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“I have been at the same location since 1983. The knowledge, experience and dedication gathered during that time is the only way I know how to do business. While at the same time, the enthusiasm that Lydia brings to the firm speaks to our diversity and the future.” ~ Michael F. Young, managing partner.

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  • Business Administration

    Business Administration

  • Criminal & Traffic

    Criminal & Traffic

  • Family Law/Divorces

    Family Law/Divorces

  • General Litigation

    General Litigation

  • Real Estate

    Real Estate

  • Business Administration

    Our services include organization, entity formation and governance including partnerships and limited liability companies (LLC’s) as well as licensing and business transactions.

    Liquor Licensing

    We routinely assist clients in all aspects of liquor licensing, including navigating the New York State Liquor Authority (NYSLA) application process.

  • Criminal & Traffic

    We are experienced advocates, negotiators and litigators at all levels of the criminal justice process.  We provide assistance with the defense and resolution of criminal matters involving investigations and prosecutions in town, village, and city courts and we are experienced in major and minor crimes including the following:

    • DWI/DUI
    • Larceny
    • Criminal Investigation
    • Felony
    • Drug Possession
    • Pornography
    • Assault
    • Misdemeanor
    • Domestic Violence
    • Weapons Charge
    • Arrest Warrant
    • Vehicle & Traffic Tickets


  • Family Law/Divorces

    Our office has handled hundreds of cases involving complex matrimonial, custody, visitation and support issues in Northern New York with a focus on Lewis and Jefferson Counties. At The Young Law Office, PLLC, we understand that family law matters produce anxiety and fear. We strive to ease your fears by providing you with knowledge and realistic expectations. Additionally, we recognize that your situation is unique and we tailor our legal advice and representation to fit your needs.

    Please contact us to schedule your consultation regarding any of the following:

    • Matrimonial Law
    • Family Law
    • Adoption
    • Child Support
    • Custody & Visitation
    • Grandparent Custody & Visitation
    • Custody Relocation
    • Same Sex Divorce and Custody
    • Divorce
    • Domestic Violence Cases
    • Property Division
    • Pension and Retirement Account Division/QDROs
    • Spousal Maintenance (Alimony)
    • Separation Agreements
    • Prenuptial Agreements
    • Post Divorce Modifications


  • General Litigation

    Civil Litigation

    Civil litigation is a broad term that encompasses most “lawsuits.” Civil litigation can involve disputes between individuals, businesses, non-profit organizations, municipalities or a range of other entities.  We represent both plaintiffs and defendants in all phases of civil litigation, from pre-litigation through trial.

    Unemployment Hearings

    Our office provides representation for individuals in unemployment hearings.

    Personal Injury Litigation

    Motor vehicle, slip and fall and wrongful death cases.


  • Real Estate

    Our attorneys work closely with our clients, other counsel, real estate agents, the lender, mortgage broker, and loan processor throughout the transaction in order to facilitate an efficient closing process.  We coordinate all aspects of real estate transactions:

    • Drafting and reviewing of Purchase and Sale Contracts
    • Negotiations with other attorneys
    • Reviewing inspection and title reports
    • Drafting all closing documents
    • Conducting and attending the closing with our client(s)


About Young Law Office

The Young Law Office is family owned and operated, with familiar faces and professionally proven. Serving Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence County.

Located at 7659 State Street in Lowville, across from the Lewis County Courthouse, The Young Law Office is lead by Michael Young, a practicing attorney for more than 35 years and his daughter-in-law Lydia Young who began her legal career in 2011. They live in Lewis County and have strong county roots.

The Young Law Office has found its niche in Jefferson and Lewis County providing legal guidance and advice in all aspects of the law; criminal, matrimonial, family, real estate, estate practice and planning, guardianship, business formation and general civil law. They represent their clients in Supreme, County, Surrogate, Family and Justice Courts. The cases include numerous felony and misdemeanor trials.

The Young Law Office values the trust people place with them.

The Young Law Office, we are here when you need us. Office hours Monday- Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Appointments available on weekends.

We specialize in the following areas:

  • Business Administration
  • Criminal & traffic
  • Family Law
  • Divorces
  • General Litigation
  • Real Estate

Michael Young
Managing Partner

Lydia Young
Managing Partner

Gary W. Miles
Of Counsel

Young Law Office, PLLC

7659 N. State Street
PO Box 312
Lowville NY 13367-0312
Telephone (315) 376-7543
Fax (315) 376-8766



Erin Flynn
Legal Assistant

Linda Zehr
Legal Assistant