Jersey City, New Jersey Family Lawyers

Brian Iton
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I am a skilled and knowledgeable family law attorney. I have the experience and understanding needed to advocate for those with family law matters. Visit my website for client reviews or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Brian Clifford Freeman
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Compassionate and experienced family law representation. Free consultation!

I’m an experienced New Jersey family law attorney and I represent clients in all types of family law cases. My practice includes simple and complex divorces, spousal support, child support, and child custody. Read More »
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Natalee Picillo
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New Jersey Family Law Attorney with 33 years experience

Seton Hall University School of LawNew Jersey
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Marcia K. Werner
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Named Professional Lawyer of the Year for 2016 by the Bergen County Bar Association and the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law. Bergen, Hudson & Passaic County locations. Read More »
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Elizabeth Vengen
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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. ...
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...
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 operates statewide in the areas of uncontested and contested divorce. I have been admitted to the New Jersey Bar for more than 20 years, and in that time I have acquired courtroom-tested, real world experience handling contested and uncontested divorce cases.

I understand that the divorce process is foreign and unsettling territory for you. Not only are you attempting 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.

Rest assured that I enjoy...
Elena K. Weitz
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Millburn, NJ Family Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(973) 467-4040 33 Bleeker Street
Millburn, NJ 07041
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Seton Hall University School of Law
Elena K. Weitz, Esq. is a senior associate at Grayson and Associates, focusing her practice on all aspects of family, divorce and post-divorce matters including child support, alimony, custody, and domestic violence, in addition to providing legal services related to general civil litigation, contract, estate and municipal matters. Ms. Weitz has been with Grayson and Associates since 2007. Prior to that, Ms. Weitz practiced for two years at that law office of Bonny G. Rafel, LLC, engaging in the practice of federal law related to ERISA and individual disability benefits.

Ms. Weitz earned a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Psychology...
Nicole A. Kobis
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Westfield, NJ Family Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(908) 233-6800 53 Cardinal Dr
Westfield, NJ 07090
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Nicole focuses her practice on the area of family law including advising clients on matters involving divorce, custody, spousal support, child support, equitable distribution and domestic violence. She is well versed in drafting complex pre and post judgment motions as well as nondissolution applications. She also counsels clients in negotiating and drafting marital settlement agreements.

In 2017 Nicole became an accredited New Jersey Family and Divorce Mediator and is able to serve both individuals and attorneys in this capacity.

Prior to joining the firm, Nicole served as a law clerk to the Honorable Katherine R. Dupuis, P.J.F.P. of the New Jersey Superior...
Heather Keith
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Westfield, NJ Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(908) 233-4555 600 South Ave West
Suite 230
Westfield, NJ 07090
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Seton Hall University School of Law
Ms. Heather C. Keith, Esq. is the founder of Keith Family Law in Westfield, NJ. Since the beginning of her legal career, she has devoted her practice almost exclusively to divorce and family law, successfully representing clients in the Superior and Appellate Courts, as well as outside of court. Focusing on alimony, child support, child custody, legal separation, and other family law issues, Ms. Keith works tirelessly to help her clients navigate the difficult and confusing world of divorce law, with an emphasis on the benefits of collaborative practice.

Ms. Keith received her Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University School of...
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...
Kim Rayner
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Hackensack, NJ Family Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(201) 391-5009 20 Court Street suite 4
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Experienced and dedicated matrimonial Attorney. I will fight aggressively for your family. Call me today!

Kim M. Rayner joined the Law Offices of David I. Goldstein as an associate in 1998, and was made partner in 2008. She has over 20 years of experience as a matrimonial lawyer. As such, she has extensive litigation skills, developed through trials regarding custody, maintenance, child support, and equitable distribution. Ms. Rayner’s experience is shown through her ability to form a trusting and enduring relationship with her clients. She zealously advocates for her client in and out of the courtroom, and is an...
John P. Paone, Jr.
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Woodbridge, NJ Family Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(732) 750-9797 146 Greet Street
Woodbridge, NJ 07095
Family and Divorce
American University Washington College of Law
Mr. Paone, a Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney, is a founder and senior partner of the firm. With over 35 years of experience in family law, child custody and divorce, Mr. Paone has worked with hundreds of families, has leadership roles in a variety of professional organizations and has won many awards through the legal profession.

Mr. Paone is a Diplomate of the American College of Family Trial Attorneys. The College is composed of the top 100 divorce attorneys in the US.

The New Jersey Supreme Court has appointed Mr. Paone over the years to committees relating to the practice of divorce and...
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...
Natalie Esposito Capano, Esq.
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Betsy W. Bresnick
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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...
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!
Galit Moskowitz
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Hackensack, NJ Family Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(201) 419-6223 25 Main Street Suite 603
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Attorney Galit Moskowitz has been practicing exclusively in the area of family law for over 10 years. She handles cases related to custody, child support, spousal support, equitable distribution, dissolution of civil unions and domestic partnerships, palimony, domestic violence, grandparent visitation and international child abduction. She is admitted to practice law both in New Jersey and New York states, and is a fluent speaker of Hebrew. Galit Moskowitz has been recognized for her work as a New Jersey Family Law attorney by various independent legal organizations including AVVO and (201) Magazine. Her former clients describe her as a...
Robert Zaleski
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Woodbridge, NJ Family Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(732) 750-9797 146 Green Street
Woodbridge, NJ 07095
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Seton Hall University School of Law
Jonathan Mincis, Esq.
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(800) 537-4154 Jersey City, NJ 07311
Free ConsultationJersey City, NJ Family Law Attorney with 29 years experience
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Jonathan Mincis has been practicing law in New Jersey for over twenty-three years and has served as a Public Defender for the city of Hackensack and in the capacity of a Public Defender in the Paramus Municipal Court.
Ashley Tate Cooper
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Hackensack, NJ Family Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(201) 487-7171 One University Plaza
Suite 516
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Seton Hall University School of Law
Visit Ashley Tate Cooper at www.weinbergcooper.com. Ashley Tate Cooper specializes in providing counsel to clients on all aspects of family law and matrimonial law. She is well-regarded as a leading matrimonial attorney with significant experience with all aspects of family law, including but not limited to, divorce, child custody and support, domestic violence, alimony, among many other issues. Ms. Cooper serves as a member of the American Bar Association, New Jersey State Bar Association (Family Law Section), Bergen County Bar Association and Bergen County IIB Ethics Committee. She is also a member...
Andrew M. Wolfenson
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Union, NJ Family Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(908) 686-7230 2414 Morris Avenue
Suite 104
Union, NJ 07083
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Real Estate
Fordham University School of Law
Andrew M. Wolfenson specializes in Divorce and Family matters, Bankruptcy, Civil Litigation, Real Estate, Municipal Court, and Expungements. A 1991 Graduate of the Fordham University School of Law, he is also the author of two fiction novels, "In His Own Defense" and "Deadly Fantasy: A Baseball Story", and serves as the Chairman of the New Jersey chapter of his college's Alumni Association.
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...
Eric Aretsky, Esq.
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(800) 537-4154 Jersey City, NJ 07311
Free ConsultationJersey City, NJ Family Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
Family, DWI, Divorce and Personal Injury
New York Law School
Eric J. Aretsky is the managing partner and co-founder of the Aretsky Law Group, P.C., a statewide DWI defense, personal injury & divorce law firm with locations by appointment only in most NJ counties.

Call and speak with him 24/7.

Eric has a 10.0 rating on AVVO & Justia. With a well-respected reputation in the legal community for over 25 years, Mr. Aretsky is a compassionate yet aggressive litigator who has helped many clients obtain favorable outcomes in their cases. Mr. Aretsky is also dedicated to helping his clients and their families through tough times and legal crises....
Francesca Madeline O'cathain
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Hackensack, NJ Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(201) 488-1161 21 Main Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Family
University of Connecticut School of Law
A New Jersey family lawyer who is Certified as a Matrimonial Attorney by the New Jersey Supreme Court. Areas or practice include divorce, same-sex divorce, child custody, high income child support, pre-nuptial agreements and mid-marriage agreements. Represents clients in the family law courts of Bergen County, Essex County, Hudson County, Passaic County and Morris County.
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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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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Robyn E. Ross
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Mountainside, NJ Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(908) 543-4800 1044 Route 22 West
Suite 2
Mountainside, NJ 07092
Family
Seton Hall University School of Law and The College of New Jersey
Richard H. Singer Jr.
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Livingston, NJ Family Law Attorney with 48 years experience
(973) 232-2980 293 Eisenhower Pkwy
Livingston, NJ 07039
Family and Divorce
American University Washington College 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
Frederick D'Arcangelo
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Westfield, NJ Family Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(908) 233-6800 53 Cardinal Dr
Westfield, NJ 07090
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
New York Law School
Fred has extensive litigation experience in divorce, child custody, domestic violence, and post-judgment enforcement matters, as well as in the preparation of pre-nuptial agreements. Fred is also a divorce and custody mediator. He completed the Rutgers Law School course on divorce mediation and has successfully mediated many matters. Fred is also trained in the new and growing field of collaborative divorce law, which enables a divorcing couple to resolve all marital issues in a non-confrontational and cost effective manner.
Laurie L Newmark
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Hackensack, NJ Family Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(201) 285-5985 411 Hackensack Avenue
Suite 200
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Seton Hall University School of Law
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. Ms. Newmark is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Law Attorney. She is admitted to practice in the State of New Jersey (1998) and State of New York (1999) and is a graduate of Seton Hall Law School. Ms. Newmark is an Court approved Family Mediator pursuant to court rule R.1:40-12 and routinely participates in private and Court appointed mediation as an alternative to...
Britt Justice Simon
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Jersey City, NJ Family Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(800) 709-1131 2500 Plaza 5, 25th Floor
Jersey City, NJ 07311
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Domestic Violence
California Western School of Law
Britt J. Simon is licensed to practice throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York and District of Columbia, providing representation to the accused, the injured and other clients seeking quality legal services. He is guided by a commitment to the best interests of his clients and the highest standards of his profession. Offers free consultation.
Marc P. Feldman
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Maplewood, NJ Family Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(973) 267-7555 2130 Milburn Ave
Suite D1
Maplewood, NJ 07040
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Seton Hall University School of Law
My name is Marc P. Feldman and I am an attorney located in Morris Plains, New Jersey. I have a broad range of legal knowledge and experience and can provide you with legal services in the following areas: Family Law Bankruptcy Immigration Real Estate Wills and Estates Landlord/Tenant DWI Juvenile Law Municipal Court Expungements I will take the time to get to know you, your goals and your challenges. Your needs are important to me. I will strive to advance your goals and reach your objectives in the most cost-efficient and expeditious manner possible. I have practiced law in...
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...
Marc Rogoff
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Woodbridge Township, NJ Family Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(732) 738-8400 770 King Georges Road
Woodbridge Township, NJ 08863
Free ConsultationFamily, DWI, Divorce and Domestic Violence
George Mason University School of Law
Litigation attorney with over 35 years of experience in Personal Injury, Family Law, Municipal Court, General litigation, Land Use; Attorney for Woodbridge Township Planning Board for over 25 years. Attorney for Sayreville Borough Planning Board since 2017; Qualified Civil and Family Law Mediator; Arbitrator for Superior Court of New Jersey, Middlesex County; Member of ESP panel, Family Court; Sandy Storm Mediator.
Cindy Wilson
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Chatham, NJ Family Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(973) 520-4275 667 Shunpike Road
Suite 5
Chatham, NJ 07935
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Estate Planning
Seton Hall University School of Law
Wilson Family Law prides itself on educating its clients and empowering them with options on how to proceed with their family law matters. We educate our clients about the law and the judicial system, and help them understand and assess the best approach for them and their family. The process matters. Whether proceeding with collaboration, mediation, negotiation, or litigation, Wilson Family Law works with the client to create a plan that is tailored to meet their needs and needs of their family. We know that our clients’ issues are important to them, so they are important to us.
Dolores Aretsky, Esq.
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Eric Aretsky, Esq.
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NJ Divorce Lawyer with 28 years experience in Bergen Hudson & Passaic counties

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Jennifer Bretz
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Hackensack, NJ Family Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(201) 487-1199 One University Plaza
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Free ConsultationFamily, Appeals, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Rutgers School of Law-Camden
Jennifer Bretz has been practicing law for over twenty years, with a specific concentration in matrimonial and family law. She attended Richard Stockton College of New Jersey studying business and graduated with Program Distinction and Highest Honors. After college, Ms. Bretz attended Rutgers University School of Law, Camden where she also graduated with High Honors. After passing both the New Jersey and Pennsylvania bar exams in the summer of 1997, Ms. Bretz was privileged to serve as judicial law clerk to the Honorable Amy Piro Chambers, the presiding judge of the civil division in Middlesex County. She then became associated...
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...
James McGlew II
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Westfield, NJ Family Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(908) 233-6800 53 Cardinal Dr
Westfield, NJ 07090
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Seton Hall University School of Law
James McGlew II concentrates his practice in the area of divorce and family law and is Chair of the Lindabury Divorce & Family Law Practice Group. He has extensive experience representing individual litigants, both at the trial and appellate level, on issues of custody, visitation, alimony and child support, equitable distribution and related issues, as well as the negotiation of marital settlement and prenuptial agreements.

For over 30 years, Jim has served as a Panelist/Mediator on the Matrimonial Early Settlement Panel in Union County. The panel is made up of experienced matrimonial and family law attorneys whose primary practice is divorce...
Joanna D. Brick, Esq.
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Fair Lawn, NJ Family Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(201) 773-6880 16-00 State Route 208 South
Suite 302
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
New York Law School
Joanna has been working in the field of law since graduating her undergraduate studies. Her dedication and commitment to the law and her clients has been her greatest asset to her firm. She has a boutique law practice that handles divorce mediation, pre-nuptial agreements, separation, divorce, child support, custody, visitation, college contribution, emancipation, college contribution, spousal support, equitable distribution, post-judgment matters and domestic violence. Contact the firm for your immediate assistance.
Joseph John Russell
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Woodbridge , NJ Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(732) 726-6236 90 Woodbridge Drive
Woodbridge , NJ 07095
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Seton Hall University School of Law
“I combine my years of experience, knowledge of the law, intense preparation and a personal mantra of never being outworked to achieve optimal results for every client. Divorce is a grueling and at times devastating process. I understand that even an amicable divorce will have a profound impact on a couple’s assets, income, children and the emotional health of the entire family. I care about my clients. I care about their children. As a leading divorce attorney in New Jersey, my priority is to understand each client’s goals and work tirelessly to achieve those results.” Joe Russell, Esq., Partner and...
Catherine Murphy
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Woodbridge, NJ Family Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(732) 750-9797 146 Green St.
Woodbridge, NJ 07095
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Maryland - Baltimore
A Partner at Paone, Zaleski & Murphy, Ms. Murphy (formerly Ms. Ansello) focuses her practice in family law, child custody and divorce.

Ms. Murphy is a Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney. Attorneys may be designated by the New Jersey Supreme Court as “certified attorneys” if they: are able to demonstrate sufficient levels of experience, education, knowledge and skill in a specific area of law or practice; have passed a rigorous examination; and have been recognized by their peers as having sufficient skills and reputation in the designated specialty. Only 186 lawyers in the State of New Jersey are certified matrimonial...
Patrick T. Collins
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Livingston, NJ Family Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(973) 232-4023 293 Eisenhower Pkwy
Livingston, NJ 07039
Family and Divorce
Seton Hall University School of Law
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 in sixteen reported decisions, have served as expert witness in several legal malpractice cases, and have argued to the Supreme Court seven times. The measure of a lawyer is his level of commitment to his client. No attorney is more committed than me to being responsive to your needs and requirements, and to providing the highest quality advocacy focused...
Nathan Hewette-Guyton
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Union, NJ Family Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(908) 485-6080 2424 Morris Ave
#202C
Union, NJ 07083
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
William Hood Iii
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Union, NJ Family Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(908) 688-0777 2205 Morris Ave
Union, NJ 07083
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DWI and Divorce
Seton Hall University School of Law
UNION COUNTY COLLEGE AA 1978 MONTCLAIR STATE COLLEGE BA 1979 Seton Hall University School of LAW 1983 27 YEARS OF TRIAL EXPERIENCE ADMITTED SUPERIOR COURT OF NJ & FEDERAL DESTRICT COURT Member Union County Bar Assoc Member NJ Bar Association - Criminal & Family Law Sections Arbitrator Superior Court of NJ
Jason Gareis
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Union, NJ Family Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(908) 485-6080 2424 Morris Ave
#202C
Union, NJ 07083
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DWI and Personal Injury
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Linda M. Coronato
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Free Consultation! Skilled & Effective Family Attorney! Diligent Representation!

I offer an aggressive yet compassionate approach to family law matters. I have the knowledge, talent and experience to get the job done! Visit my website to see client reviews and testimonials. Call for a consultation. Read More »
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Tanya L. Freeman
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Compassionate and experienced family law representation. Free consultation!

I’m an experienced New Jersey family law attorney and I represent clients in all types of family law cases. My practice includes simple and complex divorces, spousal support, child support, and child custody. Read More »
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Jersey City Family Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

American Indian Law Alliance
Hoboken, NJ


Rutgers School of Law Women's Rights Litigation Clinic
(973) 353-5637
Newark, NJ

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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.