Maggie I. Kaminer
Maggie is admitted to the practice of law in New York, Maryland and Washington, D.C., and has practiced exclusively in New York in the areas of Matrimonial and Family Law. Maggie has appeared in both Supreme Court and Family Court in matters relating to divorce, custody, child support, visitation and equitable distribution, in all five boroughs, as well as Long Island. Maggie is experienced in both the negotiating and drafting of documents such as separation and custody agreements, as well as pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements. Maggie frequently attends Continuing Legal Education workshops and lectures focused on Matrimonial and Family Law. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association and New York County Lawyers Association.
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Jennifer Kouzi is licensed to practice law in New York (since January 2002) and Pennsylvania (since December 2012) and has focused her practice in the area of family law since 2004. Honored as a 2012 and 2013 Super Lawyers’ “Rising Star,” Jennifer takes pride in giving her clients the personal attention they deserve while going through what can be an emotional time. Jennifer handles pre- and post-nuptial agreements, uncontested and contested divorces, custody and support proceedings, post-judgment matters, trials and appeals. She is also a trained divorce mediator and has helped many couples separate and divorce amicably and with minimal expense by serving as a divorce mediator. Jennifer also frequently serves as an advisory attorney to parties who are engaged in divorce mediation with another mediator.
While each case has unique and interesting qualities, Jennifer has developed a particular interest in how the Internet impacts divorce and family law, including the use of e-mail, electronically stored financial information, chat rooms and social media websites such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. She counsels her clients very carefully with respect to how their online activities may affect their divorce or family law litigation.
Jennifer is a contributor to quarterlette.com and modernloss.com and enjoys writing about divorce and family law related issues affecting people today.
Bijitha N. Varghese
Bijitha “Gigi” Varghese is admitted to the practice of law in New York and New Jersey. Gigi’s law career has been entirely devoted to the practice of divorce and family law. Gigi has appeared in both Supreme and Family Court in all five boroughs, as well as upstate New York, and in Superior Court throughout New Jersey. Gigi routinely handles matters involving pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements, separation agreements, spousal support, child custody, child support, parenting time, and equitable distribution. Gigi believes strongly that every client’s case is unique and requires a personalized plan specifically tailored to meet the wants and needs of each client.