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Joseph H. Nivin

Joseph H. Nivin

Compassionate, reliable representation at The Law Offices of Joseph H. Nivin PC
  • Divorce, Family Law, Domestic Violence...
  • Connecticut, New York
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Summary

Joseph H. Nivin has been named a top-rated family law attorney in New York every year since 2015. The Law Offices of Joseph H. Nivin, P.C. is a general practice law firm with a focus on family law. He and his team have years of experience with ACS, Family Court, and Supreme Court. Mr. Nivin represents families in court, litigation, hearings and appeals. He has argued successfully before the Appellate Division for the Second Judicial Department. At the Law Offices of Joseph H. Nivin, you will receive expert legal advice and compassion that will reduce time, legal expenses and the emotional toll of a family law case. Mr. Nivin will work hard to protect your rights and those of your children.

-Rising Star in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019 by Super Lawyers, an award that is given only to 2.5% of attorneys annually in New York State.

-10 Best in Client Satisfaction in 2015 by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys.

-Top 40 Under 40 in 2016 by The National Advocates

-Rated as “Superb” by Avvo.

-Wrote two chapters in Onward and Upward: Guide for Getting Through New York Divorce & Family Law Issues.

-Admitted to practice in New York and Connecticut and before the U. S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York

-J. D., Brooklyn Law School. President-Unemployment Action Center

-B. A., University of Pennsylvania

-Member Queens County Bar Assoc., serving on Juvenile Justice Committee and Family Law Committee

-Former Member Assigned Counsel / Attorneys for Children

-Member, Board of Directors for Brandeis Association of Queens County

-Member, New York State Bar Association, serving on the Committee on Families and the Law

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • Juvenile Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    The first half hour is free!
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Connecticut
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New York
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
President
The Law Offices of Joseph H. Nivin PC
- Current
Attorney
New York City Administration for Children's Services
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Education
Brooklyn Law School
J.D. (2007) | Law
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Honors: Fellow, Brooklyn Law Students for the Public Interest
Activities: President, Unemployment Action Center
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University of Pennsylvania
B.A. (2004) | International Relations and Hispanic Studies
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Activities: President, Circle K
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Awards
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Every year since 2015
"Superb" and "10/10" Rating
Avvo
Top 40 Under 40
The National Advocates
10 Best in Client Satisfaction
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
Professional Associations
Brandeis Association of Queens County
Board of Directors
- Current
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Queens County Bar Association
Member, Family Law Committee and Juvenile Justice Committee
- Current
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New York State Bar Association
Member, Family Law Section and Young Lawyers Section; Member; Committee on Children and Families
- Current
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New York City Bar Association
Member, Committee on Lawyer Assistance
- Current
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New York State Bar # 4580742
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Onward and Upward: Guide for Getting Through New York Divorce and Family Law Issues
Rincker Law, PLLC
The Jurisprudence of Parental Alienation
Electronically-in-Touch
When Domestic Violence Constitutes Child Neglect
Electronically-in-Touch
Speaking Engagements
The Changing Juvenile Delinquency Practice: The “Close to Home” Placement Initiative., Jamaica, NY
Queens County Bar Association
Websites & Blogs
Website
Videos
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Legal Answers
1 Questions Answered

Q. What if I’m not sure I’m the father?
A: Sorry to hear that you are going through this. If you were married to the mother at the time of birth or conception, you signed an acknowledgement of paternity (the paper given to you at the hospital where you say that you are the father), or if you registered with the Putative Father Registry, then you are legally the child's father, regardless of biology. If none of the above are true, then you can seek a DNA test, unless there has already been a court order stating that you are the father, or you have already developed a father-child relationship. If you are the legal father, or you are found to be the legal father, then what is called basic child support (child support that is meant to help pay for the child's basic needs) will be based upon your income. In addition to the basic child support, you will have to pay a percentage of the child's unreimbursed medical expenses and child care, so long as the child care is necessary for the mother to work or go to school. Additionally, you may, under certain circumstances, be ordered to pay for a percentage of the child's educational expenses (usually private school tuition). Hope this helps.
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122 East 42nd Street
Suite 2100
New York, NY 10168
USA
Telephone: (347) 642-0376
Fax: (347) 923-3359
118-35 Queens Boulevard
Suite 1220
Forest Hills, NY 11375
USA
Telephone: (347) 642-0376
Fax: (347) 923-3359