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Lazar, Schwartz & Jones

Attorneys at Law

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Years of Experience


Resolved Cases in Less Than One Year

A Full Service Family Law Firm

Your choice of attorney, and the way you choose to handle your divorce, are frequently the biggest business decisions of your life. Lazar, Schwartz & Jones is the most experienced firm in the Hudson Valley that offers you three different ways to dissolve your marriage while protecting your children and your financial position. We encourage our clients to be active participants in the process and arm the clients with enough information to make quality decisions.

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Kathryn S. Lazar

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Melissa Rutkoske

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Brett E. Jones

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Leonard Klein

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Gray Divorce – How It’s Different

One in four divorces occurs between spouses over the age of 50. “Gray divorce” differs from divorces between younger people, who have more opportunity to rebuild their asset base post-divorce. ...
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Trusts in Divorce

The existence of a trust in a divorce situation can be problematic. Don't try to deal with this on your own; engage an experienced lawyer.
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40+ Years Solving Complex Cases

Lazar, Schwartz & Jones is a strong family law practice dedicated to obtaining fair and decisive outcomes for our clients. Our experienced attorneys offer three kinds of divorce resolution: Litigation, Collaborative Divorce and Mediation. We stand up for our clients, focus on what matters to them, and are fearless in protecting their interests.

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LEARN ABOUT DIVORCE Free of charge on zoom. DIVORCE 101 WEBINAR:  What are the differences between mediation, collaboration and litigation?  Open to the Public Thursday, November 16, 2023 at 4:00 pm Call or email us to reserve a spot.RSVP Today