Staten Island Family Court Attorneys

We practice all aspects of Family Law in Staten Island Family Court, and have done so for over 30 years! Our Law Firm devotes itself solely to Family Law, including Divorce, Separation, Mediation and Family Court matters, thereby achieving a depth of field and an extensive base of experience. We believe that by limiting our practice to one area of the law, namely Family Law, we can render higher quality legal services at fair fees than a “general practitioner” who may handle an accident case one day, a real estate closing the next day, an estate the next day, etc. Many of our clients are referred to us by former clients as well as lawyers and mental health professionals who know and trust our work.
Our office represents clients from all over the United States in Staten Island Family Court.

A Message to the Client about Staten Island Family Court

When you retain us as your attorney, we will discuss the law with you, and how it relates to your situation. We will listen to you and we will develop realistic expectations and a plan of action. Our firm has represented hundreds of folks just like you in Staten Island Family Court, both Petitioners and Respondents.

We believe that negotiation is frequently the most prompt and efficient means of reaching your goal. However, if settlement is not possible, we will pursue your case aggressively and effectively in Staten Island Family Court.

For the duration of our representation, our office will keep you current on the status of your case. We will provide quality and experienced representation from start to finish.

About Our Firm

Our Law Firm was founded by attorney William J. Leininger in 1981. Mr. Leininger is a native New Yorker who graduated from Regis High School and St. Francis College. He then graduated Fordham Law School, with a rank of #1 in his entire Evening Division. He was admitted to the New York Bar in 1975, and was subsequently admitted to the Bars of New Jersey and Florida. Mr. Leininger has appeared on the Phil Donahue Show, the Sally Jessie Raphael Show, the Today Show, CBS Eyewitness News, and other national television and radio programs. Mr. Leininger has lectured extensively on Family Law for over 30 years.

When we take your case, we begin work on the matter promptly. As we work for you, our office will:

  • Provide you with copies of all correspondence and documents.
  • Consult with you before all important decisions are made.
  • Prepare you for trial so that you feel confident and prepared when you appear in Staten Island Family Court.
  • Handle your case as efficiently and economically as possible.

Our Office

Our office is located at 34 Dumont Ave. in the Grasmere section of Staten Island. The office is located only 5 minutes from the Verrazano Bridge, and only 15 minutes from the Bayonne and Goethals.

Cost of an initial consultation with our firm

Whether you are considering filing a petition in Family Court, or have just been served with a petition or Temporary Order of Protection from Family Court, you can meet with an experienced Family Law attorney for up to 30 minutes, for the low fee of only $150! If you then decide to hire our firm within 30 days, we will credit the consultation fee on your first months invoice. We will encourage you to go home and think it over – no one will pressure you to hire our firm! Family Law can be quite complicated. Isn’t it worth $150 and 30 minutes of your time to meet with an associate of our firm to learn your rights from a Staten Island Family Court expert?

Other Legal Services

Our law firm is devoted exclusively to Family Law matters including Family Court, Divorce and Divorce Mediation. This website includes plenty of valuable information to help if you have or will soon have a case in Staten Island Family Court.

For free information about Divorce, please go to

For free information about Divorce Mediation, please go to