Gregory A. Franklin (Rochester, New York)
Gregory A. Franklin (Rochester, New York)

Gregory A. Franklin

Licensed for 31 years

Practice Area: Adoption Law, Family Law, Real Estate 36 more areas of practice + 36 more

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888-975-5670

Gregory A. Franklin

888-975-5670

Fixed hourly rates, Fixed fees available

Serving Rochester, NY view address

Partner at firm Ashcraft Franklin Young & Peters, LLP

Serving Rochester, NY view address

Fixed hourly rates, Fixed fees available

Awards BV Distinguished

About Gregory A. Franklin

Selected for inclusion in the New York Super Lawyers Upstate Edition, 2008, 2009, 2010. Editor-in-Chief, Fordham University School of Law Moot Court Board. Best National Brief, 1983, Jessup International Law Moot Court. Founding Member, Adoption Resource Network, Inc. Chairman, Regional Advisory Council of the New York State Division of Human Rights. Frequent Lecturer: Adoption-Related topics; Continuing Legal Education Seminars; Bar Associations; Parent Groups. Authored, numerous articles on adoption-related topics. Expert Witness in Adoption-Related Litigation. Past Chair, Regional Advisory Counsel, New York State Division of Human Rights. Past Chair, Adoption Resource Network at Hillside Children's Center, Rochester, New York.

Areas of Law

  • Adoption Law
  • Family Law
  • Real Estate
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Civil Appeals
  • Appellate Practice
  • Children
  • Agency Adoptions
  • Assisted Reproductive Technology
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Fathers Rights
  • Foster Care
  • Grandparents Custody
  • Grandparents Visitation Rights
  • Independent Adoptions
  • International Adoptions
  • Interstate Adoptions
  • Parental Rights
  • Parenting Time
  • Private Adoptions
  • Step Parent Adoptions
  • Surrogacy Law
  • Termination of Parental Rights
  • Third Party Custody
  • Visitation Rights
  • Domestic Relations
  • Gay and Lesbian Family Law
  • Paternity
  • Real Estate Acquisitions
  • Real Estate Contracts
  • Real Estate Sales
  • Real Property
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Residential Real Estate Acquisitions
  • Residential Real Estate Sales
  • Right of Way Easements
  • Wills
  • Living Wills

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Client Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 5 reviews
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Private Individual on 05/07/13

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    Wonderful lawyer!!

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Private Individual on 07/05/11

    Grey really fought hard for us in our case. If you have a high-risk adoption, I highly recommend him. Read more

    Grey really fought hard for us in our case. If you have a high-risk adoption, I highly recommend him.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Private Individual on 01/09/11

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    Very attentive and honest

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Private Individual on 09/20/10

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Private Individual on 08/19/10

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  • 4.5/5.0 5 reviews
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  • 4.8/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 11/26/14 in Matrimonial Law

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Senior Associate on 04/09/13 in Child Protection

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/05/13 in Family Law

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  • 4.0/5.0 by a Principal on 08/01/11 in Real Estate

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  • 4.0/5.0 by a Unknown on 07/25/11 in Family Law

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Community Contributions

      Credentials

      Position
      Partner
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1985, New York and U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
      Additional Payment Information
      Fixed hourly rates
      Fixed fees available
      Law School Attended
      Fordham University
      Class of 1984
      J.D.
      Editor-in-Chief, Fordham University School of Law Moot Court Board, Best National Brief, Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, 1983
      University Attended
      Grinnell College
      Class of 1978
      A.B.
      Political Science
      Birth Information
      Born in 1956
      New York, N.Y., April 12, 1956
      Associations & Memberships
      American Academy of Adoption Attorneys (Past Chair, International Adoption Subcommittee)
      American Academy of Assisted Reproductive Technology Attorneys, New York Attorneys For Family Formation (Board Member), Monroe County Bar Association (Past Chairman, Fee Arbitration and Ethics Committees), New York State Bar Association (Member, Adoption Subcommittee), GRAWA (Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys) (Member, Judicial Evaluation Committee).
      Bar Fellowship
      American Academy of Adoption Attorneys (Past Chair, International Adoption Subcommittee); American Academy of Assisted Reproductive Technology Attorneys.
      Representative Cases
      In re Adoption of Caitlin, DOCKET NOS. A-39/40-93, DOCKET NOS. A-41/42-93, FAMILY COURT OF NEW YORK, MONROE COUNTY, 163 Misc. 2d 999
      622 N.Y.S.2d 835
      1994 N.Y. Misc. LEXIS 630, January 6, 1994
      In re Adoption of Carolyn B., CAF 03-01032 , SUPREME COURT OF NEW YORK, APPELLATE DIVISION, FOURTH DEPARTMENT, 6 A.D.3d 67
      774 N.Y.S.2d 227
      2004 N.Y. App. Div. LEXIS 3082, March 19, 2004.

      Pro Bono

      Total time spent on pro bono work: 10%