Protecting Fathers Rights in New York

Our law firm was founded in 1978. Since this time, our dedicated and professional attorneys have provided outstanding legal representation for fathers in the courts throughout the metropolitan New York area. Our attorneys have more than 100 years of combined legal experience litigating divorces, custody and visitation matters and all other aspects of matrimonial and family law impacting on fathers and their children.

To virtually any situation, the Law Office of Elliot S. Schlissel can bring attorneys with talent and experience to our clients’ needs. We represent our clients in courts and other forums throughout Nassau County, Queens County, Suffolk County, Kings County, New York County, Richmond County, Bronx County, Westchester County & Rockland County.

What Rights Do Fathers Have in New York State?

In theory fathers and mothers have equal rights in the courts of New York. Both fathers and mothers are entitled to spend parenting time with their children. Parents are expected to be involved in their children’s lives. Both mothers and fathers have the rights to:

  • Equal opportunity to be the residential custodial parent of their children
  • Equal rights to make decisions concerning their children’s religion, health care and education.
  • Each parent has equal rights to enforce court orders involving visitation, custody and child support in the event the other parent does not the follow court orders.

We Take On the Tough Cases – And Win

The Law Office of Elliot S. Schlissel often focus’ on unusual and difficult cases. Our experience with complex family issues sets us apart from other firms that handle matrimonial law cases. We are members of the Matrimonial and Family Law committees of the Nassau County Bar Association, the Queens County Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association.

Legal Counsel That Cares About You And Your Family

Although we handle matrimonial litigation, the Law Office of Elliot S. Schlissel strives to amicably resolve matters whenever and wherever possible. When our clients prefer a diverse perspective, we are always happy to provide a male/female legal team.

The Law Office of Elliot S. Schlissel participates in early neutral evaluation programs run through New York Courts, helping to mediate divorce cases. Our firm has represented men and women in all aspects of contested cases in the matrimonial and family law area.

Contact The Law Offices of Elliot S. Schlissel

Day or night, you can Contact the Law Office of Elliot S. Schlissel at 1-800-344-6431 or in Queens, Kings, New York, Richmond and the Bronx at 718-350-2802. In Nassau or Suffolk County at 516-561-6645.