Carol Most has several decades of experience in Family and Matrimonial Law. Ms. Most is capable of harnessing her experience and knowledge to get favorable results for her clients. To her clients, Ms. Most is warm and caring. Ms. Most’s warmth, however, is carefully balanced by her aggressive advocacy in court. Ms. Most is uniquely gifted in knowing what approach will best serve her clients and capitalizing on that approach when negotiating with adversaries and arguing in court. Ms. Most places the needs and desires of the client first when determining the approach taken in court.

In addition to representing parties, Ms. Most also devotes a portion of her time to representing children. This experience enables her to more easily relate to judges and adversaries when child custody is at issue.

Ms. Most’s experience includes all aspects of Family and Matrimonial Law including child custody, child support, maintenance, and equitable distribution. Ms. Most’s experience includes divorces where parties have many millions of dollars in assets held in complex structures to W-2 wage earners. For child custody, Ms. Most’s experience runs the gamut of involved caring parents, to issues involving drugs, abuse, alienation, and mental health issues. Ms. Most is capable of taking her extensive experience and knowledge and effectively applying it to You.

If you are going through a divorce, you know that you need a divorce lawyer who will be a good listener and an effective negotiator. You need an attorney who knows how to be understanding about your situation, and how to get tough in court. You need the experienced matrimonial law attorneys at Most & Schneid, P.C.

Lawyers with a Personal Approach Fair, Proficient, Tough

Our lawyers and staff are responsive to the needs of our clients. We are efficient and attentive and usually return phone calls within the day. We take client communication seriously, answering your questions and keeping you informed at every step in the process.

From the start of your case, through discovery, settlement discussions and if necessary, trial, we will be available to you. Our talented trial lawyers will also handle any post-judgment modifications and enforcement. Our firm also handles appeals.

Most & Schneid, P.C. represents clients in Westchester County, Nassau County, Rockland County, Suffolk County, Kings County, New York County, Queens County, Bronx County, Orange County, and Putnam County.

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Collaborative Divorce and Mediation
  • Pre-Nuptial and Post-Marital Agreements
  • Separation Agreements
  • Post-Divorce Modifications and Enforcement
  • Child Support
  • Marital Estate Distribution
  • Trials and Appeals
  • Visitation
  • Family Law
  • Litigation & Appeals

Litigation Percentage

  • 40% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1997
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1999


Pace University School of Law, White Plains, New York

  • J.D.

Queens College, Queens

  • M.S. – 1973
  • Major: Education

Queens College, Queens

  • B.A. – 1971
  • Major: History

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)
  • Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York | WBASNY
  • Westchester Women’s Bar Association
  • Westchester County Bar Association
  • Nassau County Bar Association