White Plains Contested Divorce Lawyers — 9 found

Lawyers with

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1.0 to 10.0


  1. White Plains Divorce / Separation Lawyer Lisa Ellen Zeiderman

    Lisa Zeiderman Pro

    Contested divorce, including asset division, custody, child support, visitation.
    Licensed for 11 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

    914-455-1000
  2. White Plains Divorce / Separation Lawyer David Ivan Bliven

    David Bliven Pro

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

    10.0

    914-468-0968
  3. White Plains Divorce / Separation 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. White Plains Divorce / Separation Lawyer Shari Ruth Gordon Esq.

    Shari Gordon Pro

    DIVORCE AND FAMILY LAWYER
    Licensed for 30 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.3

    914-962-2722
  5. White Plains Divorce / Separation 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
  6. White Plains Divorce / Separation Lawyer Patricia Granville Kitson

    Patricia Kitson

    Patricia is a leading member of the Matrimonial and Family Law practice group and practices in all aspects of the field. While attending law school Patricia placed first in the Moot... more
    Licensed for 36 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.5

  7. White Plains Divorce / Separation Lawyer John Anthony Pappalardo

    John Pappalardo

    John A. Pappalardo is a Partner in the law firm of Farber, Pappalardo & Carbonari, an AV rated firm with offices in White Plains, New York and Roseland, New Jersey. The firm is... more
    Licensed for 29 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.6

  8. White Plains Divorce / Separation Lawyer Carol W. Most

    Carol Most

    Client Review: Ms. Most was the court appointed guardian for my two children in a very contested custody and ...
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    Licensed for 23 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.7

  9. White Plains Divorce / Separation Lawyer Lauren G. Klein

    Lauren Klein

    I offer divorce litigation and mediation services, negotiation and drafting of separation agreements, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, parenting plans, post-divorce modifications,... more
    Licensed for 32 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.5

Contested Divorce

There are two main types of divorce: uncontested and contested. In the former, both parties agree on many of the main issues facing them in a divorce, such as how to provide property and assets, and how to divide childcare and support; uncontested divorces do not go to court and are comparatively quick and easy. However, in a contested divorce, the divorcing parties have significant disagreements about one or more issues relating to property division and/or childcare. Some of these cases end up in mediation, while others are heard in the courts. In either situation, contested divorce attorneys represent their clients during these contentious disputes, arguing for the best interests of their client. Lawyers with experience in contested divorces will be familiar with the mediation or trial process and aggressively fight on their clients' behalf.