Vacca Law & Mediation

Vacca Family Law Group is a boutique law firm that exclusively works with clients who are dealing with divorce, separation and other family law issues in Manhattan, throughout New York City, Westchester County and Long Island.

We help clients amicably resolve their differences through settlement, collaborative divorce and mediation. We are strong advocates for our clients without being adversarial and without inflaming the strong emotions that arise during a divorce.

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Many clients ask us what they can do if they know they want to divorce but aren’t sure if the time is right. Perhaps they’re concerned about finances or what will happen with their kids. Maybe they’re anticipating – or dreading – how difficult the conversation will be when they finally tell their spouse that they want to end their marriage. We tell these clients that they don’t have to know now that they want…
Part 1 of a 2-Part Series I recently heard the analogy, “Attorneys in a Collaborative Divorce are like the general contractors.” The lawyers know the law and what issues and problems need to be solved, but they do not have the level of financial expertise, nor the level of emotional expertise, that the couple will need to solve those problems. This is the reason why we bring in specialists and experts – the artisans –…
Vacca Family Law Group Attorneys Selected as 2020 New York Family Law Super Lawyers Andrea Vacca Named 2020 New York Family Law Super Lawyer Divorce and Family Law attorney Andrea Vacca was named a top rated family law attorney in New York City 2020 Super Lawyer, awarded to only 5% of attorneys in New York State. Andrea has been named a New York Super Lawyer every year since 2014 for her outstanding work in divorce…
Nothing good happens in court! I had a great conversation with Christina Previte, Esq., of NJ Divorce Solutions on the Divorce Happy Hour Podcast about keeping your divorce out of court (and why you should want to)! On this podcast, we discuss why I decided to stop practicing traditional litigated divorce, and instead practice collaborative divorce, with a #NoCourtDivorce team approach to divorce. No one “wins” in divorce and after almost 20 years of…
In this Wealth Matters Column in the New York Times, I talked about options that are available to couples who want to divorce while the courts are closed or backlogged during the coronavirus pandemic. The columnist, Paul Sullivan, was particularly interested in what options were available if people were negotiating child and spousal support agreements during this time when their financial situation may be precarious. This was a great question because many couples may…
I was interviewed on the Kate Anthony Divorce Survival Podcast about how Collaborative Divorce offers a way to bring respect to the divorce process and work with professionals who model the behavior you wish to express. In the end, everyone’s going to be better off; you, your spouse, and most importantly, your children: We discuss Collaborative Divorce as a legal process that includes creating a roadmap for your divorce and specifically details the jobs for…
In any divorce, there are 3 key stages: the first divorce consideration is the decision about whether to divorce, the second is moving forward through the divorce process you’ve chosen, and the third is finalizing the details of the divorce. This is true whether you’re divorcing at a time when the outside world is relatively stable or whether you’re moving through the process when there’s a global pandemic. Regardless of where you may be in…
With the well-being of our staff, our clients and our community as our top priority, the team at Vacca Family Law Group is working from home while the Covid-19 state of emergency restrictions are in place. Our virtual office is open for normal business hours and our team has the technology and resources to work remotely and continue to serve our clients during this time. That means you can schedule a video or telephone consultation…
New York collaborative divorce and mediation lawyer Andrea Vacca spoke to Marysol Castro of Pix11 Morning News and was asked whether there really is a divorce season (the answer is YES!) and to offer some divorce tips for how to navigate the early stages of divorce. Thanks to Elizabeth Martin for sharing her divorce story.  WATCH: NYC Divorce Attorney Andrea Vacca: How to Navigate the Early Stages of Divorce Continue reading The post How to
Find out why millennials are the fastest-growing group of people are asking for prenuptial agreements and some issues to consider if you think a prenup may be something you need.  WATCH: 5 Issues To Consider If You’re Thinking About a Prenup by Family Law Attorney Andrea Vacca Continue reading The post How Millennials Are Making a Prenup the Norm (Video) appeared first on No Court Divorce Blog.…