Should I Hire a Long Island or New York City Attorney?

One of the things you will frequently hear people on Long Island discuss when they’re contemplating divorce is whether or not they should hire that “big city attorney.” Even among Long Islanders, there’s a perception that Long Island is a series of Mayberry towns and that when something life changing occurs, like a health issue or divorce – that we should run to New York City for professional care or advice. Read more

Exercise Your Rights

Many times I have told my clients to view their situations in the following light: the law supersedes logic. With that said, let us examine an uncomfortable situation that brings a very hot topic into one’s household. Guns.

As a staunch defender of the Second Amendment, I believe that everyone has the right to possess a firearm. But this issue has become so highly politicized that it often clouds people’s judgment when it comes to practical discussions about carrying, possession and how far one’s rights extend. I bring this up because I am often asked by husbands, in particular, who own firearms whether or not they should surrender them in the case of a pending separation or divorce. Read more