Contested Divorce Attorneys on Long Island
Aggressive Representation & Effective Dispute Resolution in Nassau County
If you are considering filing for divorce or have been served with divorce papers by your spouse, it is important to understand your rights and have the guidance of a law firm that can protect you. The attorneys at The Pickney Law Firm are experienced in litigating contested matrimonial actions from commencement through trial.
In most circumstances, your attorney should attempt to work with your spouse or their attorney to reduce the number of contentious issues and minimize or avoid the time and expense of litigation. If your spouse is unwilling to be reasonable, you need an attorney with the experience, skill, and knowledge to craft an effective litigation strategy that will allow you to achieve your goals and protect your rights.
At The Pickney Law Firm, we don’t just answer your questions – we work with you to create strategies and solutions to fit your unique needs and achieve the results you deserve.
Reach out to us at (516) 260-5099 to request a free initial consultation.
Delivering Comprehensive Representation
In a contested divorce, you have a lot at stake. Orders and rulings made during this process could affect your life for years to come. That is why it is vital that you retain an attorney who can effectively represent your needs and fight for your rights.
Common issues in contested divorce cases include:
- Disagreements over custody of a child or children
- Determination of income for calculating support obligations
- Crafting a parental access or visitation schedule
- Allegations that a party has hidden assets or cash
- Exclusive use and occupancy of a marital residence
- Valuation and equitable distribution of a business owned by a party
- Amount and duration of maintenance (spousal support)
- Domestic violence towards a spouse or children
- Parental unfitness, e.g. drug or alcohol abuse, neglect, or abuse of a child
Our retainer fee for representation in a contested divorce starts at $3,500.00.
Handling Every Aspect of Your Divorce
Regardless of the approach that best fits your needs, there are many common issues that must be resolved in any divorce. The decisions made in your divorce can have a significant impact on you and your loved ones.
We can help guide you and your family through matters involving:
- Parenting time/visitation
- Child support
- Spousal maintenance
- Equitable distribution of property
To discuss your case with our Long Island contested divorce lawyers, call (516) 260-5099 now.
Christian helped guide me through a very difficult divorce. Now I have custody of my children.- Marc W., Esq.
When my sister needed a divorce attorney, there was only one person I called, Christian.- C.H., Esq.
When I needed a divorce lawyer for my own divorce in Nassau County, I hired Christian Pickney.- J. F., Esq.
Our clients come first. We represent other attorneys during their divorces because they trust us.
We have over 30 years of combined experience in handling complex divorces & family law matters.
We don't leave you in the dark. We pride ourselves on transparent communication at all times with our clients.
We have a strong reputation in this county with judges and other attorneys.