Richard A Schioppo Esq

Richard A. Schioppo


Admitted to Practice

New York and New Jersey


Matrimonial & Family Law


With over 30 years of legal practice, Rich brings extensive expertise in family law to his clients. His practice spans a diverse range of domestic relations issues, from complex contested and uncontested divorce cases to matters involving high-net-worth estates and more modest financial circumstances. Rich is adept at navigating intricate legal and financial landscapes, ensuring his clients receive tailored solutions that uphold their best interests. His proficiency extends to international custody disputes, same-sex family law issues, and the negotiation of prenuptial, postnuptial, cohabitation, and separation agreements.

Rich is renowned for his robust trial experience, representing clients in both Supreme Court and Family Court proceedings across various jurisdictions. He has successfully litigated cases involving equitable distribution, spousal support, custody, visitation disputes, child support, and post-divorce modifications. Whether advocating for clients of significant wealth or those seeking resolution in complex family law matters, Rich’s dedication to achieving favorable outcomes is unwavering. His comprehensive understanding of appellate practice includes drafting persuasive briefs and presenting compelling arguments before the New York State Appellate Division, solidifying his reputation as a skilled advocate in appeals.


  • Juris Doctor (JD), Touro Law School
  • Bachelor of Arts, Ohio University


  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York County Lawyers’ Association: Matrimonial Section


  • High net worth contested and uncontested divorces
  • Modest net worth contested and uncontested divorces
  • Child support disputes
  • International custody disputes
  • Child support enforcement actions
  • Child custody and visitation/parental access disputes
  • Modification actions
  • Enforcement proceedings
  • Drafting and negotiating prenuptial, postnuptial, cohabitation and separation agreements
  • Appeals from Supreme and Family Court Orders
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