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Family Law Attorney

Long Island & Massapequa Family Law Attorney

When it comes to family matters, contemplating divorce or have already separated, competent legal counsel is essential. Long Island Lawyer, Anthony T. Ballato has the expertise and ability to quickly analyze each unique situation and to develop a solution.

You owe it to yourself to rely on an experienced and knowledgeable counselor. He uses compassion and expertise to deal with issues that can also become highly emotional.

The law office of Anthony T. Ballato provides family law and divorce legal counsel, and offers legal support for family law concerns that affect children, spouses, grandparents and domestic partners. Legal services also include extensive experience in the creation of personalized pre-nuptial, post-nuptial and separation agreements as well as the mediation and settlement of existing conflicts involving divorces, paternity, domestic violence and family disputes.

If you’ve ever watched a police drama on television, the phrase “You’ll be hearing from my attorney” is very familiar. In reality, many residents do not have relationships with a family lawyer. When a situation arises that a lawyer is needed, we may rely on recommendations from social media, friends and family, or even resort to using a search engine. There are many reasons to have a relationship with an attorney you can trust before you might actually need their services.

The law is complex and constantly changing. Relying on online websites that provide templates for legal documents is never a good idea. Utilize the expertise of a lawyer for document preparation like estate plans and wills or contract review for employment or real estate. Let your attorney read the fine print. The law office of Anthony T. Ballato offers an array of legal services and provides you with solid guidance so your interests are kept at the forefront.

Beyond documents, an attorney is imperative in navigating you through family legal matters. When emotions run high and outcomes are deeply personal, your attorney can protect your rights as a parent while protecting your legacy. Long Island’s Anthony T. Ballato has expertise in all areas of New York family law including divorce, custody, adoption, prenuptial arrangements and more. Especially when you need a New York family lawyer for tough cases like elder or child abuse, having a lawyer that knows you and your circumstances will give you peace of mind.

It is also important to have an attorney that is experienced in courtroom litigation. In areas such as personal injury, medical malpractice, fraud or other legal disputes, Anthony Ballato has the front line experience to effectively represent your case in the courtroom. Having an attorney just a phone call away will save you time and money at a time when both may be at stake.

You don’t want to wait until you are in a bad situation to have a good lawyer. Hiring an attorney can prevent headaches down the road. Don’t muddle through your own paperwork. Don’t rely on attorneys representing another party. Be proactive in your representation. It is easy to become intimidated by the prospect of finding the right attorney, especially if you’ve waited until you are in an emergent legal situation. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Call the Massapequa law office of Anthony T. Ballato the first time you need an attorney and every time you need an attorney.

  • Adoption
  • Family Law / Family Offenses
  • Divorce / Separation Actions
  • Annulment
  • Grandparent’s Rights
  • Custody / Visitation
  • Modification Agreements or Proceedings
  • Maintenance / Alimony / Spousal Support
  • Child Support / Arrears / Enforcement
  • Dissolution of Marriage / Family Torts
  • Domestic Violence / Order of Protection
  • Prenuptial Agreements,  Post Nuptial Agreements, Separation Agreements
  • Mediation
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Relocation Proceedings
  • Paternity / Acknowledgements
  • Enforcement Proceedings
  • Income Executions
  • Pendente Lite Motions
  • College Education / Emancipation
  • Child Protective Services / CPS
  • Adult Protective Services / APS