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Notable Cases We Have Handled

Brooklyn Family Lawyers Push Limits & Find Creative Solutions

At Coffinas & Lusthaus, P.C., we've represented underdog clients against high-profile opposition, and we've leveled the field. We've come before hardened judges and convinced them that the law was not settled, and they should look at it in a new light. We've demonstrated the intelligence, passion and perseverance to succeed under the type of pressure that only New Yorkers face.. If you're looking for the best advocate for your family law issues, consider that we are:

  • Established - Over 50 years, we have built an outstanding reputation among our colleagues, the courts and our many satisfied clients. The following cases indicate why.
  • Innovative - You'll see in the cases below that our knowledge of law and procedure leads to creative strategies that benefit our clients and often set precedent for future cases.
  • Effective - Family law is about preserving and protecting what matters most in your life. Scan through the cases below to see just how tenacious we've been in pursuing fair outcomes for our clients and protecting their rights and interests.

Child Custody and Access

Division of Marital Property

Child Support

Spousal Support

Enforceability of Pre-nuptial Agreements

Sanctions and Counsel Fees


Grandparent Rights

Finality of Case

Contact an established, innovative, and effective Brooklyn family law attorney from our firm for your critical family law issues.

Coffinas & Lusthaus, P.C. intentionally limits our caseload to provide quality, personalized service. So if you have a pressing family law matter, call (718) 717-1005 or click today to reserve a consultation.

Meet Our Professionals

Over 50 Years of Collective Legal Experience
  • New York Journal - Women Leaders
  • Forbes Women
  • Super Lawyers
  • Client Distinction Award
  • Top-Rated Lawyer 2021 - Meredith Lusthaus
  • America's Most Honored 2021 - Maria
  • America's Most Honored 2021 - Meredith
  • AV Preeminent 2021 Judicial Edition - Maria
  • AV Preeminent 2021 Judicial Edition - Meredith
  • AV Preeminent Highest Rating 2021 - Maria
  • AV Preeminent Highest Rating 2021 - Meredith
  • AV Preeminent Plaque 2021 - Maria
  • AV Preeminent Plaque 2021 - Meredith
  • Client Champion Platinum 2020 - Meredith
  • Client Champion Silver 2020 - Maria
  • Martindale-Hubbell 25th Anniversary - Meredith
  • Martindale-Hubbell 35th Anniversary - Maria
  • Top Attorneys in NY Metro 2020 - Maria
  • Top Attorneys in NY Metro 2020 - Meredith
  • Top Women 2021 - Maria
  • Top Women 2021 - Meredith
  • Top-Rated 2021 - Meredith

Small Firm Feel. Large Firm Results.

  • Client Focused

    Attention & Courteous To Your Specific Needs

  • Proven Success

    Well-Respected & Recognized For Our Work

  • Personalized Attention

    Customized & Effective Counsel For Your Case

  • Experienced

    Nearly 50 Years' Combined Experience On Your Side

Client Testimonials

Stories from Real People We've Helped
    Excellent. Without a doubt.

    “Excellent. Without a doubt... the best in her field.”

    - L.H.
    A true expert in all aspects of family law.

    “A very strong advocate for her clients. She is invested in a good outcome for her client and is willing to fight for the best result through litigation or settlement. She is a true expert in all ...”

    - L.S.
    Very compassionate and I would strongly recommend her.

    “An excellent divorce lawyer. She is effective and ethical and did a fabulous job representing me in a complex divorce case. I would strongly recommend her.”

    - Anonymous
    Brilliant and relentless with her opposition.

    “... kind, patient and trustworthy with her clients, and aggressive, brilliant and relentless with her opposition. Her knowledge of the system, ability to negotiate and ability to hold her ground was ...”

    - Anonymous
    I changed to this firm and could not be happier with my decision.

    “I was using a bigger firm at the start of my case but the billing, approach and outcomes from each step left me unhappy. I changed to this firm and could not be happier with my decision. I now feel as ...”

    - Anonymous Client

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