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Robert Grossman focuses his practice in the area of matrimonial and family law, and also practices in the areas of real estate, commercial litigation and appeals. Understanding that clients often prefer to resolve their disputes out of court, Mr. Grossman is an adept negotiator who seeks to work collaboratively with opposing counsel to devise creative solutions to complex issues. But, when settlement cannot be achieved and trial becomes necessary, he aggressively pursues his client's goals without losing sight of the repercussions. From the outset Mr. Grossman works with his clients to determine their goals and develop a detailed plan for each, often including the "thereafter." In his view, the absence of a properly developed plan could be compared to taking a trip by car to a new destination without directions or a map – you may eventually arrive at your destination, but not without unnecessary complications and delays.


Mr. Grossman's work in the field of matrimonial and family law began over a decade ago, when clients who benefitted from his representation in commercial matters sought his representation in matrimonial disputes. He is experienced in matters involving pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements, separation agreements, child custody and visitation, child support and spousal support (maintenance) issues, equitable distribution of assets and liabilities, valuations of assets including enhanced earnings, licenses, practices and businesses, as well as post-judgment enforcement and modification proceedings. Mr. Grossman is also experienced in appellate practice. His business and commercial experience allows him to see issues from a practical perspective and gives him an in-depth understanding of certain complex issues that often arise in matrimonial disputes.  Mr Grossman has also been called upon to act as a "special prosecutor" for certain local municipalities from time to time. 

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Contact info

585 Stewart Ave Ste 538
Garden City, NY, 11530-4701

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Divorce: 60%
    18 years
  2. Family: 30%
    18 years
  3. Commercial Real Estate: 5%
    20 years
  4. Real Estate: 5%
    20 years

Payment

Fees:

Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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    While it is true that he is my boss, he is a consummate professional and I fully endorse him. His breadth of knowledge of the law is as impressive as his courtroom temperament, skill, and commitment to all of his clients. He is a true gentleman in every respect and is highly regarded and respected in the matrimonial bar. I wholeheartedly and without hesitation endorse him.

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    Michael Gionesi Marriage and prenuptials Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • Arthur Brian Brandt

    II have known Robert Grossman since we attended law school together at the University of Miami. He is a thorough study who has an uncanny knack for seeing quality solution that others overlook.

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    Arthur Brandt Criminal defense Attorney
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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 199607/11/2016
DCInactive 199807/10/2016
NJResigned199607/28/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2016
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2015
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2014
NY Metro Area Super Lawyer (Family Law)Law & Politics Media2013
NY Metro Area Super Lawyer (Family Law)Law & Politics Media2012
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Articles and Comments EditorUniversity of Miami - Entertainment and Sports Law Review1995
Excellence in Written and Oral AdvocacyUniversity of Miami - Moot Court Board1995
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing MemberWinter & Grossman, PLLC2008 - Present
Managing PartnerRobert S. Grossman, PC1999 - Present
AssociateLevitt & Cohen1996 - 1999
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Nassau County Bar Association - Publications CommitteeMember2012 - Present
Nassau County Fee Dispute Arbitration PanelFee Dispute Arbitrator2012 - Present
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersFellow2008 - Present
Nassau County Bar Association, Matrimonial Law CommitteeMember2005 - Present
New York State Bar Association, Family Law SectionMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Baron v. Baron, 71 A.D.3d 807, 897 N.Y.S.2d 456, N.Y.A.D. 2 Dept., 2010N/A
Sass v. Sass, 66 A.D.3d 562, 886 N.Y.S.2d 597, N.Y.A.D. 1 Dept., 2009N/A
Brody v. Brody, 62 A.D.3d 928, 879 N.Y.S.2d 337, N.Y.A.D. 2 Dept., 2009N/A
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
The Family Law Review - New York State Bar AssnTo Challenge or Not to Challenge? Recent Developments Dealing with Pre-nuptial and Post-nuptial Agreements2013
Nassau LawyerUnpaid Fees and Fee Dispute Arbitration2012
Family Law Review, New York State Bar AssociationThe Child Support LotteryN/A
Family Law Review, New York State Bar AssociationThe Trivialization of Fault as a Factor Effecting Equitable DistributionN/A
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
New York UniversityEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Matrimonial Law Committee Monthly MeetingFee Dispute Arbitration2012
CLEBasic Matrimonial Practice2012