Valerie S. Wolfman

Valerie S. Wolfman

Valerie S. Wolfman Esq, PLLC
  • Divorce, Family Law, Probate...
  • New York
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For the past 30 years Valerie Wolfman Esq. has concentrated her law practice on Family, Matrimonial and Divorce Law, Child Custody, Divorce and Equitable Distribution (both simple and complex). Many of her cases have International components, including issues such as whether a French or Chilean or Swiss pre-nuptial agreement is valid; whether a divorce should proceed in France, New York or Australia, whether the mother may relocate the residence of the child away from the father. She has also litigated Will contests and has proven heirship with the aid of a genealogist and has been a guardian in guardianship matters. Ms. Wolfman speaks French, German and Swiss-German.

Ms. Wolfman was admitted to the New York Bar in 1989, and in New Jersey in 1990. She is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington D.C. and is admitted to practice in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; U.S. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the New York Women’s Bar Association.

Published cases:

Blondin v. Dubois, 238 F. 3d 153 - 2001 - Court of Appeals, 2nd … - Cited by 266
Blondin v. Dubois, 189 F. 3d 240 - 1999 - Court of Appeals, 2nd … - Cited by 236
Blondin v. Dubois, 78 F. Supp. 2d 283 - 2000 - Dist. Court, SD New York - Cited by 74

In Re Extradition of Thi Ha Vu, 15 MJ 1049, NYLJ 1202749322532, at *1 (EDNY, Decided February 5, 2016)

Matter of Kenward v. Browner (companion case to Tropea v. Tropea), 87 N.Y.2d 727, 665 N.E. 2d 145, 642 N.Y.S.2d 575, 1996 (N.Y. March 26, 1996)

People ex rel. Geiser v. Valentine, 2007 N.Y. Slip Op 52046 (U) (17 Misc. 3rd 1117(A))

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Probate
  • International Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Wills, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Proxy
  • Hague Convention
  • Stepparent Adoption
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • French: Spoken, Written
  • German: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Yeshiva University
Montclair State University
Accredited Business A+ Rating
Better Busines Bureau
Professional Associations
New York Women's Bar Association
New York County Lawyers' Association
Member: Matrimonial Section
New York State Bar # 2287845
- Current
Member of IAFL
Internatioanal Association of Family Lawyers
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Valerie S. Wolfman Esq, PLLC
110 E 59th St
New York, NY 10022
Telephone: (646) 293-4704