Dedicated To Family Law Concerns

Our firm assists in a comprehensive range of family concerns, including:

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  • Divorce (uncontested & contested), which includes Separation Agreements, Prenuptial Agreements and Post-nuptial Agreements
  • Asset division — The equitable division of property and other assets is a difficult undertaking, especially when a couple has accumulated significant wealth. We facilitate accurate appraisal and discovery, and ensure that spouses receive their fair due.
  • Alimony and maintenance — In New York, judges have a great deal of authority when deciding support payments. It is crucial that you are able to convey what you need to maintain your standard of living.
  • Child custody, child visitation and child support — Children are the priority in any divorce matter. Ensuring they receive the proper care and support is essential. We work rigorously to make certain their emotional and financial needs are met.
  • Domestic abuse (Orders of Protection) — Charges of household violence must be taken seriously. Victims need immediate and ongoing protection. Those who find themselves accused require adamant legal representation. We know the severity of such charges and inform our clients of their options.
  • Juvenile Delinquency, which encompasses juveniles charged with criminal conduct who have their cases heard in Family Court. Beginning in 2018-2019, this will comprise nearly all such cases filed against youth under the age of 18.
  • Child Abuse & Child Neglect, which entails defense against such charges in Family Court. Mr Bliven's background as a former child welfare prosecutor gives him unique experience in this area. He also handles foster care proceedings, fair hearings, independent reviews and termination of parental rights cases.
  • Adoptions, which usually involves step-parent adoptions in the non-child welfare context.

In all matters, we strive for resolution. Yet if no agreement can be reached through negotiation or mediation, we will thoroughly prepare for trial. We tailor our representation to meet the needs of your case.

Legal Guidance To Support Your Future

If you would like to learn more about our services, reach out to the Law Offices of David Bliven today. You can call us at 914-368-7580 or schedule an appointment online. We offer free initial assessments and arrange full consultations as our clients need.