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Woodbury The Law and Mediation Office of Darren M. Shapiro, P.C. endeavors to represent the pinnacle of professional skill, dedication and achievement within the realm of family law. With over fifteen years of practice in this chosen field, Mr. Shapiro has devoted the enhancement of his career to providing the highest quality of representation to his clients, regardless of their personal circumstances, complications or needs. Residents of Woodbury in Nassau County can access these skills when dealing with the particularly complex emotions and hurdles associated with family law be it divorce, separation, child custody, child support, orders of protection, divorce or separation mediation, name changes, adoptionns, juvenile delinquency, abuse, neglect and other family law issues.

The nature of legal family disputes means that attorneys need to structure a perfect balance between empathy, the provision of legal knowledge, and expert professionalism. Clients need to feel comfortable in the knowledge that their case will be handled with complete respect and discretion. Residents of Woodbury can access a completely safe environment, where they may come together and discuss the concerns they have regarding divorce proceedings or other family cases. Our office can also offer professional mediation services for those who wish to attempt divorce on un-contested grounds.

It's fair to suggest that no two cases in family law will ever be entirely alike, and each will contain its own sensitive areas and complications. Fortunately, Mr. Shapiro has the knowledge required to ensure that all clients, regardless of their circumstances, will receive the guidance they need to transform a complex situation into a manageable process.

Family Law in Woodbury, NY

Woodbury is a census-designated place and hamlet located inside the town of Oyster Bay in Nassau County, New York. According to the census conducted in 2010, the population in Woodbury was approximately 8,709. At that time, there were 2,851 registered households, 39.2% with children beneath the age of 18, and 72.6% were married couples. Now, according to information discovered through research at city-data.com, 61.8% of people within Woodbury are married, while 5.5% are divorced.

Although Mr. Shapiro has been working with divorce and family law cases in Long Island and the New York City for a number of years, currently his highest volume of cases generally come from the Nassau County Area. Usually Woodbury, New York residents will find themselves dealing with their family law or matrimonial issues in either the Nassau County Family Court or the Nassau County Supreme Court. Unfortunately, no matter where you call home, there will always be a possibility for marriage to end in divorce. Relationships can fail for a variety of reasons, and sometimes the best thing that you can do is ensure you have the help you need to move on from that relationship in a healthy and pain-free manner. Darren M. Shapiro offers the guidance that clients in Woodbury need to survive their divorce with as little stress as possible.

Understanding the Divorce Procedure

It is possible for a divorce case to go a number of different ways. Some cases end up in court, whereas others do not. Some are mediated for an amicable outcome, whereas in other circumstances, a contest-free divorce is simply not possible. If the relationship that you had with your ex-spouse ended in a complicated or difficult way, you may feel that it is more appropriate to seek out individual representation, instead of relying on mediation. In these circumstances, Darren Shapiro will work to protect your best interest, ensuring that you understand all of the different matters pertaining to your divorce. Mr. Shapiro can help clients to fully come to terms with issues such as maintenance, spousal support, and how assets will be equitably distributed.

Regardless of the circumstances that may be involved, it is fair to suggest that the divorce procedure can be an emotional and complex time for anyone. Even if your relationship ended in a healthy way, the loss of a marriage can be enough to turn your world upside down. Because of this, it's crucial for clients to access attorneys that are not only sensitive to their needs, but also professional enough to objectively guide them towards the path most appropriate for them. Darren will attempt to avoid litigation in any possible circumstances, although in some cases it will be necessary and Mr. Shapiro will fight your corner with skill and expertise.

The Complications of Divorce

When a marriage ends, it can be an incredibly difficult experience for all of the parties involved. Something as simple as attending a court case can seem like an incredibly frightening concept for someone who has already had their emotions frayed by the loss of an important relationship. Fortunately, because of the number of years of legal experience Darren has had in Nassau County, and our heavy caseload, clients can feel at ease knowing that Mr. Shapiro is deeply acquainted with the practices taking place within the Nassau County Supreme and Nassau County Family Court.

It's also worth noting that divorce proceedings can become somewhat more complex in situations where the married couple also have children to think about. The primary reason for this is that there will be additional matters that will require careful consideration, including child custody, visitation or parenting time, child support and more. Fortunately, Mr. Shapiro has had numerous years of experience in handling issues such as these, as well as dealing with matters of family offense, including orders of protection, child protective proceedings, problems of abuse and neglect, modifications to orders and enforcement actions.

Accessing the Right Legal Guidance

No matter the individual requirements of your particular case, you can rest assured that Darren M. Shapiro has the talent and capacity to guide you easily through the process of your family law or divorce matter. He will not only endeavor to seek out the best outcome for every aspect of your case, but also discuss the details with you, including the various routes you can choose to take, the courts and venues that are open to you. Mr. Shapiro is a trained and certified mediator, collaborative divorce attorney and professional litigator, offering reasonable and competitive rates to individuals throughout the Long Island and New York area who are in need of legal help.

If you live in Woodbury, Nassau County, why not visit our blog to learn more about issues regarding family law and divorce, at: www.longislandfamilylawandmediation.com. While you're there, you can also read some of the testimonials that we have gathered from previous clients, to better understand our quality of service. If you have any questions, or would simply like to set up your free consultation, please get in touch with us at (516) 333-6555, or email Darren or fill out our contact form. It would be our pleasure to speak with 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