The LI Law Podcast

Ep 29: David W. Teeter, Esq. discusses the spousal maintenance statute and the ramifications of changes to the tax laws regarding alimony.

January 1, 2020

Welcome to the LI Law Podcast.  We feature legal issues and developments which affect Long Island residents and business owners.  The podcast focuses on Long Island law topics and includes greater New York court and legislative happenings.  If you are one of the approximate 8 million residents of Long Island (Nassau, Suffolk, Queens, and Kings counties), or want to enjoy all law-related matters on Long Island, this podcast is for you!

Your host, Zehava Schechter, is an attorney admitted to the New York Bar for 30 years.  She concentrates her private practice in estate planning, administration, and litigation; real estate law; contracts, and business formation and dissolution.  If you like this podcast, you may want to look for Zehava’s monthly articles in the Malverne/West Hempstead Herald, Lynbrook/East Rockaway Herald, Oceanside/Island Park Herald, and the Beacon newspapers.

Our guest on this 29th episode is David W. Teeter, Esq., a matrimonial and family attorney for 18 years admitted to the New York and California Bar.  David concentrates his practice on the following matters: divorce, child custody and support, maintenance and alimony, and pre-nuptial agreements.  David began his legal career practicing criminal defense, first at the San Diego Public Defender’s office and then at the Nassau County Legal Aid Society, Criminal Defense Division. 

When David transitioned to private practice, he gravitated toward matrimonial law because he found the work more rewarding.  Yes, people going through a divorce are emotional, and David enjoyed helping his clients solve their problems.  David sees matrimonial practice as putting the pieces of the puzzle together so that clients may build their new life.  When people first come to meet with David, they are at a very low point.  While it might get worse before it gets better, it will get better.  Not every problem is easy, not every problem is solved quickly.  But most cases settle, and David works very hard to find a solution that works well for his clients.  

David W. Teeter, Esq.’s contact information is:

1103 Stewart Avenue, Suite 200

Garden City, New York 11530


Telephone: 516.408.3832


Welcome to the podcast, David!

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