Robert G. Smith, PLLC - divorce
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Every client should be satisfied with my services and proud of the very importtant work we will do together.  Robert G. Smith

The study of the law has always been my passion. The persistent pursuit of excellence my mission.

I am New York divorce attorney Robert G. Smith. For over 40 years, following the acquisition of critical skills in criminal defense and commercial litigation, I have focused my talents on the pursuit of excellence in family law matters throughout the New York metropolitan area and the Hudson Valley.  I have successfully litigated and negotiated many high profile cases for celebrities and prominent public figures.

The Best Lawyer An Expensive Lawyer

The strength in large numbers of expensive family law attorneys will not predict the best outcome for what is likely the most challenging event in your life.

Knowledge is by far your most powerful tool. Blending experience with a broad range of experience, skill and sound professional judgment will yield better results. Not your legal fees. Here is what I offer:

  • Hundreds of cases tried. Hundreds more settled.I have successfully tried many family law cases and negotiated many more with equal or greater success.
  • An AV Preeminent rating* by Martindale-Hubbell.I have received the highest peer review rating by Martindale-Hubbell for 10 years in a row.
  • Credibility. Respect. Media recognition.I have achieved significant peer review recognition, attained membership in all major bar associations and appeared on numerous television networks.
  • Super Lawyers top-rated attorney.For seven years in a row, I have been selected by my peers as a top family attorney in Super Lawyers for my significant achievements.
  • Documented success and satisfaction.I have established a history of documented successful results and, as attested in my client testimonials, a high degree of client satisfaction.
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My Pledge To You

This may be your first divorce or family law conflict involving children of the marriage. You may well be under severe emotional stress. I take pride in providing objective, pragmatic solutions for my clients. I will never deign to act as your counselor or spiritual adviser. Nor will I judge you or second-guess your values.

What I will pledge is to dedicate my skills, energy and professional judgment to protecting your interests and achieving the best outcome.

I will stay objective and set rational expectations. I will not entertain or accommodate unrealistic or unnecessary conflict. If there is a dispute with the other side, I will fight smart.

"I believe in my heart that my children will have a better life because I fought for and won custody. For that I am grateful to Robert Smith." - SR

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If you would like to talk with me, call my office in Manhattan at 212-499-0940 or contact me online.

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Robert G. Smith, PLLC
950 Third Ave., 11th Floor
New York, NY 10022

Phone: 212-499-0940
Fax: 212-499-9091
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