that Mr. Shapiro can help to support anyone with needs for a divorce lawyer in East Hampton.

An Experienced Child Custody Lawyer for Suffolk County and East Hampton Residents

Importantly, the issues that can arise in family law aren't limited strictly to divorce, although this is the concern that Mr. Shapiro deals with most frequently. Changing family dynamics can stretch all the way from family offense orders of protection, adoption, to changing a name, to even the complexities of visitation and parenting time. The good news is that with a divorce lawyer like Mr. Shapiro, residents of East Hampton can tackle any family law issue that comes their way. Darren Shapiro's experience as a family law attorney within the courts of Suffolk County means that he offers an in-depth insight into what your experience might be like in everything from litigation, to collaborative law and mediation. Through almost 20 years legal experience, Mr. Shapiro has built a strong understanding of the complexities of what it takes to support his clients.

Although Mr. Shapiro is a very capable litigator, he recognizes that many of his clients in East Hampton and beyond might prefer to solve their issues through alternative forms of dispute resolution. For instance, Mr. Shapiro is trained in the art of collaborative law, and a certified mediator for those who would prefer to discuss their issues in a more negotiation-friendly set of circumstances. Alternative dispute resolution can be particularly useful for parents going through a divorce who would prefer to maintain a relationship for the best interests of any children involved. Mediation simply involves using a natural third-party like Mr. Shapiro to discuss some of the concerns that you find most pressing in your divorce. Alternatively, collaborative law might allow you to access the support of additional professionals like psychologists and children specialists who can help you to explore each of your options in detail.

If you're located in East Hampton, or somewhere nearby, then it's good to know that there's a friendly and professional family law expert at hand to guide you through everything from divorce to child custody law. Additionally, Mr. Shapiro offers his clients a free initial consultation of up to thirty minutes to help them decide how they'd like to progress with their legal journey.

To find out more about the services that Mr. Shapiro can offer, reach out using his useful online form, or simply contact us over the phone at (516) 333-6555 today. You can also browse through our blog posts to learn more about Mr. Shapiro's expertise.

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