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Robert H. Montefusco

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Robert H. Montefusco has been practicing law since 1998 and concentrates in the areas of matrimonial law and family law. He is a very experienced and determined trial attorney, having conducted hundreds of trials and/or hearings.

Mr. Montefusco graduated cum laude from Touro Law School. He was a recipient of the American Excellence Award for Family Law and Evidence, a member of the Dean's List and an editor of Touro Law Review. He is a former prosecutor for the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office, where he gained invaluable experience in the courtroom not otherwise available to private practitioners.

On a daily basis, he was responsible for handling all levels of crimes, including serious felonies, from arraignment to trial and sentencing. He learned effective and persuasive litigation skills from conducting numerous trials over the course of his career in the District Attorney’s Office.

Contact the Law Office of Robert H. Montefusco today by dialing (631) 801-0007 or filling out an online contact form. Serving Islip and Brookhaven.

Total Family Law Experience

On a personal note, Mr. Montefusco was involved in a very acrimonious divorce and, rather than focusing on the hardship and emotional pain of his contested divorce action which resulted in a trial, he believes that this experience was an opportunity for him to learn how to be a more compassionate and effective attorney. He intimately understands what it takes to be successful in divorce litigation, and can sympathize with what you may be experiencing.

Commitment to Community

Outside the courtroom, Mr. Montefusco augments his education by routinely attending Continuing Legal Education seminars on the latest updates and trends in the law. He is an active participant in the Suffolk County matrimonial bar mentoring program, providing legal advice to less experienced attorneys.

He has been a guest lecturer at Touro Law Center relating to issues of criminal procedure and practice and has been featured in Touro Law Center’s recruiting literature. He has also appeared on News12 and has been quoted in various newspapers.

Mr. Montefusco is admitted to practice in New York State and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Testimonials
  • Robert and his firm were professional effective and did not take any “BS” from the opposite side.

    “I hired Robert Montefusco not one time but two times to represent me for custody of my child Each time I was represented with a favorable outcome. Robert and his firm were professional effective and did not take any “BS” from the opposite side. In a biased court system where the fathers are immediately the underdog , Robert was able to get me a better outcome than most fathers get. For that I highly recommend the Montefusco Law firm.”

    Rob

  • His office personnel was unbelievable.

    “He explains everything in detail.”

    Edward

  • Robert is definitely the one you want representing you through a difficult time that is going to affect the rest of your life

    “Robert was my attorney representing me through my divorce and I couldn’t have asked for any better. The attorney you choose greatly affects the outcome of your divorce and mine would have been horrible if it wasn’t for him. I strongly and highly recommend him. He guided me through with his expert negotiating, leadership, advice and representation. He was realistic of what the outcome was going to be and he was right. His office staff is wonderful and you always get timely responses. Robert is definitely the one you want representing you through a difficult time that is going to affect the rest of your life”

    Alice

  • I am grateful for all the hard work and efforts he and his assistant, Ms Maureen Furlan, and others,who worked closely as one with me throughout my case.

    “I would highly recommend Mr. Montefusco to anyone who want excellent and qualified representation in their case.”

    Chris

  • Attorney Montefusco is absolutely the best – – Period.

    “It’s truly a privilege to be represented by an attorney I feel is the best and I never worry when Robert’s by my side.”

    Francis

  • He's as good as they come, no one will fight harder for you!!

    “If you're going through a divorce do yourself a favor and see this guy!!! He's as good as they come, no one will fight harder for you!!”

    John

  • THE LAW OFFICE OF ROBERT MONTEFUSCO IS ONE IN A MILLION

    “Robert and his staff have always went above and beyond for me throughout every step of my brutal divorce and custody process. My case is currently still open and we are in 3 court rooms. Robert is exceptionally educated, experienced, and understanding when it comes to matrimonial law. The past 2 years of my life have been the most darkest and at times unbearable because of the mistake I made in choosing the wrong partner. At times, I would call their office literally 3-4 times A DAY panicking, stressing, obsessing, and mostly crying. I never felt I was annoying them or a nuisance; they were ALWAYS there for me. Robert is not only my attorney, many times he acts as my therapist and calms me down and subsides my fears. Maureen was there beside me to sign the papers to file for the hardest decisions of my life and she always helped in making the process as smooth and seamless as possible. Hope is an amazing asset as well. She is always there to answer any questions I have and always was an extra pair of ears for me to vent to. In choosing this law firm you not only get an amazingly experienced attorney, you get a FIGHTER. Robert defends and protects me aggressively and passionately every single court appearance. For the first time in my life I have absolutely NO FEAR walking into the courtrooms ever anymore because HE is by my side. I am confident that I not only have an amazing group of people working on my case every day, but I have found friends for the rest of my life. The words Thank You will never be enough for what each of them have done for me during this difficult time in my life. You guys ROCK!”

    Jessica P

  • Thank you for helping to give me peace of mind.

    “When you told me not to worry you would fight for me I REALLY felt that in your words.”

    Dina D.

  • It all came true and I was very happy and relieved when it was all over.

    “I’ve already recommended him twice to people I know.”

    Judy B.

  • Mr. Montefusco has the right amount of pitbull in him and uses it when the opportunity requires.

    “Mr. Montefusco and his assistant were and continue to be excellent.”

    David

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