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JANE K. CRISTAL, ESQ.

Jane Cristal has been practicing matrimonial 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. 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 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.

Education:
- Hofstra University School of Law, Juris Doctor
- Stony Brook University, M.A.
- Adelphi University, MBA cert. program
- Queens College of CUNY, B.A.
- Phi Beta Kappa
- Magna Cum Laude

Bar Admissions:
- New York
- Connecticut, rtd.

Court Admissions:
- New York State Supreme Court
- Supreme Court of the United States

Bar Affiliations and Professional Experience:
- Suffolk County Bar Association
- Nassau Bar Association
- NBA Matrimonial Law Committee
- New York State Bar Association
- NYSBA Matrimonial Law Committee
- NY Legislative Committee of NYSBA for Family Law
- American Bar Association
- Presentations / Lectures / Interviews: AARP; NYU; NALS;
Law You Should Know

Other Affiliations:
- President: Jewish Lawyers Assn of Nassau County, Inc.
(2 term President)

Publications:
Protecting Separate Property During Marriage and Divorce
New York Law Journal, September 2014

College Expenses: A Legal Quagmire for Divorced Spouses
Nassau Lawyer, May 2014
(Reprinted with permission from the Nassau County Bar Association)

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Jane K Cristal P.C. - Suffolk County Divorce Lawyer
Located at 200 Old Country Road, Suite 400, Mineola, NY 11501.
Phone: (800) 817-5029.
Local: (516) 739-0102.
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