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Faced 5+ Years in Prison

People Vs Joseph Amico

Covered by NYDaily News. Las Vegas man accused of threatening a prominent attorney and making vile remarks.

Faced 10+ Years in Prison

People Vs. Anna Sorokin

Covered by New York Times, and other outlets. Fake heiress accused of conning the city’s wealthy, and has an HBO special being made about her.

Faced 3+ Years in Prison

People Vs. Genevieve Sabourin

Accused of stalking Alec Baldwin. The case garnered nationwide attention, with USAToday, NYPost, and other media outlets following it closely.

Faced Potential Charges

Ghislaine Maxwell Juror

Juror who prompted calls for new Ghislaine Maxwell trial turns to lawyer who defended Anna Sorokin.

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Meet Todd Spodek


The Spodek Law Group understands how delicate high-profile cases can be, and has a strong track record of getting positive outcomes. Our lawyers service a clientele that is nationwide. With offices in both LA and NYC, and cases all across the country - Spodek Law Group is a top tier law firm.

Todd Spodek is a second generation attorney with immense experience. He has many years of experience handling 100’s of tough and hard to win trials. He’s been featured on major news outlets, such as New York Post, Newsweek, Fox 5 New York, South China Morning Post, Insider.com, and many others.

In 2022, Netflix released a series about one of Todd’s clients: Anna Delvey/Anna Sorokin.

Why Clients Choose Spodek Law Group

The reason is simple: clients want white glove service, and lawyers who can win. Every single client who works with the Spodek Law Group is aware that the attorney they hire could drastically change the outcome of their case. Hiring the Spodek Law Group means you’re taking your future seriously. Our lawyers handle cases nationwide, ranging from NYC to LA. Our philosophy is fair and simple: our nyc criminal lawyers only take on clients who we know will benefit from our services.

We’re selective about the clients we work with, and only take on cases we know align with our experience – and where we can make a difference. This is different from other law firms who are not invested in your success nor care about your outcome.

If you have a legal issue, call us for a consultation.
We are available 24/7, to help you with any – and all, challenges you face.

Understanding Your Legal Rights with Queens Child Visitation Lawyers

If you are heading towards Queens Family Court for a divorce case, and you have children, child custody and visitation are likely to be major issues in your case. Consequently, it is important that you understand the basics of the law associated wit issues like child visitation.

Child Visitation in New York

A number of factors come into play when considering issues pertaining to child custody and visitation in New York. First and foremost, when it comes to addressing child custody and visitation in New York, a court must utilize the best interests of a child standard.

The best interest of a child standard requires the Queens Family Court to close examine the unique facts and circumstances of a case when making determinations regarding child custody and visitation. These factors can include the overall emotional, physical, and mental health of the parties. The court is also likely to consider which parent historically provided primary care for a child. In addition, the court may examine the living situation of the parents. In other words, the court will examine the living situation of both the residence where the child primarily will live as well as the residence where visitation will be exercised.

Even if the parents reach an agreement regarding custody and visitation, the best interests of a child standard still comes into play. While there is a presumption that parents make decisions in the best interests of a child, that is not always the case. In the heat of a moment in the midst of a divorce case, parents may make decisions that really do not serve the best interests of a child or children. For example, time and again children are used as something like pawns in their parents’ divorce case.

Parenting Time in the 21st Century

In considering visitation in New York, the focus is on the concept of parenting time. Parenting time is a movement away from the terminology and concept of visitation. Children and noncustodial parents should not be relegated to being mere visitors in each other’s lives.

Enforcing Visitation Order

Unfortunately, with shocking regularity, visitation orders in Queens and elsewhere in New York are not followed. One parent or another violates terms of an outstanding visitation order.

When it this happen, a parent can return to court to obtain an order to enforce a visitation order. For example, if the custodial parent fails to make the child available for visitation, the noncustodial parent can seek judicial intervention.

On the other hand, if the noncustodial parent fails to return a child at the proper time, according to the visitation schedule, the custodial parent can go to court. If a parent continues to violate the visitation order, a judge can impose serious sanctions. A court can change custody of a minor child if the custodial parent persistently interferes with visitation. A court can limit or suspend visitation if the noncustodial parent fails to follow the parameters of a visitation order.

Supervised Visitation

There can be limited circumstances in which a court might order supervised visitation in a divorce or paternity case. For example, if the noncustodial parent is recovering from the abuse or addiction to mind altering substances, supervised visitation may be required by the court for a period of time.

Supervision can be provided in a number of different ways. A court appointed supervisor can be used. In the alternative, a family member can be designated to supervise.

Retain Queens Child Visitation Lawyers

Begin the process of retaining a lawyer by scheduling an initial consultation. There typically is no charge for an initial consultation with a Queens child visitation attorney.

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