As a Certified Matrimonial Attorney, Tanya Helfand handles all areas of family law including, but not limited to, custody, alimony, child support, complex financial cases, prenuptial agreements, and domestic violence matters. Ms. Helfand is a qualified mediator and certified collaborative divorce lawyer. She also handles guardianships and consumer and small business bankruptcies, Chapter 7 & 13.
Ms. Pivawer has more than 25 years of legal experience. Prior to joining Helfand & Associates in 1999, Ms. Pivawer served as an Assistant Municipal Prosecutor for the City of Newark, and Assistant Corporation Counsel, Litigation Division for the City of Newark. She also worked for a plaintiffs’ personal injury and workers compensation firm, Friedman & Friedman, for three years. Before beginning her legal career, Ms. Pivawer was a Housing Manager for the New York City Housing Authority.