Kristen D. Farris, Esq., has been a Litigation Associate with the Law Office of Dennis R. Vetrano, Jr., LLC for the last five years and is a lifelong resident of Orange County, NY. Her practice focuses on complex Family Law and Divorce actions, as well as high-conflict situations and proceedings.
Ms. Farris received a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology, with a concentration in pre-med, from Binghamton University and her Juris Doctorate from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, with a certificate in litigation. Her passion for Family Law and her vast knowledge of Divorce, Child Custody and spousal/child support matters, began with her prior employment at the Orange County Attorney's Office and carried over to her next position in a high profile law firm in Orange County, New York. Kristen has worked with abused and neglected children, domestic violence victims, men and women in uniform, single parents, and working families. Ms. Farris' determination to provide a voice to the voiceless, and stand up for the needs of children and families during difficult and distressing times, is what separates her from other attorneys in this area of law.
Kristen Farris has handled multifaceted cases including alimony claims, child custody and parenting issues, equitable distribution, actions for orders of protection, child support, as well as petitions for a parent to move out of state with their children. At our firm, Ms. Farris has handled many family law and divorce cases, for families who work for the police department, fire department, department of corrections, and military. Ms. Farris has her own unique connection with New York State Employees, which has allowed her the opportunity to gain remarkable insight and understanding into the unique issues these families face during divorce.
Ms. Farris is a gritty no nonsense litigator who is completely unflappable. Her philosophy is to prepare the strongest case for trial she can which will also result in a favorable settlement for her client. If a trial is inevitable, clients can rest assured that they are in great hands. Kristen provides each client with the utmost in service and accessibility. She prides herself on leaving no stone unturned in each case she takes on. Ms.Farris' profound understanding of this area of law is only matched by her deep understanding of people's needs. Kristen D. Farris is tough as nails, which dovetails perfectly with the law office's philosophy "we don't take no for an answer".