About Us

MatLaw Systems Corp. was founded in 1993 by Timothy M. Tippins, Esq. to provide the family law practitioner with the expert-based information and practice tools which will increase the professionalism, productivity, and profitability of their practice.
MatLaw has since become a valuable professional information resource for New York's family law bar, providing expert-based software systems, high-quality Continuing Legal Education programs, and specialized practice publications.
Simply stated, we help family law practitioners to become better lawyers - more informed, more educated, more effective, and more financially successful lawyers.

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Cynthia J Tippins Esq.

Cynthia J. Tippins, who has been designated in Best Lawyers in America, has engaged exclusively in family law practice since 1989. She maintains a private practice devoted exclusively to appeals in matrimonial and family law matters. Ms. Tippins is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and has served on its Amicus Curiae Committee.

She served on the Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association Family Law Section and has served as Co- Chair of its Family Court Committee and its Legislation Committee, as well as serving on the Section’s Custody, Legislation, and Equitable Distribution Committees. Cornaire served as Counsel to the NYSBA Task Force on Family Law. She has lectured at CLE programs for MatLaw Systems Corp., the Law Guardian Training Program sponsored by the Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department, the New York State Bar Association, and local bar groups, including the Women’s Bar Association. Ms. Tippins has also lectured at Hofstra Law School and Albany Law School for programs sponsored by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. In addition to frequent Legal Updates, she has spoken on such topics as Preparing the Custody Case for Trial, Child Custody: The Substantive & Procedural Law, Effective Discovery & Motion Practice in Matrimonial Actions, Litigating & Negotiating Child Support Issues, Negotiating & Drafting Separation Agreements, and Effective Use of Demonstrative Evidence. Her published writings include numerous contributions to CLE seminar books, and such articles as The Status of Spousal Maintenance and the Impact of the 1986 Statutory Amendments, published by the Westchester County Bar Association. Ms. Cornaire is also a member of the American Bar Association Family Law Section.