Richardson Legal PLLC
31-08 Broadway, Suite 204
Astoria, NY 11106
1350 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019
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The Firm's Recent successes:
-- Successful location of hidden
assets abroad in a contested divorce yielded excellent results in maintenance (alimony), equitable distribution of assets and counsel fees.
-- Negotiated shared access and joint custody for a client worried about getting enough time with his son.
-- Won an Adjournment in Contemplation of Dismissal ("ACD") in a criminal assault matter in Manhattan.
-- Reduction of half-million dollars in child support and maintenance arrears to a more reasonable award.
-- Won an Adjournment in Contemplation of Dismissal ("ACD") in a felony criminal contempt case in Queens.
-- Successfully defended against maintenance and counsel fee awards in a trial-win where client's Wife claimed she was not self-supporting.
Morghan Leia Richardson, Esq. (Managing Attorney)
Ms. Richardson's practice is focused on Divorce and Divorce Mediation. She is also experienced in litigation, family law issues that accompany Divorce, such as Child Support and Custody, Spousal Support and Marital Property issues, including asset discovery and protection. Ms. Richardson has been named by Super Lawyers as one of New York's Rising Stars (best attorneys who are 40 or under).
My philosophy is to approach each case from the perspective of the best interests of my clients. As the divorced parent of young children, I know the difficult balance working parents deal with on a daily basis. Divorce only further complicates that balance and can have severe developmental consequences for children. Divorce Mediation may take some of the stress and pressure of Divorce off the children and allow the divorcing couple to re-shape their relationship with a focus on placing their kids' interests first.
Of course, some cases are not suited for a low-conflict, mediated or collaborative approach and require the skills of an aggressive courtroom attorney. This is where my experience representing Fortune-500 companies in the national and international high-stakes litigation arena will benefit you.
I am a member of the New York State Bar Association, currently serving on the Committee for Women in the Law. I have been named a Super Lawyer's New York Rising Star (top lawyers under 40), and American Society of Legal Advocates' Top 40 Lawyer Under 40.
Contact me today to discuss your legal issues: email@example.com
Dana Goldstein, Esq.
Ms. Goldstein's practice includes family and divorce related cases. She is a current member of the New York state bar. She received her law degree from Hofstra University School of Law, where she served as the Managing Editor of Articles for the Family Court Review, Volume 53.
Ms. Goldstein previously worked for the Legal Aid Society in the Juvenile Rights Department. During her time at Hofstra's Law School, she worked for the Youth Advocacy Clinic representing children involved in abuse and neglect proceedings, as well as children seeking immigrant status in this country.
She can be reached by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Stephan Shattuck, Esq.
Mr. Shattuck’s practice includes family and divorce related cases. He is a current member of the New York state bar. He received his law degree from the University of Baltimore.
Mr. Shattuck worked with the New York Court’s Access to Justice Program, where he helped unrepresented litigants with issues of custody, child support, and domestic violence.
He can be reached by email at: email@example.com