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North Hempstead

Nassau County - North Hempstead

North Hempstead, New York Within legal circles, matrimonial and family law is regularly recognized as a particularly complicated and complex area to deal with, as the nature of family disputes forces family attorneys to strike a perfect balance between understanding delicate situations, offering legal knowledge and exhibiting expert professionalism. Darren M. Shapiro is an attorney who has managed to find this balance, with over fifteen years of legal experience and dedication. Since opening his own office, Mr. Shapiro has devoted himself to the betterment and evolution of his career to providing high quality when it comes to representing clients in matrimonial family law.

Although Mr. Shapiro is a litigator, he is also a certified mediator and certified collaborative law attorney. For those that are able, Mr. Shapiro is a big fan of alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation and collaborative law. As a result, he consistently offers personally tailored knowledge and expert guidance to those who are seeking local expertise. Darren offers an easy-to-access source of adept and skillful assistance to individuals within the area of North Hempstead, and across Nassau county, in relation to family law and matrimonial cases.

Because matrimonial and family law is such an emotional and complex sphere to deal with, it is important for each client to feel comfortable in the knowledge that their case will be treated with complete discretion and respect. Residents of North Hempstead will be given access to a safe, carefully monitored environment, where they might come together, if they choose mediation, to assess and discuss the various concerns that make themselves known as divorce proceedings begin to take place. Our office provides partners with the opportunity to attempt an uncontested divorce grounds, through mediation.

Every divorce and family law case is different. Every cases comes with its own sensitive areas, however Mr. Shapiro ensures that, regardless of the circumstances, all clients receive the professional representation that they need. Matters in divorce and family law are never simple, but the right attorney or mediator can sometimes make an incredibly complex situation feel a little bit more manageable, with an objective and educated form of guidance.

Family Law in North Hempstead

North Hempstead makes up one of the three towns within Nassau County, New York, and during the 2010 census, the population of the town was reported to be at 226,322 people. This particular town occupies the north-western area of the county, and first settled during 1643. Since the census of 2000, the percentage of married couples living together in North Hampstead has reduced from 64% to 61.6%.

During the year 2000, there were approximately 76,820 households, out of which around 33.6% had children beneath the age of 18. 8.9% of households were made up of females with no husband, and 23.9% of people were non-families. Today, our research into information about North Hempstead through city-data.com uncovered that approximately 5% of the population are currently divorced.

Unfortunately, divorce is an issue that remains present in family life regardless of where you live. Not all marriages can be saved, and if a couple feels as though they need to separate, they should have access to the guidance and information they need to make the move as pain-free as possible. Although Mr. Darren Shapiro has been practicing law throughout Long Island and New York City for some time, currently our heaviest volume of divorce and family cases are from the Nassau County Area.

How Divorce is managed

When a marriage ends, both parties involved can find that the experience is quite difficult and emotionally exhausting. Even if the breakup was decided upon in mutual terms, the loss of a significant relationship can have a serious impact on the way that a person approaches their daily tasks, and deals with regular stresses. In these situations, it is essential to have an attorney at hand who can assess your needs, and work to guide you towards outcomes that are in your best interests.

In some cases, the best option for dealing with a divorce will be through contest-free means, using the input of professional mediation. In these situations, it can be possible for partners to come to amicable terms. However, unfortunately, this course of action is not always possible. Whether they are looking to access mediation, or individual representation, Darren Shapiro consistently works hard. As an attorney his job is to protect and maintain the best interests of his clients, helping them to come to terms with various concepts, including spousal support, maintenance issues and asset distribution.

Though divorce is a trying time for any couple, the proceedings can become somewhat more complex when children are involved. The reason for this is that attorneys and the clients involved will need to carefully consider additional matters, such as child custody, parenting time or visitation and child support. Fortunately, Mr. Shapiro has numerous years of experience when it comes to managing these issues, as well as dealing with family offense issues including orders of protection.

Darren also attempts to avoid litigation whenever possible, although it is important for clients to recognize that certain situations require litigation. No matter the circumstances of a divorce, Darren will work alongside his clients to professionally fight in their corner, and direct them towards the best possible outcomes.

Accessing the Right Guidance

In order to offer local and convenient assistance to our clients, our office is located in Nassau County, New York, three miles away from the Nassau County Family courts and close to the Nassau County Supreme Court - both of which Mr. Shapiro is highly familiar with. Using his expertise, experience and knowledge, Mr. Shapiro can guide you through the various hurdles associated with your divorce or family law matter, discussing every detail with you, through every step of the way, so that you never feel as though you are alone. He is a certified mediator, a trained collaborative divorce attorney and experienced litigator, available for competitive rates for those who need legal assistance.

If you're a resident of North Hempstead, and you would like to learn more about family law matters, feel free to visit our blog at: www.longislandfamilylawandmediation.com. You can also read some of the testimonials that we have collected from previous clients at this location. If you would like to ask any questions, or simply set up your free consultation, please contact us at: (516) 333-6555, fill out our contact forms, or email Darren directly. We look forward to hearing from you.

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