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A Casual Conversation with Top Divorce Lawyer Bryan M. Goldstein

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Surely you were not expecting this. Your once happy and harmonious marriage has hit the skids and divorce seems imminent, what now?

Divorce is scary, it makes us feel alone and unprotected. The end of a marriage always comes with a specific set of emotional, financial, psychological and yes…legal challenges; Facing these complex aspects of a separation might make you feel lost and conflicts with your soon to be former spouse have a tendency to escalate quickly.

When facing this heartbreaking process, it is crucial to have someone in your corner that you can trust and who makes you feel like you have protection and the right counsel. For influential New York attorney, Bryan M. Goldstein, helping clients through the divorce process and issues involving custody, child support, spousal support, equitable distribution is the bedrock of a practice that has been widely recognized as compassionate, caring and remarkably effective.

Matrimonial and Family Law requires skill, diligence, and empathy. For Bryan M. Goldstein, Esq. client representation must be all encompassing and provide a source of security and peace of mind, regardless of the complexity of the matter at hand.
“I am responsive, caring, and compassionate, always working toward my client's desired goals with honesty, ethics, and professionalism" - Goldstein states.
A respected member of New York´s legal community and a recipient of the prestigious “Top 10 Under 40” recognition from the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, Goldstein has a sterling reputation for providing what many have described as “compassionate counseling”. If you are looking for an attorney that will guide and support you during the toughest times, look no further.

Mr. Goldstein recently chatted with us, and shared what he believes to be some of the most rewarding aspects of his work.

What can you say to people who are getting divorced and might be feeling fearful and overwhelmed?

You are not alone. You have support. It will be okay. I want to unburden you of the stress this time will impose on you by taking on the challenges, leading you through the process, educating you on the issues, and fighting for you until the end.

How does your practice help clients deal with the challenges that come with the dissolution of a marriage?

Collaboration. I work collaboratively with my clients. We are a team. The closer we work together, the more united we are in understanding our positions and goals, which allows us to achieve those goals and navigate any scenario or challenge that comes our way. Maintaining calmness, logic, and rational thinking are also critical. Without it, emotion and reaction take over which will distract from the issues at hand. While emotion is usually an element, being able to manage those emotions and work with my clients is of utmost importance in order to focus on the ultimate objective.

The National Academy of Family Law Attorneys recently recognized you within their prestigious Top 10 Under 40 ranking, how does your work ethic reflect the values your clients expect from your practice?

I have always had a strong work ethic. Not just in completing my tasks as they need to be done, but going above and beyond the call of duty. When engaging in litigation, having all of the best evidence to support my client's arguments is vital. My clients and I do our due diligence before setting forth our position and our argument, in order to have the absolutely strongest possible stance without the ability for the opposing counsel to challenge. Being prepared is always important, but exercising due diligence in order to back up and support everything we are fighting for, puts the client in a better position to achieve their goals.

What makes Bryan Goldstein different from other divorce lawyers?

I have your back 100%. I will fight for you and be there for you every step of the way. No matter what the scenario, I am there for my clients through the entire litigation process. I am always available for my clients, and unwaveringly tenacious, empathetic, and supportive.

Can you share with our readers some of the most rewarding aspects of your profession?

I often see a drastic change in my clients. When we first meet, they are typically scared, nervous, wracked with fear and uncertainty. The transition from these emotions to relief, freedom, optimism about the next chapter in their life - whether it be one month later, one year later, or three years later - is incredibly rewarding to witness and to be a part of. In the beginning, when I tell clients they will eventually feel this way at the end, it's hard for them to imagine. When they later recall that initial conversation, they thank me for always having their back and getting them to where they need to be.