Gary H. Tabat

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Hauppauge, NY

Tabat, Cohen, Blum & Yovino, PC
 | 150 Motor Parkway, Suite 425
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Phone: 631-983-3626
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1972
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

As a founding partner of Tabat, Cohen, Blum, & Yovino, LLP, Gary H. Tabat provides a full range of services representing clients with their needs in matrimonial and family law. Mr. Tabat has more than 40 years of experience and is recognized as one of the best lawyers in Manhattan and Long Island to handle complex equitable distribution cases. He is committed to getting his clients the best results, while disrupting their lives as little as possible during what is certain to be a difficult time. He accepts cases throughout Suffolk and Nassau counties, Long Island and New York City, New York.

After receiving his Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, in 1967, Mr. Tabat earned his Juris Doctor from Duquesne University in 1971. He is admitted to practice law in New York.

Mr. Tabat's outstanding track record has earned him the recognition of his peers, having been awarded the highest rating of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell for his impeccable standards. He was also recognized as a legal eagle by Long Island Pulse magazine. He enjoys the opportunity to serve in leadership positions, including formerly serving as president of the matrimonial division of the Suffolk County Bar Association, and he currently serves on its board of directors. Mr. Tabat also lectures on family and matrimonial law issues for various continuing legal education seminars, and served as an adjunct professor at Touro Law Center. He is an active member with the Suffolk County Bar Association, the Nassau County Bar Association and the American Inns of Court.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights


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Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2018

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About Gary Tabat

Admitted: 1972, New York

Professional Webpage:


  • Client Satisfaction Award (American Institure of Family Law Attorneys)
  • Top 10 Ranked NY Family Law Attorney, (National Academy of Family Law Attorneys)
  • Top Rated Divorce Attorney - 10.0 "Superb" (Avvo)
  • Top 10 Long Island Matrimonial and Divorce Lawyer (Ten Leaders)
  • Legal Leader (ALM)
  • Top Legal Eagle (Long Island Pulse Magazine)
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated (Martindale-Hubbell)

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Board of Directors,  Suffolk County Matrimonial Bar Association  
  • Member, Nassau County Bar Association, Matrimonial and Family Law Committee
  • New York, 1972
  • Matrimonial Committee, Suffolk County Bar Association, Member, Matrimonial Committee
  • Member:  American Inns of Court  
  • Past President:  Suffolk County Matrimonial Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Board of Directors of the Victims Information Bureau of Suffolk

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Authored: LexisNexis Answer Guide - New York Matrimonial Actions, 2008
  • Former Adjunct Faculty Member for Touro Law School, Matrimonial and Family Law, 1991 - 1993
  • Lectured on Parent Education & Custody Effectiveness for the PEACE Program of Suffolk County, NY, 1995
  • Continually Lectures for the New York, Nassau & Suffolk Bar Associations on Matrimonial & Family Law

Educational Background:

  • Rutgers University, B.A., 1967
Office Location for Gary H. Tabat

150 Motor Parkway
Suite 425
Hauppauge, NY 11788

Phone: 631-983-3626


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Last Updated: 7/20/2018

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