Manhasset 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.

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

Divorce is complex.

Many couples are able to approach divorce without conflict or negativity, and there are efforts by divorce lawyers in Manhasset and across Long Island that are committed to ensuring this uncontested approach carries through the entire divorce proceedings. However, even this non-confrontational approach eliminates the complexity of divorce.

In the course of a divorce, finances must be divided, marital property allocated, alimony determined, and most importantly, custody of children decided. These issues represent the most significant aspects of a person’s life in Manhasset, NY, and could require substantial life changes post-divorce. When addressing these complex issues, you want a qualified, local legal team by your side.

The Law Offices of Jay D. Raxenberg seeks to be a source of stability and straightforward information throughout a divorce. This begins with an in-depth knowledge of the law, but also requires a thorough understanding of the Manhasset community and the goals of each individual client. We’ve found that as local lawyers, we are better able to recognize the circumstances of your divorce and provide personal advice that cuts through the complexity of this process.

Reasons to Hire a Local Lawyer

A divorce is personal, and often invasive. Yet, many clients find that the bigger, international law firms don’t have the capacity or capability to provide the client-oriented approach needed to match this intimacy. A smaller, local lawyer can provide legal services that account for your privacy, individual concerns, and the unique nature of your family dynamic. This isn’t the only benefit of engaging a Manhasset, NY divorce attorney, others include:

  • Knowledge of local customs and judicial preferences;
  • Familiarity with opposing counsel and Long Island courts;
  • Greater concern for the well-being of each and every client;
  • Better communication and response to client questions;
  • Access to testimonials from other people in the area;
  • More in-person consultations and meetings;
  • Decreased costs for travel and similar expenses; and
  • More personal approach to any family law matter in Manhasset.

We Know Manhasset, NY

Attorney Jay Raxenberg is your local lawyer. As a resident of Long Island and long-time provider of legal services in Nassau County, he has assisted hundreds of people with their divorces and legal separations in and around Manhasset, New York. Unlike several big law firms that provide counsel from NYC offices or operate a satellite office on Long Island, the Law Offices of Jay D. Raxenberg are truly local, and we know Manhasset, NY.

We know Manhasset has a small town mentality. As you walk the quiet streets and serene neighborhoods of Manhasset it’s hard to imagine you are a mere 28 minutes from New York City. And the mentality of Manhasset reflects it’s small-town beginnings over the atmosphere of its much bigger neighbor. In a divorce case, this small town mentality means the parties have unique concerns about how the end of their marriage will impact living arrangements and community involvement. A local Manhasset, NY divorce attorney best addresses these concerns.

We know Manhasset has great housing. Ask anyone in Manhasset about the town’s greatest qualities and schools, commute to New York City, and housing options are sure to top the list. In a divorce, these positive attributes of Manhasset matter because conflict over who lives where, and why can be far more contentious. As one of the top divorce law firms in Long Island, the Law Offices of Jay D. Raxenberg help clients navigate the question of dividing real property with the desirability of Manhasset real estate in mind.

Our Divorce Practice in Manhasset

The Law Offices of Jay D. Raxenberg offer a full range of family law services in Manhasset, New York. This breadth of legal services allows our legal team to build long-term relationships with each client and fully understand the scope of a legal matter or specific family law question. Irrespective of where you are in the legal process, the Law Offices of Jay D. Raxenberg can assist with your case, including in the following areas:

  • 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

At the Law Offices of Jay D. Raxenberg, we’ve focused our family law practice in a small part of New York. This narrow focus has served us well and provided substantial benefits to our clients. We understand the courts in Nassau County and know the other attorneys in Long Island. Over time, we’ve built a strong reputation as one of the best family law legal providers in the area, and we’re proud to be a recognized part of the Long Island community.

Not in Manhasset? 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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