Belleville, New Jersey Family Lawyers

Victor A. Rotolo
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Strong and compassionate representation in family law cases. Free consultation!

I'm an experienced New Jersey family law attorney and I will fight for the best results for you and your children. My practice includes divorce, property division, spousal support, child support, and child custody. Read More »
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Thomas J. DeCataldo
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New Jersey Family Law Attorney with 10 years experience

Seton Hall University School of LawNew Jersey and New York
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Laurie L Newmark
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New Jersey Family Law Lawyer with 21 years experience

Experienced Family Law Attorney representing clients throughout Northern and Central New Jersey. Ms. Newmark handles family matters of all kinds including divorce, mediation, child custody and domestic violence matters.... Read More »
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Patrick T. Collins
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New Jersey Family Law Attorney with 35 years experience

As one of only four attorneys to be certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as both a Civil Trial Attorney and Matrimonial Law Attorney, I have provided legal services in New Jersey since 1984. I am attorney of record... Read More »
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Dolores Aretsky, Esq.
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As an experienced family law attorney and Court Approved Divorce & Family Law Mediator, I represent clients in connection with divorce, custody, alimony, parental alienation and child relocation matters. Call today! Read More »
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Tanya L. Freeman
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(973) 935-3077 28 Valley Rd
Suite 1
Montclair, NJ 07042
Free ConsultationMontclair, NJ Family Law Attorney
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Tanya L. Freeman is the managing partner of Tanya Freeman Law LLC. She is an accomplished attorney who provides legal representation in all aspects of family law, including divorce, child and spousal support, child custody, interstate custody and relocation disputes, as well as domestic violence matters. Prior to the practice of law, Tanya spent fifteen years in key roles including audit teams in the banking and insurance industries. Tanya’s extensive corporate audit background enhances her ability to effectively represent clients with high net worth cases involving significant assets, as well as cases concerning owners of closely held businesses. Tanya...
Franz Cobos
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(973) 264-1096 17 Academy Street
Suite 312
Newark, NJ 07102
Free ConsultationNewark, NJ Family Law Attorney with 15 years experience
Family, Criminal, DWI and Domestic Violence
Seton Hall University School of Law and Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Franz Cobos is the owner and managing partner of the Cobos Law Firm in New Jersey. Mr. Cobos was awarded a Juris Doctorate in 2004 from Seton Hall University, School of Law, and has dedicated his practice to representing clients in the core areas of Family Law, Immigration Law and Business Law.

Mr. Cobos has practiced in New York and New Jersey for over a decade. Among several other organizations, he is a member and active participant of the New Jersey State Bar Association, Essex County Bar Association, American Immigration Lawyers' Association, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Essex,...
Filipe Pedroso
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Newark, NJ Family Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(973) 522-1100 8 Wilson Ave, Fl. 3
Newark, NJ 07105
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Seton Hall University School of Law
Over the years I have received many awards and recognitions for exceptional service, client satisfaction and highest ethical standards. The Legal Network has recognized me as “Top Lawyers in New Jersey” several years in a row. I have been invited to join elite Top 100 National Trial Lawyers due to strong qualifications as TOP civil/criminal defense trial lawyers. I was nominated as one of the "10 Best" attorneys in NJ by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys. Currently, I'm the managing attorney at two successful law firms: eLAWnj.com Pedroso Legal Services LLC and...
Leslie Ann Farber
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Montclair, NJ Family Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(973) 509-8500 33 Plymouth Street, Suite 204
Montclair, NJ 07042
Family, Divorce, Employment and Estate Planning
Pace Law School
Leslie A. Farber, Esq. has been practicing law since 1991. She received her undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Drew University, and her Law Degree from Pace University School of Law. In law school, she was an editor of the Pace Law Review and participated in Pace's Appellate Litigation Clinic. For the past 20 years, she has represented both individuals and businesses in many areas of litigation in state, federal and municipal courts from initial consultation through discovery, mediation, arbitration, trial and appeal, when necessary. Ms. Farber has lectured and published works in a variety...
Leslie Farber
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Montclair, NJ Family Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(973) 509-8500 33 Plymouth Street
Suite 204
Montclair, NJ 07042
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Pace Law School
Leslie A. Farber, Esq. has been practicing law since 1991. She received her undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Drew University, and her Law Degree from Pace University School of Law. In law school, she was an editor of the Pace Law Review and participated in Pace's Appellate Litigation Clinic. For the past 20 years, she has represented both individuals and businesses in many areas of litigation in state, federal and municipal courts from initial consultation through discovery, mediation, arbitration, trial and appeal, when necessary. Ms. Farber has lectured and published works in a variety...
Eugenie F. Temmler
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Upper Montclair, NJ Family Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(973) 744-4000 52 Upper Montclair Plaza
Upper Montclair, NJ 07043
Family, Divorce and Employment
Rutgers University
Eugenie F. Temmler is a partner of Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C. Her areas of practice include family law and litigation, including employment litigation. Ms. Temmler joined the firm immediately after graduation from law school and later spent many years in a boutique firm devoted exclusively to family law prior to re-joining the firm.

Ms. Temmler is admitted to the Bars of the State of New Jersey, the United States District Court (District of New Jersey) and the United States Courts of Appeals (Second and Third Circuits). She is an active member of the Essex County Bar Association and the...
Kevin Orr
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Newark, NJ Family Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(973) 824-5520 33 Washington St
Newark, NJ 07102
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Seton Hall University School of Law
With over 25 years experience in providing clients with quality legal representation in a wide variety of legal matters in Federal, State and Municipal Courts, Kevin C. Orr, Esq. can handle your toughest civil, criminal or family law case. Call (973) 824-5520 to schedule a consultation. Kevin serves on a number of Boards and Committees, including the Office of Attorney Ethics of the Supreme Court of New Jersey, District VB (Essex County - Suburban Essex) Ethics Committee, serving as its Vice Chair . Also, he holds elected office in Bernards Township and Somerset County.
Cassandra Savoy
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Bloomfield, NJ Family Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(973) 748-0097 2 Broad Street
Suite 607
Bloomfield, NJ 07003-2547
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
I work with families to help them solve all types of family matters includiing, divorce, custody, relocation, guardianships of minors and alleged incapacitated persons. I also help families with post divorce issues like enforcement of prior court orders, and support issues. Mediation is a great alternative to litigation. I do divorce mediation and help parents establish workable parenting plans..
Alan Ehrlich
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Newark, NJ Family Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
(973) 643-0040 60 Park Place
Suite 1016
Newark, NJ 07102
Family, Business, Criminal and Estate Planning
New York Law School
Founded in 1955, Ehrlich, Petriello, Gudin & Plaza, Attorneys at Law is a law firm dedicated to providing effective legal services for residents of New Jersey and New York. As a full service law firm with over 100 years of combined legal experience, the team is prepared to take on even the most complicated legal matters. The firm has offices in Newark, Morristown, and New York City, and represents individuals, families, small businesses, large corporations, publicly traded companies, and government agencies. The attorneys are prepared to assist clients through a variety of legal matters including those involving family law, commercial...
John Michael Amorison
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Montclair, NJ Family Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(973) 202-5231 26 Park Place
Suite 2455
Montclair, NJ 07042
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Capital University Law School
James McGlew II
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Experienced Matrimonial and Family Law Attorney! Focused and Determined!

For 25 years I have fought passionately to protect the rights and interests of those with family law matters. I am dedicated to the best possible outcome! Visit my website for information or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Eugenie F. Temmler
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Success & Experience Advocating for Family Rights and Interests! Call Now!

My goal in every family law case is to secure the best result for my clients. I will provide sensible solutions and cost-effective advocacy for you and your family! Visit my website for results. Call for a consultation. Read More »
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Jeff W. Plaza
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Newark, NJ Family Law Lawyer
(973) 643-0040 60 Park Place
Suite 1016
Newark, NJ 07102
Family, Business, Criminal and Estate Planning
Fordham University
Attorney Jeffrey W. Plaza has more than 20 years of experience as a civil litigation attorney in New Jersey and New York. He concentrates particularly on commercial litigation and family law matters, including divorce and child custody cases. Anyone in need of a capable litigator can call (973) 862-8905 or visit www.newark-lawyers.com to learn more!
Angus Ejiofor
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East Orange, NJ Family Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(973) 678-2200 55 Washington Street
Suite 304
East Orange, NJ 07017
Family, DWI, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Gary Natale
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West Orange, NJ Family Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(973) 324-9711 West Orange, NJ 07052
Free ConsultationFamily, DWI, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Seton Hall University School of Law
Lucy Agostini
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Verona, NJ Family Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(973) 239-7288 Suite 201
Verona, NJ 07044
Family, Divorce and Real Estate
For over 30 years, Lucy Agostini, Esq. has prided herself on providing high-quality legal representation to her clients. Since 1979, she has successfully handled hundreds of contested family law matters. In addition, she has routinely represented clients in residential real estate purchases, sales and refinances, and in the preparation of wills. She has demonstrated a consistent pattern of success, evidenced by the fact that the majority of her firmâs business is derived from former clients and other attorneys. Mrs. Agostini's law firm, Agostini & Slattery, is committed to providing a personalized approach to each case and to building...
Bonnie Blume Goldsamt
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Verona, NJ Family Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(973) 857-6220 25 Pompton Avenue
Verona, NJ 07044
Family, Construction and Divorce
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Today my practice focuses on, but is not limited to mediation, arbitration and collaborative dispute resolution (see below). My clients find this to be faster, less stressful and much more affordable. Moreover, people who participate in processes, such as mediation and collaborative law, appreciate it as a private, compassionate and dignified way to divorce.
Paula Crane
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Upper Montclair, NJ Family Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(973) 744-4400 543 Valley Road, Suite 8
Upper Montclair, NJ 07043
Family and Divorce
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Krista Haley
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Bloomfield, NJ Family Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(800) 488-1364 2 Broad Street, 6th Floor
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
Family, Criminal, DWI and Divorce
Washington University School of Law
Santo Artusa Jr.
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(973) 337-9643 51 John F. Kennedy Pkwy
Essex County Divorce and Family Law Attorneys
Short Hills, NJ 07078
Free ConsultationShort Hills, NJ Family Law Attorney with 9 years experience
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
I am a passionate attorney that seeks to fight for my clients' interests all the while trying to resolve issues as fast and effectively as possible. There is no better feeling than winning a case for a client whether in divorce court, criminal court or civil court. I like to walk the streets I serve and see my clients who salute me for the work I did for them and build long term relationships. Our aim is to win for our clients and to explain the best way to achieve realistic goals. I have been living in Jersey City for...
Jason Charles Tuchman
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Maywood, NJ Family Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(201) 368-7713 25 East Spring Valley Avenue
Suite 320
Maywood, NJ 076607
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Miami School of Law
My practice focuses on the litigation, mediation, and arbitration of family and matrimonial law matters, including but not limited to, divorce and legal separations, dissolution of domestic partnerships/civil unions and same sex marriages, child custody, visitation and parenting time, child support, alimony and palimony, division of assets/equitable distribution, pre/post nuptial agreements, paternity, emancipation, domestic violence matters, post-divorce matters, and collaborative divorce.

I am Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Law Attorney, a certification achieved by only 2% of the attorneys in New Jersey. I am also a court-qualified family law mediator and I am specially...
Bari Weinberger
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(877) 850-9167 21 Main Street
Suite 354
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Free ConsultationHackensack, NJ Family Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Suffolk University Law School
Divorce and family law expert Bari Zell Weinberger dedicates her practice exclusively to family and matrimonial law matters. As the founder and managing partner of Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group, Ms. Weinberger leads a powerful team of divorce and family law attorney specialists who all share a passionate dedication to providing their clients with the highest levels of legal care.

Recognizing the difficult and trying problems that bring people to seek her firm's guidance, Ms. Weinberger has built her practice and firm around an unwavering commitment to safeguarding clients' rights, their children and their future.

Clients directly benefit...
Kimber L. Gallo
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New Jersey Family Law Lawyer with 14 years experience

Seton Hall University School of LawNew Jersey
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Eric Aretsky, Esq.
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I am a skilled family lawyer and negotiator who works diligently to negotiate a marital settlement that meets my clients' needs and protects their rights. Schedule a free divorce planning session now. Read More »
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Peter Van Aulen
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Saddle Brook, NJ Family Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(201) 845-7400 50 Market St
Saddle Brook, NJ 07663
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Domestic Violence
New York Law School
Peter Van Aulen is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial attorney. Said designation is only granted to attorneys who have shown higher levels of education, knowledge, ability and experience in family law and divorce. Peter completed many more Continuing Legal Education classes in family law than is required by the non certified lawyer and passed an extensive exam. He has been positively assessed by judges and other attorneys. Peter Van Aulen has been representing clients in divorce and family law for over twenty-two years. He has successfully represented hundreds of divorce clients. What has made...
Kristofher Beralo
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(201) 292-1930 567 Summit Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07302
Free ConsultationJersey City, NJ Family Law Lawyer with 2 years experience
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Loyola University New Orleans
Attorney Kristofher Beralo is a founding member of Beralo & Michael. Mr. Beralo grew up in Jersey City attending Marist High School in Bayonne, NJ. While still in high school Mr. Beralo joined the military as an Infantry soldier and deployed to the Middle East.

Mr. Beralo continued with his military service where he received numerous commendations and attended specialized schools such as Air Assault, Army Combatives and Drill Sergeant School. Mr. Beralo also served as a Platoon Sergeant for the 98th Division, instructing future leaders to becoming a Drill Sergeant. Currently, Mr. Beralo is a commissioned officer assigned to the...
Charles Vuotto Jr
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Roseland, NJ Family Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(973) 403-9200 105 Eisenhower Parkway, Suite 401
Roseland, NJ 07068
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
The Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law
I'm a New Jersey divorce lawyer with over 30 years experience in all areas of family law and divorce with offices in Roseland, NJ. I've been awarded Best Lawyers of America 5 years running and am also a member of New Jersey Super Lawyers.
Maurice Giro
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(201) 255-4417 90 Main Street, Ste. 102
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Free ConsultationHackensack, NJ Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Rutgers School of Law-Camden
I began my career on my own right after I finished working for a Judge. I had no idea how to be a lawyer or how to be a business man so I jumped into the deep end of the swimming pool on my own. I spoke to other attorneys and I read books to help me learn how to practice law and how to run my office. I sometimes felt that the way I was being taught to run the office was unusual and the reality of being a lawyer was very different from what I had in mind...
Madeline Marzano-Lesnevich
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Hackensack, NJ Family Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(201) 488-1161 21 Main Street, West Wing
Court Plaza South, Suite 250
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Family and Divorce
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Madeline Marzano-Lesnevich chairs the firm’s family law department. She and her husband/law partner Walt Lesnevich (personal injury and medical malpractice law) founded Lesnevich, Marzano-Lesnevich, O’Cathain & O’Cathain, LLC. Madeline has focused her practice on complex matrimonial law representing high net worth individuals, business owners, professional athletes, CEO’s and the spouses of those individuals. She is also known for her expertise in high-conflict and relocation custody matters.

Madeline Marzano-Lesnevich is currently Immediate Past President of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, having served as the national organization’s President during her 2017 – 2018 term. The Academy’s stated mission is to, ‘promote professionalism...
Brian Iton
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(844) 431-3380 105 Main St
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Free ConsultationHackensack, NJ Family Law Attorney with 29 years experience
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Maryland School of Law
My practice focuses on uncontested and contested divorce matters. I have courtroom-tested, real world experience handling contested and uncontested divorce cases.

The divorce process is foreign and unsettling territory, you are trying to close one chapter of your life with as little cost, stress and damage as possible. You are also trying to find a lawyer – frankly, a complete stranger – to help you navigate this terrain.

I enjoy helping people in this transition as they move from one phase of their lives to another. I provide counsel for uncontested and contested divorce matters. The uncontested divorce process in New Jersey...
Brian Clifford Freeman
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(201) 222-7765 26 Journal Square, Suite 1205
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Free ConsultationJersey City, NJ Family Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Landlord Tenant
Western New England University School of Law
Brian C. Freeman has practiced law for over 30 years including serving as a law clerk to the Hon. Samuel C. Scott of the Hudson County Superior Court and as a Deputy Attorney General for the state of New Jersey. He is admitted to the New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, and District of Columbia Bars and is also admitted to the United States Supreme Court.
Jay Bhatt
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Jersey City, NJ Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(201) 798-8000 378 Summit Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Free ConsultationFamily, DWI, Divorce and Personal Injury
Seton Hall University School of Law
Attorney Jay Bhatt is the founder of Bhatt Law Group and a lawyer experienced in criminal, traffic, family, and personal injury law. Jay was born in India and immigrated to the United States with his family at age 6. He grew up watching his father, who had been an engineer in India, work diligently to become an engineer once again in the U.S. and eventually to start his own business. Jay learned his work ethic and his entrepreneurial drive, as well as a passion for helping others, from his father and applies those daily to his law practice.
Richard Diamond
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Millburn, NJ Family Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(973) 379-9292 225 Millburn Avenue
Suite 208
Millburn, NJ 07041
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Seton Hall University School of Law
Richard Diamond has been practicing Family Law Litigation, Mediation and Arbitration work in New Jersey for the past 32 years and is a Certified Family Law Trial Attorney by the N.J. Supreme Court; Accredited New Jersey Family Law Mediator and a Family Law Economic Mediator in Union, Essex, Morris, Somerset, Hunterdon, Middlesex and Monmouth Counties.
Mr Diamond is also a member of the Essex, Union and Somerset Counties Family Law Early Settlement Panel Program (ESP); a member of Who's Who in American Law;
listed in Best Lawyers in America and a recipient of the Albert Nelson...
William N. Sosis
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Rochelle Park, NJ Family Law Attorney
(201) 655-6400 151 West Passaic Street
Rochelle Park, NJ 07662
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
I am an experienced attorney licensed in the state of New Jersey and practicing family and consumer law. My practice includes all matters relating to divorce, separation, domestic violence, child custody, child support, alimony, and emancipation. I also have experience winning consumer cases and am a strong consumer advocate. I have successfully appeared before the Family part, Special Civil and the New Jersey Appellate Division. I provide a professional, caring and cost-conscious environment where you can feel comfortable and confident trusting us to handle your legal concerns. I am confident that I can help where others may have failed!
Grant W. Waterson
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New Jersey Family Law Lawyer with 26 years experience

Villanova University School of LawU.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, New Jersey and Pennsylvania
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Richard F. Iglar
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New Jersey Family Law Attorney with 27 years experience

Boston College Law SchoolNew Jersey and New York
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Karen Kirchoff Saminski
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Hoboken, NJ Family Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(800) 701-8747 79 Hudson Street
Suite 201
Hoboken, NJ 07030
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
Seton Hall University School of Law
With over twenty 27 years experience protecting the interests of clients in all areas of family law, you can be confident that a solution to your problem is at hand. I have been a principal in my own firm since 1989. My job is to listen, provide knowledgeable legal advice, and offer effective help in oftentimes distressing personal situations. It is my goal to be an expert advocate for your interests and a persuasive negotiator that will strive to reach a just and fair outcome for you whether by settlement or trial. If an acceptable settlement cannot be reached, rest...
James P. Yudes
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Springfield, NJ Family Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(973) 467-3700 80 Morris Ave
Springfield, NJ 07081
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Villanova University School of Law
James P. Yudes is a renowned family law and divorce attorney in New Jersey and the founder of The Law Offices of James P. Yudes. Mr. Yudes founded the firm in 1978, and has provided high-end legal services throughout the state ever since. He is a highly respected legal professional, and is often called on to give lectures for other attorneys and law school students. In response to his exceptional legal services, several organizations have awarded Mr. Yudes with prestigious awards, including New Jersey Super Lawyers 2007, ranking as a Martindale Hubbell A.V. preeminent lawyer, and admission as a Fellow...
Paul H. Townsend
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Hackensack, NJ Family Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(201) 285-5985 21 Main Street
Suite 207
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Ohio Northern University
Mr. Townsend was awarded a Juris Doctor in 1984 from Ohio Northern University, and has been designated by the New Jersey Supreme Court as being a Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney. He is admitted to the New Jersey Bar and the New Jersey District Court Bar. He is a member of the Executive Family Law Committee of the Somerset County Bar Association, and is a member of the Morris and Union County Bar Associations. Mr. Townsend has taught at Seton Hall University and has lectured extensively for the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education and other organizations. ...
Joseph Nitti
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Roseland, NJ Family Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(973) 718-3649 145 Eagle Rock Avenue
Roseland, NJ 07068
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Personal Injury and Real Estate
New England Law | Boston
Joseph Nitti is a partner at Nitti & Nitti Attorneys at Law and a dedicated family law lawyer in Roseland. He is a certified mediator and collaboratively trained lawyer who dedicates his time helping families who are going through a divorce. He attended Fairleigh Dickinson University for his degree in Accounting. He went on to New England Law for his Juris Doctorate. Since then, Attorney Nitti has helped clients obtain favorable divorce settlements and is a member of organizations such as the American Bar Association, the State of New Jersey Bar Association, and the Essex County Bar Association, Family Law...
Jason Gareis
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Union, NJ Family Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(908) 485-6080 2424 Morris Ave
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Union, NJ 07083
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DWI and Personal Injury
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Matthew L. Holden
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Hackensack, NJ Family Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(201) 880-5550 3 University Plaza Dr
Suite #207
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
University of Miami School of Law
Karen Tichenor Willitts
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Springfield, NJ Family Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(973) 467-3700 80 Morris Ave
Springfield, NJ 07081
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Rutgers Law School
Karen T. Willitts, Esq. was born in Orange, NJ in 1971 and grew up in Verona, New Jersey. Ms. Willitts graduated from Rutgers University in 1993, and obtained her J.D. from Rutgers University Law School in 1998. She was admitted to the New Jersey State Bar 1998. Prior to joining the firm in 1999, Ms. Willitts was law clerk to the Hon. Amy Piro Chambers, who was the Presiding Judge of the Civil Division in the Middlesex County vicinage. Ms. Willitts is a contributing author of the Yudes Family Law Citator, which is the foundation for an annual lecture series...
Flavio Van Boekel
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East Hanover , NJ Family Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(973) 732-7300 100 Eagle Rock Avenue
Suite 306
East Hanover , NJ 07936
Family and Immigration
Michigan State University
Natalie Esposito Capano, Esq.
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(800) 537-4154 354 Eisenhower Parkway
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Livingston - Call 24/7. Our team of lawyers will fight for you., NJ 07039
Free ConsultationLivingston - Call 24/7. Our team of lawyers will fight for you., NJ Family Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Workers' Comp
Seton Hall University School of Law
Natalie Esposito Capano is a NJ divorce & family law attorney who advocates for her clients in connection with divorce, custody, alimony, parental alienation and child relocation matters. Natalie Esposito Capano has been practicing law since her admission to the bar in 2003. She is Of Counsel to Aretsky Law Group, P.C. She has significant experience in legal research, brief writing, motion practice, court room litigation, and appellate practice. Natalie is skilled in negotiation and mediation and is an experienced litigator with 12 years of experience in (complex legal )research, including not only (divorce) law, but...
Marcia K. Werner
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(800) 537-4154 Essex County locations. Recipient of the 2016 Hon. Peter Ciolino Professional Lawyer of the Year award., NJ 07050
Free ConsultationEssex County locations. Recipient of the 2016 Hon. Peter Ciolino Professional Lawyer of the Year award., NJ Family Law Attorney with 41 years experience
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Employment
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Marcia K. Werner, the recipient of the 2016 Hon. Peter Ciolino Professional Lawyer of the Year Award from the Bergen County Bar Association has been practicing law in NJ for over 35 years. A native New Yorker who initially worked in the publishing industry, she moved to Bergen County, New Jersey, in the early 1970s. Ms. Werner graduated from Rutgers Law School with Honors. Admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in 1986 , Ms. Werner argued on behalf of the Kiwanis Club of Ridgewood when it wanted to admit women to membership but...
Andrew J. Rhein
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Seton Hall University School of LawNew Jersey
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Gary N. Skoloff
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New Jersey Family Law Lawyer with 60 years experience

Rutgers School of Law-NewarkNew Jersey
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Dealing with family law issues?

Family law generally concerns domestic relations and family-related matters such as marriage, civil unions, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, guardianships, domestic abuse, surrogacy, child custody, child abduction, the dissolution of marriage and associated issues. Each state has its own set of family laws, and traveling across state borders can sometimes affect your rights and those of your family.

Contrary to popular belief, seeking the advice of a family law attorney does not necessarily mean that something is amiss in your family. A family law attorney can help negotiate prenuptial/premarital agreements for clients in anticipation of marriage or advise same-sex couples on relevant legal issues affecting their relationship. They also can help with adoption proceedings and other procedures involving children.

Family law attorneys often do represent clients seeking a divorce, annulment or legal separation, and the complicated issues that can arise as a result. Although domestic abuse is a criminal offense, some family law attorneys are skilled at handling these situations, as they are often entangled with other family law issues.

Some jurisdictions certify lawyers as family law specialists, which means these attorneys have met the certifying body's minimum requirements for education, experience, and examination.


No-Fault Proceeding: A civil case in which parties may resolve their dispute without a formal finding of error or fault.

Paternity Suit: A lawsuit to determine the father of a child whose parents were not married when the child was born.