Darren M. Shapiro is an experienced Old Westbury Family Law and Nassau County Divorce Attorney and mediator. He represents his clients in a professional manner while being sensitive to their needs through the difficulty of dealing with divorce or other collaborative law matters. We understand that things may not always work out in life the way you plan them. If you are going through marital or family law issues, we can help.Visit Our Convenient Old Westbury, New York Location
The Law Office of Darren M. Shapiro in Jericho, New York, is a short distance away from Old Westbury, New York. Our office handles many cases throughout Old Westbury and the surrounding New York City area. However, our highest volume of casework is in Nassau County.
Old Westbury is a quaint little village in Nassau County, New York, situated on the North Shore of Long Island. With a population of less approximately 4,800, it consists of 8.6 square miles and is home to SUNY Old Westbury campus. Located 22 miles east of Times Square, you’ll find top-name entertainers and national touring theater companies perform nearby in venues such as the Westbury Music Fair, Jones Beach Amphitheatre and the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts.Areas of Focus
Our Nassau County office that services Old Westbury office provides our clients with every opportunity to settle their case out of court to avoid high litigation costs. If court intervention is necessary, Darren can guide you throughout your case and discuss choices of venues, courts and the various alternatives available to you. He will litigate aggressively to obtain the best possible result for you. Nassau County and Old Westbury residents seeking an attorney who can handle their case with discretion and fight for their best interests should call our office to set up an appointment.
Most parties who reside in Old Westbury, New York, will deal with their cases in the Nassau County courts. As a result of our high caseload, we are familiar with the systems and courtrooms in both locations. Our office has dealt with an array of cases such as marital and family law issues. Other areas of practice in which we specialize include:
- Mediation, Collaborative Law, Contested and Uncontested Divorces. If you need a mediator to work with you and your spouse or an attorney in your divorce to represent you individually, Darren M. Shapiro is available to help. He is a certified mediator who can help you settle your case in a professional, courteous and caring manner. He handles cases with compassion, discretion and provides a safe environment in which to discuss private family matters confidentially.
- Pre- and Postnuptial Agreements. The Law Office of Darren M. Shapiro manages prenuptial agreements for those individuals getting married and postnuptial agreements for married couples. These types of agreements allow couples to generate a mutual compromise that suits them both in a secure, protected atmosphere. These agreements can help reduce ill feelings that can corrode any relationship whether the couple lives in Old Westbury or any other Nassau County or New York location. Clients are always welcome to visit our Nassau County office for a consultation or call for advice.
- Spousal Support, Maintenance, Alimony and Equitable Distribution of Marital Assets. Old Westbury does not have a high divorce rate. In fact, it’s only at 2.8% for the population 15 years and older according to city-data.com. However, there are couples or individuals who feel a divorce may be in their best interest. Couples who proceed with a divorce need to discuss many issues such as spousal support, maintenance or alimony and equitable distribution of marital assets. You need to hire an attorney with experience in matrimonial proceedings. Darren Shapiro can assist you through this process.
- Child Support, Custody and Visitation. Darren has many years of experience dealing with these types of issues and family offense or order of protection cases, modifications and enforcement actions, juvenile delinquency and neglect cases.
For an experienced Old Westbury mediator and lawyer, please call (516) 333-6555 today to set up your free 30-minute in-person or phone consultation. Our expertise enables us to help you through the entire separation, divorce and child custody processes.
Please visit our convenient location in Nassau County. At the Law and Mediation Office of Darren M. Shapiro, P.C., we look forward to speaking with you about your case in addition to the many other services and support that we can provide to you.