If you have a legal problem you deserve experienced, compassionate, affordable help. You want an attorney knowledgeable of the law, who will listen to your concerns and will take into consideration your financial needs.
David Rubel is a member of the prestigious Bar Associations of the states of California and New York. He is a graduate of Rutgers University School of Law.
Unlike larger firms, we understand that your situation is unique and requires individualized attention. We are empathic and give advice in easy-to-understand language. We arrange evening and weekend apointments to fit your schedule.
We offer reasonable rates. We can create a payment plan to fit your budget. And we accept all major credit cards.
Unlike some firms that focus on only one area of law, we are a general practice with an emphasis on criminal law, social security disability law, family law, and estate planning. We serve clients throughout the Hudson Valley including Dutchess County, Orange County and Putnam County.
CRIMINAL LAW - DWI - THEFT - ASSAULT
If you've been charged with DWI, theft, assault, or marijuana possession of more than 1oz, and are convicted, a court can impose fines and a jail sentence.
A lawyer can help protect your rights. They can request a jury trial, challenge the evidence against you and cross-examine the government's witnesses. In addition, they can help you to decide if you want to testify and subpoena witnesses for your behalf.
FAMILY LAW - DIVORCE - ALIMONY - CHILD CUSTODY
If you're contemplating a divorce, you could lose custody of your children and possession of your home.
A lawyer can help protect your rights. They can negotiate a separation agreement that achieves the goals you want. Or they can petition a court to order the property settlement, spousal support or child custody terms you seek.
ESTATES - WILLS - TRUSTS
If you die without a valid will or trust, the State of New York, not your spouse or relatives, will determine how your property is distributed. In addition, your choice of guardian of your minor children will be unknown.
A lawyer can help protect your rights. They can explain your options and help you to create a will or trust that achieves the results you want. And they can ensure that your document is valid and complies with the formalities required by law.
SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY LAW - SSDI/SSI APPEALS
If you are disabled, obtaining social security benefits can seem impossible. The policies and procedures for appealing a social security disability denial can be confusing and frustrating.
A lawyer can help explain and navigate the complex process. They can file required forms, obtain medical records and represent you at your hearing.