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Lazar & Schwartz

Attorneys at Law

We Stand Up for You




Years of Experience


Resolved Cases in Less Than One Year

A Full Service Family Law Firm

Your choice of attorney, and the way you choose to handle your divorce, are frequently the biggest business decisions of your life. Lazar & Schwartz is the most experienced firm in the Hudson Valley that offers you three different ways to dissolve your marriage while protecting your children and your financial position. We encourage our clients to be active participants in the process and arm the clients with enough information to make quality decisions.

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Kathryn S. Lazar

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Melissa Rutkoske

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Brett E. Jones

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Leonard Klein

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Kathryn Lazar leads professional workshops

Kathryn Lazar, founder of the law firm Lazar & Schwartz and of MH Mediation, will present workshops at national conferences of the International Association of Collaborative Professionals (IACP) and the ...
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40+ Years Solving Complex Cases

Lazar & Schwartz is a strong family law practice dedicated to obtaining fair and decisive outcomes for our clients. Our experienced attorneys offer three kinds of divorce resolution: Litigation, Collaborative Divorce and Mediation. We stand up for our clients, focus on what matters to them, and are fearless in protecting their interests.

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