Forest Hills NEW YORK

ABOUT Joseph Harris Nivin

The Law Offices of Joseph H. Nivin, P.C. is a general practice law firm with focus on family law. Attorney Joseph H. Nivin, Esq. and his team have years of experience with the New York City Child Welfare Agency, Family Court and Supreme Court. Mr. Nivin represents families in court, litigation, hearings and appeals. He has argued successfully before the Appellate Division for the Second Judicial Department.Mr. Nivin has been repeatedly recognized as a respected attorney in his field. He has been named a Rising Star in 2015 and 2016 by Super Lawyers, an award that is given only to 2.5% of attorneys annually in New York State. Additionally, he was named 10 Best in Client Satisfaction in 2015 by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys. Mr. Nivin was named Top 40 Under 40 in 2016 by The National Advocates and he is also rated as “Superb” by Avvo.In 2015, Mr. Nivin wrote two chapters in Onward and Upward: Guide for Getting Through New York Divorce & Family Law Issues. Mr. Nivin was also asked to write an article for NY Metro Parent entitled Paying Child Support for Private School after Divorce. This article can be found at

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Areas of LAW

  • Child Abuse And Neglect
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Divorce
  • Family
  • Juvenile
  • Legal Separation
  • Military Divorce
  • Paternity
  • Prenuptial Agreements

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