Scarsdale Child Custody Lawyers — 40 found

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  1. Scarsdale Child Custody Lawyer Lisa Ellen Zeiderman

    Lisa Zeiderman Pro

    I focus my practice in family and matrimonial law in Manhattan, Westchester and surrounding areas.
    Licensed for 11 years
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    10.0

    914-455-1000
  2. Scarsdale Child Custody Lawyer David Ivan Bliven

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    Former Family Court prosecutor who gives personalized attention to your case!
    Licensed for 18 years - $275-$475/hour
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    10.0

    914-468-0968
  3. Scarsdale Child Custody Lawyer Marguerite E. Royer

    Marguerite Royer

    Client Review: I just finished with more than a year long divorce "saga". Thanks to Lily, we were able to avoid ...
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    Licensed for 35 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.9

  4. Scarsdale Child Custody Lawyer Alayne Phyllis Katz

    Alayne Katz

    Client Review: I dealt with a very difficult divorce and Alayne was amazing. My kids and I was her first priorit...
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    Licensed for 29 years
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    RATING

    9.4

  5. Scarsdale Child Custody Lawyer Veronica H. Mandel

    Veronica Mandel

    Client Review: I first met Veronica in 1996 in a child support/ custody case. From the moment i met her i knew s...
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    Licensed for 29 years
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    RATING

    8.5

  6. Scarsdale Child Custody Lawyer Joan Carol Salwen

    Joan Salwen

    Client Review: She eats, sleeps, and breaths family/matrimonial law. I couldn't have asked for a better attorne...
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    Licensed for 39 years
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    RATING

    6.5

  7. Scarsdale Child Custody Lawyer Luis Andrew Penichet

    Luis Andrew Penichet Pro

    White Plains, NY Child Custody Lawyer
    Licensed for 36 years - $450/hour
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    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

    914-997-7600
  8. Scarsdale Child Custody Lawyer Harvey Gary Landau

    Harvey Landau Pro

    Client Review: Went through an international custody case, ex wife a successful attorney. I interviewed 4 other...
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    Licensed for 46 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.3

    914-761-5200
  9. Scarsdale Child Custody Lawyer Henry S. Berman

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    I graduated from St. John’s University School of Law, where I was an editor of the Law Review and the Catholic Lawyer and was named a St. Thomas Moore Scholar. Following my law school... more
    Licensed for 49 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

    914-997-7100
  10. Scarsdale Child Custody Lawyer Eugene R. Dougherty

    Eugene Dougherty Pro

    Client Review: Eugene and Kathy was so helpful and supportive in my divorce and custody, they never led me wrong...
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    Licensed for 25 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.7

    914-263-7955

Child Custody

If you are getting divorced and have children, part of the divorce agreement will involve determining where and with whom the children will live. A child custody lawyer can help you negotiate custody, either by agreement or in court. The custodial parent (the one the child lives with) earns the legal right to make decisions regarding the child's lifestyle, welfare, and education. Some parents opt for joint custody, which means children divide their time between both parents' homes, and parents share the right to make decisions on behalf of the children. If you as parents are unable to agree on child custody, a judge will decide for you.