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Nassau County - Mineola

Mineola, New York Darren M. Shapiro is a shining example of what fifteen years of dedication and experience within law can achieve. Mr. Shapiro's career has been devoted to providing quality representation for clients. Since he opened his own practice in 2005 he has focused upon matrimonial and family law on Long Island. This allows him to provide skilled guidance and personal tailored knowledge to those in need of a professional, local attorney. Residents of Mineola, New York, can access the skills that Darren has developed over a number of years dealing with various matrimonial and family law cases.

Mediating couples can expect to be treated with the utmost respect and discretion, with access to a carefully monitored, safe environment, where they can come together to discuss the issues and concerns prevalent within their divorce matters. Our office provides couples with the opportunity to seek out an uncontested divorce with personalized mediation. Regardless of the circumstances, Mr. Shapiro ensures that each client receives professional, effective representation that is considerate of their needs, while offering them the tools they need to serve their best interests. Family law and divorce matters are never simple, and often center on a large amount of emotional turmoil and heartache. However, accessing an objective and knowledgeable individual such as Darren M. Shapiro could equip you with the resources to make the divorce procedure as peaceful and simple as possible.

Family Law in Mineola, NY

A village located within Nassau County, New York, the title "Mineola" comes from a Native American word which translates to "pleasant place". In the 2010 census, it was reported that Mineola has a population of approximately 18,799 people and growing. The majority of the incorporated village of Mineola can be found in the town of North Hempstead, Nassau County and Old Country Road outlines the border of the village.

Our research into the marriage and divorce circumstances prevalent within Mineola Village, discovered that approximately 31.4% of people have never been married, 52.7% are currently married, and 8.3% are now divorced. Regardless of the city, village or town in which you live, if you are married, there is always a chance that the marriage could struggle and fail for one reason or another. In fact, although Darren Shapiro has been practicing law throughout the New York City and Long Island area for some time now, he has found that his current heaviest volume of cases often come from the Nassau County area.

Sometimes, it is not a matter of finding a way to save your marriage against all odds, as relationships can end for reasons beyond your control. Rather, it is important to ensure that you move on from that relationship in a healthy and useful manner. Darren M. Shapiro offers the guidance that clients in the Mineola area need to get through their divorce with as little pain and stress as possible.

Managing Divorce Procedures

Although utilizing a litigation-free approach to divorce may be the ideal option for some couples with the help of expert mediation, it is not always possible for ex-partners to come to amicable terms. If your relationship with your spouse ended on difficult terms, then you might find it more appropriate for each of you to seek out individual representation. In these matters, Darren works to protect the best interests of his clients, ensuring that any matters pertaining to your divorce are discussed and understood in full detail. Mr. Shapiro will do his best to help you to come to terms with complex concepts such as maintenance issues, spousal support, and the equitable distribution of assets.

No matter the individual circumstances, the divorce procedure can be a difficult and emotional time for anyone. Because of this, it is important for individuals to access an attorney that is sensitive to their needs, but also objective enough to guide them through the correct path. Darren consistently works to avoid litigation in all possible circumstances. However, in some cases, litigation will be necessary, and Darren can be the ideal attorney to have on your side in these situations, when you need an aggressive professional to fight in your corner.

Divorce Complications

When a marriage comes to an end, it can be a difficult experience for both of the parties involved. Whatever the reason for the breakup might be, the loss of a relationship can be enough to mess with your emotions and turn your world upside down. In these situations, it is important to have an attorney who is familiar with your needs, as well as the local courts and resources, to ensure that you progress as safely and peacefully as possible through the procedure. Because of the number of years of experience Darren has had within Nassau County, and our case-load, Mr. Shapiro is well acquainted with the practices that take place within the Nassau County courts.

Though a divorce can be difficult for anyone, the proceedings can sometimes become more complicated in cases where the married individuals have children. The reason for this is that there are often additional matters that need to be carefully researched and addressed, including child support, child custody, and visitation or parenting time. Fortunately, Mr. Shapiro has a number of years of experience when it comes to handling these issues, as well as dealing with family offense issues, abuse, orders of protection, child protective proceedings, neglect, modifications and enforcement actions. No matter the process that is applicable to your needs, Darren has the skills you need to effectively handle it.

Professional Legal Guidance

Darren M. Shapiro has the capacity to guide you through the process of your divorce or family law matter, and will discuss the courts, venues and various routes that are open to you in your free consultation. He is a certified and trained collaborative divorce attorney, mediator, and professional litigator, offering competitive reasonable rates to those who need legal assistance.

Residents of Mineola, Nassau County, and Long Island have the option to visit our blog for more information pertaining to family law matters at www.longislandfamilylawandmediation.com. While you have access to our blog, why not read through some of the testimonials that our previous clients have provided in response to services that we have provided for them? We look forward to speaking with you about your case, and if you would like to set up your free consultation, please don't hesitate to email Darren 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