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Kenneth A. Eiges
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Kenneth A. Eiges

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Family, Child Support, Uncontested Divorce, Child Custody

About Me

Kenneth Eiges has been representing clients in matrimonial matters for the past 30 years. He has successfully completed over 3000 divorces. He is not only an aggressive litigator he is a skilled divorce mediator. The combination of these two skills lead to creative and lasting divorce settlements. He is AV rated. This top rating is determined by the opinions of over 30 attorneys who recognized his skill and professionalism. As an award winning attorney he has hosted radio shows and appeared on television. He has lectured and writes extensively on divorce matters. During his 30 years of experience he has developed a conceptual understanding and unique insight of the interplay between the legal system and emotional reactions of his clients during the divorce process. His quote "Controlling the expectations of a client is the foundation of successful divorce negotiations has been followed by many lawyers in the divorce field. Controlling expectations means standing in the shoes of the client and making the client part of the divorce process." His experience and depth of knowledge will provide you with the best legal representation available.

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Languages Spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1976

  1. Divorce & Separation: 40%
    33 years, 3 thousand cases
  2. Family: 20%
    33 years, 3 thousand cases
  3. Uncontested Divorce: 15%
    33 years, 2.5 thousand cases
  4. Child Support: 15%
    33 years, 2 thousand cases
  5. Child Custody: 10%
    33 years, 500 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($350-400/hour), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

18 total 

  • Damian Vargas

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    Damian Vargas Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    I endorse this lawyer. I have found Ken to be an attorney who is always ready, willing and able to get the job done. He is able to think outside of the box, which is a great quality for a lawyer involved in negotiations that can be intense and emotional for the parties involved.

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    Victor Goldblum Debt Collection Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 197603/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AdvocateNational Institute for Trial Advocacy2013
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
SuperbAvvo2013
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Honoring 35 Years of Serving the CommunityLexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell2012
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Certificate of MeritUnion of Caribbean Youth Associations2000

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Civil Court ArbitratorKings County Civil Court2002 - 2008
PartnerEiges & Eiges, PC1985 - Present
Family Court 18b AttorneyKings County Family Court1982 - 1985
AttorneyLaw Offices of Kenneth A. Eiges1979 - 1982

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Collaborative Family Law GroupN/A2012 - Present
Child Advocate Lawyer NetworkN/A2012 - Present
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) ProfessionalsN/A2011 - Present
Center for Emergency RightsVolunteer2010 - Present
U.S. Supreme CourtN/A1982 - Present
Leading Matrimonial Lawyers of New YorkN/AN/A
International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP)N/AN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Order to Show CauseClient allowed to remain in the United States
Paternity CaseEstablished Paternity of Father and obtained child support
Paternity CaseEstablished Paternity of Father and obtained child support

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Widely read BlogUCCJEA & Doma2013
The ObservatorDivorce1998
GuidelinesDivorce Mediation-A civilized road to ending a marriage1997
Comprehensive Pamphlet on DivorcePractical Guide for Divorce & Separation in NY1996

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
National Institute of AdvocacyN/ADeposition Skills2012
National Institute of Trial AdvocacyN/AChild Advocacy2012
The New York Mediation GroupN/ADivorce Mediator1994
Brooklyn Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
State University of New York, AlbanySociologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1968

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
CNNCustody2013
Christmas Event. Channel 12The Care Owed to Children2011
Hosted a Radio ShowDivorce1993