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The Law Office of Julio E. Portilla, P.C. is your law firm of choice for dealing with family legal disputes in NYC. Whether you are facing a divorce and all the issues that arise during the process, or you need help with a domestic violence situation, our Manhattan family law attorney can assist you. When you choose to work with our experienced legal team, you will receive the personalized attention to your legal matters that you deserve.

We help clients with a wide range of family law cases, including:

  • Divorce
  • Alimony and spousal support
  • Equitable distribution
  • Child custody and visitation
  • Child support
  • Domestic violence
  • Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements

Call (917) 909-6166 today to learn what steps you must take to protect your rights and interests during this challenging time.

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  • He not only guided me in my most difficult moments, but he was determined and positive at all times.

    “Mr. Julio E. Portilla is a great attorney. His expertise in Bankruptcy law allowed me to help solve my case with the greatest success possible. I thank Julio so very much because he not only guided me ...”

    - Kat Sykes
  • He helped us every step of the way and made us feel so comfortable during a very difficult time.

    “Absolutely amazing attorney. I would not even think about retaining anyone else! He helped us every step of the way and made us feel so comfortable during a very difficult time. Mr. Portilla is very ...”

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  • He was there for me in my time of need when I thought I had no options.

    “Mr. Portilla was an excellent lawyer. He was there for me in my time of need when I thought I had no options. He was professional and was always available to help in any way he could.”

    - Iris
  • I never felt lost, and the entire process was very stress-free thanks to Mr. Portilla.

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    “Mr. Portilla previosly helped out my family so we knew his services were excellent. He was there for us every step of the way and would recommend his services to anyone who needs a reliable lawyer.”

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Divorce-Related Issues

When a couple chooses to divorce, there are several matters that the spouses will need to reach an agreement on before the finalization of the divorce proceedings. Some of the most contentious issues are those that involve children. Most couples have a hard time agreeing on child custody arrangements and child support payments. Who should the child live with? When will the non-custodial parent be able to visit? Who needs to pay child support, and how much should they pay each month? These are all questions that will need to be answered as you proceed through your divorce – and there's so many more.

Another divorce-related matter that can be the source of significant disagreement is the division of property. You will need to understand the difference between "separate property" and "marital property," as well as what equitable distribution means for your particular situation.

The Law Office of Julio E. Portilla, P.C. is here to assist you through all of these issues and more. We can help you negotiate with your spouse for what is fair, or even take your case before a judge to fight for what is rightfully yours. We have your best interests in mind and are willing to do what it takes to help you achieve the desired outcome for all issues related to your divorce.

Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements

Although you may have no intention of getting a divorce as you prepare to wed your sweetheart, getting a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement might be right for you. This is not only because nearly half of all marriages in the U.S. end in divorce, but also based on the likelihood that one of you will pass away before the other.

These agreements are intended to allow couples to specify what will happen to their assets in the event of a divorce or death. Prenuptial agreements are especially essential when one spouse has significant wealth or expects to receive a large inheritance. Our family law attorney is prepared to help you prepare either of these financial agreements to ensure your rights and interests remain protected in the future.

Compassionate Legal Help for Domestic Violence in NYC

If you or a loved one are the victims of domestic violence, the Law Office of Julio E. Portilla, P.C is here to help you get the protection you need. We can assist you in filing for an order of protection, which can prevent the abuser from contacting and hurting you.

What Sets Us Apart?

The Difference is Clear
  • High-Quality Representation

    The majority of the firm's clients are referrals. This is a testament to their faith in Attorney Portilla's ability to provide the best legal counsel and advocacy.

  • Accessible

    When you hire Attorney Portilla you can count on transparent communication regarding your case and fast response times on all questions!

  • Convenient

    For your safety and convenience, The Law Office of Julio E. Portilla, P.C. offers phone and video consultations as well as same-day appointments.

  • Multilingual

    The team at The Law Office of Julio E. Portilla, P.C. is multilingual and serves its clients in English, Spanish and French.

  • Personalized Attention

    Attorney Portilla takes the time to listen, walk you through the process, and create a personalized strategy for your case.

  • Courtroom Experience

    Attorney Portilla is a proven litigator who has vast experience handling various cases types in a courtroom successfully.

Meet Our Dedicated Attorney Julio E. Portilla

"I will fight to protect your legal rights under the law."

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Whatever issues you are facing, please don't hesitate to contact our Manhattan family law attorney for the compassionate and aggressive representation you require. Schedule your free case consultation today to discuss your legal options.

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