Long Island Family Law Firm Launches a Legal Response to Bullying Group

The Law Firm of Wisselman, Harounian & Associates, P.C. is proactively responding to an increased number of bullying cases in schools by holding group meetings for concerned parents, family members, and guardians at their office.
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March 1, 2011 - PRLog -- The Law Firm of Wisselman, Harounian & Associates, P.C. has started a new group for parents, family members and guardians who are concerned about children who are being bullied in school, on the Internet or anywhere.  Long Island family Law attorney http://www.lawjaw.com/ Lauren Chartan will share her legal experience and knowledge with family members and discuss the legal recourse that is available.  If your child or another family member has recently been victimized by bullying tactics, you are not helpless.  Lauren Chartan is knowledgeable and compassionate and this will be a group for sharing and getting legal support.

Due to the recent focus on bullying of all forms, whether physical, emotional or initiated online, lawmakers in Long Island have been increasing their crackdown on bullying tactics - part of which has been to create stronger laws to prevent future occurrences.  Laws, however, do not always put a stop to all such actions.  Bullies still thrive and, unfortunately, innocent children and young adults are the ones that have to pay the price. There are multiple reasons for bullying - from sexual orientation to gender to race - none of which should be tolerated.  The Long Island family law attorneys http://www.lawjaw.com/  at the firm understand the new laws and will work to expend and utilize them to your benefit.  There are several avenues to pursue depending on the situation and the specifics, and Lauren can discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the alternative approaches.

The first group meeting was held in January and the second meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 25th from 6:00pm to 7:30pm and is complimentary and open to the concerned public.  At the meeting, attendees will learn what can be done to help protect the rights of the bullied child. No one should ever be forced to be harassed, at any age, and they should definitely not be forced to endure it without the proper legal guidance.  The meeting will be held at the office of Wisselman, Harounian & Associates, P.C.

This group will be run by family law attorney, Lauren Chartan.  Lauren completed an L.L.M (Masters in Laws, in Family Law) at Hofstra University while she was a Deputy County Attorney in the Office of the Nassau County Attorney.  The subject of Lauren’s thesis was “A Legal and Cultural Response to Bullying in School”.  Lauren now concentrates on all aspects of family law at The Law Firm of Wisselman, Harounian & Associates, P.C. in Long Island.

The law firm of Wisselman, Harounian and Associates, P.C. was established in 1976 and is a highly regarded litigation firm with a primary concentration in matrimonial and family law. Founder and senior law partner Jerome A. Wisselman is a 2009 Super Lawyer, and law partner Jacqueline Harounian is a 2010 Super Lawyer, an honor bestowed on only 5% of attorneys in the Metro New York area.  For all of your family law matters, contact a Long Island family lawyer http://www.lawjaw.com/ at the firm today.

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Wisselman, Harounian & Associates has concentrated on divorce and family law for over 35 years, and are dedicated to providing the highest quality legal service at a reasonable cost. Our attorneys have extensive knowledge and experience with the complex issues of divorce, custody, visitation, support, fathers' rights, grandparents' rights, orders of protection, domestic abuse, asset and property division, mediation and divorce settlement. We are sensitive to our clients needs, and provide personalized attention and compassion during this difficult period. We are ranked as one of the largest matrimonial firms on Long Island, and the members of our team have been honored by their peers for their professional accomplishments and leadership in the field. For more information, please visit http://www.lawjaw.com/.
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