Greenlawn is a census designated place and hamlet located within Suffolk County, in New York. Situated within Long Island, in the Town of Huntington, Greenlawn was originally known as "Old Fields", and kept that name until the arrival of the Long Island Rail Road in 1870 as Wikipedia reveals. The Long Island Rail Road committee chose the name Greenlawn for the station in an effort to help project a rural and idyllic suburban image - which continues to be associated with the area today.
Greenlawn is a simple and happy community that many people enjoy - particularly when searching for a stress-free lifestyle. However, while we can do our best to avoid many of the common frustrations of life, it's worth noting that there's always the opportunity for something to go wrong. Indeed, the residents of Greenlawn, like the residents anywhere else in New York, or the United States, can fall victim to the arguments and mishaps that lead to family issues such as custody agreements, divorce, orders of protection and support issues. In these circumstances, while the support of friends and family can be helpful, it's even more appealing to know that there is a local lawyer and mediator available to support and guide you through each part of your case. Mr. Darren Shapiro, a Suffolk County resident himself, has been practicing law for more than fifteen years, and now has his own office in Nassau County, Long Island.
During the years that have helped to define his career, Mr. Shapiro has worked alongside clients facing a wide range of cases, and dealing with a variety of different aspects in law. However, the firm Mr. Shapiro runs focuses primarily on family law, with many divorce and other family law matters. Mr. Shapiro's professional knowledge, friendly nature, and welcoming characteristics make him a great choice for the residents of Greenlawn, as he can offer reliable representation regardless of the personal circumstances of any given case. In its very nature, the issue of family law is an emotional and complicated one, whether you're dealing with child custody, divorce, separation, equitable distribution, orders of protection or any other matter.
According to the census conducted in 2010, Wikipedia.com suggests that Greenlawn had an overall population of approximately 13,742 people. That number can be further narrowed down into a group of 4,560 households, out of which 39.6% had children living with them under the age of eighteen, and 57.6% consisted of married couples living together. In contrast, in Greenlawn, only 11.9% of householders were females without a husband, and 22% of households in total were owned by individuals. Further investigation into the demographics of Greenlawn provided by city-data.com has revealed that since 2010, the amount of married people in the area has fallen to 51.3%, while 8.3% of residents are divorced, and 2.2% are separated.
Some people find that considering the statistics that apply to their specific town or hamlet can be useful when it comes to dealing with the emotional aspects of divorce - particularly if they feel isolated in their situation. However, if you are located in Greenlawn, or anywhere across Suffolk County, you might find that the best way to put your mind at rest is to actually speak to an expert regarding your case. The law and mediation office of Mr. Darren M. Shapiro is ready and waiting to help with all manner of family law issues, and it can be found conveniently located in Nassau County, just off exit 40 of the Long Island Expressway. The address, 99 Jericho Turnpike, at Suite 300-G, in New York, 111753, can also be found by taking exit 34 on the Northern State Parkway.
Whether your case lends itself to the process of mediation, collaborative law, or you simply need an avid litigator at your side, Mr. Shapiro will be there to help every step of the way. His extensive experience in practicing family law within Suffolk County and Long Island has given Mr. Shapiro a unique opportunity to offer a behind-the-scenes level of knowledge into the procedures of the family and supreme courts of the area. In other words, he provides friendly and diligent representation, which is supplemented by a familiarity with the court rooms you can expect to find yourself in during a variety of different cases. In fact, if you're unsure about which step should be taken next in your case, Mr. Shapiro may be able to offer you guidance about the different procedures and courts that are available to you.
If you're involved in a matrimonial case such as an annulment, post-judgment divorce, or legal separation, then you'll usually find that the matter is handled by the Supreme Court of Suffolk County, located at 235 Griffing Avenue, Riverhead, New York 11901, or at the Supreme Court location at 400 Carleton Avenue, Central Islip, New York 11772. Alternatively, if you're dealing with a case regarding paternity, child custody, parenting time, child support, or visitation, orders of protection, adoption, and issues of neglect or abuse, you will attend the Suffolk County Family Court, located also at 400 Carleton Avenue Central Islip, New York, or at 889 E. Main Street, New York, Riverhead, New York.
If you need guidance in figuring out what you need to do to protect or pursue your best interests in relation to issues of family law, then Mr. Shapiro should be able to help. From assisting in amicable divorce proceedings through mediation, to offering litigation to clients who need someone to fight for them in court, Mr. Shapiro is fully equipped with the skills you need to successfully win your case. Please call us whenever you are able to speak about the details of your case, or schedule your free initial consultation with Mr. Darren Shapiro Esq. Residents local to Greenlawn, Suffolk County, Long Island or the surrounding areas are welcome to drop into the office whenever they like to meet a local attorney willing and ready to represent them. If you would like to discuss mediation as a divorce option, you can also schedule a free half-hour consultation with your spouse at your earliest convenience.