Mount Royal, New Jersey Divorce Lawyers

Shari Veisblatt
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Experienced and professional divorce lawyer. Call today!

I’m an experienced New Jersey divorce lawyer dedicated to helping my clients at every stage of the divorce process. My practice includes simple and complex divorces, spousal support, child support, and child custody. Read More »
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Ron Graziano
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Free Consultation! Experienced & Dedicated New Jersey Divorce Attorney!

I offer skilled and passionate representation for those going through a divorce. My goal is personalized attention and exceptional results! Visit my website for client reviews and results. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Christopher Musulin
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Protecting clients for 27 years with divorce/family law matters.

Christopher R. Musulin has been protecting people and families with divorce and family law matters for 27 years. His commitment to his profession and professional success is illustrated by his admittance into the... Read More »
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Robyn B. Flynn Esq.
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Free Consultation! Experienced & Compassionate New Jersey Divorce Lawyer!

I provide a unique perspective and understanding for those going through a divorce. I am committed to reasonable costs and positive results! Visit my website for reviews and case results. Call for a free consultation! Read More »
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James Robert Fridie III
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New Jersey Divorce Attorney with 10 years experience

Pennsylvania State University - Dickinson School of LawNew Jersey
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Henry M. Weinfeld Esq.
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Woodbury, NJ Divorce Attorney with 13 years experience
(856) 845-7851 58 Euclid St.
Woodbury, NJ 08096
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Domestic Violence and Family
Widener University Delaware School of Law
Family Law attorney serving the South Jersey practice area including: Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Salem, Cumberland, Atlantic and Cape May Counties.
Bruce K. Warren
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Westville, NJ Divorce Attorney with 16 years experience
(856) 494-6930 1170 Delsea Drive
Suite 1035
Westville, NJ 08093
Free ConsultationCriminal
Widener University Delaware School of Law
At the Warren Law Group, LLC, (856-494-6930) our lawyers Bruce K. Warren, Esq. and S. Alyssa Warren, Esq. (husband & wife team!) along with Natalie Wentz, Esq. understand the emotional toll being charged with a crime can take on you, your spouse and your children. We work hard to protect you from unfair prosecution and defend your rights.

Our lead attorney, Bruce K. Warren, Esq, has been practicing criminal law in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York for more than fifteen years.

We also defend...
Alice Cupaiuolo
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Deptford , NJ Divorce Lawyer with 13 years experience
(856) 845-0200 1364 Delsea Drive
Deptford , NJ 08096
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Bruce Hasbrouck Esq.
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Woodbury, NJ Divorce Lawyer with 42 years experience
(856) 845-3800 108 Euclid St
Woodbury, NJ 08096
Divorce, DWI and Family
Attorney admitted to New Jersey and CT. Bar. Over 32 years of specialized experience as a Family Lawyer in Trials, Family Law, Divorce, Custody, Support, Alimony Municipal Court, Disability,Social Sercurity Accidents, Personal Injury. Primary areas of practice are Gloucester County, Camden County, Burlington County. Woodbury
Susan M. Purvin
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Woodbury, NJ Divorce Attorney with 23 years experience
(856) 251-0909 44 Cooper Street, Suite 105
Woodbury, NJ 08096
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Widener University Delaware School of Law
Marianne Rebel Brown
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Glassboro, NJ Divorce Attorney with 33 years experience
(856) 881-5000 103 S. Main St.
Glassboro, NJ 08028
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Social Security Disability
New England Law | Boston
My practice focuses on legal issues within the family. My firm handles divorce, civil union dissolution, custody, child support, adoption, parenting time, domestic violence victim representation, parental representation in DYFS matters, representation for child abuse registry defense. We also handle personal injury, criminal, municipal court, academic discipline, faculty tenure and workman's compensation matters. Our primary counties are Camden, Gloucester, Cumberland, Salem, Burlington, Atlantic, Ocean and Cape May.
Alexander Wazeter
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Turnersville, NJ Divorce Attorney with 37 years experience
(856) 232-7000 900 Route 168, Suite D-5
Turnersville, NJ 08012
Divorce, Criminal, DWI and Personal Injury
Temple University
Mr. Wazeter was admitted to the bar of the State of Pennsylvania in 1982, and practiced law in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He was admitted to the bar of the State of New Jersey in 1983 and has practiced in New Jersey since that time. He was an Assistant Prosecutor in the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office from 1983 through 1985. He then entered private practice as an associate attorney in the Law Office of Joseph O’Neill, in Vineland, New Jersey, in 1985. Mr. Wazeter’s practice areas were civil and criminal trials and litigation. He became a partner in the O’Neill firm in...
Rocco C Cipparone Jr
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Haddon Heights, NJ Divorce Lawyer with 32 years experience
(856) 547-2100 203-205 Black Horse Pike
Haddon Heights, NJ 08035
Divorce, Civil Rights, Domestic Violence and Family
Lynda L. Hinkle
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Turnersville, NJ Divorce Lawyer with 10 years experience
(856) 227-7888 900 Route 168, Suite A5
Washington Professional Campus
Turnersville, NJ 08012
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Elder and Family
Rutgers School of Law-Camden
We are dedicated to providing high quality service for legal health of individuals and families. Quality: honesty, integrity, non-judgment, compassion and a holistic view of your challenges. We practice in all areas of family law including divorce, domestic violence, custody and child support, etc.. Also Elder Law (guardianships), estate planning, estate administration, will contests, and local government/government affairs.
Keith R. Trimble
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Turnersville, NJ Divorce Lawyer with 4 years experience
(800) 888-8180 900 Route 168
Suites B1-B2
Turnersville, NJ 08012
Free ConsultationDivorce, DWI, Family and Personal Injury
Rutgers School of Law-Camden
Michael J. Stein
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New Jersey Divorce Lawyer with 22 years experience

Western Michigan University Cooley Law SchoolNew Jersey
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Matthew Podolnick
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Experienced & Skilled Divorce Attorney! Call for Exceptional Representation!

My practice is dedicated to the areas of divorce and family law. I provide my clients a blend of legal knowledge, business sense, compassion and tenacity. Visit my website for more information or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Gregory Charles Dibsie
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Turnersville, NJ Divorce Attorney with 21 years experience
(856) 227-4025 900 Route 168
Suite F-2
Turnersville, NJ 08012
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
Rutgers School of Law-Camden
Attorney Gregory Dibsie has been practicing law for over 16 years and is licensed in the States of New Jersey, Tennessee and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Well respected as an aggressive adversary, expert litigator and fair negotiator, Greg is seasoned with many years of practice offering a superior representation to all clients. Taking this power of expertise and coupling it with his renowned talent for relating to his clients on their level, Greg instills confidence and security in his clients which we all need when choosing our legal representation. Offering A Full Service Law Office focused on all facets of...
Melinda Previtera
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(201) 655-7204 227 Laurel Road
Suite 100
Voorhees, NJ 08043
Voorhees, NJ Divorce Lawyer with 9 years experience
Divorce and Family
Rutgers School of Law-Camden
Your family is unique. When you need a family law attorney, you want someone who appreciates the differences that make your family special. You want a family lawyer who will help your family through all life’s changes and guide you towards the best possible outcome. Melinda represents families from a variety of backgrounds. Her family law experience includes all aspects of divorce, child custody, child support, and domestic violence law.

Ms. Previtera is a member of the bar in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Shari Veisblatt
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Cherry Hill, NJ Divorce Attorney with 15 years experience
(856) 857-1431 200 Lake Drive East
Suite 110
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
Divorce and Family
New England Law | Boston
Shari B. Veisblatt is a Partner with Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP. She is a member of the firm's Litigation Department and Family Law Group.

Ms. Veisblatt represents clients in all aspects and stages of matrimonial litigation, including appeals, trials, emergent applications, plenary hearings, custody trials, domestic violence hearings, pre and post judgment applications, motions, early settlement panels, economic mediations, intensive settlement conferences, case management conferences and uncontested hearings. She also handles complex matrimonial matters, which involve the engagement of variety of experts, including forensic accountants, employability experts, real estate and personalty appraisers, and custody and alcohol evaluators. In addition,...
Jenny Saltzman
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Voorhees, NJ Divorce Lawyer with 8 years experience
(201) 655-7204 One Echelon Plaza
227 Laurel Road, Suite 100
Voorhees, NJ 08043
Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
City University of New York - Queens College
I am an experienced litigator who has practiced law in both the public and private sectors. I am able to effectively represent clients in all aspects of litigation and in particular, navigate the court system and appear before judges. Additionally, I have strong research and writing skills which also enables me to effectively advocate for clients. I am admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and Florida.
Frances A. Hartman
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Moorestown, NJ Divorce Attorney with 35 years experience
(856) 235-4511 513 S. Lenola Road
Suite 212
Moorestown, NJ 08057
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Widener University Delaware School of Law
New Jersey family law and divorce attorney, Frances A. Hartman, works tirelessly on behalf of all individuals and families that she represents. With over thirty years of experience, Ms. Hartman will handle all of your family law matters in a caring, competent and confidential manner. The attorneys at the law offices of the Hartman Group understand that when a family law issue arises, it affects all areas of your life including your personal relationships, property rights and finances. By handling your New Jersey family law or divorce matter with the sensitivity and respect you deserve, the Hartman...
Stephen Rogers Piper
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Moorestown, NJ Divorce Attorney with 20 years experience
(856) 912-5870 212 West Route 38, Suite 440
Moorestown, NJ 08057
Divorce, Criminal, Family and Juvenile
Rutgers School of Law-Camden
The Law Office of Stephen R. Piper, LLC is dedicated to the intelligent and aggressive litigation of all Family and Criminal matters. A key to our success is our belief in providing outstanding personal service for our clients dealing with some of life's most difficult personal challenges. Mr. Piper is a trial experienced attorney who has represented clients throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania. In addition, Mr. Piper is a former Camden County Assistant Prosecutor and a military combat veteran.
Timothy P. Haggerty
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Moorestown, NJ Divorce Lawyer with 16 years experience
(888) 609-8300 509 S. Lenola Road
Building 6
Moorestown, NJ 08057
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Domestic Violence and Family
Rutgers School of Law-Camden
Tim is a Senior Associate with the firm since 2008 and focuses his practice on divorce, alimony, custody, child support, equitable distribution of assets and debts, college contribution, domestic violence and adoption.

In addition, he maintains a mediation practice for divorce, custody, support and modification.

He has been selected by his peers in the legal community in Super Lawyers Magazine as a “Rising Star”.

Tim practices primarily in Superior Court in New Jersey, and is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association where he is a member of the Family Law Section and Dispute Resolution Section. He is a member...
Robert C Thurston
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Cherry Hill, NJ Divorce Lawyer with 31 years experience
(856) 335-5291 Thurston Law Offices LLC
100 Springdale Road A3, PMB 287
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
Free ConsultationDivorce, Education, Family and Municipal
Ohio State University - Columbus
Over 30 years of experience, primarily in litigation, trials and insurance work. Over 10 years of experience in special education law.
Theodore B. Weiss
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Maple Shade Township, NJ Divorce Attorney with 34 years experience
(856) 779-9670 117 E Main St
Maple Shade Township, NJ 08052
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
Antioch University-Seattle
Attorney Theodore B. Weiss is an experienced family law, bankruptcy, and criminal defense lawyer providing representation to individuals throughout Camden, Burlington, and Gloucester Counties, as well as in Pennsylvania and New York. He has over 25 years of experience helping clients with their wide-ranging concerns, treating each person with the compassion, respect, and commitment that he would show to a good friend or family members.
Timothy P. Haggerty
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New Jersey Family Lawyer - 15 years experience

Aggressive, driven, client-focused representation for divorce, support and custody matters.

Rutgers University School of Law – Camden
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Matthew Podolnick
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Moorestown, NJ Divorce Attorney with 26 years experience
(856) 661-2074 308 Harper Dr
#200
Moorestown, NJ 08057
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
James Robert Fridie III
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Gibbsboro, NJ Divorce Attorney with 10 years experience
(856) 829-7700 146 Lakeview Drive S
Gibbsboro, NJ 08026
Divorce, DWI, Domestic Violence and Family
Pennsylvania State University - Dickinson School of Law
Michael J. Stein
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Moorestown, NJ Divorce Lawyer with 22 years experience
(856) 642-0400 712 E Main St
Moorestown, NJ 08057
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Melissa Fecak
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Merchantville, NJ Divorce Lawyer with 18 years experience
(856) 733-0229 16 N. Centre St.
2nd Floor
Merchantville, NJ 08109
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Domestic Violence and Family
Seton Hall University School of Law
An experienced attorney, trained mediator and collaborative practitioner, I offer parties options on how they wish to handle their divorce. I believe that it is important for parties to have greater control and say in how they are going to live the rest of their lives. As a litigator, I fight for my clients and provide them with as much information as possible so they can make better decisions. As a mediator, I am truly neutral and provide parties with the tools and information they need to come to a mutually beneficial resolution. And as a...
Robyn B. Flynn Esq.
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Cherry Hill, NJ Divorce Lawyer
(866) 484-1770 1310 Kings Hwy N
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Rutgers School of Law-Camden
Ron Graziano
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Cherry Hill, NJ Divorce Lawyer with 45 years experience
(866) 484-1770 1310 Kings Hwy N
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
Free ConsultationDivorce, Business, Family and Medical Malpractice
Rutgers School of Law-Camden
Ashley A. Thomas
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Marlton, NJ Divorce Attorney with 5 years experience
(856) 229-0071 8000 Sagemore Drive Suite 8303
Marlton, NJ 08053
Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Charlotte School of Law
Ashley Thomas is a native of Emmaus, Pennsylvania where she graduated from Emmaus High School. She attended Rutgers University - New Brunswick in 2005 where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Philosophy with a concentration in pre-law. Upon graduating from Rutgers, Ashley attended and earned her law degree from the Charlotte School of Law in Charlotte, North Carolina.

During her time there Ashley maintained her desire to serve the underserved by volunteering in local low-income schools and serving as the Secretary of Charlotte Law Cares, a community-service based organization at Charlotte School of Law. Additionally, Ashley was given...
Richard Shapiro
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Marlton, NJ Divorce Lawyer with 36 years experience
(856) 983-9500 8000 Sagemore Drive
Suite 8303
Marlton, NJ 08053
Divorce, Business, Construction and Real Estate
Rutgers School of Law-Camden
How We Can Help You... We pride ourselves in our ability to place our clients in the most advantageous position possible through careful legal planning. By offering sound legal advice based upon our years of experience, we look to prevent legal problems for our clients before they occur. And we solve our clients' problems when they do occur through aggressive, modern and professional litigation techniques. Whether business or personal, litigation or non-litigation, our clients trust that we bring the skill and experience to successfully allow them to accomplish their goals. At a time in history when the legal system seems to...
Peter Halden
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Mt. Laurel, NJ Divorce Lawyer with 40 years experience
(856) 795-6700 1288 Route 73 South
Suite 301
Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
Divorce, DWI, Family and Municipal
Rutgers School of Law-Camden
Peter M. Halden has been a member of the New Jersey Bar since 1976. After graduating from Rutgers University in New Brunswick in 1968, Peter worked as a journalist, first in radio, then with the Associated Press and finally as an editor at the Courier-Post. He was the recipient of numerous journalistic awards during that time. As a practicing attorney, Peter served as a Municipal Court Prosecutor, continuously and in the same town, from 1979 to 2007. He also served with the New Jersey Board of Bar Examiners from 1985 to 2007. During that time, he wrote 18 of...
Tejal V. Patel
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Marlton, NJ Divorce Attorney with 11 years experience
(856) 988-5453 ONE GREENTREE CENTRE
10000 LINCOLN DR. EAST, SUITE 201
Marlton, NJ 08053
Free ConsultationDivorce and Estate Planning
Southwestern University School of Law
Karen Paone Sampson
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Moorestown, NJ Divorce Attorney with 22 years experience
(856) 439-0068 505 South Lenola Road
Suite 126
Moorestown, NJ 08057
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Rutgers University - Camden
Law & Mediation firm offering:
Divorce Mediation
Post-Divorce Mediation
Collaborative Divorce
Family Law
Divorce Litigation
Estate Planning
Probate
Cristian Michael Towers Esq.
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Cherry Hill, NJ Divorce Attorney with 23 years experience
(856) 438-5685 1812 Berlin Road
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
Divorce, Appeals, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Widener University
Philip Smith Burnham II
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Marlton, NJ Divorce Attorney with 28 years experience
(856) 751-5505 8000 Sagemore Drive
Suite 8303
Marlton, NJ 08053
Free ConsultationDivorce, Business, Employment and Family
Widener University
Philip S. Burnham graduated with his J.D. from Widener University School of Law. In 1994, he founded the Burnham Law Group. Mr. Burnham’s practice focuses on family law and divorce cases, employment law, as well as a wide variety of cases in both civil and criminal courts. He has represented businesses, individuals, and large corporations. In addition to managing a successful practice, Mr. Burnham also serves as an MESP panelist in Burlington, Camden, and Gloucester counties. He was selected by South Jersey Magazine to be on the list of Awesome Family Law Attorneys in 2007, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2014,...
Wesley Fenza
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Collingswood, NJ Divorce Lawyer with 8 years experience
(856) 477-3756 970 Haddon Ave, #13
Collingswood, NJ 08108
Free ConsultationDivorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Temple University
Wesley has substantial experience litigating civil, criminal, and family matters in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Wesley has litigated matters at all levels from municipal courts to the Supreme Court of the United States. He handles a variety of litigation matters, including personal injury, family law, municipal law, civil rights, criminal defense, commercial litigation, and general civil defense.
Joy Pearson
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Mount Laurel, NJ Divorce Lawyer with 17 years experience
(856) 251-0080 20000 Horizon Way
Suite 500
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Employment and Family
Temple University
Mitchell Mullen
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Cherry Hill, NJ Divorce Attorney with 33 years experience
(856) 424-6955 1920 Fairfax Avenue
Cherry Hill, NJ 08053
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Real Estate
Rutgers School of Law-Camden
I was born in Manhattan, New York in 1960. I grew up in Brooklyn, Long Island and North Jersey. After attending Boston University and graduating in 1982 I attended Rutgers Law School in Camden, New Jersey. I graduated in 1985 and began working primarily as a criminal attorney at the Law Offices of Jeffrey Evan Gold. In 1987 I moved to the firm that eventually became known as Garber, Kasten, Jarve and Mullen. I began as an associate concentrating in Family Law. In 1995 I became a partner in the firm and at the time I was practicing exclusively...
Marquis D. Jones
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Mt. Laurel, NJ Divorce Attorney with 24 years experience
(856) 441-2000 309 Fellowship Road
Suite 200
Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
MARQUIS D. JONES, JR. (Former Superior Court Judge) Prior to joining the Weinberger Law Group, as Of Counsel, Marquis D. Jones, Jr. served as a Superior Court Judge (Family Part) in the State of New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River, from January of 2008 to January of 2015. He presided over and rendered decisions in all areas of Family Law including but not limited to: • Authored many comprehensive opinions in child abuse and neglect cases; • Rendered thousands of domestic violence opinions after trial; • Decided countless post judgement motions for child custody issues; and • Conferred with government agencies...
Kimberly Reiser
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Haddonfield, NJ Divorce Attorney with 22 years experience
(856) 428-8334 4 Kings Highway East
Haddonfield, NJ 08033
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Widener University Commonwealth Law School
Kimberly Packman joined Adinolfi & Packman, P.A. when it was called Adinolfi & Spevak, P.A. in 2000. Kimberly has over ten years of experience with all different areas of family law including child support, divorce, custody, domestic violence, just to name a few. Packman is also handling Wills and Estate matters for the firm.
Daniel K. Newman
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Voorhees, NJ Divorce Attorney with 44 years experience
(856) 309-9007 1202 Laurel Oak Road
Suite 207
Voorhees, NJ 08043
Free ConsultationDivorce, Appeals, Family and Personal Injury
St. Mary's University School of Law
I have been practicing law for more than 30 years, and have an impressive record of reported decisions, verdicts and settlements. I am a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum is limited to lawyers who have won million-dollar and multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements. As well, I also practice extensively in the area of family law and divorce and have successfully tried many child custody and divorce matters to conclusion.
Christopher John Curylo
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Cherry Hill, NJ Divorce Attorney with 20 years experience
(856) 910-0202 501 King Avenue
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Family
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Considering divorce?

If a person wishes to terminate his or her marriage, he or she may file for a divorce. In a divorce proceeding, the court will terminate the marriage and determine the rights and responsibilities of the divorcing parties regarding child custody, child visitation, child support and spousal support (alimony). The court will also redistribute marital assets.

Depending on where you reside and where your assets are, the division of property can be a very simple or very complex process. Disputes often arise during this phase of a divorce if the two parties disagree as to who should receive which assets or property.

Finding a divorce lawyer who is experienced and reliable can reduce your stress and help you make the best choices possible. A good divorce lawyer should be a problem solver who is skilled at negotiation and possesses a solid trial background. If both parties are open to alternative dispute resolution, such as arbitration or mediation, finding a lawyer experienced in collaborative divorce or divorce mediation would be beneficial.

Divorce lawyers also handle child custody issues, including multi-state and international child custody situations. Some divorce lawyers may be certified by their states as being family law specialists. Certification often requires that a lawyer meet certain experience and educational criteria.


Legal Custody: A parent with legal custody has the right to decide on the child's upbringing, education, and medical care. A court may grant legal custody to one parent (sole legal custody) or both parents (joint legal custody).

Separate Property: Property acquired before marriage or during the marriage as a gift or inheritance, or bought during marriage with separate property.