Experienced in Long Island matrimonial and family law

Robert A. Cohen, one of the founding partners of Tabat, Cohen, Blum, Yovino, & Diesa, PC, has practiced matrimonial and family law in Suffolk and Nassau counties for more than 40 years. While his front page New York Law Journal trial decisions and landmark appellate cases reflect his litigation success, Mr. Cohen’s focus on the psychology of settlement negotiations also achieves positive results. He was selected to the board of directors of the Suffolk County Matrimonial Bar Association. He frequently lectures on custody, equitable distribution and support issues, as well as trial techniques. Mr. Cohen’s continuing selection to the Super Lawyers list and achievement of an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell® illustrates the great respect he has earned from his peers and the judiciary.

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- 2020)
  • Long Island’s Top Rated Lawyer; ALM Legal Leaders (2014- 2017)
  • Top Legal Eagle; Long Island Pulse Magazine (2012-2016)
  • Legal Eagle (2012-2020)
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating; Martindale-Hubbell® (2006-2020)
  • Rated 10.0 out of 10.0 “Superb”; Avvo (2013-2020)
  • Lead Counsel Rated; Thompson Reuters (2014 & 2020)
  • Top 10 Attorney Award; The National Academy of Family Law Attorneys (2015)
  • Nation’s Top 1% Award; National Association of Distinguished Counsel (2015-2020)


  • New York, 1980


  • J.D., New York  Law School, 1979
  • B.A., American University, 1976

Professional Associations:

  • Suffolk County Matrimonial Bar Association, Member, Board of Directors
  • Suffolk County Bar Association, Member, Matrimonial Committee

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Ratings & Reviews

  • google

    How often can you use the word exceptional when assessing any professional you have worked with? It is word that describes Anthony Yovino of the law firm of Tabat, Cohen, Blum and Yovino. Tony has a complete mastery of the current matrimo...
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    — KS Koz

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    It’s with GREAT pleasure that I write this review for Tabat, Cohen, Blum & Yovino Law Firm. The first day I met with Mr. Cohen regarding my divorce I was scared, timid and afraid of the unknown. Mr. Cohen was by my side the whole way throug...
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    — Kristi Vultaggio

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    I am extremely happy with the results of my divorce. Robert Cohen listened carefully and compassionately to me and together we formulated and effectively strategy for negotiation and ultimately for trial. With the professional staff, Denise...
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    — Michael Vultaggio

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    Going through a divorce is never going to be fun. But, from the first time I met with Gary Tabat he set my mind at ease. Gary is a brilliant, caring and thoughtful person. He knew how to listen and refocus my energies in a positive dire...
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    — J Carey

  • dexknows

    In what I consider the worst time of my life, Gary helped me tremendously. He is smart, kind, and fair in his bills. Like the other reviewer, he always returned my phone calls. My divorce was very prolonged, but it was mostly because Gary ...
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