Robert A. Cohen

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
Fax: 631-587-5064
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1980
Education: New York Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Robert A. Cohen is a founding partner of New York law firm Tabat, Cohen, Blum, & Yovino, LLP. With more than 32 years of experience in matrimonial and family law, Mr. Cohen is able to achieve positive results in a wide variety of circumstances ranging from routine divorces to complex and difficult property division, child custody and support disputes. He accepts clients in Long Island, New York City, and Suffolk and Nassau counties.

Whether a client needs aggressive litigation representation, or is able to settle matters outside the courtroom, Mr. Cohen has the extensive experience needed to resolve issues with minimal time and disruption. He takes great pride in the ability to reassure clients and their families during this difficult time, while never losing sight of his goal to protect their rights and build a strong case.

After receiving his Bachelor of Arts from American University in 1976, Mr. Cohen earned his Juris Doctor from New York Law School in 1979. He is admitted to practice law in New York.

Mr. Cohen’s numerous successes have earned him leadership opportunities and the respect of his peers. In addition to receiving the highest rating of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell for his outstanding ethics, he has been featured on the front page of the New York Law Journal for his work on landmark appellate cases. He lectures frequently on trial techniques, equitable distribution, custody and support issues for numerous continuing legal education seminars. He is a member of the prestigious American Inns of Court and serves on the board of directors for the Suffolk County Bar Association’s matrimonial law division.

*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%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law

Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law


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Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019

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About Robert Cohen

Admitted: 1980, New York

Professional Webpage:


  • Lead Counsel Rated, Thompson Reuters
  • Long Island's Top Rated Lawyer, ALM Legal Leaders
  • Rated 10.0 out of 10.0 "Superb", Avvo
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating , Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Top Legal Eagle, Long Island Pulse Magazine

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Matrimonial Committee, Suffolk County Bar Association
  • Member, Board of Directors, Suffolk County Matrimonial Bar Association
  • New York, 1980

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Attorney-Client Privilege issues in matrimonal law. Practical applications and practice tips., Lecturer, Attorney-Client Privilege, Suffolk County Academy of Law, 2019
  • Enforcement of Support Obligations. Effective use of the remedies provided in the Domestic Relations Law, Family Court Act and Civil Practice Laws and Rules, Lecturer, Enforcement of Support Obligations, Suffolk County Academy of Law, 2018
  • Seminar for Attorneys for Children-Trial Skills, Lecturer, Cross Examination Skills, Suffolk County Academy of Law, 2019


  • C v. A - Outcome: Appeals court affirms trial judge's decision that custody agreement was valid and binding.
  • P v. P - Outcome: Wife awarded portion of Husband's complex pension benefits.
  • K v. K - Outcome: Wife directed to pay monetary sanctions and husband's attorney's fees.

Educational Background:

  • B.A., American University, B.A, 1976
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Office Location for Robert A. Cohen

150 Motor Parkway
Suite 425
Hauppauge, NY 11788

Phone: 631-983-3626

Fax: 631-587-5064

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Last Updated: 10/9/2019

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