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Woodmere, NY 11598

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Experience as a Divorce Lawyer in High-Conflict Divorce Cases

#1 Divorce Lawyer in New York

In some situations, divorcing couples cannot resolve conflict through mediation or negotiations. Such cases must be litigated. Although litigation is most costly and often the least efficient way of resolution, it is sometimes the only option.

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High-conflict divorces are characterized by intense emotions, disputes over various issues, and a significant degree of acrimony between the parties involved. Our duties encompass a wide range of responsibilities and challenges.

Here’s a detailed overview of what your experience as a divorce lawyer in high-conflict cases might entail:

Client Consultation and Assessment:

We carefully listen to your client’s concerns, history, and goals.
Assess the level of conflict and understand the specific issues that are causing disputes.

Legal Strategy Development:

Based on our assessment, we create a tailored legal strategy. This might involve litigation, mediation, negotiation, or a combination of these methods.
We prepare you for what to expect during the divorce process and outline the potential outcomes.

Court Proceedings:

High conflict divorces often end up in court. We would draft legal documents, such as petitions, responses, and motions, and represent you in court hearings.
We have handled contentious issues like child custody, property division, alimony, and child support.

Conflict Resolution:

Our goals are to facilitate communication between the parties, managing emotions, and helping you find common ground are crucial skills

Child Custody and Support Issues:

In high-conflict cases, child custody disputes are often the most emotionally charged. We would work to ensure that the best interests of the children are prioritized.
Calculating and negotiating child support and visitation schedules can be complex in such cases.

Property and Asset Division:

Equitable division of marital property can be contentious. Our experience would involve valuing assets, handling disputes over what is considered marital property, and ensuring a fair distribution.

Alimony and Spousal Support:

Determining the appropriate amount and duration of alimony is often a source of conflict. Our role would involve assessing your needs and advocating for your financial security.

Protection Orders:

In situations involving domestic violence or threats, we may need to secure restraining orders or protective orders to ensure your safety.

Emotional Support:

High-conflict divorces can be emotionally draining for you. We are trained to offer emotional support and connect you with mental health professionals when necessary.

Client Advocacy:

Throughout the process, we vigorously advocate for your interests while maintaining professionalism and adhering to ethical standards.

Documentation and Legal Research:

We spend a significant amount of time researching case law, statutes, and legal precedents to build a strong case for you.

Continuing Education and Training:

High-conflict divorce cases often involve complex legal and psychological issues. We know that staying current with the latest laws and legal strategies is crucial.

Cost Management:

We manage the financial aspects of your case, helping you understand the costs associated with the divorce process and any potential cost-saving alternatives.

Ethical Considerations:

Maintaining ethical standards is essential, even in the face of intense conflicts.


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In litigation, the skill, experience and effectiveness of the attorneys are of paramount importance. The attorneys representing you should possess the ability to clearly educate clients. They should have a thorough knowledge of the law and of procedure and evidence. They should have the ability to unravel complex financial issues. And they should be able to authoritatively and convincingly to present your case to the court.

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For results-oriented representation in high net worth divorce or matrimonial law proceedings, call 516-268-7077 or e-mail us at jr@rubesq.com to schedule an exploratory consultation with an attorney.


  • What kind of cases do you handle?
  • Family Law Cases such as:

    – Divorce- both contested and uncontested, same sex and gray divorce

    – Custody

    – Support

    – Alimony/ Maintenance

    – Equitable Distribution

  • Intellectual Property cases such as:

    – Patents

    – Copyrights

    – Trademarks, Service Marks and Trade Dress

    – Data Privacy

    – Transactional work such as: Terms and Conditions, IP registration and enforcements and cease and desists

    – Any other IP related matter.

  • How much will my matter cost?
    • Our firm has a different philosophy than virtually any other, we try to close cases quickly. We recognize if you are happy, you will refer us clients. In most matters, it will depend on how complicated the facts and/or legal issues are and how willing the parties are to settle.
  • How does your firm have two differing specialties?
    • We spend a lot of money, time and resources to remain experts in our respective fields. Join the parties and opposing counsels who are baffled by our expertise in both areas.

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