Paul H. Roitshtein

Paul H. Roitshtein

Law Office of Paul Roitshtein, Esq.
  • Divorce, Family Law, Criminal Law
  • New York
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Summary

Paul Roitshtein, Esq. represents clients in divorce, family, and criminal matters. He is an experienced litigator and regularly appears before the Supreme, Family, and Criminal Courts of New York City.

Mr. Roitshtein handles all aspects of divorce and family matters. He has experience in property and debt division, alimony ("spousal support"), the support and custody of children, and family offenses (also known as "orders of protection"). He also has experience in matters involving hidden income and high net worth. Mr. Roitshtein encourages low conflict solutions where possible.

Mr. Roitshtein also handles all forms of criminal defense matters, including misdemeanor, felony, and domestic violence cases. Most cases settle without trial, whereas others demand aggressive representation from the outset. Serious matters may present the possibility of incarceration. No two cases are alike and Mr. Roitshtein encourages a tailored approach.

Before opening his own practice, Mr. Roitshtein was an associate attorney for six years at Richardson Legal PLLC, the boutique New York City matrimonial and criminal practice led by Morghan Leia Richardson, Esq. While there he handled a wide variety of divorce, family, and criminal matters through trial.

Mr. Roitshtein also previously served as judicial law clerk to the Hon. Paul M. DePascale, Judge of the Criminal Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey. While there he researched criminal law for the Court.

Mr. Roitshtein is a graduate of Georgetown University and the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. In law school Mr. Roitshtein received the award for academic excellence in criminal law. He was named to Super Lawyers' Rising Stars list in 2014.

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Criminal Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
Languages
  • Russian: Spoken
Professional Experience
Managing Attorney
Law Office of Paul Roitshtein, Esq.
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Divorce, family, and criminal law.
Associate Attorney
Richardson Legal PLLC
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Divorce, family, and criminal law.
Judicial Law Clerk
Hon. Paul M. DePascale, J.S.C. of the Superior Court of New Jersey
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Assisted the court in issuing decisions in a wide range of both high and low level criminal matters.
Legal Intern
Hon. Michael Ravin, J.S.C. of the Superior Court of New Jersey
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Legal Intern
Marin County District Attorney - Misdemeanor Trial Unit
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Education
University of California Hastings College of the Law
J.D. (2010)
Honors: Award for Academic Excellence in Criminal Law
Georgetown University
B.A. (2005) | English Literature
Awards
New York Metro Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
Award for Academic Excellence in Criminal Law
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
Professional Associations
New York State Bar # 4931671
Member
- Current
Websites & Blogs
Website
Legal Answers
1 Questions Answered

Q. Can child support be reinstated on 19 yr old college student who had moved to Florida from Ny?
A: Under NY law, the mother may have a right to seek child support if she now has "residential custody" of the child.
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Law Office of Paul Roitshtein, Esq.
31-08 Broadway, Suite 204
Astoria, NY 11106
USA
Telephone: (646) 389-1512
Fax: (646) 741-0029