top of page

Byron A. Divins


(516) 746-2300


Byron Divins graduated law school in 1996 and immediately joined the U.S. Navy. He spent thirteen years on active duty serving as a prosecutor, defense counsel and advisor to Commanding Officers throughout the world. He served in Yokosuka, Japan; on board the air craft carriers USS KITTY HAWK and USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT; Manama, Bahrain; Pensacola, Florida; Groton, Connecticut; and Norfolk, Virginia. During his active duty career, Mr. Divins prosecuted and defended Sailors and Marines accused of crimes against the Uniformed Code of Military Justice. In addition to his tremendous litigation experience, Mr. Divins served as a Legal Assistance Officer where he helped Sailors and Marines with issues of divorce, custody, orders of protection, child support and visitation.

At Capetola & Divins, P.C., Mr. Divins concentrates his practice on Family Law and Criminal Law. He has successfully represented clients in Nassau, Suffolk and Queens counties on issues varying from orders of protection, divorce, custody, visitation, modification of child support, and child support. He consistently produces positive results for his clients. As a defense attorney, he has expertly represented clients accused of felonies and misdemeanors. His fifteen years of court room experience is an invaluable resource whether you are fighting for your freedom or a divorce.

Byron Divins knows the importance family; in his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, and he also manages to find time to coach his son's little league team.



  • Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Huntington, New York

    • J.D. - 1996

  • Florida State University

    • M.B.A. - 2006

  • State University of New York, Albany, New York

    • B.A. - 1993

    • Major: Economics


  • Divorce

  • Family Law



  • New York

  • New Jersey

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York

  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York

bottom of page