Joel R. Brandes, has been recognized by the New York appellate division as “a noted authority and expert on New York Family Law and divorce.” His law practice focuses on matrimonial appeals and post-divorce modification and enforcement of judgments. He works as co-counsel with other lawyers on complex matrimonial litigation, trials, and appeals. Mr. Brandes was counsel in the landmark Court of Appeals cases of Morone v Morone, Tucker v Tucker and McSparron v McSparron, and has more than 120 reported New York trial or appellate decisions. He writes Law and The Family New York, 2d,a 9 volume treatise on New York divorce and family law , Law and the Family New York Forms 2020 Edition , a 5 volume legal forms set for lawyers (Thomson Reuters) as well as theNew York Matrimonial Trial Handbook (Bookbaby), The New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook Courtroom Edition and The New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook Custody Edition. He writes “Law and the Family,” a regular monthly column in the New York Law Journal. He also wrote the Digest of Equitable Distribution Cases, and Equitable Distribution Case Law, (New York State Bar Association).Mr Brandes has written and lectured extensively on family law and international child abduction. He has authored more than five hundred published articles that have appeared in legal journals. He co-chaired the Continuing Legal Education Committee of the New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section and moderated and participated in more than 150 seminars for lawyers. He wrote a quarterly column, entitled Recent Decisions, Trends and Legislation, in the New York State Bar Association, Family Law Review. He writes and publishes Bits and Bytes, ™ a bi-monthly electronic newsletter for the New York divorce and family law bench and bar, a website, New York Divorce and Family Law ( www.nysdivorce.com), and two blogs, “New York Divorce and Family Law” (https://brandeslaw.blogspot.com/) and “A Child is Missing: The International Child Abduction Blog”(https://joelbrandes.blogspot.com/). He earned his J.D. at Brooklyn Law School and his LL.M. at New York University.
Bari Brandes Corbin, a member of the New York Bar, and Evan B. Brandes a member of the New York and Massachusetts Bars are regular contributors to this website. Bari Brandes Corbin, a member of the New York Bar, maintains her office for the practice of law in Laurel Hollow, New York. Evan B. Brandes is a member of the New York and Massachusetts Bars and a Solicitor in New South Wales, Australia. He is experienced in Family law and Real Estate law. He can be reached by clicking on this link, or by telephone 011 61 431 314 948, or email to:firstname.lastname@example.org.
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