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New York City Family Law Attorney :: NYC Divorce Lawyer :: Child Custody Disputes :: Child Support

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The experienced New York City Family attorneys at Agarunov Law Firm have extensive knowledge of legal issues related to family matters. They understand that dealing with family issues can be difficult and emotional. Beginning with the initial consultation, we will guide you through the entire process. We will explain what you can expect at every step, identify your options and help you choose the solution that best fits your needs.

We are committed to giving our clients the personal, individualized attention they deserve in a caring, compassionate and cost-effective manner. Our NYC Family lawyers and New Jersey Family lawyers have significant experience in the following areas of family law.

Marriage and divorce

We represent all parties in marriage- and divorce-related issues and will zealously protect our client's legal rights. Our NY Family attorneys are experienced in issues relating to a foreign spouse, residency requirements, and the rights and benefits of both parties. We will prepare and file documents necessary for marriage or divorce and will represent our client at the NY/NJ divorce hearings.

Our NY family law attorneys can provide a wealth of knowledge about legal matters relating to marriage, from state licensing requirements to protecting property and financial rights of spouses. We have expertise in matters relating to:

  • Community property
  • Common law
  • Name changes
  • Prenuptial agreements
  • Domestic partnerships and civil unions
  • Annulments

Having a professional NYC Divorce attorney from Agarunov Law Firm help you through the divorce process can relieve some of the stress and emotion that comes with divorce. We will help you determine whether no fault, fault, uncontested or summary divorce is the right option for you and assist you in preparing the necessary documents to make the process as smooth as possible. Our experienced Divorce lawyers NYC represent clients in matters regarding:

  • Child custody and visitation
  • Alimony and child support payments
  • Division of property
  • Mediation and counseling

Parenting and child custody

Being a parent is not an easy responsibility and the regulations governing this area of family law are becoming increasingly complex. At Agarunov Law Firm, our NYC child custody lawyers help clients understand the rights and responsibilities of parenting. We provide counseling on legal issues ranging from parents' criminal and civil liability for their children's actions to insurance and education. Our child custody attorneys NYC are experienced professionals on issues relating to:

  • Termination of parental rights
  • Emancipation of a minor
  • Paternity issues and reproductive rights
  • Surrogacy and artificial conception
  • Domestic violence and child abuse
  • Protecting children from crime
Adoption and foster care

Choosing to adopt or provide foster care is a decision that requires careful thought. Our NYC Adoption attorneys will guide prospective foster care providers, birth mothers and potential adoptive parents through the maze of legal requirements involved with each process.

For those wishing to adopt, our Adoption Lawyers NYC will prepare and file a petition with the adoption court, prepare and file supporting documents such as consent of birth parents, and represent our client at the adoption hearing. We will assist our client in preparing for a home review, and, in the event of an unfavorable review, will represent our client in an appeal. Other issues our New York City adoption attorneys are experienced with include:
  • Types of adoption, including open, closed, stepparents and agency
  • Same-sex adoption
  • International adoption
Agarunov Law Firm will counsel prospective foster care providers on the requirements of becoming a foster parent and explain how funding works. Our attorneys will advise clients on:
  • Visitation agreements with biological parents
  • Temporary respite care for parents and other caregivers
  • Health care and disability issues

Agarunov Law Firm represents all parties involved in guardianship issues. We will advise an individual who has been appointed a guardian, whether guardian of a person or guardian of an estate, on the legal responsibilities of being a guardian. For clients seeking to set up a guardianship for their children or other relative in the event the client dies or becomes incapacitated, we will help them choose an appropriate guardian.

We will prepare guardianship papers, power of attorney, living will, trust documents and any other documents necessary to execute guardianship responsibilities. We will defend our clients' rights in the event of legal action.


Our Family Law New York City attorneys represent all parties involved in family law cases. Because litigation can be drawn out and costly, our first course of action will always be negotiation or mediation. If an agreement cannot be negotiated, we will aggressively protect our clients rights in legal action involving divorce, division of property, child custody, spousal support and visitation rights.

If you have additional questions or require assistance as it relates to a family matter please call our office at (212) 920-5989 or email