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Having started out as a prosecutor (assigned to investigate and prosecute Organized Crime and Political Corruption cases), I then proceeded to enter private practice engaged in criminal defense. This prepared me for complex trial work which is sometimes required for complex matrimonial matters.


My office reprsents clients with a wide range of matrimonial and family Law matters.

  • Divorce

  • Custody/visitation

  • Child Support

  • Maintenance (alimony)

  • Distribution of assets

  • Settlement Agreements

  • Prenuptial Agreements

  • Real estate transactions


Practice areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 85%
    38 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Commercial: 10%
    38 years, 45 cases
  3. Real Estate: 5%
    38 years, 400 cases



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Cash, Check

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  • David P Galison

    Gilbert Balanoff is without question one of the most knowledgeable litigators that practice matrimonial law on Long Island. He says what he means and means what he says. If you are looking for an attorney to refer a case or need a lawyer for your own matter, without hesitation Mr. Balanoff is the right litigator for the job.


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Contact info

Gilbert L. Balanoff, P.C.

1539 Franklin Avenue
Suite 101
Mineola, NY, 11501-4806


NYCurrently registered 197303/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Offices of Gilbert L. Balanoff, P.C.1978 - Present
PartnerRoth & Balanoff, Attorneys-at-Law1976 - 1978
Assistant DANassau County DA's Office 1972-19761972 - 1976
Association namePosition nameDuration
Nassau County Bar Association, Judiciary CommitteeMember2010 - Present
New York State Grievance Committee for the Second Judicial Department, 10th Judicial DistrictMember2006 - Present
Nassau County Bar association, Grievance CommitteeChair1986 - 2006
Nassau County Bar Association, Matrimonial CommitteeMember1976 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember1973 - Present
Nassau County Bar AssociationMember1973 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
State University of New York at Buffalo School of LawLawJuris Doctor1972
Ithaca CollegePolitical ScienceBachelor of Science1968
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
New York State Bar Association, CLEEthical Issues in Matrimonial Cases2006
New York State Bar Association, CLESuccessfully Handling an Equitable Distribution Case from Start to Settlement2005