Legal Help for Family Law & Divorce
Do you need legal help with divorce or another family law matter? You can avoid the stress and uncertainty that accompanies so many of these issues when you contact a dedicated attorney at the Law Office of Lynn Poster-Zimmerman. With more than 29 years of experience in the legal field, our founding lawyer, Lynn Poster-Zimmerman, is highly knowledgeable in all aspects of family and matrimonial law. She is fully prepared to help guide you through your legal matter so that you can obtain a favorable outcome and move forward with your life.
You need an experienced and objective attorney who is familiar with all types of family law matters and with the local court systems. Attorney Lynn Poster-Zimmerman has been practicing law since 1983, and she understands the issues that can arise for each type of family law matter. She can provide you with reliable legal assistance for the following types of family matters and more.
Areas of Practice
Are you struggling to pay counsel fees in your divorce? All too often, people stay in a marriage because they can't afford to pay an attorney to represent them in a divorce. Our firm is sensitive to your financial situation and can request that the court order your spouse to pay your counsel fees.
If you need assistance with adoption, the Suffolk family law attorney at our firm can help you through the legal process of filing a petition and seeking an order of adoption. This is a specialized area of law and it is important to work with a lawyer who has experience with adoption cases.
Child support in the state of New York is typically paid by the non-custodial parent for the financial maintenance, support and education of their children. If you need assistance with a child support issue, it is important to talk with Suffolk family attorney Lynn Poster-Zimmerman for reliable counsel.
Determining child custody can be a lengthy and stressful process. The court will consider many factors before determining a child custody arrangement, and it is wise to have the professional legal help of an experienced family attorney during this time.
Are you considering filing for divorce? This can be one of the most stressful and overwhelming experiences that an individual may go through because of the life-changing decisions that must be made. Our firm is here to provide you with the support and legal counsel that you need to obtain your divorce efficiently.
New York courts use equitable distribution to determine the division of property and debts after a marriage has been terminated. The court will take into consideration 13 different factors to fairly divide the property and debt, and it is helpful to have a divorce attorney who can guide you throughout this process.
If you are facing family law issues as a father, you need an attorney who is thoroughly acquainted with how the law protects the rights of fathers. Our firm has the extensive knowledge and skill that you need to ensure that your rights are protected in any family law proceeding or issue, so call today!
Are you a grandparent who is seeking the legal right to visit your grandchildren? These laws surrounding these cases are not easy to understand, and a Suffolk County family lawyer from our firm can help you seek a positive outcome for your legal case.
This area of law covers all issues that pertain to matrimony. The Suffolk County family attorney at our firm has over 29 years of experience helping mothers with family law issues such as adoption, spousal abuse, child custody, spousal support and more. Don't hesitate to call and receive the help you need.
This alternative method to divorce allows a couple to resolve their disputes with the help of a neutral third party who acts as a mediator. The mediator's primary goal is to help achieve an agreement that will work for both of the opposing parties, and Suffolk mediation lawyer Lynn Poster-Zimmerman is dedicated to helping families through this confidential process.
Neglect / Abuse
Have you or your child been the victim of domestic neglect or abuse? This type of abuse can occur between married partners, divorced partners, domestic partners or unmarried couples who are living together. Our firm takes these cases very seriously, and we will fight aggressively to protect the rights of you and your children in neglect or abuse cases.
Orders of Protection
Also known as restraining orders, orders of protection can be obtained through a Family Court to provide protection for an individual and children against the threat of domestic violence. You may file an Order of Protection against a spouse, ex-spouse, boyfriend, girlfriend, domestic partner or any family member who threatens abuse, violence or harassment.
Parenting Time / Visitation
Parenting time, also known as visitation rights, is a huge part of a parent's life after a divorce is finalized. If you are looking for legal assistance in dealing with visitation negotiations, call the experienced Suffolk County divorce attorney at our firm.
If you are a father who is trying to obtain child support, visitation rights or establish paternity, our family attorney can provide the legal knowledge and counsel that you need. The only way to show non-paternity in a conclusive way is through DNA testing, and a mother may pursue this method through the court.
If you are getting married, you should consider the many benefits of a prenuptial agreement. This written contract is signed by a couple before they marry to address the division of their assets and other issues in the event of a divorce.
This type of financial support is also called spousal maintenance and refers to the money given to one spouse by the other for a set or indefinite period of time. If you need assistance obtaining financial support from your spouse, call Suffolk County divorce lawyer Lynn Poster-Zimmerman.
Obtain the Legal Representation You Deserve
Having helped individuals with all types of family law matters for over two decades, our firm's founding attorney Lynn Poster-Zimmerman is fully equipped to handle whatever issues you are facing. As an active member of her community, she is a member of the Huntington Lawyer’s Club and has had multiple positions including both president and vice-president. Advocating women’s rights, she is the vice-president of the Huntington Business and Professional Women’s Club as well.
When you contact our office, you can rest assured that our legal team will take the time to address each and every concern that you have. We aim to keep you fully informed about the progress of your case along the way. Our number one priority is you and your family, so do not wait any longer to resolve your issues. Fill out our free case evaluation and begin the process of moving forward with your life today!