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Berman Frucco Gouz Mitchel & Schub p.c. is a law firm located in Westchester County, New York, dedicated to the practice of all aspects of matrimonial and family law. Its attorneys are among the most active and accomplished in the field. They are bar association leaders who frequently lecture to attorneys and the judiciary about important issues, including the repercussions of New York’s many new divorce laws. Many of the lawyers are Fellows of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and are consistently listed in the Top 25 Lawyers in the Westchester Area, as well as in Super Lawyers - New York Metro Area, as published by the New York Times Super Lawyer Section. The firm is ranked Tier 1 in U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms-Family Law" in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.
Berman Frucco Gouz Mitchel & Schub p.c. represents clients in all aspects of family law and divorce, including:
- Equitable (Property) Distribution
- Child Support
- Maintenance (Spousal Support)
- Child Custody and Visitation
- Violations, Enforcement and Modifications
- Spousal/Family/Intimate Partner Abuse and Domestic Violence
- Grandparents’ rights
- Prenuptial, Post-Nuptial, Settlement and Modification Agreements
- Collaborative Law
- Supreme Court and Family Court
Many of the partners of Berman Frucco Gouz Mitchel & Schub p.c. came together in 1996, to found a full-service divorce and family law firm in White Plains, New York. The firm's attorneys bring vital experience on both sides of "the bench" to the practice. Two of the founders have many years of experience in the courts as principal law clerks to Supreme Court and Family Court judges. One founder had been a local court judge. All of the founders have extensive experience as partners in prominent family/matrimonial law practices. Over the years, the firm expanded, taking on new partners who added to the firm’s depth. BFGM&S, established in 2013, continues those services, commitment and quality.
The attorneys are widely respected for their legal expertise. They frequently lecture to attorneys and judges on continuing legal education and write curricula for such courses. They are active bar association leaders, who work to improve the practice of matrimonial and family law in Westchester County and New York State. Four of the partners are fellows of the American Academy of Matrimonial Law. The team also includes experienced legal assistants, one of whom has given accredited continuing legal education lectures on uncontested divorces.
Each member of the firm is committed to resolving cases amicably and expeditiously to minimize the economic and emotional costs to our clients. The attorneys are experienced practitioners of collaborative law, mediation and arbitration. However, when necessary, the firm's accomplished trial lawyers skillfully protect its client’s rights in the courtroom.