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Helen Michele Dukhan

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Helen M. Dukhan is co-founder and partner of HD Family Law Group, PLLC., a premier boutique divorce and family law firm in New York and New Jersey.


 


Helen and Despina, the partners of HD Family Law Group, have over twenty years of combined experience solely in Divorce and Family Law matters. 


 


Helen M. Dukhan and Despina Hartofilis, have represented hundreds of clients in Family and Divorce proceedings. They have helped plan for and protect their client's future by drafting prenuptial agreements. They also review agreements made in mediation and consults for clients while they go through the process of mediation. Helen and Despina are there for their clients every step of the way, legally and emotionally.


 


 HD FAMILY LAW GROUP WILL PROVIDE YOU WITH HIGH QUALITY REPRESENTATION IN YOUR UNIQUE DIVORCE OR FAMILY LAW MATTER. TO LEARN MORE ABOUT US, GO TO WWW.HDFAMILYLAWGROUP.COM, OR CALL NOW FOR A CONSULTATION - (866) 937-9990. 

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Languages spoken: Russian, Greek

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Divorce: 40%
    12 years
  2. Family: 30%
    12 years
  3. Prenuptials: 25%
    12 years
  4. Adoption: 5%
    12 years

Payment

Fees:

Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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    Helen is a skilled and dedicated lawyer who fights hard to get her clients the best results. She is an asset to the profession. I endorse this lawyer.

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Contact info

HD FAMILY LAW GROUP

26 Court Street
Suite 2511
Brooklyn, NY, 11242

535 Fifth Avenue
4th Floor
New York, NY, 10017

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NJActive201602/08/2016
NYCurrently registered 200703/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 40 Under 40 Family Lawyers in New YorkAmerican Society of Legal Advocates2016
Rising StarSuperLawyers2016
Certificate of RecognitionBrooklyn Bar Association - Volunteer Lawyer's Project2009
Empire State Counsel HonoreeNew York State Bar Association2009
Gold Certificate - Exceptional Commitment to Pro Bono ServicesBrooklyn Bar Association - Volunteer Lawyers Project2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
CO-FOUNDERHD FAMILY LAW GROUP PLLC2015 - Present
DIVORCE CONSULTANTHD CONSULTING2015 - Present
Faculty lecturer/InstructerMediation Acadamy2014 - Present
Attorney for ChildKings County 18b Panel2011 - Present
Founder and Owner of Law FirmLaw Offices of Helen M. Dukhan, Esq., LL.M.2009 - Present
VISITING PROFESSORHOFSTRA SCHOOL OF LAW2008 - 2015
Senior Associate and HR Manager of Matrimonial/Family Law GroupSantoriella, Ditomaso, P.C.2007 - 2009
ExternLegal Aid Society of New York2006 - 2007
AssistantLaw Offices of Deana Balahtsis, Esq.2004 - 2006
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Society of Legal AdvocatesMember2016 - Present
Brooklyn Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
New York County Lawyers' AssociationMember2007 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
New York County Lawyer's Association, Matrimonial CommitteeMember2007 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Defeats Domestic ViolanceMy client was awarded custody of the children. The mother has an order of protection against the father. The father was ordered to complete services he never completed. He has supervised visitation with 4 out of six children.
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Writers News WeeklyI'm Gonna Sue You For That!2008
N.Y. Real Property Law JournalMilitary Law In New York Landlord Tenant Actions and Proceedings2005
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Hofstra University School of LawFamily and Matrimonial LawLL.M - Master of Laws2007
New York Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
Michigan State UniversityDouble Major: Political Theory and Social RelationsBA - Bachelor of Arts2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Modern Divorce AdvocacyMatrimonial Skills2016
LectureHow To Protect Your Business In Case of DivorceN/A