Practice Areas

Family Law

At the firm of Ronald R. Tomlins, Attorney & Counselor at Law, we have over twenty-nine (29) years of experience helping clients through the difficult challenges of Divorce, Custody and Visitation, Child Support, Family Offenses, and many other Family Law matters, in both Family Court and Supreme Court and in several counties throughout the Hudson Valley.

We also assist clients in the above areas by way of negotiation and mediation outside of Court when parties are interested in that approach.

Mr. Tomlins has been a long-standing member of the Family Law section of the New York State Bar Association and has spoken at continuing legal education seminars in various areas of Family Law and Matrimonial practice.


We have have extensive experience in representing clients with financial difficulties, including Bankruptcy, both Chapters 7 and 13.

We also represent clients in both Bankruptcy and State Court in foreclosure workouts and loan modifications.


Our firm has handled private placement, agency and foreign adoptions and re-adoptions in Dutchess, Ulster, Sullivan and other counties throughout the Hudson Valley region and can assist and represent both adoptive parents as well as birth parents (though not, of course, in the same case).

Mr. Tomlins has appeared as a guest on John Basso’s “The Law and Your Money” television show to discuss adoption issues.

Wills, Trusts & Estates

The firm is experienced in drafting Wills and trusts, including supplemental needs trusts for disabled persons, as well as handling all types of estate and probate proceedings.


We are also well-versed in handling guardianship proceedings, including those necessary for disabled persons.