Great Neck NY Divorce Lawyer

About Jay D. Raxenberg

Not just any divorce attorney. Learn what makes Jay D. Raxenberg Long Islands choice for Divorce Law.

Why Choose Us?

Find out what sets us apart and what you should be looking for when choosing a family law attorney.

Divorce Do's and Dont's

Find out what you should and shouldn't do during the divorce process.

Divorce creates inconsistency.

Through divorce proceedings a couple is confronted with the need to make several, impactful decisions; many of these decisions create a significant amount of inconsistency in daily life. From rearrangement of living accommodations to distribution of finances, divorce isn’t just the end of a marriage – it ushers in changes to every aspect of life.

To ensure you maintain consistency in the most important areas of your life, whether that’s custody of a beloved pet or staying in the marital home, you need to engage a lawyer that understands your priorities.  A Great Neck, NY divorce lawyer will do this better than any outsider.

The Law Offices of Jay D. Raxenberg have the accessibility and proximity to schedule face-to-face consultations without cumbersome logistics. We have the capacity to truly dig deep into your desired outcome from a divorce, and develop a strategy that will lead to these goals. And our heightened ability to help you through divorce or other family law matter is based, in large part, on having our office right here on Long Island. 

Reasons to Hire a Local Lawyer

Family law matters are specific and personal. The detailed nature of these legal queries and cases requires a lawyer to have in-depth knowledge of the law. The personal nature of divorce and other family law questions means the attorney-client relationship must be robust. To share the necessary information with a divorce lawyer, you need to fully trust the individual. Trust between you and a local lawyer comes easier than if you email an attorney on the other side of the state.

Other advantages of hiring a local lawyer include:

  • Knowledge of the community;
  • Better communication;
  • Greater investment in your case;
  • Ability to research lawyer’s reputation;
  • More concern for confidentiality;
  • Increase time commitment to your case;
  • Higher number of in-person meetings;
  • Fewer costs for travel and time for travel; and
  • Better knowledge of local courts and judges.

We Know Great Neck, NY

At the Law Offices of Jay D. Raxenberg, we provide high-quality legal services with an added advantage. Our practice is entirely based in and around Nassau County and Queens, New York. We focus on providing local family law services to local people because we know our clients benefit from this approach.

Attorney Jay Raxenberg is focused on divorce advice that serves the very specific needs of each client, which he comes to understand through detailed conversations and his knowledge of the Great Neck community. We know Great Neck, NY, but we also know your family and divorce are unlike any other in the world, and balance both in our legal advice.

We know Great Neck stays true to its roots. Great Neck wasn’t just one of the first settlements on Long Island, it was also one of the first of real importance and significance in the area. It’s a mentality that people in Great Neck maintain today, and family ties to the area run deep. This means negotiating housing, marital property, and other changes to daily life after divorce more meaningful and complex. For some couples, the proximity of remaining in Great Neck doesn’t matter, but for others ensuring space is paramount, you need a lawyer that can navigate both of these situations.

We know Great Neck operates like a small town. Great Neck is a village, after all, and the people living here frequently consider themselves part of New England’s most picturesque and community-oriented places. In these environments, a divorce can quickly go from a very personal matter to one of public opinion, but a local lawyer will understand this and proactive prevent such a situation.

We know Great Neck is fantastic for families. Great Neck is one of the best places in New York to raise children and have a family. After a divorce, it’s almost certain that you will want to keep your children in their same schools and near their friends in Great Neck. Relocation likely isn’t an option. As local divorce lawyers, we recognize that negotiating your children’s living continued lifestyle in Great Neck is of the utmost importance.

Our Divorce Practice in Great Neck, NY

  • Child’s Best Interest
  • Joint Custody
  • Legal Custody
  • Child Support
  • Debt Division
  • Divorce Settlements
  • Mediation
  • Modification
  • No-Fault Divorce
  • Property Division
  • Relocation
  • Same-Sex Divorce and
  • Spousal Support.


Other Long Island Locations

The Law Offices of Jay D. Raxenberg serve clients throughout Nassau County, with an emphasis on family law matters in Long Island. We provide legal advice on questions of child custody, paternity, marital legal rights, legal separation, and prenuptial agreements, along with advice on all phases or a divorce. While a significant part of our clients lives in and around Great Neck, attorney Jay Raxenberg is familiar with several other parts of Long Island, and the legal needs of these communities.

Not in Great Neck? Read about our practice in other Long Island locations.

To learn more about our family law practice throughout Long Island, simply call our Garden City office at (516)-491-0565.

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