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An unincorporated census-designated place located in Nassau County, Northwestern Hempstead, Elmont is located along the border aside the borough of Queens on Long Island, New York City. Elmont is known to many as a "bedroom community", or commuter town, where most people within travel elsewhere for work, while sleeping and living within the neighborhood itself. The location - much like many throughout Nassau County and Long Island, is well known for providing nationally-ranking outstanding education to youngsters. In 2004, the Elmont Memorial school achieved a graduation rate of 100% - a first for any school within the Sewanhaka Central District. What's more, Sewanhaka High School was ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the best high-schools within the State of New York, and indeed the nation as a whole.

According to the census conducted in 2010, the population was approximately 33,198 in Elmont, however that number has increased to around 33,354 as of 2015. Primarily, Elmont is most famous for the incredible Belmont Park - the location responsible for hosting the Belmont Stakes, which makes up the third leg of the prestigious thoroughbred racing Triple Crown.

All towns and locations come with their fair share of positives and negatives to consider, and no matter where you decide to settle down with your family, it's worth knowing that you always have support available should things go wrong. While most people will work as hard as possible to ensure that relationships thrive for long periods of time, it's important to understand that - in any circumstance - disputes might arise that are impossible to manage alone. Elmont, like any other location in Nassau County, New York, or indeed the world, is not immune to the threat of separation and divorce, problems with child custody, or even issues of maintenance and support. Much to the benefit of many people, Mr. Darren Shapiro's legal office in Nassau County is available to offer customized and personal guidance to those in need – providing effective representation at reasonable rates.

According to information provided by Wikipedia.com, during the 2000 census, there were approximately 10,842 families living in Elmont, in 12,902 households. The population density consisted of around 9,589 per square mile, and in the households, approximately 39.2% of individuals looked after children beneath the age of 18. What's more, 56.9% of people living in Elmont were married couples, whereas only 17.2% consisted of a female householder without a husband present. However, the further research that we have conducted into Elmont has uncovered that since then, city-data.com suggests that the percentage of married individuals within Elmont has now lowered to 43.7%, while the percentage of divorced individuals is at 6.6%. According to information taken from realtor.com the number of people married within Elmont is currently 13% lower than the average ratio for Nassau County, in accordance with census data taken from 2015.

As an experienced matrimonial and family law attorney, certified mediator, and trained collaborative attorney, Mr. Darren M. Shapiro has had the opportunity to hone and improve his legal skills over the years, ever since he was first admitted to practice law in 1999. His time as a lawyer had led him throughout various different cases, all with their own specific situations to consider, across the courts of Long Island, New York City and the surrounding areas. Because the majority of his cases today are located within Nassau County, but he also has a large amount of experience and still handles cases in other areas, Mr. Shapiro has achieved a deep understanding of the court rooms he visits, and the legal practices that take place in the various counties. Because of this, he has a unique ability to guide his clients carefully and effectively throughout the hurdles associated with various legal processes.

Mr. Shapiro's legal journey began as an associate within Nassau County offices. From there, he worked and gained experience that allowed him to open his very own Nassau County location. Since 2004-2005, he has been focusing his skills upon the area of family law, working tirelessly to assist clients through the emotional and complex circumstances that they encounter. Mr. Shapiro provides the best possible effort to ensure quality of care to his clients, helping them to manage cases regarding separation, divorce, support, and custody, alongside various other nuances of family law. It's good to know that Mr. Shapiro can offer fantastic guidance within various aspects of family law and has a toolbox of skills that enable him to approach the issues utilizing different processes be it litigation, negotiation, mediation or collaborative law.

The high level of experience that Mr. Shapiro has generated over time has allowed him a personal understanding of the complications and emotions that can become involved within a family-related legal issue or divorce. Regardless of the circumstances, most family law situations aren't straight forward, and may require a consideration of custody and visitation, alongside the complexity of equitable distribution. Because this area of law deals so closely with people, and their relationships with loved ones and family members, it's emotional at its very core. This means that it's especially helpful to know that your lawyer has both the experience, and professional courtesy to help you handle your situation respectfully, and sympathetically. Even if you just need help understanding the next steps in your case, Mr. Shapiro will talk you through the details, and all avenues available to you when pursuing legal action.

Although it's true that cases of family law are never simple, you may find that the issue is much more straight-forward, and less worrying to deal with, if you have the right assistance at hand. For more information about legal proceedings associated with family law - from custody, to equitable distribution, please examine our blog. For individuals located within Elmont, or around the area of Nassau County, help is available to you today. Please get in touch with Mr. Darren Shapiro for more information today, either through phone call at: (516) 333-6555 or via one of our contact forms. We will do our best to give you assistance regarding the legal services that you need, and look forward to discussing your circumstances with you.

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