Jane Cristal has been practicing matrimonial and divorce law on Long Island and the boroughs, as well as Westchester and Rockland Counties since 1987. This is an attorney who will understand not only the legal, but also the economic and personal ramifications that, unlike other areas of the law, are unique to, and are of particular concern, in matrimonial and family court matters. She is committed to serving clients with professional excellence and devotion to their best interest.
Therefore, when you work with her, you can be assured that, as your attorney, Ms. Cristal is not only your advocate, but your ally and consultant as well. Ms. Cristal's wide-ranging capabilities extend to all facets of matrimonial and divorce law practice, including pre and post nuptial agreements; separation and cohabitation agreements; uncontested and contested matrimonial matters; custody and visitation disputes; child support; spousal maintenance; property distribution; mediation and collaborative law; enforcement and modification proceedings; orders of protection and grandparents rights.
Jane Cristal has developed her Firm in a way that focuses on one main goal: to resolve your issues in the most effective and efficient way possible. Ms. Cristal makes it her business to know you by discussing in detail needs, concerns and intentions. Then she brings to bear her expertise offering knowledge of the law, insight into the working of the legal system and practical solutions. Ms. Cristal's goal is not only to deal with your current crisis, but to offer long term guidance and solutions.
While Ms. Cristal is an aggressive litigator, she recognizes that sometimes the best results can be achieved more quickly and economically through a negotiated settlement. Ms. Cristal's litigation experience allows her to provide her clients with insight into weighing the risk of litigation so that the parameters of a settlement can be accurately gauged. With Ms. Cristal, you will be well represented both inside and outside the courtroom.
Hofstra University School of Law, Juris Doctor
Stony Brook University, M.A.
Queens College of CUNY, B.A.
New York State Supreme Court
Supreme Court of the United States
American Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
Nassau County Bar Association
Suffolk County Bar Association
Women's Bar Association
Nassau County Bar Association
Matrimonial Law Committee - New York State Bar Association
Family Law Section
Committee on Legislation
Law You Should Know
President: Jewish Lawyers Assn of Nassau County, Inc. (2 term President)
Official Sponsor of the Annual Golf Outing & Dinner for Breast Cancer research
College Expenses: A Legal Quagmire for Divorced Spouses,
Nassau Lawyer, May 2014 (Reprinted with permission from the
Protecting Separate Property During Marriage and Divorce, New York Law Journal, September 2014 (Reprinted with permission from the New York Law Journal).
“Student First” and “SUNY Cap”:College Expenses in Divorce, Nassau Lawyer, May 2015 (Reprinted with permission from the Nassau Lawyer).
The Preliminary Conference Order in Matrimonial Actions: Something's Got to Give, Nassau Lawyer, May 2016 (Reprinted with permission from the Nassau County Bar Association).
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