The firm’s Matrimonial and Domestic Relations practice is chaired by Hon. Francis Nicolai the former Administrative Judge of New York’s Ninth Judicial District and former Presiding Justice, Appellate Term 9th and 10th Judicial Districts.
As a Supreme Court Justice, Judge Nicolai for over eight years presided primarily over matrimonial cases in both Westchester and Putnam Counties
When confronted with issues involving family law and marital relations, clients need experienced attorneys who are prepared to advocate zealously while appreciating the unique relationships at stake.
The matrimonial attorneys at Gaines, Novick are known and respected by the bench and bar and bring both their experience and their sensitivity to representing clients and confronting the significant legal, family and financial issues that arise in matrimonial cases.
Our matrimonial and family law team routinely advises clients on matters involving prenuptial and postnuptial agreements and divorce and related issues, including child custody.
We aim to settle matters amicably but, we understand that the best settlements are achieved when attorneys are prepared to go to court.
The attorneys at Gaines, Novick have years of experience representing clients in court and at trial in contested matrimonial and family law matters.
Working with our clients and other professionals our goal is to achieve the best result from a legal, financial and emotional standpoint.