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Barry J. Gross

Divorce and separation Attorney at Wantagh, NY

4.6   20 reviews
  • Licensed for 51 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1972
    Status
    Currently Registered No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Barry

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    I have settled or litigated to conclusion over 1,500 Divorce cases as well as successfully represented numerous clients on appeal.

I have litigated Divorce cases involving all aspects of Child Custody and Parenting Access, Equitable Distribution, Business and Professional Practice Valuations, Separate Property Claims, Maintenance, both durational and lifetime, Child Support, College Costs, Paternity and Child Abuse and Neglect matters  in all Metropolitan NY Counties as well as a number of Upstate Venues.

    In 2012, I was selected by the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts { AFCC } NY divsion to make a presentation to the attendees of the Annual Convention and to  co-chair a panel discussion on the issue of children and lying in custody matters.

 

Location

Parola & Gross, LLp
775 Wantagh Avenue
Wantagh, NY, 11793

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Reviews

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Posted by anonymous | July 23, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
family court case
Barry Gross is excellent! We hired Mr Gross to handle a very difficult matter with my child and her custodial parent. Barry was very calming and knowledgeable. He knows the law. He was able to keep us aware of what could possibly happen through our entire court trial and give us guidance. He was able to work out a fair settlement in the end. Barry Gross is the best man for the job. He is a great lawyer and a stand up person.
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Posted by Joanne | July 23, 2019
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Trustworthy, seasoned and experienced professional
Barry Gross represented me during my divorce 5 years ago. He started by explaining everything to me, he let me know the pros and cons to each decision I needed to make. He was spot on accurate when anticipating the other side's next move. I always felt prepared for court because he reviewed my case with me frequently and thoroughly. Nothing was ever a surprise. Either he or his staff were readily available by phone or email, especially when I was panicked or stressed during that difficult time. He defended and advised me in a way that helped me feel realistic yet optimistic that I would get through that divorce and that the result would be fair to me. Considering that there is probably no happy way to get through a divorce, having Mr. Gross as my lawyer gave me confidence knowing that I was in good hands with a seasoned and experienced attorney who knows his stuff! I don't ever plan on getting married or divorced again however I would strongly recommend him for anyone needed his services.
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Posted by anonymous | July 23, 2019
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Highly recommend attorney
Barry is a fantastic attorney . He has helped me settle my divorce and custody issues. He is well respected within his field. I would absolutely recommend Barry to everyone.
Posted by Mike | July 23, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
Excellent Divorce Attorney
Barry helped navigate my separate and soon to be divorce. He was very helpful and listened to my concerns. Everything was done expeditiously and I'm pleased with the results. I would recommend Barry and his team for any matter in his field. Excellent.
Posted by Michael Ficco | July 23, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
The Man for the Job
My case was too involved and complicated to write about here I can tell you this , Barry is extremely knowledgeable and experienced lawman thats not afraid to do his job. He really looks out for his clients best interest.
Posted by Carol | July 23, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
Mr Gross
I employed mr. Gross to represent me in a very truculent divorce. He was fair honest and very patient dealing with my situation. I would and already have recommended Mr Gross
Posted by anonymous | October 11, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
Divorce Attorney
Barry is a no nonsense attorney that will listen to you and give you great advice. He is well respected by his peers as well as the judge I had assigned to my case. If you want a true professional, Barry is your guy to hire.
Posted by Jon | May 25, 2015
On Child CustodyMatters
I was associated with Barry on a child custody/support matter in a very contested matrimonial. It was on an honor to work with him and his insight and approach to the case was 100% correct.
Posted by Susan | September 1, 2013
A very positive review for Barry J Gross: divorce and child custody
Barry was my attorney during a very difficult divorce. I cannot recommend him highly enough. At a time when you question everything that is going on and every decision you make, his knowledge and confidence both in and out of the courtroom, are extremely reassuring. I can remember sitting in court waiting for my case to be called on more than one occasion and observing Barry as well as other attorneys in action. One day in particular I remember thinking how lucky I was that this man was my attorney as he was so obviously more competent, confidant and well spoken than every other attorney I observed that day. For me in particular, a person who is easily swayed and talked into things not in my best interest, Barry was the perfect attorney. He was quick on his feet and never allowed me to agree to something I would later regret. I have recommended Barry Gross without hesitation, on more than one occasion since my divorce. Additionally, it is important to note that Barry continues to be available to answer my questions as needed. I cannot recommend him strongly enough.
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Posted by V | August 8, 2013
Outstanding Attorney
Barry Gross is an extremely competent and knowledgeable attorney. He has always answered all of my questions and concerns thoroughly, and helped guide me in the right direction.
Posted by frank crisona | July 31, 2013
a very competent attorney
Mr.Gross was very helpful to me in my divorce proceedings.He was very knowledgeable and was a dogged advocate for my position.I was pleased by the outcome of the case and they Mr gross conducted himself with me.
Posted by robert | July 31, 2013
child custody problem
My wife and I had a difficult and troubling non-parent child custody problem. Mr. Gross started a lawsuit and in a very short time-a few months- he had negotiated a very good settlement. He promptly wrote an agreement with many favorable terms, most of which we would not have thought of. It seems he was able to be firm and assertive without antagonizing the other side. We were promptly informed at all times of any developments. Our phone calls were promptly returned whether made in the evening or on weekends. He was very professional but also made us very comfortable. His retainer with us was reasonable and he actually spent only a little more than half. We just got a check back from him--something that I assume is unusual. In short, we were most pleased with him and the outcome of this case which caused us great anxiety. We would recommend him confidently to anyone.
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Posted by anonymous | July 31, 2013
Definitely recommend
I used Barry twice, once for my intial divorce and once 25 years later to sue my ex-husband for back child support. He got me what I considered an excellent settlement the first time, and close to $100K in back child support the second time. Need I say more?
Posted by Suzanne | July 30, 2013
Consummate professional, outstanding representation, genius at work!
There isn't anyone better! Mr. Gross was absolutely amazing during the most difficult time of my and my children's life, a very difficult and complicated divorce. He handled it with perfection! He came highly recommended, and he did not disappoint! His professionalism, attention to detail, knowledge, expertise and command of the law is second to none. His decades of experience were most notable in and out of the court room. He is a powerful oral advocate, brilliant, compelling force with a commanding presence. His compassion, integrity and professionalism shows through his capability to converse and achieve what is in the best interest of his clients. He is a scholar and a gentleman. I was truly honored and blessed to have him as my lawyer. I cannot recommend him highly enough!
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Posted by Robert | June 17, 2010
An attorney extraordinaire
Seeing Barry in action as a litigator was an incredible experience. His knowledge, his forcefulness and the strategy he utilized during the proceedings were impeccable. His preparedness was first rate as was his attention to detail; he knew when to come on strong with his opponent as well as knowing when to back off. Barry Gross comes highly recommended and I've suggested that friends utilize his services. You know you have a first class attorney representing you when the opposing party utilizes his Fifth Amendment rights not to respond to a question posed by Mr. Gross. Most importantly, he cares about his clients during this stressful period during the proceedings.
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Posted by Patty | August 22, 2009
Calming influence in the eye of a storm.
Barry once told me during my divorce "never be afraid of the truth." I must say he is a man of action. With that he has been successful each and every time he represented me in court.. Barry also cared about my concerns for my son and addressed them appropriately. I was treated as a person not just another case.
Posted by Gloria | August 20, 2009
One of the best Attorneys on Long Island
Knowledgable, effective, fair and professional
Posted by anonymous | August 10, 2009
Excellent Matrimonial Attorney
Mr. Gross is a highly respected, intelligent, and aggressive marital attorney. He is is well liked and respected by his peers and the court system.
Posted by anonymous | July 22, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Did nothing for me
Barry was my attorney many years ago. He did absolutely nothing for me, besides charge me a huge amount. He was arrogant and I would definitely not recommend him.
Posted by anonymous | July 29, 2013
do not trust him
I hired this attorney over 2 years ago to help me through my divorce settlement. I had a very unpleasant experience. He gave me hopeful information in the beginning, but mostly it turned out to be just talk. None of his promises to me were met.
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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
Payment methods
Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Managing Partner
  • Parola & Gross, LLp
  • 1972 - Present

Education

  • Albany Law School of Union University
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1971
  • Adelphi University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1968

Sample of Legal Cases

  • B.Z. v. P.Z
  • Obtained sole custody for my client
  • DiRaimondo v. Calhoun
  • Successfully defeated most of Plaintiff's case in the appellate division casuing Plaintiff's to withdraw the entirety of their claim.
  • E.C. v. L.C
  • Successful
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Associations

  • Adelphi University
  • Board Member - Panther Club
  • 2015 - Present
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Nassau County Bar Association-Matrimonial Committee
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Suffolk County Bar Association -Matrimonial Committee
  • Member
  • N/A
  • New York State Bar Association -Matrimonial Committee
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Selectee
  • NY METRO SUPERLAWYERS
  • 2019
  • Distinguished
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018

Speaking Engagements

  • Annual Meeting Association of Family and Conciliation Courts - NYS
  • Children's testimony in custody matters
  • 2012

Attorney endorsements

Received (7)
Given (13)
Endorse Barry
Divorce and separation Attorney | Aug 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I highly recommend this lawyer for Family Law. He is well know ninth community."
Child custody Attorney | May 26
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. I was associated with Barry on a child custody/support matter in a very contested matrimonial. It was on an honor to work with him and his insight and approach to the case was 100% correct"
Divorce and separation Attorney | Mar 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Not only is Mr. Gross an attorney in my community, but I personally worked with him for almost 20 years. I got to see firsthand what an outstanding matrimonial/divorce lawyer he is. His knowledge & expertise in this area is second to none. And perhaps most important of all, his strong & zealous effort on behalf of his clients is extraordinary."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Jan 22
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Barry is a highly respected member of the legal community. He is a strong and zealous advocate for his clients and a credit to the profession. I endorse this attorney."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Jan 21
Relationship: Family member
"I endorse this lawyer. First and foremost, Barry's advocacy for his clients is exemplary. He is well-respected among the Bench and Bar. If you choose to work with him, you will be in excellent hands."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Jan 15
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Gross is a seasoned, zealous, talented, and honorable attorney. He fights hard for his clients, cares about them, and gets excellent results."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Jan 06
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. I have known Barry for more than 40 years to have the highest ethical and professional standards. He zealously represents his clients, but is always the cordial adversary. His attention to detail, thoroughness, and organizational standards are of the highest caliber."
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Wantagh Divorce and separation Lawyer Barry J. Gross
Barry J. Gross
Divorce and separation Attorney
Wantagh, NY
Licensed for 51 years
Free Consultation