About

I have been a practicing attorney for approximately nine (9) years, and I am a partner in the firm of Foster, Vandenburgh & Riyaz, LLP. I have been engaged in extensive litigation in connection with matrimonial matters in both the Supreme Court and Family Court of the Counties of Suffolk and Nassau, as well as Appellate Practice in the Second Department.  I am able to apply my legal skills and knowledge to accomplish the goals of any entity that I work for on any complex legal issue.

I graduated from Stony Brook University with concentrations in Computer Science, Biology and Anthropology. Thereafter, I received my Juris Doctor from Albany Law School of Union University in 2002. While attending Albany Law School, I was a staff editor for the Environmental Outlook Journal, an interdisciplinary journal, and participated extensively in the Student Litigation Clinic, and Moot Court Tournaments.

I am fluent in Urdu & Hindi, and I have a moderate understanding of Spanish and Punjabi.

Attorney Licensing
& Admissions:

• Admitted to practice in the State of New York.
• Admitted to practice in the Federal Court (Eastern District of New York).

Attorney Memberships:

+ New York State Bar Association
+ Suffolk County Bar Association

Specialties

Litigation
Matrimonial negotiation
Mediation
Civil Litigation
Criminal Defense
Family Law
Plaintiffs Personal Injury

ATTORNEY ADVERTISING: Information herein and is not intended to be, legal advice. This sample legal document is provided as part of a free public educational service by Zachary Irtaza Riyaz, Esq., attorney at law in the State of New York (Westhampton – Tel. 516-234-0348), for reference only. IT IS NOT INTENDED TO GIVE LEGAL ADVICE ABOUT A SPECIFIC LEGAL PROBLEM, NOR DOES IT CREATE AN ATTORNEY-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP. Due to the importance of the individual facts of every case, the generalizations I make may not necessarily be applicable to any particular case. Statutes and codes such as Domestic Relations Law (DRL)are frequently amended and may affect the validity of the above legal document and no representation is made that the above sample is going to be enforceable in the future. Changes in the law could at any time make parts of this web site content obsolete.  Updated statutes and codes may be available at the New York State Legislature Website. No statute or sample legal document should be relied on without understanding controlling case law which may further interpret it. THIS INFORMATION IS PROVIDED WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THAT IF LEGAL ADVICE IS REQUIRED THE SERVICES OF A COMPETENT ATTORNEY WILL BE CONSULTED.

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