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Nassau County - Massapequa

Custody Residents of Massapequa, New York usually will find themselves dealing with their divorce or post judgment divorce cases in the Nassau County Supreme Court in Mineola, New York. Massapequa men and women in most instances would have their family court cases heard at the Nassau County Family Court in Westbury, New York. After over fifteen years learning, developing and expanding his skills within the various complex segments of family law, Darren M. Shapiro has developed his skills to be a reliable, beneficial, and effective legal counsel. Whether it's dealing with the emotional issues surrounding a divorce procedure, offering mediation for couples who hope to end their relationship on amicable terms, or engaging in litigation to best serve the interests of his clients, Mr. Shapiro devotes himself to a continuous standard of high expertise and personally tailored guidance. Residents of Massapequa, Nassau County can benefit from access to a local, knowledgeable attorney, with skills that have been honed over years of matrimonial and family law cases.

The Law and Mediation Office is a little over ten minutes away from Massapequa. No matter the circumstances in question, Mr. Darren Shapiro treats each client with absolute discretion and respect, offering them access to a safe environment where they might discuss the concerns prevalent within their case. Our office also offers opportunities for couples to seek out grounds for uncontested divorce procedures, through the course of professional mediation. The nature of divorce and family law means that it is very rarely simple, and can often involve a great deal of emotional turmoil, anxiety and other issues. Fortunately Massapequa women and men or anyone with New York family law issues can have access to an objective and professional attorney such as Darren M. Shapiro. He endeavors to give his clients the ability to ensure their experience is as straight-forward as possible.

Divorce and Family Law in Massapequa, New York

A census designated place and hamlet towards the southern edge of the town of Oyster Bay in southeastern Nassau County, Massapequa had a total population of 21,685 people according to the census conducted in 2010. In that time, there were approximately 7,417 households in total, 38.3% of which lived with children under the age of 18, and 73.4% consisted of married couples. Now, according to information taken from city-data.com, only 60.5% of the current population are married couples, and 6% of all people within the area are divorced.

Though Mr. Shapiro has been practicing law across Long Island and New York City for over a decade now, he has discovered that the largest number of his cases at this time typically stem from Nassau County. Unfortunately, the village, town, city or even state that you live in, can be meaningless when it comes to matters of family disruption. In any marriage, there is always a chance that people may grow apart, or issues might arise that require legal guidance.

Sometimes, a marriage is irretrievably broken which is the no-fault grounds for divorce that New York recently adopted. When you have family law issues, it is important to find legal guidance that helps you to move on with your life in the healthiest possible way. What's more, if children are involved in the situation, it is essential to seek professional assistance that will help you to make the best decisions for those that rely on you the most. Mr. Shapiro always works to achieve the results that are in the best interests of you. We handle all family law issues for Massapequa, Nassau County residents including: child support, child custody, orders of protection, name changes, adoptions, and matrimonial issues to name some of the more common.

Divorce Complications and the Divorce Procedure

For some couples, the best way to manage the difficulties of a divorce is to seek out a contest-free approach with the assistance of a skilled mediator. Though Darren Shapiro offers mediation for clients who are open to the idea, it is important to recognize that ex-partners cannot always come to amicable terms successfully. For those for which mediation is not the right approach, you may find that it is easier to seek out individual representation. Regardless of how you choose to approach your divorce, Darren will work to ensure he protects your best interests, explaining each aspect of the divorce process in full detail, so that you might understand concepts such as spousal support, maintenance and the equitable distribution of assets.

A divorce case doesn't have to be particularly complicated to be a difficult and emotional experience for the people involved. It is this reason that makes it so important for residents of Massapequa to seek out legal help that is not only sensitive to their needs, but also objectively capable of guiding them along the correct paths. Darren will always work to avoid litigation where the circumstances allow it, however in certain cases, this course of action will be necessary.

When a marriage ends, both parties involved can experience strong emotions, concerns and difficulties. Whatever the initial reason for the end of the relationship may be, the loss of that relationship can be enough to turn your world around and complicate your lifestyle. When you're busy dealing with all of this additional stress, it's generally useful to know that you have an attorney on hand who is familiar with the process, as well as all of the local courts and resources. The numerous years of experience that Darren has had within Nassau County, combined with his heavy caseload has meant that Mr. Shapiro has become deeply acquainted with the practices that take place within the courts of Nassau County.

Accessing the Ideal Guidance for your Case

No matter the complications or personal issues that may be involved in your particular circumstances, Darren M. Shapiro has the skill and knowledge to guide you seamlessly through your family law matter or divorce procedure. Not only will he offer useful advice, Mr. Shapiro will also discuss the venues, courts and various routes that open to you in terms of legal proceedings when he meets you during your free consultation period. A trained collaborative attorney, certified mediator, and professional litigator, Darren offers reasonable and competitive rates for individuals who require legal assistance.

If you're a resident of Massapequa, please visit our blog for further information regarding family law at: www.longislandfamilylawandmediation.com. While you're there, please also feel free to read through the testimonials provided by our previous clients. We look forward to talking to you about the details of your case, and if you would like to ask any questions, or set up your free consultation, please email, fill out our contact form, or call at (516) 333-6555.

Client Reviews
"Darren Shapiro did an outstanding job with case he was hired for. His price was reasonable and his actions were effective in this case. I would hire this Lawyer again and highly recommend his services." Anonymous
“Darren was excellent in court and able to negotiate a fair settlement in my Child support case.” Anonymous
“Hands down, he is the best att'y I have ever dealt with. He is thorough, objective, and above all, extremely dedicated.” Anonymous