Adam Richards

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in New York, NY

Moses Ziegelman Richards & Notaro, LLP
 | 350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3130
New York, NY 10118
Phone: 212-419-9883
Fax: 212-354-8429
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1996
Education: New York Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (70%),
  • Business Litigation (30%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Adam Richards serves his New York clients in the areas of family law and commercial litigation at O’Reilly Stoutenburg Richards LLP. He brings extensive international matrimonial and general family law experience to the table, having counseled clients regarding the Hague Convention and familiarizing himself with international child custody and parental abduction laws. Mr. Richards’ areas of practice include divorce and legal separation, child custody and visitation, child support, pre- and postnuptial agreements, modifications and contested and uncontested divorce. He also represents business owners, entrepreneurs and real estate clients in such matters as contract disputes, co-op and condominium disputes, shareholder disputes, general commercial litigation and appeals. Mr. Richards accepts clients throughout the New York City metropolitan area, as well as Westchester, Nassau and Suffolk counties.

    After graduating with a degree in politics from the University of Hull in Humberside, England, Mr. Richards earned his Juris Doctor from New York Law School, graduating cum laude in 1996. He is admitted to practice law in New York and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit.

    Being committed to helping both families and professional clients resolve their disputes with as little conflict as possible, Mr. Richards has considerable experience in alternative dispute resolution methods, including mediation, collaborative law and arbitration. However, he is always ready to fight for his clients’ rights in court whenever necessary.

    Mr. Richards is an active member of numerous bars and associations, including the New York State Bar Association and the New York County Lawyers Association. Additionally, he is a recipient of the Legal Aid Society’s Pro Bono Publico Award.

    Practice Areas
    • 70%Family Law
    • 30%Business Litigation
    Focus Areas

    Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights, Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements


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    Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2020

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    About Adam Richards

    Admitted: 1996, New York

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    • The Legal Aid Society 2001 Pro Bono Publico Award

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • New York State Bar Association, Member of the Family Law section
    • New York County Lawyer’s Association
    • New York
    • Second Circuit Court of Appeals

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Downtown United Soccer Club in Manhattan, Coach
    • Urban Soccer League for Albion FC, Co-Founder
    • AYSO, Coach

    Educational Background:

    • University of Hull, Humberside, England, Bachelors degree in Politics, 1987
    • The Law Society of England and Wales Common Professional Examination, London Guildhall University, London, England, 1989
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    Office Location for Adam Richards

    350 Fifth Avenue
    Suite 3130
    New York, NY 10118

    Phone: 212-419-9883

    Fax: 212-354-8429

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    Last Updated: 3/18/2020

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