Our Practice Areas

Lawyer in Commack NY

Providing Family law services including Child Custody and Child Support. Call 631-864-7589

Bankruptcy Law

Howard E. Knispel, P.C. is ready to help you file for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 and stop the creditors and their harassing phone calls. We can help you figure out which Chapter is right for your situation, file the paperwork and represent you in Federal court. By choosing our law firm you have a caring honest attorney by your side who can help you with a fresh start. Call Howard E. Knispel, P.C. at 631-864-7589 today for a consultation.
Family Law

Family Law

Family law comprises child custody and visitation, support, paternity, orders of protection, family court offenses, neglect and abuse charges, juvenile criminal matters and adoption. Family Court can be a very frightening place. The court routinely makes decisions which can be life altering. We can assist you from preparation of paperwork to representation in court. Going to court without an attorney can severely damage your case. For over 30 years our firm has helped protect families through the maze of the court system. When it comes to making the hard decisions that affect not only your adult lives but the lives of your children. Do not hesitate to call Howard E. Knispel to set up an appointment for a consultation. We have helped hundreds of families making long-term decisions.

Divorce Law

Divorces can be simple or complicated, uncontested or contested. Divorce is not only about deciding who gets the car, the home, and the kids. It’s a life-changing process that our office takes very seriously. We often like to remind our clients of the impacts that divorce can have on everyone involved. Our office will combine compassion with an unwavering dedication to your case. That way, you can focus on beginning again. We can try to negotiate a settlement or, if necessary, present you case to the court. We also prepare Separation Agreements and Pre-nuptial Agreements, which can avoid much of the bitterness and fighting later on. Do not hesitate to call Howard E. Knispel to set up an appointment for a consultation.
Divorce Law
Real Estate Law

Real Estate Law

Do you need a real estate lawyer? Howard E. Knispel, P.C. provides comprehensive real estate law services. Whether you are looking to buy or sell your home or business, we can help! Before you sign any agreement, it is important you talk to an experienced lawyer. Call us today for more information.

Wills & Probate

Howard E. Knispel, P.C. also provides will and probate law services. He will work with you during every step of the process to ensure your complete satisfaction. Whether you need help drafting your will or an experienced lawyer for probate proceedings, call today!
Last Will and Probate
Criminal Law

Criminal Defense

When a person is accused of a crime, he or she faces the real and terrible possibility of going to jail. Whether you are facing burglary, assault charges, drug crimes, or a felony or misdemeanor, a criminal defense lawyer should represent a person committed with a crime to the best of his ability. Our objective is to always fight aggressively, thoroughly and be on the offensive. We can negotiate with prosecutors and can often arrange for reduced charges or lesser sentencing. We have tried felony, misdemeanor and violation cases. If you or someone you know is charged with a serious criminal offense, we will discuss the matter at no charge. Call Howard E. Knispel today, to discuss your situation, before it’s too late. We will fight for your rights.

Child Support & Custody

When dealing with Child custody or child support cases you want an expert attorney in family law. Our office has handled hundreds of successful cases with over 32 years of experience in Family Courts. We want the best results for your family with long-term choices in mind. Call our office, and we will help you make the hard choices for your family.
Child Visitation
Traffic Law

Traffic Law

Many traffic offenses can affect your driving record or result in a criminal conviction. Aggravated moving violations and traffic offenses that endanger lives or result in bodily injury another person can result in criminal charges. As a former Traffic Court Prosecutor Howard E. Knispel knows the system and can assist in getting the best result possible. From excessive speeding to hit-and-run accidents, call Howard E. Knispel for expert knowledge of traffic laws and set up a consultation now.

DWI Defense

If you’ve been arrested for a DWI, you need the defense of an experienced attorney, choose Howard E. Knispel P.C. Operating a vehicle with a Blood Alcohol Content level of .08% or higher could result in license revocation, mandatory jail time, excessive fines, and even a felony charge. Call us immediately for expert representation at 631-864-7589.
Immigration Law


We help those looking to enter the United States temporarily or permanently. We also can help those obtain temporary or permanent residency status of those within the United States. Adults and children born in another country and looking to enter or remain in the United States face many problems. This can be whether they are visiting the United States for a temporary stay or wishing to reside here permanently. We help those and their families navigate through the complex process in the most timely and effective way possible to determine the best avenue to take to increase the chance for a successful outcome. With the strict application requirements and the many types of applications which may apply to your situation, our attorneys can handle it for you or your family with the special attention and carefulness required.
We can provide the services you need to help review your eligibility and submit all the proper documentation. with the requirements need to determine whether you meet the requirements for the broad range of visas available. We can also help those already in the United States adjust their current status. If you are a worker, student, fiancé, spouse, parent, child, or other, our Firm can help. Our approach helps those navigate this extremely personal and life-changing event with the personal service you need to make this process a positive experience. contact Howard E. Knispel, P.C. at 631-864-7589 for your consultation.

Personal Injury

If you have been hurt or injured in an accident you may be entitled to seek compensation for your damages. Let our attorneys help you to collect for you’re the damage done as a result of someone else’s negligence or carelessness. Our firm can handle your case and recover your losses, including the medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering you incurred. If you or your family member has been in a motor vehicle, bicycle, boating, or construction accident, we can help. If you have suffered from a slip and fall or from the negligence of a provider, we can help. The case will cost nothing to you until we reach a favorable outcome. you anything, and you will not pay anything unless we reach a favorable outcome for you. Let us fight the negligent party and ensure you receive the amount which you are entitled to. Our attorneys are waiting to assist you and offer personal and individualized service. With over 32 years of experience, it allows us to fight your battle to the end in order to ensure your case gets the best possible outcome and highest award. At Howard E. Knispel, P.C., we care about you, your injury, and your recovery. Let us help you and make those liable pay for the damage they have caused. The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can fight for you. We can investigate, secure evidence, and build your case. Do not wait any longer. Call us today to evaluate your claim at 631-864-7589.
Personal Injury