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John O'Donnell has extensive experience in the areas of divorce and family law. He likes to tell his clients, "I have been retained to worry about your case so that you will not have to." As your legal representative, he will do everything he can to make your experience with the legal system as free from stress as possible.
Mr. O'Donnell is an aggressive, creative, strategic, and thoughtful advocate. His ultimate goal is to achieve a balanced, fair and civilized outcome for his clients. In many cases, Mr. O'Donnell is successful in negotiating a fair settlement. But when a settlement cannot be reached, Mr. O'Donnell is fully prepared to defend your rights in court to ensure that there is a fair and efficient resolution.
Mr. O'Donnell is committed to the notion that clients deserve zealous advocacy, he recognizes the far-reaching impact divorce, and its attendant issues, may have on his clients. Spouses who are divorcing must often deal with emotional transitions, parenting concerns, and economic uncertainty. Mr. O'Donnell is here to help.
When you realize that you need an attorney due to marital difficulties, it is important to find one who understands your concerns and who is sensitive to your needs. Since 1994 Mr. O'Donnell has been assisting family law clients. He knows that divorce can often cause turmoil and confusion to clients and their families, and he understands that a divorce and other family law issues can literally change a client's entire life.
Mr. O'Donnell has extensive knowledge of New York family law and the court system. He will represent you so that your rights, and those of your children, will be protected. Please feel free to contact Mr. O'Donnell for a free initial consultation.
In addition to practicing law for over 28 years, Mr. O'Donnell is also an accountant. He is admitted to practice law in state and federal courts both in New York and New Jersey. Mr. O'Donnell is a former adjunct professor of law with the City University of New York, and a retired police officer--having retired from the New York City Police Department with the rank of captain.
Mr. O'Donnell is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the National Society of Accountants and the New York City Police Captain's Endowment Association.
The first step is for us to work with you and come up with a plan to get the results you need. Through our understanding of the law and your understanding of the circumstances, we will craft a path to success.
Don't wait! Contact us for a free phone consultation. Let us help you figure out your best next steps are. The sooner you have a plan of action, the better your chances of taking the correct steps to get the results you want.
Divorce - Contested & Uncontested
Child Custody & Child Support
Spousal Maintenance (Alimony)
Distribution of Retirement Plans
Domestic Relations Orders
Agreements including Pre-Nuptial and Post-Nuptial
PROFESSIONAL AND PASSIONATE
Just wanted to thank you for your help during the divorce process. Your expertise, knowledge and patience made an otherwise daunting experience bearable for me and my family. You were not only professional but also passionate throughout the process. If anyone is ever in need of legal advice or services, I will definitely refer them to you. Again thank you for all of your assistance in this matter.
I highly recommend John O'Donnell as a divorce attorney. He made a very difficult task seam real easy. He was able to break down all the pieces of the divorce into logical steps to make sure I was getting a fair settlement. He always returned calls in a timely fashion and was a very good listener to detail. He is very well organize and is a very easy person to speak to. I would highly recommend him to handle any divorce or legal action that is within his practice.
ALWAYS RETURNED MY CALLS
After 19 years of marriage and 3 children my divorce was one of the most difficult times in my life. It left me in financial ruin and about to lose my home. John O'Donnell led me through the divorce process so that I understood what my options were and how the outcomes will affect my future. It was easy to get in touch with him as he always answered my calls or returned them in a timely matter. He was always available to answer any questions I had. He acted as my advocate and defender and was always looking out for my best interest. It always felt like I had his undivided attention. I can't thank him enough for making the process manageable. I had a great outcome and highly recommend him.
John O'Donnell is an excellent attorney. He guided me through a very difficult divorce. I have retained him for the last five years because he continues to assist me through this never-ending process. John is very fair and if he can calm me down through this process he can handle any divorce. I have recommended him to several friends and they have all thanked me.
CARES ABOUT HIS CLIENTS
Mr. John H O'Donnell is an excellent divorce lawyer. He really understands the law and did a great job defending and educating me. He really makes you feel at ease. When I talk to John, I am talking to an old friend. He listens and understands. I have been divorced for many years and yet was recently subpoenaed to court in Westchester to my finances to be examined. My X-Wife is a very greedy person and her and her were trying to take advantage of me. I hired John and happy to say John did not allow that to happen. John was even able to determine it was my X-wife who was doing inappropriate things. I will not hesitate to use his service for any matters that may come up in the future. I would have to say Mr. O'Donnell is one lawyer that cares about his clients in many ways. Thank You John for taking good care of me.
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