Frances A. DeThomas

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Rye, NY

Tyre & DeThomas, P.C. Counselors At Law
 | 150 Purchase St, Ste 4
Rye, NY 10580
Phone: 914-967-2114
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2000
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (90%),
  • Real Estate: Consumer (10%)
Attorney Profile

As a principal attorney at Tyre & DeThomas, P.C., Frances A. DeThomas is dedicated to serving clients in the greater New York City area. She focuses her practice of law in the areas of matrimonial and family law. She accepts a wide variety of cases, including spousal maintenance, equitable distribution of marital assets, child custody and child support, collaborative divorce, wills and estates, and real estate matters.

Ms. DeThomas graduated with her Juris Doctor from Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University in 1999. After law school, she joined The Law Office of Margaret H. Tyre. She has served in the Westchester County Supreme Court as an appointed special referee in foreclosure actions. She is a certified mediator, receiving a Certificate from the Center for Mediation & Training in New York and she is a collaborative divorce attorney.

With more than 18 years of experience in the legal field, Ms. DeThomas dedicates her practice to both litigation and collaborative practice. She is admitted to practice law in the state of New York and Connecticut. Recognized for her excellent legal skills and ethics, Ms. DeThomas enjoys a 10.0 “Superb” Avvo rating from her peers.

Volunteering her legal skills to the local community in greater Westchester, Ms. DeThomas is an Executive Committee member of the Rye YMCA. She was previously the president of the Rye Rotary Club and was awarded the Paul Harris Award from Rotary International in 2012. She is a member of the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of the Westchester County Bar Association and a member of the Westchester Women’s Bar Association and New York State Bar Association. She formerly served the Westchester Women’s Bar Association as Vice President, state director and co-chair of the Matrimonial Committee. She is a former member of the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of the New York State Bar Association.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (90%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law

Real Estate (10%)

Focus Areas

Family Law: Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2017

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About Frances DeThomas

Admitted: 2000, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.ryelaw.com/attorney-profiles/frances-dethomas/

Honors and Awards:

  • Paul Harris Award, Rotary International, 2012

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States Supreme Court, 2009
  • Connecticut, 1999
  • New York, 2000
  • Former Co-Chair, Matrimonial Committee, Westchester Women's Bar Association
  • Former State Director, Westchester Women's Bar Association
  • Former Member Executive Committee, Family Law Section, New York State Bar Association
  • Member Executive Committee, Family Law Section, Westchester County Bar Association
  • Member, Westchester Women's Bar Association
  • Member, Westchester County Bar Association
  • Member, New York State Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Rye YMCA, Executive Committee Member-Board of Directors, 2016
  • President, Rye Rotary Club, 2012
  • Member, Board of Directors, Rye YMCA, 2008 - 2009
  • Member-Board of Directors Rye YMCA, 2014 - 2015

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • NYSBA Program: Matrimonial Institute V, Trial of a Custody Case, Presenter, Matrimonial Institute V, Trial of a Custody Case, 2014
  • Speaker, Basic Matrimonial Practice, New York State Bar Association, 2007 - 2008
  • Speaker, Commencing a Divorce Action, Pace University School Of Law

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Special Referee in real estate foreclosure actions in Westchester County Supreme Court
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Office Location for Frances A. DeThomas

150 Purchase St
Ste 4
Rye, NY 10580

Phone: 914-967-2114

 

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Last Updated: 5/11/2017

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