Our Services at a glance



Commercial and Residential

Non-Payment & Holdover Suits

HPD Actions 

Lease Preparation and Review


Real Estate Litigation

Specific Performance



Quiet Title


Easements and Covenants

Condominium & Coop Issues

Breach of Contract


Divorce & Family Law


Child Support



Separation Agreements

Pre-Nuptial Agreements

Personal Injury & Malpractice

Auto Accidents

Slip & Fall

Wrongful Death

Medical Malpractice

Construction Accidents

Dental Malpractice

Product Liability

Nursing Home Negligence

Premises Liability

Catastrophic Injury

Real Estate, Business Transactions, and Trusts & Estates

Purchase and Sale – Commercial, Residential Coop and Condo

Formation of Corporations

Shareholder and Partnership Agreements

Buy-out Agreements


Contract Preparation and Document Review

Will & Trust Preparation and Probate



Important Facts

New York is now a no-fault divorce state. We diligently use our vast business and tax backgrounds to arrange an equitable distribution of marital assets with the least tax consequences.

Under new divorce laws, non-moneyed spouses may be entitled to attorney’s fees and spousal maintenance from their spouse at the beginning of a divorce action. These new laws may make bringing a divorce action far more affordable to you. Contact our experienced matrimonial attorneys to learn more.

Preparing and reviewing contracts, business agreements, wills, trusts, partnership and shareholder agreements, and leases is a work of art on which we pride ourselves. Given our varied commercial and civil litigation experience, of over 35 years, we go to great lengths to ensure your business transactions are successfully concluded and enforceable.

Experienced Real Estate litigators can prevent or delay foreclosures. See how we can assist you in keeping you in your home.

Our courts are regularly consumed with family disputes over property and other assets. A large part of our practice is devoted to resolving and, if necessary, litigating intra-family financial, business and property disputes, as well as will contests.

Condominium, Co-op, and Homeowners Association Boards are typically comprised of volunteer homeowners who often depend upon competent and experienced attorneys to guide and protect them in their decision making . Our firm has effectively represented over 50 such boards during the last 35 years.

Home-buyers have certain rights and protections against structural defects. Our firm has been very successful in recovering significant monetary awards on behalf of defrauded purchasers of new and resale homes. We also have successfully prosecuted many actions against unscrupulous home improvement contractors.
Birth abnormalities and deformities due to medical error are unfortunately on the rise. Our experienced and well-trained medical malpractice attorneys at the Staten Island Law Offices of Howard M. File, Esq. PC can help you through these difficult times.