Building Lasting Relationships
One Client At A Time Since 1949


When experience counts, you can count on us.


 We will stand by you every step of the way.


Custom tailored and creative strategies.
Throughout our years of experience, we have developed long-standing professional relationships with clients who rely on our trustworthy advice and objective insights.
DiVernieri, DiVernieri and Cotter, LLP is proud to be a family owned firm that can trace its roots on Staten Island back to 1949.

Founding partner, Hon. Pasquale E. DiVernieri, worked as a general practitioner before establishing his own firm in 1958. In addition to maintaining a private practice, Pat DiVernieri served as both an Assistant District Attorney in Richmond County and a Justice of the New York State Supreme Court.
In business for more than 60 years, we pride ourselves on maintaining long term relationships with our clients through personal attention on every case, every step of the way. Sound legal advice delivered with compassion and efficiency has been the firm’s policy for three generations.

Upon enlisting our services, we will create inventive strategies to tackle your particular issues. Recognizing that the legal process can be daunting to navigate alone, our team will provide support throughout the entire process. Don't hesitate to get in touch with our office today to arrange a consultation.

Practice Areas

Estate Planning

We understand that every estate is different and each client has their own individual needs and objectives. When you come to us for advice, we will work with you to create a tailored estate plan.
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Wills & Trusts

We help clients create wills and trusts to ensure their assets are distributed according to their wishes. We provide legal advice and guidance to ensure that your estate is managed according to your wishes.
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We provide assistance, legal advice and representation to those seeking to become a guardian or those who are already a guardian and need assistance with their duties. 
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Probate & Estate Administration

We offer legal services to help you navigate the process of settling an estate. Our attorneys will work with you to ensure that your loved one's wishes are carried out.
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Divorce Law

 Our firm has extensive experience in divorce law and can provide you with the legal advice and representation you need to navigate the process.
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Real Estate Law

Our attorneys can help you navigate the complexities of this real estate law including a wide range of topics, from property ownership to zoning regulations.
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Elder Law & Medicaid Planning

We provide seniors and their families assistance to navigate the legal and financial issues associated with aging. 
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Wills & Trusts

We help clients create wills and trusts to ensure their assets are distributed according to their wishes. We provide legal advice and guidance to those who need.
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Staten Island Trust & Estate Attorneys

Whether you only require a will-based plan or could gain from setting up trusts, a thoughtfully crafted estate plan can safeguard your assets, ensure the welfare of your loved ones, and uphold your legacy.
We believe that estate planning is for everyone, but no two estates are alike. When you seek our advice, we will devote our attention to understanding your situation and customizing an estate plan that suits your distinct requirements.

With our vast experience in preparing crucial estate planning documents, we regularly address issues such as:
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Residential and Commercial Real Estate Lawyers in Staten Island

Whether you are buying, selling, developing, or investing in residential or commercial property in Staten Island, DiVernieri, DiVernieri and Cotter, LLP is here to provide you with experienced and effective representation.
Regardless of whether your real estate issue pertains to a residential property closing, a commercial lease, or a substantial commercial real estate deal, we assist our clients in achieving their objectives and resolving any legal challenges.

We have the expertise to navigate the intricacies of the real estate market and facilitate intricate residential and commercial property transactions.
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    Why Choose Us?
    Our firm has a well-earned reputation for providing our clients with informed representation when they need it most. No matter the legal issue you are facing, we will put the law to work for you.
    Our clients have experienced great success after working with us, and we are proud to have helped them move forward in a positive direction.
    Personalized Attention
    We believe that an educated client is our best client and encourage your participation. Our attorneys are readily available to respond to your questions and return all calls promptly.