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Peter Christopher Lomtevas

Peter Christopher Lomtevas

Peter C. Lomtevas, Esq., P.C.
  • Appeals & Appellate, Business Law, Divorce ...
  • EDNY/SDNY, Georgia, New York
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Summary

Peter Lomtevas is a licensed family law attorney specializing in divorce, child support, and child custody cases in Brooklyn and the New York City region. A graduate of The Kew Forest School, Hofstra, and Touro College Law Center, Peter is also a member of the New York State Bar Association. He is a distinguished and honored military veteran who proudly served his country for more than ten years. Education • The Kew Forest School, 1966 - 1978 • Hofstra University, 1978 - 1981 • Touro College Law Center, 1993 - 1996 Civilian Awards • Distinguished Public Service Award, 2006: Brooklyn Borough President • Businessman of the Year, 2006: National Republican Congressional Committee • Conspicuous Service Medal, November 15, 2007: Serphin Maltese Admissions • US Supreme Court • US Court of Claims • US Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces • US Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit • US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit • US District Court, Northern District Florida • US District Court, Eastern District New York • US District Court, Southern District New York • Georgia (Inactive) • New York • Airborne School, Fort Benning, Georgia, 1981 • Infantry Officer Basic Course, 1982 • Infantry Mortar Platoon Officer Course, Fort Benning, Georgia, 1982 • US Army Berlin Brigade July, 1982 - May, 1985 • Infantry Officer Advanced Course, Fort Benning, Georgia, 1985 • Fort Dix, October 2, 1985 - March 23, 1989 • Combined Arms Services Staff School, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, 1987 • The University of Delaware Army ROTC, August 14, 1989 - July 1, 1993 • Air Assault School, Fort Belvoir, Maryland, 1991 Military Career and Achievements Airborne School, Fort Benning, Georgia, 1981 Infantry Officer Basic Course, 1982 Infantry Mortar Platoon Officer Course, Fort Benning, Georgia, 1982 US Army Berlin Brigade July, 1982 - May, 1985 Infantry Officer Advanced Course, Fort Benning, Georgia, 1985 Fort Dix, October 2, 1985 - March 23

Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Business Law
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Law
Additional Practice Area
  • General Civil
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Fixed fees for most cases. An hourly fee of $300 is available. Pro hac vice representation slightly more.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
EDNY/SDNY
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Georgia
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New York
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2nd Circuit
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D.C. Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Languages
  • Russian: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Owner
Peter C. Lomtevas, Esq., P.C.
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Independently owned and family operated family law office specializing in child custody, child support, divorces, post judgment and appellate practice. Also specializing in criminal defense.
Education
Touro College
J.D. (1996)
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Awards
Distinguished Public Service Award
Brooklyn Borough President
Professional Associations
New York State Bar  # 3046414
Member
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Legal Answers
14 Questions Answered

Q. My family and children are being targeted by child protective services and a private citizen can you help
A: No. We in this nation have taken a stand against domestic violence such that we have to watch our every step to avoid being falsely accused and arrested/prosecuted. We cannot beat our kids or else we lose them. The only way to harass and annoy someone in American today is to use the legal system with its federal payment stream. CAPTA provides such a stream and there are courts set up to absorb that money. CPS is paid by the federal statute called 'CAPTA', a Jimmy Carter/Walter Mondale product in the 70s. This means that if your neighbor, parent, enemy or unknown stalker wants to royally screw with you, all he has to do is use government organs. The foremost in our nation today is the child protective apparatus. All the third person needs to do is call in a report and the harassment and annoyance begins and does not stop. Caseworkers come out and intrude in your life, inspect your home and take your kid. So the lesson learned in today's America is you never pull an attack on someone yourself. You'll be arrested. Instead, you maneuver a government agency against someone and that will do the trick. You may be a victim of this "swatting" procedure. "Swatting" means a neighbor calls in a 'swat team' to storm your home on an allegation that you have bombs in your kitchen. It's a knee-slapping good time and the third person is anonymous even to the call center that dispatched the team. There is no guarding against this unless you have the money to live in a premier neighborhood where people don't pull these stunts on one another.
Q. Can I write my baby father in jail if I have an order protection on him?
A: I strongly urge you do not even though there is no prohibition. Do not cause him to respond to you thus violating his order. He has to stay away and not contact you and you should do the same.
Q. What happens if your on probation for domestic violence and you get charged with the same offense again
A: You will likely have your probation revoked. You'll be remanded to jail ad you'll be arraigned on the new charges - typically a felony violation of an order of protection and any other crimes against the protected person that she wishes to raise. The well never runs dry. Many men, especially foreign men, believe they remain the 'husband/father' after arrest and prosecution that despite a stay-away order of protection, simply phone the wife to chat as if nothing happened. Unfortunately, like a monkey with a new set of eyeglasses, courts want to squeeze every case into the same hole. The man is now a suspect and is no longer the head of the household. The stay away order of protection means the man must stay away from his family no matter what. Even if the woman calls on the phone, the man must treat the call as set up for a further arrest (usually for kicks). It is this misunderstand of domestic violence law and a reliance on a sense of 'justice' that the men never committed any crime that these cases are repeating. After a further criminal prosecution, the other parent will take pains to isolate your kids from you if you have kids with her. This will arise in the form of a family court custody proceeding or a divorce if you are married. Eventually you'll realize that interpersonal relationships are criminalized and you'll choose more carefully who you allow into your circles.
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1248 85th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11228
Telephone: (718) 745-3600
Fax: (718) 745-4900