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An Overview of Our Westchester and Putnam County Practice

The law office of Jessica Bacal, Esq., PC, in MOUNT KISCO, provides strong credentials and more than 20 years of experience representing individuals and businesses throughout Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess and Rockland counties. Attorney Jessica Bacal has an extensive knowledge of the law, having taught real estate law and family law at paralegal programs in several different colleges. The firm places a high priority on accessibility and personal service, working diligently to be available to clients. To set up an appointment with an experienced lawyer, contact attorney by email Jbacal@verizon.net or call the office at 914-767-9290.

The law office of Jessica Bacal, Esq., PC, in Mount Kisco, brings over 20 years of experience to individuals and businesses throughout Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess and Rockland Counties in New York. A graduate of the Columbia Law School, attorney Jessica Bacal not only has extensive knowledge of the laws governing residential and commercial real estate but also has an advanced degree in environmental law. She has served as a chair and member of the planning board for many years and has taught real estate law at several local colleges. As Chair of a Westchester County Land Use Committee, she provided guidance to the Westchester County Planning Board. To set up an appointment, contact attorney by email Jbacal@verizon.net or call 914-767-9290.

Attorney Jessica Bacal has served as a real estate and financial entitlement mediator for the American Arbitration Association, and is the author of a popular column entitled A Homeowner’s Guide to Environmentally Correct Conduct,which ran for many years in New York Living Magazine.To schedule an appointment for a confidential consultation regarding your family law, child support, custody, or other legal matters,e-mail or call 914-767-9290. The office is open during regular business hours, with evening and weekend consultations available by appointment. Located in the heart of Mount Kisco (the commercial hub of Northern Westchester County) and just a few blocks south of the train station, the law office is situated in a charming Victorian home now converted into office space. Ample parking is available behind the building.

Real Estate

The firm represents buyers and sellers of residential and commercial real estate, helping to negotiate the terms of a transaction, preparing and reviewing all necessary documents, and attending the closing. Real estate services include land use and zoning issues, as well as boundary dispute issues, quiet title actions and landlord-tenant matters.

Estate Planning

The firm serves individuals and families who want to establish and implement plans for the distribution of assets and the care of minor children in the event of the premature death of a parent. This includes preparation of documents required to put an effective estate plan in place, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, living wills and advance medical directives. The firm also handles probate administration.

Divorce and Family Law

The law office of Jessica Bacal, Esq., PC, represents clients at every stage of the divorce process, from the initial filing through post-judgment requests for modification or enforcement. The firm has experience with all matters related to divorce, including child custody and visitation, child support, spousal maintenance (formerly known as alimony), and the division of marital property. Additional services include adoptions, paternity actions, guardianships and prenuptial/postnuptial agreements.

In all family law matters, clients are encouraged to use alternative dispute resolution, including mediation or the innovative collaborative divorce approach, which fosters emotional healing and promotes a healthy post-divorce relationship between the spouses and their children.

Business Law

The firm provides counsel to business owners on a broad range of legal issues, including business formation, commercial contracts, real estate transactions, and the dissolution of business operations.

Attorney Jessica Bacal also handles traffic violations and legal matters relating to municipal law, drawing from prior experience as a town attorney.

To schedule an appointment for a confidential consultation regarding your family law, child support, custody, or other legal matters, e-mail or call 914-767-9290. The office is open during regular business hours, with evening and weekend consultations available by appointment. Located in downtown Katonah, New York, just one block from the train station, the office is situated in a modern office building where ample parking is available.