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Adam M Horwitz

Child custody Attorney at Philadelphia, PA

5.0   15 reviews
  • State Years
    Pennsylvania - PA 19 years
    New Jersey - NJ 19 years
  • Licensed for 19 years
    State PA
    Acquired 2004
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 19 years
    State NJ
    Acquired 2004
    Status
    Administrative - Not Authorized to Practice No misconduct found

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About Adam

Learn Adam’s areas of practice.

Award-winning Philadelphia, PA Family Law Attorney, Adam M. Horwitz has quickly gained a reputation for being insightful, courteous, and who always looks out for the best interests of his clients. His specific areas of practice include helping families with the often emotional issues of child support, visitation rights, and child custody as they go through the many steps of separation and divorce. His expertise in family law and domestic relations helps to guide clients to the best possible outcomes, but it is his belief in working closely with clients, listening carefully in order to get a deeper understanding of their situation, needs, and goals that makes a real difference in their lives.

Adam’s diligence has been rewarded with a number of coveted honors and awards, including having been named one of Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars in 2013. He is a recipient of the Barrister Achievement Award for Outstanding Trial Advocacy, the Chancellors Award by the Philadelphia Bar Association, as well as the Eric D. Turner Matrimonial Award. He was also named to the Pro Bono Roll of Honor by the First Judicial District of Philadelphia.

Adam Horwitz is a member of the Philadelphia Bar Association, Family Law Section, as well as the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a Bachelor of Arts degree and earned a Masters Degree in Education from Lewis and Clark University before graduating with his Juris Doctor from Temple University School of Law.

Areas of Practice

  • Child Support
  • Visitation Rights
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Domestic Relations
  • Child Custody
  • Bar Admissions

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers - Rising Star 2013
  • Recipient, Barrister Achievement Award for Outstanding Trial Advocacy
  • Recipient, Eric D. Turner Matrimonial Award
  • Chancellors Award – Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Pro Bono Roll of Honor – First Judicial District of Philadelphia

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Location

Law Office Of Smith & Horwitz
1420 Locust St #110
Philadelphia, PA, 19102

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Posted by anonymous | July 20, 2023
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Client
Adam Horowitz is a professional lawyer I must say he treated me with respect and I came to him with my problem qualified domestic relations order and he handled it very very professionally he’s a no nonsense lawyerHe’s not like the lawyer I had before I’m not gonna mention his name butAdam Horowitz I would recommend 110% very very good lawyer excellent
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Posted by Leila | January 10, 2023
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Excellent divorce lawyer
I had a difficult divorce case and Adam Horowitz walked me thru the process in an easy and expedient way that made the divorce process less painful. Thank you Adam for your help and hard work!
Posted by Jovan | July 14, 2022
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Divorce
Adam M Horwitz Worked magic for me. Me and my wife to be set a date to get marry and I didn’t even start the divorce for the first marriage wen I say I was next to impossible I mean no time on hands I contact Mr Adam and what I like was he tell you as it is. He reply to all messages within minutes and that was what I needed in those time. Mr Adam thank you
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Posted by MaryAnne | June 11, 2019
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Great Attorney - Excellent Service
Adam handled a case for me with excellent results. He was very professional, knowledgeable and always followed up quickly. He always returned my calls promptly and was very detail oriented all throughout the case. Would recommend contacting him if you have a legal problem.
Posted by anonymous | June 7, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
A great attorney to have by your side in difficult times.
First of all, I want to emphasize that I was not asked in any form or fashion for this review. This comes from deep appreciation for the work that Adam has done for me. From day one Adam demonstrated a true caring involvement in my case. He was always available and reachable during multiple emergency situations that came up, and I never felt like I was just another client. His professionalism is worth every penny and on many occasions it was proven to me that he really has his client’s best interests in mind, and not just there to make a quick buck. There were times when the outcome of certain legal actions would have been doubtful, and even though he could have easily made a few extra thousand dollars, he convinced me not to pursue it. Now that the main litigation has ended, and the dust settled, I consider myself lucky for meeting Adam when my custody battle started. It seems that Adam approaches the situation in good faith, assuming both sides want what is best for the kids, but when that is proven not to be the case he is perfectly capable of dialing it up a few notches. This was a hell of a year for me and the kids - a lot of crazy things thrown at us by the ex, and having Adam’s level-headed expertise made it much less painful than it could have been. I will definitely be retaining his services in the future.
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Posted by Kenneth | December 15, 2018
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Make your first choice, the best choice Adam Horwitz!
After having my divorce dragged out for over six year and a multitude of lawyers, my case was stagnant, until I called the Philadelphia Bar Association and they recommended Adam Horwitz. After our initial meeting, I knew this is the most competent, compassionate, thorough, understanding and reliable lawyer for my very complex case. He immediately put my mind at ease. He returned all my emails promptly, shared all the information via email and keep me informed with every aspect of the case. This case turned from me losing for six years to everything working in my favor. I'm now happily divorced, I did not lose my retirement and pensions. all my previous attorneys told me that she will be getting half of everything. I would highly recommend him without hesitation. He is sincerely a cut above the rest.
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Posted by George | October 10, 2017
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Great Lawyer during a hard Custody case
I worked with Adam through most of 2016 before my case was transfered out of Philadelphia. I have nothing but good things to say about his counsel and advise during a very difficult and trying time. He was always available to discuss issues with my custody case, and keep my best interests and those of my young son in mind. If you are looking for a family lawyer thay will not only help you through the maze that is family court, but someone to help keep you grounded while you are in probably one of the most difficult times of your life, I highly recommend speaking with Adam. Finally, if your case has multi-state aspects - Adam was able to explain how this even more complicated process works better than just about any lawyer I have spoken to. Even though he is not able to give advice in regards to other states, he has a very good understanding of the process and can help explain things in a clear and understandable way
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Posted by Michael | July 12, 2017
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First Class all the way!!!!
Adam was efficient, and professional every step of the way... Thank You!
Posted by Ena | January 5, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
Caring, knowledgeable, profession attorney
I retained the services of Mr Horwitz on 4 separate occasions regarding issues of custody, child support, and divorce. I returned to him each time based on my prior experiences. Mr. Horwitz is extremely knowledgeable of the law and always offered me realistic expectations for each case. What stood out the most was his level of professionalism. Mr. Horwitz never judged the "other side" in my cases. He focused on the facts as they were and remained cool and level-headed at all times. It was evident that he did not see his role as that of bashing the opposing side but rather securing what was fair according to the law. This positive approach was comforting during such a stressful process. Finally, the office support staff was always kind and respectful. I could generally hear a smile through their voices whenever I called. I never felt like "just another client," and was always asked how I and my children were doing. I highly recommend Mr. Adam Horwitz without reservation.
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Posted by Chris | April 25, 2016
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Custody agreement in place while avoiding court
Adam has provided me excellent custody advice, resulting in a new agreement, while avoiding the tribulations of court. He was knowledgeable, experienced, forthright with his advice, and was great in communicating with his client and the other party's attorney.
Posted by anonymous | April 4, 2016
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Prenup preparation
Adam prepared a prenup for me in December and did an absolutely amazing job! My now husband and I decided to elope and had only a month to get everything ready, including the prenup. Adam was able to pull everything we wanted together quickly and efficiently. And I really appreciated him taking the time to make changes and explain all the legal definitions. I would strongly recommend him for anyone looking for a similar service.
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Posted by Jeff | May 16, 2013
Excellent responsive service on child support case
I can't say enough positive things about Adam Horwitz. I've been on the receiving end of child support and custody issues for over 10 years now, so I've worked with numerous lawyers. In this most recent case, Adam immediately saw some glaring holes in the strategy I had developed and gave me a clear plan of action - and it worked flawlessly. He was always accessible, returned my calls very quickly, and was extremely reasonable on billing. Highly recommended.
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Posted by Antonio J Rios | October 9, 2012
One of the best
Adam represented me in my custody, and child support cases. Adam was extremely knowledgeable of all my issues. He was very professional, and very sensitive to the needs of my case. I would highly recommend him.
Posted by Phil | May 16, 2012
Fantasic Attorney
Adam represented me in my divorce, custody, and child support cases. Adam was extremely knowledgeable and competent in handling all my issues. He also was incredibly courteous and professional, and very sensitive to the needs of my case. I would highly recommend him.
Posted by Tawnie | April 11, 2012
Great Attorney
Adam was polite, always responsive, and handled my matter quickly. He explained everything to me ensuring I understood what to expect in the process. He was honest and truthful about my case, and set my mind at ease while he represented me during a difficult time. He is an excellent attorney!
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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Family Law Attorney and Associate Partner
  • Law Office Of Smith & Horwitz
  • 2008 - Present
  • Associate
  • Law Office of Elaine Smith
  • 2004 - 2008

Education

  • Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2004
  • Lewis and Clark College
  • MA - Masters
  • 2000
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1997

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Ichikawa v. Boley
  • Affirmed

Associations

  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Co-chair Website Committee
  • 2011 - Present
  • Philadelphia Bar Assocation - Family Law Section
  • Executive Committee
  • 2009 - Present
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Pennsylvania Rising Stars - Family Law
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2013
  • Pro Bono Roll of Honor
  • First Judicial District of Pennsylvania
  • 2010
  • Chancellor's Award
  • Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program
  • 2010
  • Pro Bono Roll of Honor
  • First Judicial District of Pennsylvania
  • 2009
  • Philadelphia VIP's Chancellor Award
  • Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program
  • 2008
  • Eric D. Turner - Matrimonal Award
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • 2004
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Attorney endorsements

Received (6)
Given (3)
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Child custody Attorney | Jul 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Adam is a worthy opponent any time I have had a case with him. I find Adam to be extremely responsive when we need to communicate on a case and he is reasonable and realistic about how to settle a case on his client’s behalf. Adam is also a person of the highest integrity."
Family Attorney | Nov 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | May 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Adam. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Unknown Attorney | Sep 12
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Dec 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Jun 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
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Philadelphia Child custody Lawyer Adam M Horwitz
Adam M Horwitz
Child custody Attorney
Philadelphia, PA
Licensed for 19 years