My name is David L. Martin, Esq. and I am a Divorce/Family Law attorney. I have been... more
My name is David L. Martin, Esq. and I am a Divorce/Family Law attorney. I have been in practice for 25 years. I have offices in both Mineola and Kew Gardens. My Mineola office is right behind the Nassau County Matrimonial Court, and my Queens office is across the street from the Queens County Criminal Court, which is located on Queens Blvd. I practice in the Courts in the 5 boroughs of the Cit... view profile
Why I Became a Lawyer When I was growing up, like other boys my age, I wanted to be... more
Why I Became a Lawyer When I was growing up, like other boys my age, I wanted to be a fireman, baseball player, farmer or an astronaut! When I got older, I watched my brother attend medical school and thought, "That's interesting!" When I saw his medical textbooks, it didn't look too interesting. In college I became active in several social action groups, working with senior citizens and beco... view profile
A divorce lawyer helps you if you no longer want to be married. Whether you want a legal separation or the marriage ended, divorce lawyers assist you to arrange financial and family matters, typically in a negotiation with your spouse's lawyer. Alimony, child custody, child support, and a fair division of community assets (like who keeps the house or how your checking and savings accounts are divided) are matters that a divorce lawyer is trained to help determine.