Father’s Rights Overview

Child Custody / Visitation

images/02 Child custody, support, and visitation decisions are among the most important aspects of divorce and family court proceedings concerning children. Custody is a litigated issue, and the resulting decision is made by a judge. Our New York fathers' rights attorneys can help you with child custody and visitation issues during a divorce.

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images/03 Contemplating divorce is always difficult. Whether you are sure you want to end your marriage or are still considering your options, it helps to learn the basics of divorce law and the process. The New York fathers' rights attorneys at the Law Offices of Schlissel DeCorpo can help.

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At the Law Office of Schlissel DeCorpo, we believe that fathers should have equal rights and opportunities with respect to their minor children after a divorce. We have aggressively advocated for the rights of men in divorce proceedings in New York for more than 40 years, seeking custody when in the best interests of the child, and working hard to secure visitation arrangements that allow fathers to play a meaningful role in the growth and development of their children.

We provide a free initial consultation to fathers of minor children who are involved in divorce, custody, visitation or support controversies. To arrange a meeting, contact us online at info@sdnylaw.com or call us 718-350-2802 for Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan and the Bronx; at 516-561-6645 in Nassau County; or in Suffolk County at 631-319-8262.

Aggressively Advocating for Fathers in New York

We are committed to protecting the rights of fathers throughout the NYC metropolitan area and across Long Island. We provided experienced and effective counsel in all matters related to or arising out of divorce, including:

  • Custody orders and disputes— When we can show it to be in the best interests of the children, we will aggressively advocate for custodial rights for the father.
  • Visitation orders— Our attorneys will work hard to help you get fair and meaningful access to your minor children, so that you can have a strong parent-child relationship
  • Enforcement of visitation— We'll immediately seek the intervention of the court if the child's mother wrongfully interferes with, denies or limits your right to spend time with your children
  • Child support— We'll pay close attention to ensure that any child support order is fair and is based on documented income
  • Alienation of affection— If there's evidence that your ex is attempting to undermine your relationship with your child, we'll immediately ask the court to put a stop to it
  • Parental relocation— We'll fight for your rights to access to your children if the child's mother attempts to move out of the local area
  • Paternity— We will help you take the necessary steps to secure rights as a father by establishing paternity. We can also help ensure that you are not responsible for someone else's child.

Contact an Aggressive Fathers' Rights Attorney

At the Law Offices of Schlissel DeCorpo, we have provided comprehensive legal counsel to fathers in family law controversies across the greater NYC metropolitan area for more than 40 years. To schedule a free consultation with a dedicated fathers' rights lawyer, contact us by email at info@sdnylaw.com or call 718-350-2802 for Queens, Brooklyn or the Bronx at 718-350-2802, in Nassau County at 516-561-6645, or in Suffolk County at 631-319-8262. In addition, you can email us at info@scnylaw.com. Our phones are monitored 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

We aggressively represent fathers throughout the greater New York City area, across all five boroughs and Long Island, including Nassau, Suffolk, Kings, Westchester and Richmond Counties.