Gary H. Tabat

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Hauppauge, NY

Tabat, Cohen, Blum & Yovino, PC
 | 150 Motor Parkway, Hauppauge, NY 11788
Phone: 631-587-5100
Fax: 631-587-5064
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2020
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
    • 100%Family Law
    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 - 2020

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    About Gary Tabat

    Admitted: 1972, New York

    Professional Webpage:


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

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, Nassau County Bar Association, Matrimonial and Family Law Committee, 2019
    • Matrimonial Committee, Suffolk County Bar Association, Member, Matrimonial Committee, 2019
    • Member:  American Inns of Court  
    • Past President:  Suffolk County Matrimonial Bar Association
    • Board of Directors,  Suffolk County Matrimonial Bar Association  

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Authored: LexisNexis Answer Guide - New York Matrimonial Actions, 2008
    • 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
    • Former Adjunct Faculty Member for Touro Law School, Matrimonial and Family Law, 1991 - 1993

    Educational Background:

    • Duquesne University School of Law
    • Rutgers University, B.A., 1967
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    Office Location for Gary H. Tabat

    150 Motor Parkway
    Hauppauge, NY 11788

    Phone: 631-587-5100

    Fax: 631-587-5064

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    Last Updated: 3/18/2020

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