Initially, Darren M. Shapiro Esq. first began practicing law as an associate within a law office in Nassau County during 1999. Over fifteen years later, he is now offering professional guidance and legal assistance from his own office, conveniently located within the city of Jericho, in Nassau County, New York which is about nine miles or ten to fifteen minutes way from Old Bethpage, New York. Both Mr. Shapiro himself, and the firm he has produced work to care for and represent clients who are going through legal cases involving family law, divorce and matrimonial disputes. Typically, the most common cases that we experience are those regarding family law, legal separation and divorce. However, Darren Shapiro has extensive experience and skill in numerous areas of the legal sphere.
LongIsland.com and CityData.com reveals the following about Old Bethpage. The census-designated place of Old Bethpage is located within the Town of Oyster bay, in New York, Nassau County, and is served by the school district of Plainview-Old Bethpage. According to the history, Thomas Powell agreed to the purchase of Bethpage during 1695, which resulted in a transaction with four different native tribes in an area that covered approximately 10,000 acres. At that time, the purchase only cost a total of 140 English pounds.
The name Bethpage was chosen because the land obtained had been situated perfectly between Jerusalem and Jericho on Long Island. In 1932, Bethpage State park was opened, and almost the entire of the park exists within the location of Old Bethpage. According to the census of 2010, the population of Old Bethpage was at a total of 5,010 people, however the average household income is estimated at around $119,653. Within the various families that live in this area, information obtained from city-data.com suggests that 63.5% are married couples, 26.3% are individuals who have never been married, and 4.2% are divorced people.
In his time as a mediator, collaborative lawyer, and family law attorney, Mr. Shapiro has dealt with and still handles numerous cases, each with their own individual nuances, across areas all around Long Island, New York City and the surrounding areas. However, despite his extensive experience, Mr. Shapiro currently has his largest volume of cases in the Nassau County Supreme court, and Nassau County Family court. These are the court that most Old Bethpage residents would be in for their family law matters. Our frequent work within the Nassau County area has allowed us to become increasingly familiar with the legal practices, and court rooms within this location, so that we may effectively lead you through legal procedures as peacefully and efficiently as possible.
In any situation, it's important to consider the fact that issues of family law are, by their very nature, emotional and complex. Regardless of how a marriage may have ended, or a custody battle may have begun, it can lead to difficulties at both sides that make feelings run awry, and can turn a person's world upside down. Our office will speak to you in detail about the various options that are available to you as you progress through your legal journey, including your choice of proceedings, venues and courts. Mr. Shapiro will also speak to you about the disadvantages and advantages of the different routes that are available to choose, and regardless of the process that you select, his experience as a trained and certified mediator, collaborative divorce lawyer and professional litigator ensure he will have the tools to help you in your case whether you live in Old Bethpage or elsewhere.
When a marriage or family situation must be changed or come to an end, it can be a difficult experience for everyone involved. Regardless of the reason behind the legal procedure, the loss of a significant relationship can be painful, and life changing. In these circumstances, it is always important to ensure that you have an attorney on hand that is familiar with the process of your cases, as well as the local resources and courts. Darren. M. Shapiro will carefully guide you through each aspect of your case, so that you feel as informed as possible during each step.
If your particular legal case involves children, whether that may be a child custody case, an issue of parenting time, or simply a divorce where you hope to end issues as amicably as possible, Mr. Shapiro will also help you to address the additional issues in question, such as child support and visitation. Our office also has a wide range of experience in dealing with issues of child neglect, abuse, and orders of protection, child protective proceedings and enforcement actions. Regardless of the particular nuances of your case, Darren Shapiro will use his experience and skill to guide you through the process as simply and efficiently as possible, working diligently to ensure your best interests.
From the beginning of his career in January of 1999, where he started off working as an associate within a Nassau County office, Darren M. Shapiro has been dedicated to consistently honing and perfecting his legal skills. Over the years, he worked to increase his experience in law by working within three different law firms throughout the Nassau County area. Now, with his own practice, Mr. Shapiro hopes to continue helping Old Bethpage residents and anyone with New York family law issues.
We encourage all residents of Old Bethpage, and individuals from around various local areas of New York and Nassau County to contact us if they are in need of a professional attorney and mediator. Visit our blog for more information about family law, divorce and legal proceedings, and please consider the testimonials available on our website. Whether you're in search of mediation or simply require extra information, please get in touch with Darren Shapiro via our contact form or via phone at (516) 333-6555. You may also book your free, half an hour consultation. Please feel free to contact us about your legal needs, it would be our pleasure to offer our assistance to you.