Of Counsel

Helen M. Dukhan has been focused solely on family, divorce, and matrimonial law for 15 years.

After being officially admitted to practice law in the state of New York, Helen quickly excelled and became supervising attorney of the matrimonial and family law department of a boutique general practice law firm representing both high net worth individuals and mid-to-low income
households in the toughest courts of New York.

Immediately after passing the bar exam, Helen achieved a legal master’s degree in family and matrimonial law from Hofstra School of Law, the only program of its kind in the eastern United States, and one of only three programs in the country. In order to achieve the advance degree, Helen did extensive research and delved into the sea of family and matrimonial law while becoming a skilled and compassionate family lawyer with a thorough grounding in the issues central to the field, as well as knowledge in related areas such as tax, contracts, real estate and partnership law, child psychology, and treatment options. While earning her legal master’s, Helen worked directly with the then Attorney-in-Charge of the Brooklyn Neighborhood Office of the Legal Aid Society, co-Supervisor of the Domestic Violence Project, and Supervising Attorney of the Citywide Family Law Unit at that time, assisting with research, case management, adoption proceedings, and Hague Convention and child abduction cases.

Helen was raised in a family that immigrated to America from Russia. She is first generation American. She speaks Russian fluently and is very connected and active in the Russian community. She is the mother to two young and extremely energetic boys, a foodie who loves living in one of the culinary capitals of world, an avid traveler, and is a reader of crime novels and autobiographies. 


New York and New Jersey Matrimonial, Divorce Law, Family Law, Child Custody and Visitation, Child and Spousal Support

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