John Anthony Pappalardo

John Anthony Pappalardo

Farber, Pappalardo & Carbonari
  • Divorce, Family Law, Domestic Violence...
  • New York
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John A. Pappalardo is a Partner in the law firm of Farber, Pappalardo & Carbonari. He has been an active matrimonial practitioner for 32 years handling moderate to very complex litigation involving matrimonial and family law cases. He oversees a very experienced matrimonial department. He also has a private matrimonial mediation practice, is certified in matrimonial collaborative law, sits as a matrimonial arbitrator, and is New York State Certified as an attorney representing children. He has served as Guardian Ad Litem in matrimonial proceedings and is admitted to the State and Federal Bar in New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts. He is a member of the Bar for the United States Supreme Court and the International Association of Matrimonial Lawyers. He is a member of the American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Westchester Bar Association and their Family Law and Alternative Dispute Resolutions subsections. He is a referral attorney for the State Department for Missing and Exploited Children, representing parents who have had their children abducted. John is on the Executive Committee of the Westchester County Bar Family Law Section and is a Board Director of the Westchester County Bar Association. John is a member of the American Arbitration Association and has taught Arbitration and Mediation programs for the AAA. He has spoken in the field of Domestic Relations law on behalf of the Westchester County Bar Association, New York State Bar Association and National Business Institute. He is a former member of the Berkeley College Paralegal advisory board; a former visiting professor at Pace University Law School and an existing visiting professor teaching Arbitration and Mediation at Hofstra Law School. He is a former adjunct high school instructor teaching Trial Preparation. John is a 1983 graduate of Ithaca College with a BA degree and a 1986 JD graduate from The New England Law School.

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • Arbitration & Mediation
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express accepted.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Farber, Pappalardo & Carbonari
- Current
Education
New England Law | Boston
J.D. (1986)
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Ithaca College
B.A. (1983)
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Awards
10 Best Attorneys 2019
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
10 Best Law Firms Farber, Pappalardo & Carbaroni
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
2019 Nationally Ranked - Top 10 Attorney Award
National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys
2019 Best Law Firms in NY - 1st Tier Rankings
U.S. News & world Report
2019 for Family & Divorce Law
Lawyers Distinction
Selected in 2018
Super Lawyers
10 Best 2018
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
10 Best 2017
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
Selected in 2017
Super Lawyers
National Pro Bono Award
Legal Services of Hudson Valley
10 Best 2016
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
Selected in 2016
Super Lawyers
Best Law Firms in New York First Tier Rankings
U.S. News & World Report
10 Best 2015
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
Best Law Firms in New York First-Tier Firm Rankings
U.S. News & World Report
Volunteer Attorney Certificate of Appreciation
Ninth Judicial District's Supreme Court Westchester County Uncontested Divorce Clinic
Professional Associations
American Arbitration Association
Member
Current
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Association of Collaborative Lawyers of Rockland-Westchester
Participating Attorney
Current
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Lewisboro Lions Club
Member
Current
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New England Law / Boston Alumni Association
Member
Current
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National Arbitration & Mediation, Inc.
Member
Current
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Columbian Lawyers of Westchester County
Member
Current
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Columbian Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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Association for Conflict Resolution
Member
Current
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American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Member
Current
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Westchester County Real Estate Assessment Arbitration Panel
Inactive Member
Current
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Soundview Prep Trial Program
Former Adjunct
Current
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Berkeley College Paralegal Advisory Committee
Current
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Westchester County Bar Association
Member
Current
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New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section
Member
Current
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Westchester County Civil Arbitration Panel, Family Law Section
Inactive Member
Current
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Academy of Family Mediators
Member
Current
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New York State Council on Divorce Mediation
Member
Current
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New York State Attorney for the Child Panel
Member
Current
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International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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United States Bankruptcy Court Mediation Panel
Member
Current
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National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Referral Attorney
Current
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Pace Law School
Visiting Adjunct
Current
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International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
Member
Current
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New York State Bar Association House of Delegates
Member
- Current
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New York State Bar # 2093888
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
We All Need Somebody To Lean On: Using The Law To Nurture Our Children, Beginning with Third Party Visitation
Pace Law Review
Revisiting Arbitration Within Domestic Relations
Westchester Bar Magazine
The Unanswered Questions Lingering Among Family Lawyers Two Years Following the Supreme Court’s Ruling That Same Sex Couples May Not Be Deprived the Right to Marry
Westchester Bar Journal
Revisiting ADR in Domestic Relations Law
Westchester Bar Journal
Domestic Violence and Orders of Protection
Westchester County Bar Association
New York State's Refusal to Promote Visitation Between Foster Care Children and Their Extended Family
Westchester Bar Journal
Speaking Engagements
Tax Consequences of Divorce, Divorce Law Guide from A to Z
Matrimonial Actions, Practical Skills - Basic Matrimonial Practice
How to Handle a Custody Case, Part II, Family Court Practice - Custody, Child Protective Proceedings and Ethics
Ethical Considerations, Preventing Critical Financial Mistakes During Divorces
Child Custody and Visitation Rights, Family Law from A to Z
Basic Matrimonial Practice, Practical Skills - Basic Matrimonial Practice
Certifications
Matrimonial Collaborative Certification
Matrimonial Collaborative Certification
Matrimonial Mediation Certification
Center for Family and Divorce Mediation
Legal Answers
53 Questions Answered

Q. ACS/ CPS violation?
A: You need a Family Law attorney
Q. What can I do (or my Mom) to regain control over family’s estate, after my brother used my mom’s power of attorney to
A: You need to retain an attorney familiar with Surrogate court proceedings.
Q. Cousin borrowed money from father now father passed away she now says she doesn't have to pay me back because he died.
A: You need an attorney who practices in Surrogate Court
Q. o i haven’t heard from my baby father since October 2019 . He hasn’t been following the order which is every other week
A: You need to file a Violation and a Modification Petition
Q. How can I get emergency guardianship of an adult relative with special needs?
A: You need to file an Order to Show cause in either Surrogate or family Court
Q. what can i do to see my child while father has temporary physical custody?
A: File a visitation Petition
Q. Is there " grandparents" rights ( visitation) in Onondaga County?
A: Yes
Q. If there's a court order regarding visitation then a temp order for visitation is temp order in addition or replacing
A: It depends on the order
Q. Violations of Court order visitation, is will be the outcome if the violation is reported to the court
A: The court should fashion a disposition in keeping with the best interests of your daughter.
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Contact & Map
Farber, Pappalardo & Carbonari
200 East Post Road
White Plains, NY 10601
USA
Telephone: (914) 761-9400
Fax: (914) 761-0747