A portion of the practice of Law Offices of Mitchell R. Friedman, P.C. is devoted to Special Education Law and advocating for special needs children and parents. We have substantial firsthand experience in obtaining proper services for children and navigating families through the IEP process. We have also unfortunately learned that despite having the mandate of providing a free and appropriate education for each child, school districts tend to keep more of an eye on expenses rather than providing this education. In many cases, time is truly of the essence and a legal advocate is essential.
Law Offices of Mitchell R. Friedman, P.C. is available to attend school/IEP meetings, counsel parents and help formulate a plan prior to same. We can also assist in helping families find proper health care providers. We are very successful in negotiating fruitful settlements with school districts. However, if this is not possible in a given case, our firm can handle all aspects of due process hearings, mediation and litigation.
We also defend students facing discipline, expulsion and suspension. This includes any and all type of charges and hearings such as for drugs, fights with students and disputes with teachers and principals and staff over grades and other issues. We litigate at schools, the Board of Education or criminal court. Our firm also handles related family court and divorce matters. Call us today for additional information.