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The Kleister Law Group is Highly Recommended.

Mr. Kleister is knowledgeable, kind, compassionate, responsive and caring and made me feel as though I was his only client.

The Kleister Law Group Provides an Outstanding Level of Service.

For professionalism and honesty, The Kleister Law Group is the way to go.

Christopher B. Kleister  Attorney and Jennifer L. McCarthy  Paralegal
Why Hire Us

Hudson Valley Lawyers

New York Real Estate and Family Law Attorney

The Kleister Law Group is a diversified, full-service firm united by a common principle, to deliver the highest quality legal service for our clients. We provide comprehensive and effective legal representation for a variety of complex legal matters. Our Washingtonville legal team understands the emotional and financial hardship that can arise from a foreclosure, divorce, custody dispute, family court matter or any other legal matter that we handle. We explore every available legal option and/or remedy based on our clients’ unique situation.

Our strategic approach enables us to anticipate issues and tailor our representation accordingly to each and every case individually. Since 2003, our Hudson Valley legal team has devoted their substantial time, knowledge, experience, expertise, talent and resources in helping individuals achieve their legal goals.

Our legal team comprises of Attorney Christopher Kleister, who has nearly 20 years of experience handling complex legal issues and paralegal Jennifer McCarthy, who brings more than 20 years of experience in both litigation and real estate matters.

We do not narrow our practice down to one specific area of law, mainly because we strive to help our clients with many different aspects of the law. In by doing so, clients can feel comfortable and confident when coming back to us for another area of law they need guidance with. Our goal is to provide information, guidance and cost effective representation for all of your legal needs, as well as excellent client service.

Our extensive legal practice includes:

Proactive Representation

Our Hudson Valley office has handled thousands of cases, providing clients with information and insight into how the litigation process works At The Kleister Law Group, we take a proactive approach to our cases. We spend the necessary time with our clients discussing their cases in detail, and evaluate every fact and circumstance, which enables us to determine what option would be best for best for them and together, decide what the next course of action may be.

If we anticipate any issues, we will be upfront and honest and will relay that information to them. From the first day of representation to the conclusion of the case, you will always be involved in the decision-making process and kept aware of the status of your case.

Contact Us Today

We are available to discuss your complex legal issue at 845-827-1909. For your convenience, you may also e-mail us. We proudly represent current and former members of the military at a discounted rate, as well as current and former members of the NYPD and FDNY. We also welcome and gladly accept PBA vouchers, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, Personal Checks and Paypal.

Payment plans are accepted on a case by case basis depending upon the nature of the case. We are centrally located in Orange County, New York. We are close to I-84, I-87 (NYS Thruway) and Route 17. Our office is located near the Brotherhood Winery, is handicap accessible and offers easy parking options.

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America's Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys 2019
10 Best | 2016-2018 | 3 Years | Attorney | Client Satisfaction | American Institute of Family Law Attorneys TM
10 Best | 2018 | Attorney | Client Satisfaction | American Institute of Family Law Attorneys TM
Member of the Orange County Chamber of Commerce
2016 || TIMES HERALD-RECORD || Readers's Choice Winner
2017 || TIMES HERALD-RECORD || Readers's Choice Winner
2018 || TIMES HERALD-RECORD || Readers's Choice Winner
2019 || TIMES HERALD-RECORD || Readers's Choice Winner

The Kleister Law Group

The Kleister Law Group
85 East Main Street
Washingtonville, NY 10992

Phone: 845-827-1909
Fax: 845-496-1272