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We strive for Service. Speed. Success. A choice for a fair chance at fighting for you!

  • Three Decades of Excellence
    Over 30 years of dedicated legal practice, offering seasoned experience and deep-rooted knowledge.
  • Multilingual Expertise
    Fluency in Spanish and Portuguese to ensure seamless communication and understanding for our diverse clientele.
  • Extensive Clientele Support
    Having assisted thousands of clients, we understand unique needs and offer tailored solutions for each individual or business.
  • Family-Centric Approach
    Embracing a family-oriented ethos in our practice, where clients are treated with the care and respect they deserve, fostering lasting relationships built on trust.

New York Family Law & Immigration Attorneys

Serving Clients in State & International Family Law & Immigration

At the Law Offices of Norka M. Schell, LLC, we concentrate our practice on New York family and matrimonial law, U.S. immigration law, and international law

Our clients include individuals and families from all walks of life facing family law matters. The complexities of these cases can include divorce, child custody, spousal support, property division, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, and more. These issues can be emotionally and legally challenging; our attorneys bring compassion, care, and proven competence to even the most complex issues, such as those that cross international borders.

In U.S. immigration, we assist immigrants with issues in the ever-evolving and demanding immigration system. We help individuals, families, and businesses understand their rights, obtain necessary documentation, and guide them through complicated application processes, from family-based or employment-based green cards to deportation defense, citizenship, and more. 

Our firm brings 30 years of experience to your case and is led by a naturalized U.S. citizen from Brazil, Attorney Norka M. Schell, who has first-hand experience with the U.S. immigration system. 

Contact us to schedule a confidential consultation with a New York family and immigration lawyer at (212) 258-0713 or reach us online

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Our Services

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New York Family Law

Our New York family law legal team understands how complex divorce and child-related issues can be. Litigation can be expensive and go on for years, taking a significant toll not only upon the individuals in conflict but also on the children, as well as immediate and extended families. 

Because of the emotional factors associated with family law issues, the parties involved often have difficulty agreeing on the issues. 

Our family law attorneys believe that each party within a New York divorce deserves a chance at fairness regardless of gender. We can help men and women navigate the complicated legal system; our team prepares cases seeking your best interests and, most importantly, the best interests of your child(ren).

Your family is more important to you than anything else; you need someone on your side who will present your matters in the best light and fight for you and your family. We can deal with the legal hurdles and provide guidance to prevent mistakes that will affect your short- and long-term future.

We will be at your side and fight for your rights throughout the entire process. We make no promises about any case but will tenaciously advocate for each client.


Champions of Commitment

Read the real-life accounts from those we've represented

Commendations from clients we've championed for. Hear directly from hearts we've helped heal.

At Law Offices of Norka M. Schell, LLC, your satisfaction is our priority! See for yourself what our clients have to say about working with us.

    "Expert Legal Guidance And Support"

    ?Thank you so much for helping the Military Assistance Program! Our service members and their families rest easier knowing they have your expert legal guidance and support. We appreciate all that you do!

    - Eric L.
    "Remarkably Quick"
    The process has been remarkably quick, and I appreciate the efficiency and professionalism demonstrated throughout. The communication has been excellent, with clear guidance every step of the way.
    - Togar M.
    "Renewed Sense Of Confidence"
    During my consultation Norka demonstrated care and as a client that was very important to me.Well let’s say I leave her office with a renewed sense of confidence and Trust, she explained how we will work together as a team and I sincerely appreciate
    - Simeon
    "Your Actions Provided Me A New Life"
    Thank you for your excellent professional. Your actions provided me a new life when you got me at the jail and helped me get my green card.
    - Wilfredo T.
    "Confident, Forthright and Honest"

    She believes in her ability to do what she does best and this gives us peace of mind knowing that we have someone like her seeking every way to get us the results that both parties are expecting. We would highly recommend her to anyone who is in need of

    - Ramesh
    "Efficient And Effective"
    She is efficient and effective in everything she does with immigration because she knows how delicate is with the USCIS. She got me out of the immigration facility and gave me another life in my adopted country the United States. That is hard work for me.
    - Lewis B.
    "O meu green card chegou!"

    O meu green card chegou na última quinta feira,  agradeço você, Dra. Schell por tudo que fez e  graças  DEUS  deu tudo certo.

    - Orbrigado
    "Committed & Punctual"

    Norka is a great lawyer, and she’s doing an excellent job for me and my family. I commend her work. can trust she is very committed and punctual in everything she does. and does his job with much love and dedication!

    - Anonymous

Immigration & International Law

Our international and immigration lawyers approach every case with the understanding of its importance and what is at stake – business, jobs, and family in the United States. 

Our extensive experience with international and immigration issues ideally positions us to represent clients in issues such as deportation, removal, naturalization, family, and employment-based cases and consular matters.

Because of our combined understanding of immigration and family law, we can assist clients with cross-border family matters, such as divorce and separation, and the Hague Convention regarding child custody, abduction, and adoption

Our lawyers practice before all relevant government bodies in the United States – including the Department of Justice, U.S. Department of State and agencies, U.S. Federal Courts, and N.Y. State Courts.

Based on professional education, experience, and an in-depth understanding of U.S. and international laws, our legal team and business lawyers in New York City are committed to securing optimum results for our clients. 

We assist people from all over the U.S. with immigration and international law issues.

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The Law Offices of Norka M. Schell, LLC Can Help

By partnering with us, you can benefit from the knowledge and experience of skilled attorneys. In the immigration context, we strive to alleviate the stress and confusion that often accompany the immigration process. 

In the family law context, our goal is to help you confidently navigate the emotional and complex nuances of New York divorce and family law. Our international law representation is designed to help you successfully resolve family law issues that must be addressed in conjunction with the legal frameworks of foreign countries.

We offer bilingual services in Portuguese and Spanish. Falamos Portuguěs. Hablamos Español. 

Discuss your legal concerns with a New York family and immigration lawyer by contacting us online or at (212) 258-0713

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