Law Firm Serving Orange and Sullivan Counties with offices in Walden and Monticello, NY

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For over fifty years, Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP has provided sophisticated legal representation to individuals, businesses, non-profits and municipalities in the Hudson Valley.

With highly skilled attorneys practicing over 30 areas of law, there’s no reason to go elsewhere.  As a full-service law firm with over 20 attorneys and more than 20 staff members, J&G delivers optimal legal solutions utilizing a team approach.  United by the desire to exceed our clients’ expectations, the firm has established a reputation of excellence which has made us one of the largest law firms in the regions.

Jacobowitz & Gubits, LLP is a full-service law firm dedicated to helping clients receive the legal assistance they need. Learn more about our practice areas below.


Also called family law, matrimonial law focuses on the needs of couples and children. We can help clients with divorce, child custody, same-sex law, child support, and legal separation.


Elder law offers assistance through our clients’ later years. We cover long-term planning, Medicaid, guardianships, estate law, and living wills and trusts.  Ask us about our free seminars.


Our depth of knowledge and extensive experience allows us to act as a final destination when seasoned guidance and effective solutions are a necessity for your municipality’s ability to perform its essential functions within the community. Municipal representation is an honor and an opportunity for us to help make our representative democracy work the way it was intended.

Land Use, Environmental, and Zoning

Effective developers understand that certain aspects of a development project require the outside assistance of various experts. Engineers, architects and financial analysts are among the professionals who work together to bring to fruition the developer’s vision. The complex web of laws and regulations that may govern a particular project and the multiple regulatory agencies that administer those laws and regulations make it a necessity to have comprehensive legal guidance.

Real Estate

Our attorneys are experienced in both residential and commercial real estate. We can assist homeowners, business owners, renters, and landlords with property taxes, HOAs, landlord/tenant, site suitability, and land use development.

Personal Injury

Car accidents, civil rights, electrical injuries, construction, and slip and falls are just a few of the personal injury cases we handle. If you have been injured due to another’s negligence, we can help you.


Litigation is the process of taking legal action through the court system.  You and your business can be sued or can sue in a legal matter.  The attorneys at J&G have successfully represented individuals and businesses.  Ask about our successes.  If you are considering suing, or are being sued and need an attorney in orange county NY, we can help you with litigation of real property/real estate, business, environmental, employment representing employers, collections, commercial, criminal, matrimonial and family law, intellectual property, construction, mechanics lein, trusts and estate probate, personal injury, child victims act, and more.

Tax Certiorari

Our tax services are available for both businesses and individuals. We can help identify potential tax reductions, and exemptions, reduce your assessment and prepare for Grievance Day.


We handle all types of business disputes, including real estate litigation, tax litigation, employment litigation, collections and commercial transaction disputes in addition to contracts, exit plans, and more.

With 50 years of experience, Jacobowitz & Gubits, LLP is the trusted law firm for the Walden and Monticello, NY areas. If you need legal assistance in any of the above areas, as well as equine, bankruptcy, business, land use, municipal, and arts and entertainment law, call (845) 778-2121 or contact us online today.

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Since many client concerns are diverse and require a broad range of legal knowledge, we take a team approach to client matters so that no substantive aspect gets missed or overlooked. By bringing a broad substantive analysis to your legal issue, you can be assured that your interests are always being cared for and looked after by experienced advocates.

In each case, we work to resolve our clients’ short-term goals, while addressing potential long-term problems and providing a basis for continuing success. Our legal service is responsive to client questions and concerns, and we take pride in keeping our clients well-informed about what is happening throughout their cases.


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DIVORCE BEFORE OR DURING RETIREMENT The rate of divorce among those over the age of…



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The rate of divorce among those over the age of 55 has doubled since 1990. While the number of those getting re-married later in life is also increasing, those in second marriages are also 2½ times more likely to get divorced. All divorces are challenging, but getting divorced in the later stages of a career or after retirement raise specific issues that need to be considered.
How does divorce later in life impact your social security, retirement assets, maintenance, children, remarriage, and estate planning?
This article by Martin Butcher, Esq. will answer those questions.


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The rate of divorce among those over the age of 55 has doubled since 1990. While the number of those getting re-married later in life is also increasing, those in second marriages are also 2½ times more likely to get divorced. https://t.co/BrGZSPnocP #divorce #retirement
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Congratulations to Kara J. Cavallo, Esq., who recently presented “Ins and Outs of the Exemption Process” at the 2020 New York State Assessors Association Annual Conference last week. #assessor #propertytax #taxexemption https://t.co/Trh0DQKVWq
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Congratulations to Gary Schuster on his graduation from the Leadership Sullivan Class of 2020. They work toward developing informed & committed leaders who will apply their collective experience & skills to serve, strengthen & improve the quality of life in Sullivan County. https://t.co/ks8Itt18TT
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