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I am a former Assistant Corporation counsel to the City of New York and New York City Police and Fire Departments. I now handle all types of civil litigation, personal injury matters, divorces cases and family law issues (including, but not limited to, custody, visitation and child support). Feel free to contact me at (845) 735-1300 or through my email at


Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 40%
  2. Child Support: 20%
  3. Child Custody: 20%
  4. Family: 10%
  5. Prenuptials: 10%



Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Law Office of Robert S Sunshine PC

One Blue Hill Plaza
Pearl River, NY, 10965


NYCurrently registered 199103/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Staff Member of the International Law JournalFordham Law SchoolN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Guardian Ad LitemNew York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department2003 - Present
PrincipalLaw Office of Robert S. Sunshine, P.C.2001 - Present
PrincipalJones Hirsch Connors & Bull1998 - 2001
Assistant Corporation CounselCorporation Counsel Of The City Of New York1990 - 1992
Association namePosition nameDuration
Rockland County Bar Association, Family and Matrimonial Law CommitteeCo-chair2012 - Present
Rockland County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
Rockland County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Samala v. Samala, 309 A.D.2d 798; 765 N.Y.S.2d 523 (2d Dept. 2003)Appellate reversal of trial court.
Pezza v. Pezza, 300 A.D.2d 555; 752 N.Y.S.2d 550 (2d Dept. 2002).Status Quo preserved for client.
Neuman v. Harmon, 965 F. Supp. 503 (S.D.N.Y.1997).Settled in favor of client.
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Publication nameTitleDate
National Business Institute SeminarDivorce Law A to Z2015
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Fordham University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
Rutgers, The State University of New JerseyN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1985
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
New York Continuing Legal Education SeminarDivorce Law A to Z2015
Continuing Legal Education, NYC Law DepartmentTrends in Sec. 7-201(c) of the NYC Admistrative Code1993