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Family Law

familylawbannerFrom offices in New York and Florida, the lawyers at Solomon and Herrera, PLLC, bring more than 40 years of combined experience to men and women involved in family law disputes throughout Long Island, the New York metropolitan area and Florida. Because the firm maintains offices in New York and Florida, they can address local or interstate divorce and custody matters.

The attorneys at Solomon & Herrera are prepared to work with men and women at all stages of a family law dispute in New York and Florida, from the initial divorce filing through post-judgment requests for modification or enforcement. They handle a wide range of divorce and family law issues, including:

Divorce

Solomon & Herrera, is a law firm committed to protecting the rights and interests of the men and women they represent through contested and uncontested divorces. With offices in New York and Florida, the firm addresses local or interstate divorce matters.

With more than 40 years of experience, the attorneys at Solomon & Herrera provide high-quality representation and individualized attention. They take the time to listen carefully to clients' concerns, goals and objectives to help them move forward in life. Child Custody and Divorce Lawyers — Guidance in New York and Florida

The attorneys at Solomon & Herrera understand the laws and procedures in New York and in Florida. They will work with you to ensure that you comply with all relevant preliminary requirements such as separation or establishing grounds for divorce.

In recent years, mediation has become an important part of many family law and divorce proceedings. Some states, including Florida, now require family mediation. The lawyers at Solomon & Herrera readily support their clients as they participate in mandatory or optional mediation sessions.

From negotiating agreements outside the courtroom to aggressively advocating on your behalf in front of a judge, the lawyers at Solomon & Herrera will assist you in addressing important factors in divorce, including:

  • Child custody
  • Visitation
  • Child support
  • Alimony/spousal support
  • Equitable distribution of property
  • Modifications of orders

Our firm also works with men and women needing modifications to their original divorce decrees and same-sex couples going through similar family law issues. Whether income has been significantly altered or needs have changed, the lawyers at Solomon & Herrera will work to file petitions for post-judgment modifications.

To arrange a confidential consultation regarding your divorce, contact Solomon & Herrera online or call them at 516-579-6200. The firm's office is open for client meetings from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, and evenings and weekends upon request. Visa and MasterCard are accepted.

Child custody

When you are involved in a child custody matter, you want an attorney with experience and an understanding of the emotional issues involved, but who will help make certain your interests are protected. It is important to have a lawyer who has helped other custodial and non-custodial parents resolve their differences and maintain strong and healthy relationships with their minor children.

From offices in New York and Florida, the lawyers at Solomon & Herrera, bring more than 40 years of combined experience to men and women throughout New York and Florida who are involved in child custody disputes.

The attorneys at Solomon & Herrera, work closely with men and women at all stages of a child custody matter, from the determination of temporary custody to the entry of a final divorce decree to post-judgment requests for modification or enforcement of a child custody order. They will help you establish and implement child custody and visitation arrangements that are in the best interests of your minor children while protecting your rights as a parent. When working with you to create an effective parenting plan, they will make certain the educational, medical, religious and other special needs of your children are taken into consideration.

The attorneys at Solomon & Herrera will take the time to help you understand your options, explaining the differences between sole custody and joint custody, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each approach in New York and Florida. Whenever possible, the attorneys at Solomon & Herrera will help you resolve your child custody disputes through mediation so you can avoid the emotional and financial costs of taking your case to trial.

Visitation

Maintaining a relationship with your child is important after a divorce. Usually, every parent has rights to visitation unless a court deems that parent unfit. At Solomon & Herrera, the attorneys have more than 40 years of combined experience helping parents establish their visitation rights and develop sound parenting plans that protect the best interests of the children involved.

The lawyers at Solomon & Herrera, in Florida and New York, are committed to keeping open communication with their clients. They will provide you with many options so you can work together to develop a plan that works best for you and your children. Exercising your parental rights to see your children is important for both you and your child. At Solomon & Herrera, the child custody rights lawyers understand this point and have the knowledge required to develop a strong parenting plan. The visitation process is made much smoother if both parties can agree to a parenting plan. If, however, the other side cannot come to terms with a plan that protects your rights, the firm will aggressively pursue your interests in court.

Contact the law firm online or call 516-579-6200 to schedule a confidential consultation.

It is often believed that the mother is favored by the law in Florida and New York when it comes to child custody and visitation rights. This is incorrect. The courts base their decisions on what is best for the children, and any parent can be found to be unfit. The child visitation lawyers at Solomon & Herrera will answer any of your custody and visitation questions and be by your side throughout the entire process.

The New York family law and visitation attorneys at Solomon & Herrera are prepared to help you and the people you love through your most difficult concerns. Their law offices are open weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and they offer evening and weekend visits by appointment. Call the law firm at 516-579-6200 or contact them online today to learn more.

Child support

It is very important to ensure that your child's best interests are protected with proper support. Child support will normally be paid by a noncustodial parent for education, medical and living expenses. With offices in New York and Florida, the lawyers at Solomon & Herrera, bring more than 40 years of combined experience to individuals going through all types of child support issues.

Solomon & Herrera built its successful practice on a commitment to high-quality representation and individualized attention. The child support lawyers at the firm take time to listen carefully to client concerns and help them find personalized solutions that meet their family law objectives.

Whether you have to pay child support or are expecting to receive payments from your ex-spouse, the child support attorneys at Solomon & Herrera have the understanding and knowledge required to provide you with quality representation. There are many factors that go into a child support calculation. These factors include:

  • Income of each parent
  • Health care needs of the child
  • Number of children
  • Child support already being paid
  • Educational needs of the child

The Florida and New York law firm will explain these factors and how they will affect your unique situation. They are adept at resolving issues for both opposite-sex and same-sex couples.

If you are seeking to collect on unpaid child support, there are many strategies that the New York and Florida lawyers at Solomon & Herrera can use to assist you. A court order can be issued that allows for wage garnishments, property liens and other options.

If you have had a significant change in circumstances and now need to modify child support payments, the attorneys at Solomon & Herrera have the skills required to help. They know what changes the court will look at and can explain your options to you.

 

Same-sex couples

Same-sex couples face many of the same issues that opposite-sex couples encounter and certain specialized issues that they do not. It is important to consult with a family law attorney who has proven experience handling all sorts of issues for individuals involved in a same-sex relationship.

With offices in New York and Florida, the lawyers at Solomon & Herrera, bring more than 40 years of combined experience to individuals in same-sex relationships in Long Island, New York City and Florida. Committed to keeping open communication with their clients, their attorneys will provide you with compassionate and understanding representation.

No matter what issue arises in your relationship with your partner, the attorneys of Solomon & Herrera have the skills required to ensure your interests are protected. They will fight to see that the best outcome is reached in many areas, including:

  • Domestic partnership agreements
  • Child custody
  • Child support
  • Property division
  • Same-sex divorce
  • Dissolution of relationships
  • Parenting agreements

If you are in a same-sex relationship and dealing with custody or support issues, it is important to speak with an experienced New York and Florida attorney. The attorneys at Solomon & Herrera thoroughly understand the laws in New York and Florida and know how to apply them to your unique situation.

The New York and Florida attorneys at Solomon & Herrera are prepared to help you and the people you love through any issue you are facing with your partner or children. Their law offices are open weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and they offer evening and weekend visits by appointment. Call them at 516-579-6200 or contact the law firm online today to learn more.

The firm recognizes that, while there are factors that are common in almost every divorce, each marital situation has its own unique set of circumstances and must be addressed individually. With a comprehensive two-state practice, the firm is uniquely positioned to handle interstate property division and child custody disputes.

The firm understands the differences between the laws and procedures in New York and Florida. They will make certain that you take advantage of state-specific rules that can be used to your benefit, including the availability of telephone court hearings in Florida. They will also make certain you comply with such requirements as remaining apart for a year after a separation agreement or establishing grounds for divorce when necessary.

The firm offers clients extensive trial experience, but encourages clients to resolve their family law differences through mediation, when possible. They will help you prepare for mandatory or voluntary mediation proceedings.

The family law attorneys at Solomon & Herrera are prepared to help you and the people you love through your most difficult concerns in New York and Florida. Their law offices are open weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and they offer evening and weekend visits by appointment. Call them at 516-579-6200 or contact the law firm online today to learn more.

 

 

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