A census-designated place and hamlet within the suburban area of Nassau County, New York, Manhasset is part of the collection of places that make up the North shore of Long Island. Similarly to other unincorporated communities within New York, the local affairs of the area are generally administered by the town in which it is located - the Town of North Hempstead. The name of the location "Manhasset", comes from a Native American term which means "The island neighborhood". In 2005, Manhasset was ranked to be the "best town for raising a family" within the New York metropolitan area, by a Wall Street Journal article, with many people moving back to the location to start their own families.
Settled in 1680, the Manhasset area has quickly grown after being served by the Long Island Rail Road in the late 1800s, which provides access to New York City. What's more, Manhasset is located conveniently nearby the Nassau County legal office of Mr. Darren M. Shapiro - which can be found on Jericho Turnpike, close to both the Nassau County Supreme Court in Mineola, New York where divorce cases are heard, and the Nassau Couty Family Court in Westbury, NY.
Though many of us work as hard as we can to make family connections and relationships work, it's important to remember that regardless of where you live, disputes can arise that are simply impossible to deal with alone. Manhasset may be a wonderful place to raise children, but that doesn't mean that it is immune to instances of divorce, child custody disagreements, and other issues of family law. Fortunately, Mr. Darren's Shapiro's Nassau County office provides customized guidance to those in need of legal guidance, offering high-quality legal care at affordable rates.
According to Wikipedia.com, the census of 2000 discovered 8,362 people, 2,185 families, and 2,831 households in Manhasset, New York. 66.4% of these households included children beneath the age of 18, while 63.1% were married couples living together and 11.5% consisted of a female householder living with no husband present. Our research into Manhasset has discovered that since then, city-data.com reports the percentage of married couples within the census-designated place to be 57.3%, and the divorce percentage to be 6.7%. On the other hand, the information taken from the 2015 census by realtor.com suggests that the number of married people within Manhasset is 4% higher than the average for Nassau County in general.
As a certified mediator, collaborative attorney, and professional family lawyer, Darren Shapiro has extensively honed his skills since being admitted to practice law in the year 1999. Though he has worked on a wide range of different cases - all with their own specific nuances and circumstances - across the courts of New York City, surrounding areas, and Long Island, the majority of his cases today are in Nassau County itself though the office still handles cases all around. Fortunately, the large amount of work that Mr. Shapiro has conducted within the Supreme and Family Courts of Nassau County has given him a deep personal understanding of the legal practices and court rooms his clients are presented with most frequently. As a result, he is able to effectively and confidently guide clients throughout the legal processes of their local courts.
Since his admittance to practice law in 1999, Mr. Shapiro start his career as an associate within Nassau County offices, gradually working his way up to a position wherein he became capable of opening his own office, first in Suffolk County Long Island then his Nassau County office. He began focusing on family law between 2004 and 2005 and has centered his legal experience around matrimonial and family law ever since he opened his own practice in 2005. Darren Shapiro does mediation, litigation, colllaborative law and other processes to work through divorce and family law matters. Both Mr. Shapiro himself, and the practice that he has tirelessly worked to develop ensure that they frequently work to represent their clients to the utmost of their ability, throughout cases of custody, separation, support, and divorce - as well as numerous other areas of family law. Though his most common cases generally center on divorce, Mr. Shapiro is capable of assisting his clients with all of the many nuances involved in the legal world.
As an attorney with plenty of experience in the realms of family law, Mr. Shapiro understands better than most how complicated it can be to deal with a divorce or family related issue - regardless of the circumstances in question. Issues regarding custody and visitation, or even the concept of equitable distribution in a divorce can be enough to cause rifts in a family, as each party attempts to pursue what they consider to be the best outcome. Regardless of the area of law that you need assistance with, it's important to know that family law - in its very nature - is an emotional and trying concept to deal with, and knowing that your lawyer has the expertise and professionalism to respectfully help you handle your case can be hugely beneficial. Fortunately, Mr. Shapiro consistently offers information to his clients to help them understand the details of their particular case, and the avenues that are available to them in pursuing legal procedures.
Whether your particular case results in litigation, or you attempt to access mediation with your partner, it's important to know that you have an attorney by your side who can help to give you advice and information about the different issues that you may face, from maintenance and support issues, to child visitation, equitable distribution and more.
Family law cases are never easy, but with the right attorney at hand, you can find that the matter is much less frustrating and anxiety-provoking to deal with than you had originally assumed. If you are located in Manhasset yourself, or are local to the area of Nassau County, please contact Mr. Darren Shapiro's Nassau County office at your earliest convenience at: (516) 333-6555 or through one of our contact forms. From here, we can offer you information about the legal services that you need. Furthermore, if you would like to learn more about family law, legal proceedings, and divorce process, please read our blog. We look forward to helping you find the legal solution that is ideal for your personal situation