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Vernita Charles

Managing Attorney

  • 44 Court St. | Suite 904 | Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • Phone:  718-802-9749
  • Fax:  347-823-2720

Vernita Charles is the founder of the Law Office of Vernita Charles, with offices in Brooklyn, NY. She represents individuals in the New York City area, as well as statewide in a wide range of practice areas, including family law, estate planning, and foreclosure defense. She is an aggressive advocate for her clients who will work hard to achieve the best resolution possible of your legal matter.

Education and Experience

Ms. Charles is a graduate of Boston University School of Law, where she earned her J.D. She has been a member of the New York State Bar Association since 2000, the same year she founded her own firm. Ms. Charles is an experienced practitioner of family law, estate law, and real estate law. As a general practitioner, she has also successfully handled a wide range of other cases, which specializes in the Divorce/ Family Law,  Probate, and Estates,  She has approximately 20  years of experience serving clients in the New York metro area, providing comprehensive, affordable legal counsel and achieving exceptional results.

Practice Areas

Ms. Charles offers effective resolutions for clients in a wide range of cases, including:

Family Law

  • Divorce
  • Separation
  • Division of property
  • Child custody
  • Child support
  • Spousal support
  • Modifications

Estate Planning

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Probate

Real Property

  • Buy/sell agreements
  • Foreclosure defense

She is an experienced attorney who will actively protect your rights both inside and outside the courtroom, providing high-quality legal counsel every step of the way.


As an experienced attorney, Ms. Charles understands that the outcome of any legal dispute can have long-lasting consequences for her clients. That is why she is committed to ensuring that you understand your rights and all your available options. She works closely with her clients to identify their goals and to provide meaningful solutions. She will take the time to answer your questions and help you weigh the pros and cons of any decisions that must be made. Together, we will achieve the best resolution possible in your case, so that you can move forward with your life.

Recent Blog Posts


  • One Great Lawyer

    I came to know Ms. Charles through the recommendation of a very satisfied client that had custodial and support needs similar to mine. She was very professional and well versed in the relevant laws. Ms. Charles has tremendous negotiation skills. Her strategy sessions made me feel like my needs we...
  • Recommendation

    This letter, testimonial, is to express my satisfaction with the Law office and personal work of attorney Vernita Charles. My family and I met Ms. Charles at a time when we were in a very stressful situation, with our house being in foreclosure. We had consulted with brokers who weren't always i...

Family, Foreclosure Defense, & Probate. Licensed for over 20 Years