As someone who is facing a divorce or other family law issue, you are well aware of the delicate and stressful emotions that can surround these situations.
For this reason, it is vital that you are represented by a skilled Long Island divorce lawyer — one that will be able to properly defend your rights and make the process as painless and possible.
Why Choose the Virdone Law Firm?
Team of Dedicated Divorce & Family Lawyers
Nearly a Century of Combined Experience
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Guidance for Divorce on Long Island
If you and your spouse are able to come to an agreement on your divorce matters, then you may be able to save a great deal of time, money, and emotional hardship by pursuing an uncontested divorce. In some situations, however, you will need to go to court for a contested divorce.
Our divorce and family law firm on Long Island is committed to developing legal strategies that offer our clients the best opportunity of reaching the resolutions they are hoping to achieve.
The Virdone Law Firm, P.C. was established with the goal of providing unparalleled legal representation with a foundation in personalized client service. Mr. Virdone is here to provide you the most beneficial and practical solution to your family law needs. Our team is committed to helping you resolve your family-related legal issues in the least disruptive manner possible. We understand that divorce and family law matters may have the tendency to create financial and emotional hardships for our clients. We therefore strive to handle each case in the most timely and cost-effective way possible.
In taking on a limited number of family law cases and providing each client with the individualized service he or she needs, we offer the compassionate care that makes a difference in a client's peace of mind. When you work with a Long Island family law attorney at our offices, you can feel confident that we will be there to support you every step of the way.
John Virdone, Esq. is a founding partner of The Virdone Law Firm, P.C. Prior to founding the firm, John was a senior associate at Wisselman, Harounian & Associates, P.C. He has a multi-faceted background in complex civil litigation, business law, and family law. John is a recognized expert on complex custody matters and is the regular attorney lecturer for local chapters of national organizations representing grandparental rights.
Member of the State and Federal Bars of New York and New Jersey
Member of the Bar of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals
Member of the Bar of the United States Supreme Court
John Virdone, Financial Options for Cash Strapped Seniors, Newsli.com, January 2009
John Virdone and Jerome Wisselman, Intrafamily Wiretapping in Custody Disputes , New York Family Law Monthly, May/June, 2006
John Virdone and Jerome A. Wisselman, Recent Amendments Do Not Abrogate Bennett v. Jeffreys Requirements , New York Family Law Monthly, July/August, 2005 (Grandparents rights)
Speaker, monthly since 2010, Parenting Resource Network, Friedberg Jewish Community Center
Speaker, monthly since 2008, Long Island Kinship Care Connection
Speaker, monthly since 2008, National Committee of Grandparents for Children's Rights
Speaker, monthly in 2010 & 2011, Hispanic Counseling Center
Speaker, monthly in 2009 & 2010, Child Care Council, Inc.
Speaker, 2008 Jazz it Up Nassau Senior Event, Nassau Community College
Speaker, 2008 Legal Workshop Program: The Impact of Abuse & Neglect, Domestic Violence and Mental Illness on Custody and Visitation. Port Washington Yacht Club, Port Washington, New York, May 4th 2007
Speaker, 2008, Town of East Hampton Senior Center
Speaker, 2008, Town of Southampton Senior Center
Speaker, 2008, YES Community Center
Speaker, 2007 Legal Workshop Program: "A Legal Perspective of Marital and Domestic Issues Portrayed in American Film," Port Washington Yacht Club, Port Washington, New York, May 4th 2007
Speaker, 2006 Legal Workshop Program: "The Battle for Custody of Brittany Simmons: In the Best Interests of the Child? Port Washington Yacht Club, Port Washington, New York, April 7th and May 19th 2006, and on August 14, 2006 at St. Joseph's College, Patchogue, NY for L.I. Child and Family Development Service, Inc. ("L.I. HeadStart") members
Speaker, 2005 Legal Workshop Program: "War of the Roses: Case Study of a Family in Crisis" An Exchange Between Legal and Mental Health Professionals, Port Washington Yacht Club, Port Washington, New York, April 15th , May 13th and June 10th 2005
City University of New York School of Law 1994 Flushing, NY (Juris Doctor)
State University of New York at Stony Brook 1989 Stony Brook, NY Bachelors of Arts
L.I. Child and Family Development Services, Inc, Certificate of Appreciation- 2006
Association Castelvetranesi D'America, Ltd, Man of the Year Award-1999
Columbian Lawyers Association- Scholarship, 1993-94
Commission for Social Justice Order Sons of Italy, Certificate of Appreciation-1992