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Established in 1997, Coffinas & Lusthaus, P.C. is a boutique law firm devoted to family law. With nearly 50 years of combined experience in the field, Attorney Lusthaus and Attorney Coffinas have become well-respected throughout the legal community. Our Brooklyn divorce attorneys focus on helping individuals and families resolve their complex divorce and family law matters in a manner that is as pain-free as possible.

We understand that what our clients are going through can be difficult, and we believe it is important to provide them with the attentiveness and compassion of a small firm, combined with the fierceness and the results of a large firm. From the time our firm was first established over 20 years ago, we have demonstrated a consistent capability to effectively handle each aspect of the court process, from negotiation to litigation.

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    Meredith has been practicing family law for nearly 20 years. Throughout her career, she has become recognized throughout the community as a highly skilled and results-oriented litigator. Over the years, Meredith has successfully obtained favorable results in and out of the court room, and she remains active by maintaining membership with numerous legal associations.

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    Maria has 30 years of courtroom and trial experience. She has devoted her career to family and divorce-related matters, because she is passionate about helping individuals find solutions to complicated family law matters. Over the years, Maria has become well-known and respected for her ethical standards, extensive understanding of the law, and commitment to her clients.

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Small Firm Feel. Large Firm Results.

Although many firms advertise that they offer personal service and strive to make individual attention an important part of their process, our firm goes further in that ambition. At C&L, our dedication to personalized representation shows in our work and the results we obtain. Because we are a boutique firm by choice, the partners can personally devote more one-on-one time to clients. As we get to know our clients on a more personal level, we are able to delve into the unique facts of each case and develop innovative strategies to achieve each client's goals.

Time and again, we have presented creative arguments that do more than win cases; we also prepare the clients for the road ahead. At C&L, our commitment to your success means that if the law leads to an unfair outcome, we lead the courts to change the law. Whether you are facing a monetary issue, such as spousal support (alimony), or any other type of family law situation, you can count on the representation we provide.

  • Nearly 50 Years' Combined Experience
  • Customized & Effective Counsel
  • Well-Respected & Recognized
  • Attentive & Courteous to Clients

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  • “I could not recommend her more highly”

    - L.E.

  • “I changed to this firm and could not be happier with my decision”

    - Anonymous client

  • “Thank you for winning the battle!”

    - L.V.

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Our firm is particularly knowledgeable about the unique challenges and issues facing families with special needs children. Divorce, child support, and custody matters that are already complex and emotional become that much more difficult when a child with autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, learning disabilities, emotional difficulties, or other developmental disabilities is involved. We have a deep connection to our clients whose children have special needs and plenty of experience handling the unique and difficult issues presented in these types of cases. Regardless of what your situation entails or how complicated matters may seem, rest-assured that our team possesses the skills, resources, knowledge, compassion, and experience to handle even the most complex case involving a special needs child. We have obtained successful results on behalf of our clients both in and out of the courtroom and, should you choose to hire us, we will do everything in our power to achieve favorable outcomes for you as well. For more information about our services, feel free to browse through our site or contact our office today!

We proudly serve Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island, Queens, the Bronx, Nassau and Westchester Counties and are conveniently located in close proximity to the Brooklyn Courts and the Brownstone Brooklyn neighborhoods of Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Park Slope, Carroll Gardens, and Cobble Hill.

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