Experienced in Long Island matrimonial and family law

Anthony Yovino has been practicing matrimonial law on Long Island for more than 30 years. He is a member in the New York Family Law American Inn of Court, and has been selected for The New York Times Super Lawyer publication every year since 2007. He has been the attorney of record on several cases that established legal precedent, including McGowan v. McGowan, which held that an advanced educational degree is marital property subject to equitable distribution. He has published several articles on matrimonial and family law topics. Mr. Yovino is a lecturer for the Nassau Academy of Law, a continuing legal education instructor at St. John’s University and a frequent guest on the radio program “Law You Should Know” on WHPC 90.3 FM.

Contact our matrimonial and family law firm in Long Island to discuss your case

If you or someone you know needs a matrimonial and family law attorney in Nassau County and Suffolk County, Tabat, Cohen, Blum, Yovino, & Diesa, PC can help. From our offices in Garden City and Hauppauge, our attorneys fight for your rights and the best interests of your children. Call our Long Island divorce lawyers in Garden City or in Hauppauge, or contact us online to schedule your initial consultation.

Honors & Awards:

  • Top Lawyer in the NY Metro Area; Super Lawyers (2007-2019)
  • Lead Counsel Rated (Divorce & Family Law); Thompson Reuters (2014 – 2019)
  • Long Island’s Top Rated Lawyers; ALM Legal Leaders (2014 – 2017)
  • 10.0 “Superb” Rating; Avvo (2013-2020)
  • Client’s Choice Award (Divorce & Family Law); Avvo (2013-2020)
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell (2014 & 2019)
  • Top Divorce & Family Law Attorney; Avvo (2013-2020)
  • Top Legal Eagle, Long Island Pulse (2012-2016)


  • New York, 1984
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 1984
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 1984
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1991


  • J.D., St. John’s University School of Law, 1983
  • B.S., St. John’s University, 1980

Professional Associations:

  • New York State Bar Association, Member, Committee on Family Law
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Member, Matrimonial Law Committee, and Chairman, Ethics Subcommittee
  • American Bar Association, Member

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Ratings & Reviews

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    Getting divorced is not an enjoyable process- but working with Robert Cohen was. This firm is knowledgeable, attentive, and determined. Throughout the entire process I felt protected and taken care of. Without any reservation, I recommend t...
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    I could not be happier with Alita McKinnon. I hired Alita to do the QDRO portion of my divorce, as I was not happy with the attorney that had handled my divorce. Alita was highly recommended by a friend. I was told she was one of the mo...
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    Best Lawyer I ever had

    — Anthony Sims

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    I was fortunate to find Tony Yovino to represent me in a complicated child custody and support/contract case. After interviewing numerous attorneys, Tony made me feel immediately at ease. Aside from being highly experienced, knowledgeable a...
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  • avvo

    Elizabeth Diesa handled my divorce/custody case and I could not be happier with the outcome. Her advice and professionalism made this most difficult time in my life as smooth as it could have possibly gone. Highly recommend.

    — Client