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Attorneys working with families in a wide range of legal matters such as estate planning, employment discrimination, and civil rights complaints, with a special focus on Special Education disputes, and advocacy including claims under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (“IDEA”), and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as in disciplinary matters, arrests, criminal prosecution of students, bullying claims, guardianship & special needs planning.  Barger & Gaines also represents families in Real Estate transactions.

New York | (914) 902-5918

830 South Broadway
Tarrytown, NY 10591

New Jersey | (908) 242-3635

555 Route 1 South, Suite 340
Iselin, NJ 08830


by Robert M. Tudisco, Esq.

Parents dread receiving a call from the school notifying them that their child has gotten into serious trouble and faces disciplinary measures requiring suspension, expulsion, or even criminal prosecution. When the child has a disability such as attention- deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD) and one or more co-occurring conditions, the chances of getting that call are much higher, and the situation is much more complex. Preventive interventions will go a long way toward reducing the risk of behavioral tragedies, so it is crucial for parents to be proactive about the services or accommodations the child needs in an educational setting.

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Upcoming Events

January 25, 2018 – Guardianship and DDD Services

Lori M. Gaines, Esq., will present in collaboration with the Somerset Hills Institute, a parent workshop on Guardianship and DDD Services on January 25, 2018 at 6:50pm.   

Date/Time: January 25, 2018 at 6:50pm

Location:  Somerset Hills Institute, 1810 Burnt Mills Road, Bedminster


February 1, 2018 – Special Education Reconsidered 

Lori M. Gaines, Esq., will present on Special Education Reconsidered.  This talk will be a follow up discussion on Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District case, on February 1, 2018 at 12:00pm

Date/Time: February 1, 2018 at 12:00pm

Location: Monmouth University, Wilson Hall, 400 Cedar Ave, West Long Branch, NJ 07764