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Philip Adam Kusnetz

Divorce and separation Attorney at Garden City, NY

5.0   7 reviews
  • Licensed for 23 years
    State NY
    Acquired 2000
    Status
    Currently Registered No misconduct found

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About Philip

Learn Philip’s areas of practice.

I am an aggressive advocate and experienced trial attorney. My firm concentrates in the areas of divorce and family law.

Divorce cases involve vital issues of custody, visitation, support, maintenance and asset distribution.  Family Court matters involve similarly crucial issues of paternity, custody, visitation, support, maintenance and orders of protection.

I am dedicated to providing you with the very best legal representation at this important time.  I have litigated many high-conflict, high net worth and complex cases to a positive resolution.  I also handle simple uncontested divorces and provide mediation services.

I will ensure that your rights and interests are protected.  I am focused on obtaining the best possible outcome for you, whether by negotiation or trial.

I can help you to obtain a favorable outcome in all types of post-judgment matters, including enforcement, modification and appeal of existing court orders.  I can assist you in child relocation, change in custody/visitation and support modification/enforcement.

Your case is important to me.  My success is measured in the level of service that I provide to you.  I understand that my clients are often facing a difficult and challenging time in their lives.  I am known to treat clients with compassion and respect.  Most importantly, I will strive to earn your trust and keep it.

A custom-tailored, problem-solving approach will be designed at the very outset based upon the unique facts of your situation.  Cost and economic factors are always considered in advance.  Your case will be handled with utmost care and attention to detail.

You will be kept fully apprised of the day to day, moment by moment, developments in your case.  Questions and concerns are answered with patience and understanding.  Complicated legal issues will be explained in easy to understand terms.

You will have the opportunity to play an active role.  Your input will be valued.  My clients get the respect that they deserve.  Many of my cases have been published as essential legal precedent.

I am always easily reachable, typically on very short notice.  Evening and weekend appointments are available for your convenience.  I offer reasonable retainers and affordable rates.  

My Garden City office is located on Ring Road near Roosevelt Field Mall and the Meadowbrook Parkway.

Call now for your no-cost case consultation.

 

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Location

Philip A. Kusnetz, P.C.
591 Stewart Avenue
Suite 550
Garden City, NY, 11530

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Reviews

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Posted by Francis | January 23, 2014
A++ Service
I learned of Mr. Kusnetz services after my divorces was finalized but I wish I had Mr. Kusnetz from day one. His firm has been tremendous in helping me with some of the things I didn’t original consider when my uncontested divorce was done by another firm. He has helped me with all of my post-divorce issues such as visitation with my son and my child support obligations. He is a true partner who has been there for me providing solid advice every step of the way. He has also provided me with advice on getting my house sold and brought in one of his many competent associates to further move things along. I am truly grateful for the service he has provided me and his willingness to put in the extra effort that makes me feel at ease with such a stressful situation. I would recommend him to anyone no question about it.
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Response from Philip Kusnetz March 22, 2018
Thank you Francis!
Posted by anonymous | January 20, 2014
GREAT ATTORNEY
Phil Kusnetz is an attorney like no other. From the moment I calls his office, I knew this was the attorney for me. My case was dismissed years ago on the issue of grounds. I felt like there was no hope. Phil explained no fault divorce and answered all questions. I was particular impressed with his confident attitude, and reassuring tone. A few months later, my case was settled and I received a significant distributed award. You will not find a better lawyer at any price.
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Response from Philip Kusnetz March 22, 2018
Your kind review is appreciated!
Posted by Todd | November 28, 2012
Excellent Family Law Attorney
This past August, Phillip Kusnetz represented me in a case that took place in Family Court. Although I cannot discuss the specific details of the case, Mr Kusnetz represented me in a professional, zealous manner. He was able to have the case withdrawn and settled the case in my favor. I habpve worked with many attorneys in the past. Mr Kusnetz is first rate, straightforward, and more importantly, a highly skilled and intelligent attorney. I have already recommended him to associates who are in need of immediate legal advice and will continue to recommend him in the future.
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Response from Philip Kusnetz March 22, 2018
It was a pleasure to assist you Todd!
Posted by anonymous | August 23, 2011
One of the best family law attorneys in New York!
I highly recommend Phillip Kusnetz. He is professional, honest, and caring. He understands the law and is not afraid to take risks. He puts his client's needs first, and is compassionate, knowledgable, and a good listener. When 2 other attorney's told me I would "lose my case" and it was "impossible," Phil simply said, "When's your next court date?" "Next week," was my reply, and "I'll be ready to win" was his. And win we did. It was a long, hard 15 month battle, and sometimes I wanted to give up. But Phil stood by me. Although all odds were against me, as the father, an immigrant, and with a minor conviction (for something I did not do), I won my child custody case with full parental rights to my child. There is no better attorney out there.
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Posted by Liz | July 19, 2011
The only lawyer I would trust
Mr Kusnetz is the only lawyer I would trust not only does he fight for you from the minute you sign with him he keeps you involved in every step of the case. I had never had to hire a lawyer prior to this incident and Mr. Kusnetz walked me through every step. I would recommend him to any person who needs a lawyer that will take there best interest to heart.
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Response from Philip Kusnetz March 22, 2018
Thank you for your kind review!
Posted by MarkS | February 15, 2011
100% Top notch service
Mr. Kusnetz has been professional, knowledgeable and ethical in all aspects of representation. I feel that the quality of service and value I received was second to none. He provided excellent all around service. He truly took the time to keep me informed of new developments in my case and I highly recommend him and his firm for your legal needs.
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Response from Philip Kusnetz March 22, 2018
Glad to be of service!
Posted by Jon A | December 30, 2010
Review of Attorney Philip Adam Kusnetz
This lawyer Philip Adam Kusnetz helped me out on a case which ended up in my favor. He is a true professional and not only knows what he's doing, he is also very good at explaining the process to you step by step so you're never out of the loop.
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Philip A. Kusnetz, P.C.
  • 2010 - Present

Education

  • Hofstra University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1998
  • University of Rochester
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1994

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Bradly v. Lumer, 2019 N.Y. Misc. Lexis 1717; 2019 WL 1566805 (N.Y. Dist. Ct.); N.Y.L.J. April 10, 2019.
  • Landlord and Court directed that issues of occupancy, possession of marital residence be determined in matrimonial action.
  • Fredericks v. Fredericks, 85 A.D.3d 1107, 927 N.Y.S.2d 109
  • Appellate Division reduces trial court award of retroactive child support (which was decided on submission) by approximately 50%.
  • In the Matter of Dorf v. Alvalle, 76 A.D.3d 629, 905 N.Y.S.2d 911.
  • Appellate Division reverses trial court finding of contempt and incarceration against client (previously represented by different counsel) for alleged failure to provide visitation with no change to existing custodial arrangement.
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Associations

  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • Admitted to Practice
  • 2004 - Present
  • Suffolk County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2000 - Present
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2000 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2000 - Present
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • Admitted to Practice
  • 2000 - Present
  • Suffolk County Matrimonial Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Nassau County Matrimonial Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • Member
  • 2015 - 2019
  • The National Advocates
  • Member
  • 2014 - 2015
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2000 - 2005
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Member
  • 2000 - 2005
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2022
  • Rated Attorney
  • Lead Counsel
  • 2022
  • Rated Attorney
  • Lead Counsel
  • 2021
  • Super Lawyers
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2021
  • Rated Attorney
  • Lead Counsel
  • 2020
  • Super Lawyers
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2020
  • Rated Attorney
  • Lead Counsel
  • 2019
  • Super Lawyers
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2019
  • Super Lawyers
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2018
  • Rated Attorney
  • Lead Counsel
  • 2018
  • Rated Attorney
  • Lead Counsel
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyers
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2017
  • Rated Attorney
  • Lead Counsel
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyers
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2016
  • Rated Attorney
  • Lead Counsel
  • 2015
  • 10 Best Family Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction in New York
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyers
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2015
  • Top Legal Eagle
  • Long Island Pulse Magazine
  • 2015
  • Top 100 Family Lawyers
  • The American Society of Legal Advocates
  • 2015
  • Top 100 Matrimonial and Family Lawyers
  • The National Advocates
  • 2014
  • Rated "Excellent"
  • Avvo
  • 2014
  • Rated Attorney
  • Lead Counsel
  • 2014
  • Top Contributor-Divorce
  • Avvo
  • 2014
  • Top Contributor-Divorce
  • Avvo
  • 2013
  • Top Contributor-Divorce
  • Avvo
  • 2012
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Publications

  • New York Reporter
  • Mendez v. Wierzba
  • 2003

Attorney endorsements

Received (32)
Given (27)
Endorse Philip
Family Attorney | Jul 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Phil for many years, and can whole-heartedly endorse him. He is an excellent lawyer and a good person. He knows how to navigate clients through emotionally stressful processes and secure the best possible outcomes for them. Phil is a credit to the profession."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Jan 22
Relationship: Friend
"I've had the pleasure of knowing Phil for over ten years now. During these years, he has shown a work ethic unmatched by any attorney I know. Recently, a family friend approached me seeking advice on her pending divorce. Despite having paid a substantial retainer, her attorney had done little to move her case along. I referred her to Phil. After retaining him, Phil resolved her matter expeditiously. He was also able to recover a portion of the retainer she had paid her first attorney. In short, she could not have been happier. It goes without saying, I highly recommend Phil."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Jul 03
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Excellent attorney who works hard and effectively advocates for his clients."
Family Attorney | Feb 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Exceptional attorney, dedicated to client success. Highly recommended."
Unknown Attorney | Nov 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Child custody Attorney | Sep 28
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Aug 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Philip Kusnetz is a consummate professional and dedicated family attorney who gets results for his clients. I have received nothing but positive feedback from clients that I have referred to his office. I recommend Mr. Kusnetz's firm for all family issues."
Unknown Attorney | May 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Top notch attorney, who provides excellent legal service and successful representation. I happily endorse this lawyer."
Child custody Attorney | May 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. A highly skilled and respected lawyer in the legal community."
Divorce and separation Attorney | May 17
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Phil is a skilled advocate who always does a great job."
Unknown Attorney | Apr 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. A highly skilled and respected lawyer in the community."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Apr 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Kusnetz is an extremely knowledgeable attorney who is always right on target with all of his advice. I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Apr 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Kusnetz is a highly experienced and well respected member of the legal community."
Child custody Attorney | Apr 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. A highly skilled and respected lawyer in the legal community."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Feb 20
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. I have had the pleasure of being Mr. Kusnetz adversary and I would recommend him wholeheartedly. He is well versed in the law and will fight for his clients."
Unknown Attorney | Nov 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. because of the high degree of integrity and the wealth of experience that he brings to the practice of law. He is dedicated to obtaining justice for his clients. He is a true professional who has provided valuable insight and knowledge"
Family Attorney | Nov 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Although I do not know Mr. Kusnetz personally his advice is always on point and correct. I enjoy reading his comments."
Family Attorney | Nov 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Kusnetz is a highly qualified lawyer and is well known to provide excellent service to his clients."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Nov 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I am extremely impressed with Mr. Kusnetz. His answers on Avvo are incredibly accurate, thorough, well-reasoned, and show great common sense. I have worked as a judge, magistrate, law professor and attorney for 24 years and I would refer everyone and anyone to Mr. Kusnetz for his legal services."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Nov 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Philip Kusnetz is an excellent attorney and someone I would refer a client to who was in need of a matrimonial lawyer."
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Garden City Divorce and separation Lawyer Philip Adam Kusnetz
Philip Adam Kusnetz
Divorce and separation Attorney
Garden City, NY
Licensed for 23 years
Free Consultation