2019 top attorney award winners

Top Divorce Family Law Attorneys

07028, NJ

We selected Top 10 Divorce Family Law Attorneys in the 07028 area from 41 qualified local attorneys.

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Agostini Slattery
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Review

by Google
5.00
10 reviews  

Lucy Agostini was our lawyer during the sale of our house. She is reliable, efficient, and honest. Lucy communicated with my husband and I very well and made herself very available whenever we had questions throughout the process. She made great recommendations and steered us correctly the entire time. We highly recommend Lucy Agostini and her team!

Lucy Agostini is a very professional, skilled and compassionate attorney and I can not recommend her more highly! She was always on top of things and responded to any questions or concerns I had quickly. She handled my divorce, the sale of my house and the closing on my new home. I have recommended her to my friends and plan on using her anytime in the future when I need an attorney. Her staff is also wonderful.

A friend of mine recommended Ms. Agostini to me when I was looking for an attorney to handle my divorce. I had previously seen another attorney but didn’t feel comfortable with him at all. As soon as I met Ms. Agostini, however, I immediately felt that she was much more than just an attorney. She led me through the long and painful divorce process with patience, tact and kindness. Most importantly, of course, Ms. Agostini is an exceptionally skilled attorney. My divorce was complicated by the fact that I got married abroad, so she had to research the different legal aspects involved. She did it in a very thorough and complete manner, and that ended up being very helpful when my ex-husband's attorney came to court without having done much research at all. Ms. Agostini is also a very accomplished negotiator, and in her calm but determined way, she drives up her points one by one. She was able to get me a settlement which was more than I had expected when I first reached out to her. I highly and warmly recommend Ms. Agostini to anybody in needs of an attorney who is experienced, skilled, warm, caring and down to earth.

Lucy Agostini is an excellent attorney. She is trustworthy, understanding and honest. She helped me many times when i felt lost since it took my ex 8 months to hire an attorney after i filed for divorce. She was empathetic to my situation which was super emotional at times. She is very knowledgeable and took the time to explain everything to me. I was very fortunate to have her as my attorney and i highly recommend her.

I have used Lucy exclusively for the last 15 years. Her level of professionalism is unmatched in matrimonial law, mediation and real estate. I have been very happy with her services and legal counsel. She left no stone unturned in securing the best outcome for me, involving divorce proceedings and mediation. She has handled real estate closings for us as well, with the same outstanding results. I can't thank her enough for her patience and diligence in every situation.

  • Review

    by Google
    5.00
    5 reviews  

    Lucy Agostini was our lawyer during the sale of our house. She is reliable, efficient, and honest. Lucy communicated with my husband and I very well and made herself very available whenever we had questions throughout the process. She made great recommendations and steered us correctly the entire time. We highly recommend Lucy Agostini and her team!

  • Review

    by Google
    5.00
    5 reviews  

    Lucy Agostini is a very professional, skilled and compassionate attorney and I can not recommend her more highly! She was always on top of things and responded to any questions or concerns I had quickly. She handled my divorce, the sale of my house and the closing on my new home. I have recommended her to my friends and plan on using her anytime in the future when I need an attorney. Her staff is also wonderful.

  • Review

    by Google
    5.00
    5 reviews  

    A friend of mine recommended Ms. Agostini to me when I was looking for an attorney to handle my divorce. I had previously seen another attorney but didn’t feel comfortable with him at all. As soon as I met Ms. Agostini, however, I immediately felt that she was much more than just an attorney. She led me through the long and painful divorce process with patience, tact and kindness. Most importantly, of course, Ms. Agostini is an exceptionally skilled attorney. My divorce was complicated by the fact that I got married abroad, so she had to research the different legal aspects involved. She did it in a very thorough and complete manner, and that ended up being very helpful when my ex-husband's attorney came to court without having done much research at all. Ms. Agostini is also a very accomplished negotiator, and in her calm but determined way, she drives up her points one by one. She was able to get me a settlement which was more than I had expected when I first reached out to her. I highly and warmly recommend Ms. Agostini to anybody in needs of an attorney who is experienced, skilled, warm, caring and down to earth.

  • Review

    by Google
    5.00
    5 reviews  

    Lucy Agostini is an excellent attorney. She is trustworthy, understanding and honest. She helped me many times when i felt lost since it took my ex 8 months to hire an attorney after i filed for divorce. She was empathetic to my situation which was super emotional at times. She is very knowledgeable and took the time to explain everything to me. I was very fortunate to have her as my attorney and i highly recommend her.

  • Review

    by Google
    5.00
    5 reviews  

    I have used Lucy exclusively for the last 15 years. Her level of professionalism is unmatched in matrimonial law, mediation and real estate. I have been very happy with her services and legal counsel. She left no stone unturned in securing the best outcome for me, involving divorce proceedings and mediation. She has handled real estate closings for us as well, with the same outstanding results. I can't thank her enough for her patience and diligence in every situation.

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Gary J Natale
 Website

Has your spouse abandoned you? Are you looking for a modification in child support? Are you disagreeing with your significant other concerning your property? Look no further, as Attorney Gary Natale is your key to recovery. Clients retain Attorney Gary Natale's services for divorce, child custody, child protective services, and child support. If you require the support from a reliable divorce and family law attorney who will provide sympathetic, yet strong, representation, then connect with Attorney Gary Natale and his firm today.

 Website

Review

by Google
4.80
reviews  

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    Brad M. M Micklin
     Website

    To receive the persistent care needed for your divorce or family case, turn to the attorney who is one of the best in the business. Common cases handled by Attorney Brad M. Micklin include divorce, child support, child custody, property division, spousal support, and family law appeals. Attorney Brad M. Micklin is an active participant in the legal community and maintains membership with the American Bar Association. A well-respected divorce and family law attorney, Attorney Brad M. Micklin began his legal career after graduating from Widener University School of Law. To ensure your rights are protected by an experienced attorney, contact Attorney Brad M. Micklin, the professional who has dedicated more than 23 years of his practice to helping families.

     Website justia.com

    Review

    by Google
    4.10
    28 reviews  

    Hi Brad Overall, I am extremely satisfied with the work that was done on my behalf by your firm and especially by Rachel. Throughout the process, Rachel’s guidance and advice was always focused on the best interest of my children. At no time during this process did I have reason to doubt her abilities, effort or judgment. She worked with me in a consultative manor to ensure that my end-goals continued to be the focal point at every stage of the process. I found Damaris and staff to be highly professional and very accommodating as they helped me navigate through the details for the court filings and probation / child support setup, keeping me well informed. I was a little surprised at how long something seemingly straight-forward would take. However, this in no way was a reflection on your firm. I am confident that everything that could be done, was done by your team to get things done as quickly as possible without compromising my desired goals related to custody, child support and college contribution. For all of the above and more, I am truly grateful to you and your team. Kind Regards, Shaun

    Very personable approach toward the client. Explained all in details. A bit on a pricey side but you pay for experience. Worth every penny

    Unfortunately I had a terrible experience. I paid $250 for an hour long phone consultation which I ended after 20 minutes because he was so rude. He was extremely dismissive and his best advice for me in my custody case was to use google and watch his YouTube videos. The day prior he had sent me an email asking that I send over my court documents so he could know more about my case but he clearly read little to none of what I sent. He was so unprofessional and rescheduled my call with him three times in one day. He spoke to me as if he were giving me his time for free and he could’ve been doing something better. His wife was kind but definitely mislead me on how my conversation with him would go. If I had known how rude he was going to be I definitely wouldn’t have paid to speak with him or even wasted my time. 10/10 would NOT RECOMMEND this law group.

    I highly recommend the Micklin Law Group for your family law matters. Brad Micklin is very confident in the courtroom and is always well prepared! He is also very passionate for fighting for father’s rights! I especially recommend anyone that is going through a high conflict custody matter to give the Micklin Law Group a call! You won’t be disappointed!

    The Micklin Law Group are the type of people you hope you never have to use again, because they represented me during the most difficult time in my life; divorcing a narcissist with a newborn. Not only did they take my case when I was in California, they helped me keep my son and I safely on the West Coast. I'm tearing up just thinking about that dark time. They were truly the beacon of light in the storm, through the deepest lows to the ultimate highs of winning my case. I literally wouldn't be here without them, and would recommend Brad, Carmen, Rachel and the team to anyone who wants the best in the business who care about their clients. I will never be able to fully express my gratitude!

    • Review

      by Google
      4.10
      5 reviews  

      Hi Brad Overall, I am extremely satisfied with the work that was done on my behalf by your firm and especially by Rachel. Throughout the process, Rachel’s guidance and advice was always focused on the best interest of my children. At no time during this process did I have reason to doubt her abilities, effort or judgment. She worked with me in a consultative manor to ensure that my end-goals continued to be the focal point at every stage of the process. I found Damaris and staff to be highly professional and very accommodating as they helped me navigate through the details for the court filings and probation / child support setup, keeping me well informed. I was a little surprised at how long something seemingly straight-forward would take. However, this in no way was a reflection on your firm. I am confident that everything that could be done, was done by your team to get things done as quickly as possible without compromising my desired goals related to custody, child support and college contribution. For all of the above and more, I am truly grateful to you and your team. Kind Regards, Shaun

    • Review

      by Google
      4.10
      5 reviews  

      Very personable approach toward the client. Explained all in details. A bit on a pricey side but you pay for experience. Worth every penny

    • Review

      by Google
      4.10
      5 reviews  

      Unfortunately I had a terrible experience. I paid $250 for an hour long phone consultation which I ended after 20 minutes because he was so rude. He was extremely dismissive and his best advice for me in my custody case was to use google and watch his YouTube videos. The day prior he had sent me an email asking that I send over my court documents so he could know more about my case but he clearly read little to none of what I sent. He was so unprofessional and rescheduled my call with him three times in one day. He spoke to me as if he were giving me his time for free and he could’ve been doing something better. His wife was kind but definitely mislead me on how my conversation with him would go. If I had known how rude he was going to be I definitely wouldn’t have paid to speak with him or even wasted my time. 10/10 would NOT RECOMMEND this law group.

    • Review

      by Google
      4.10
      5 reviews  

      I highly recommend the Micklin Law Group for your family law matters. Brad Micklin is very confident in the courtroom and is always well prepared! He is also very passionate for fighting for father’s rights! I especially recommend anyone that is going through a high conflict custody matter to give the Micklin Law Group a call! You won’t be disappointed!

    • Review

      by Google
      4.10
      5 reviews  

      The Micklin Law Group are the type of people you hope you never have to use again, because they represented me during the most difficult time in my life; divorcing a narcissist with a newborn. Not only did they take my case when I was in California, they helped me keep my son and I safely on the West Coast. I'm tearing up just thinking about that dark time. They were truly the beacon of light in the storm, through the deepest lows to the ultimate highs of winning my case. I literally wouldn't be here without them, and would recommend Brad, Carmen, Rachel and the team to anyone who wants the best in the business who care about their clients. I will never be able to fully express my gratitude!

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    Alan Ehrlich
     Website

    Aiming for client satisfaction, Attorney Alan Ehrlich works diligently toward solutions that make the most sense for his divorce and family law clients. Within his firm, Attorney Alan Ehrlich maintains an expertise in alimony, spousal support, child custody, child support, divorce, and domestic violence. Attorney Alan Ehrlich is privy to the emotional element of divorce and family law and applies his New York Law School education to properly representing his divorce clients. Attorney Alan Ehrlich has developed his divorce and family law practice as one of the most trusted in the US.

     Website justia.com

    Review

    by Google
    5.00
    23 reviews  

    Derek Reede was phenomenal! I haven't had much success finding a good Landlord/Tenant attorney in Essex County, but Derek really turned that around. I called in for a consultation and he answered all my questions. He was knowledgable and professional. I will definitely work with him in the future!

    Very happy with Matthew! Professional, Quick, and Helpful. He's definitely going to have our business for a lifetime.

    This law firm is extremely professional and knowledgeable. I contacted them for advice on a collections case. They reviewed my case, answered all my questions, and provided excellent advice and strategy to move forward with my case. I knew I was in good hands with Mr. Gudin and his team. I was extremely happy with the outcome of my case. Highly recommend this firm for all your law necessities.

    The best in the Business. This firm helped me out considerably

    As I was faced with an adventure that I never wanted to undertake, Mr. Gudin and his staff made my experience a pleasant one. With the high level of expertise and advice provided, I was very confident of a positive outcome. Thank you guys so much!

    • Review

      by Google
      5.00
      5 reviews  

      Derek Reede was phenomenal! I haven't had much success finding a good Landlord/Tenant attorney in Essex County, but Derek really turned that around. I called in for a consultation and he answered all my questions. He was knowledgable and professional. I will definitely work with him in the future!

    • Review

      by Google
      5.00
      5 reviews  

      Very happy with Matthew! Professional, Quick, and Helpful. He's definitely going to have our business for a lifetime.

    • Review

      by Google
      5.00
      5 reviews  

      This law firm is extremely professional and knowledgeable. I contacted them for advice on a collections case. They reviewed my case, answered all my questions, and provided excellent advice and strategy to move forward with my case. I knew I was in good hands with Mr. Gudin and his team. I was extremely happy with the outcome of my case. Highly recommend this firm for all your law necessities.

    • Review

      by Google
      5.00
      5 reviews  

      The best in the Business. This firm helped me out considerably

    • Review

      by Google
      5.00
      5 reviews  

      As I was faced with an adventure that I never wanted to undertake, Mr. Gudin and his staff made my experience a pleasant one. With the high level of expertise and advice provided, I was very confident of a positive outcome. Thank you guys so much!

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    Angelo Sarno
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    Attorney Angelo Sarno delivers only the top-quality representation for his divorce and family law clients. A Seton Hall University School of Law graduate, Attorney Angelo Sarno commonly handles cases involving divorce, family law appeals, and child custody. A leader in his profession, Attorney Angelo Sarno serves as a member of the American Bar Association and the National Bar Association. Attorney Angelo Sarno has received numerous accolades for his hard work, including the Super Lawyer and National Advocates - Top 100 Lawyers awards. A Seton Hall University School of Law graduate, Attorney Angelo Sarno has been guiding families to agreeable solutions for over 24 years. When you hire Attorney Angelo Sarno, you will be sure to leave his office feeling confident that your divorce and family law case will be in the hands of a top attorney.

    Fee Structure: NO WIN NO FEE

     Website justia.com

    Review

    by Google
    4.30
    7 reviews  

    I came to Snyder Sarno in need of a strong attorney. I could not have made a better decision, Angelo and his team worked wonders with my case. They were extremely responsive, they walked me through things and held my hand throughout the case. Communication was always extremely transparent and from the beginning they helped me to understand what to expect. I have nothing but good things to say. I would highly recommend this firm for any Divorce and Family matters.

    Michael Weil is unethical. He lies in behalf of his client. He manipulates judges inappropriately. Absolutely disgraceful.

    It's a great atmosphere and the staff is always kind. They really have "direct access" as their priority and it definitely shows.

    Paul da Costa is my version of a legal Dream team MVP, is a very positive feeling having a law firm that cares, listen and very professional. Thanks to Paul and his team i can secure a future for my kids.

    Very helpful and professional. Joe Maceri is great

    • Review

      by Google
      4.30
      5 reviews  

      I came to Snyder Sarno in need of a strong attorney. I could not have made a better decision, Angelo and his team worked wonders with my case. They were extremely responsive, they walked me through things and held my hand throughout the case. Communication was always extremely transparent and from the beginning they helped me to understand what to expect. I have nothing but good things to say. I would highly recommend this firm for any Divorce and Family matters.

    • Review

      by Google
      4.30
      5 reviews  

      Michael Weil is unethical. He lies in behalf of his client. He manipulates judges inappropriately. Absolutely disgraceful.

    • Review

      by Google
      4.30
      5 reviews  

      It's a great atmosphere and the staff is always kind. They really have "direct access" as their priority and it definitely shows.

    • Review

      by Google
      4.30
      5 reviews  

      Paul da Costa is my version of a legal Dream team MVP, is a very positive feeling having a law firm that cares, listen and very professional. Thanks to Paul and his team i can secure a future for my kids.

    • Review

      by Google
      4.30
      5 reviews  

      Very helpful and professional. Joe Maceri is great

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    Lesley Renee Adams
     Website

    Attorney Lesley Adams welcomes the challenge of a complex divorce and family law matter. Within her practice, Attorney Lesley Adams represents those who are facing conflicts with alimony, child support, child custody, divorce, and father's rights. A well-respected divorce and family law attorney, Attorney Lesley Adams began her legal career after graduating from the University of Akron School of Law. This attorney is more than qualified to handle the most complex divorce and family law cases and is waiting for your call today!

     Website

    Review

    by Google
    4.20
    reviews  

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      Vikki S Ziegler
       Website

      When you hire Attorney Vikki Ziegler, you may feel relieved to know she will be by your side every step of the way. A seasoned divorce and family law attorney, Attorney Vikki Ziegler regularly takes cases involving child abduction, child protective services, child support, and divorce. When she is not protecting the rights of her clients, Attorney Vikki Ziegler shares her time with the American Bar Association and the National Bar Association. Attorney Vikki Ziegler is the proud recipient of the Super Lawyer and Best Attorneys in America awards. Attorney Vikki Ziegler is privy to the emotional element of divorce and family law and applies her Quinnipiac University School of Law education in order to properly represent her divorce clients. Allow Attorney Vikki Ziegler the opportunity to represent you in your current legal struggle by calling her office today!

      Fee Structure: NO WIN NO FEE

       Website

      Review

      by Google
      4.70
      27 reviews  

      I highly recommend Melissa Zemsky. She was supportive, professional and took the extra time to explain everything to me. I felt confident with her walking into the courtroom and was very pleased with the outcome. She also cared about me and my children and would call me off hours and not bill me. She was reasonable with her billing. She fought for me. I have referred her to my friends and they feel similarly.

      I hired Melissa Zemsky to represent me in my divorce last year. She was the perfect person to have represent me during this hard and trying time. She knows the law like the back of her hand and represents herself and her firm in the most professional manner while also keeping a personal relationship, which at times was greatly needed. Melissa is a strong, direct, attentive attorney who has practiced law woman who has been a lawyer for over 20 years. She has always answered calls and texts at all times of the day and night for me and I have seen first hand how she does this for all her clients. Her team is just as supportive and helpful too. Divorce is a difficult and nasty process but having her and her team in your corner helps. I highly recommend her.

      I have a very stressful relationship with the father of my daughters. The divorce/custody process was not nearly as stressful as it should have been, because my "advocate" had a very laid back approach, so I was not well prepared to fight for the best interest of my daughters. Thereafter, I found a good advocate, extremely passionate and with a strong desire to win. None of those approaches were right for my case. Then, by the grace of God, I found Ruth Kim. She is compassionate, acertive and will reason with you. She will not push you to take extreme actions; she will facilitate productive conversations with the other parties, act quickly, find reasonable ways to resolve conflict and, importantly, be constantly available for you in case of questions. Needless to say that working with Ruth has been the most effective way of handling my co-parenting issues. After 5 years of discussions, motions and back and forth arguments, I feel like we are getting somewhere with the ongoing parenting relationship. Ruth has been instrumental for this! Do yourself a favor and reach out to her. You'll be glad you did.

      My experience with Melissa Zemsky was abysmal and had an extremely negative impact on my divorce negotiations. She told me initially how easy my case was. She spoke negatively of my husband's attorney. She told me how well known her firm is. She got into a high school level argument with my husband's attorney over absolutely nothing related to my case which only antagonized. She shared details of other cases with me to let me know how "lucky" I was. She was difficult to get time with. I was always unclear on where we were, what was happening, what should come next. She was condescending and dismissive when asked and made me feel like this would wrap up quickly. Well, 7 months later I am still unsettled and seeking new counsel. Melissa and the firm are highly disorganized and negligent. She received an MSA from my husband's attorney and lost it. She said "lost in a stack of papers." When it was uncovered, she did not immediately address it and apologize. She casually sent it to me in email while I was on the phone with her. When I saw the date and asked absolutely horrified, "Wait, you have had this for over a month?" She sort of apologized. In the gap of that month, she allowed me to waste time and money due to her error crafting a response to an earlier document that had since been revoked by my husband. She lost an MSA that was critically important to my case and its progression. She also claims to never have received a letter from my husband's attorney that was sent to her 2 days after we sent our response to his revoked offer. I have a copy of that letter now. I'm not sure in any way how it's possible she did not receive it. In fact it's not possible. She either lost that too, or saw it and didn't share with me to cover her first lost MSA. Melissa's negligence led to significant frustration on my husband's side and put me very much on the defense. She is unprofessional, irresponsible, and extremely difficult to work with. While seeking new counsel, I asked her to close out one detail by asking for an adjournment on a Feb 13 date. She said yes, and referred to a different event that already took place and even said "Yes, Jan 14." I responded and told her she was referring to a class I had already taken on Jan 14, and asked her if she knew what month it is. I'm honestly concerned for her. Clients beware.

      I was referred to Ziegler, Zemsky & Resnick, specifically Vikki Zieglar for my prenup. I was nervous about the process and did not want any part of this to get stressful or upsetting. Vikki and her Paralegal, Shelby Neurouter were excellent from start to finish! They made me feel welcome, they answered my million questions, did things in a timely manner, and handled everything as I wanted. Vikki worked with me on making me feel comfortable during a very uncomfortable process. It was quick and painless. They also helped me prepare a new Deed as well as several other things. Vikki and Shelby truly cared about me and it made the process so much easier! I would highly recommend Ziegler, Zemsky, & Resnick!

      • Review

        by Google
        4.70
        5 reviews  

        I highly recommend Melissa Zemsky. She was supportive, professional and took the extra time to explain everything to me. I felt confident with her walking into the courtroom and was very pleased with the outcome. She also cared about me and my children and would call me off hours and not bill me. She was reasonable with her billing. She fought for me. I have referred her to my friends and they feel similarly.

      • Review

        by Google
        4.70
        5 reviews  

        I hired Melissa Zemsky to represent me in my divorce last year. She was the perfect person to have represent me during this hard and trying time. She knows the law like the back of her hand and represents herself and her firm in the most professional manner while also keeping a personal relationship, which at times was greatly needed. Melissa is a strong, direct, attentive attorney who has practiced law woman who has been a lawyer for over 20 years. She has always answered calls and texts at all times of the day and night for me and I have seen first hand how she does this for all her clients. Her team is just as supportive and helpful too. Divorce is a difficult and nasty process but having her and her team in your corner helps. I highly recommend her.

      • Review

        by Google
        4.70
        5 reviews  

        I have a very stressful relationship with the father of my daughters. The divorce/custody process was not nearly as stressful as it should have been, because my "advocate" had a very laid back approach, so I was not well prepared to fight for the best interest of my daughters. Thereafter, I found a good advocate, extremely passionate and with a strong desire to win. None of those approaches were right for my case. Then, by the grace of God, I found Ruth Kim. She is compassionate, acertive and will reason with you. She will not push you to take extreme actions; she will facilitate productive conversations with the other parties, act quickly, find reasonable ways to resolve conflict and, importantly, be constantly available for you in case of questions. Needless to say that working with Ruth has been the most effective way of handling my co-parenting issues. After 5 years of discussions, motions and back and forth arguments, I feel like we are getting somewhere with the ongoing parenting relationship. Ruth has been instrumental for this! Do yourself a favor and reach out to her. You'll be glad you did.

      • Review

        by Google
        4.70
        5 reviews  

        My experience with Melissa Zemsky was abysmal and had an extremely negative impact on my divorce negotiations. She told me initially how easy my case was. She spoke negatively of my husband's attorney. She told me how well known her firm is. She got into a high school level argument with my husband's attorney over absolutely nothing related to my case which only antagonized. She shared details of other cases with me to let me know how "lucky" I was. She was difficult to get time with. I was always unclear on where we were, what was happening, what should come next. She was condescending and dismissive when asked and made me feel like this would wrap up quickly. Well, 7 months later I am still unsettled and seeking new counsel. Melissa and the firm are highly disorganized and negligent. She received an MSA from my husband's attorney and lost it. She said "lost in a stack of papers." When it was uncovered, she did not immediately address it and apologize. She casually sent it to me in email while I was on the phone with her. When I saw the date and asked absolutely horrified, "Wait, you have had this for over a month?" She sort of apologized. In the gap of that month, she allowed me to waste time and money due to her error crafting a response to an earlier document that had since been revoked by my husband. She lost an MSA that was critically important to my case and its progression. She also claims to never have received a letter from my husband's attorney that was sent to her 2 days after we sent our response to his revoked offer. I have a copy of that letter now. I'm not sure in any way how it's possible she did not receive it. In fact it's not possible. She either lost that too, or saw it and didn't share with me to cover her first lost MSA. Melissa's negligence led to significant frustration on my husband's side and put me very much on the defense. She is unprofessional, irresponsible, and extremely difficult to work with. While seeking new counsel, I asked her to close out one detail by asking for an adjournment on a Feb 13 date. She said yes, and referred to a different event that already took place and even said "Yes, Jan 14." I responded and told her she was referring to a class I had already taken on Jan 14, and asked her if she knew what month it is. I'm honestly concerned for her. Clients beware.

      • Review

        by Google
        4.70
        5 reviews  

        I was referred to Ziegler, Zemsky & Resnick, specifically Vikki Zieglar for my prenup. I was nervous about the process and did not want any part of this to get stressful or upsetting. Vikki and her Paralegal, Shelby Neurouter were excellent from start to finish! They made me feel welcome, they answered my million questions, did things in a timely manner, and handled everything as I wanted. Vikki worked with me on making me feel comfortable during a very uncomfortable process. It was quick and painless. They also helped me prepare a new Deed as well as several other things. Vikki and Shelby truly cared about me and it made the process so much easier! I would highly recommend Ziegler, Zemsky, & Resnick!

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      Loren M Laforge
       Website

      No matter how amicable or complex your divorce and family law matter is, Attorney Loren Laforge is able to assist. Attorney Loren Laforge commonly handles cases involving divorce, child support, and child custody. Attorney Loren Laforge is privy to the emotional element of divorce and family law and applies her Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center education to properly represent her divorce clients. In order to secure the proper representation you deserve during one of the most difficult times of your life, contact Attorney Loren Laforge today!

       Website

      Review

      by Google
      5.00
      9 reviews  

      I left a very large, well known law firm and transferred my case to Loren for the personal attention and direct contact with her. In less than one week on my case, she turned everything around and produced game changing results. She managed every aspect with urgency and professionalism. She always had the best interests of myself and my children at the forefront. Even post divorce, she has been a wonderful resource who I continue to recommend to people. Five stars is an understatement. This woman is amazing!

      Loren was my attorney for my divorce and was thorough, organized, well versed and caring. Post divorce I have had to reach out to her again and she has been able to assist with those needs. I learned about Loren through a live feed on Facebook Bergen Mama and was so happy I did. She is the tenacious attorney you need in the court but also compassionate towards what her clients are going through.

      Loren is quite honestly the sharpest and most intuitive as well as trustworthy attorney one can ever be fortunate enough to experience I've known Loren 6 years and I am continually amazed by her level of expertise as well as specialized type of divorce cases and in general. For example, she has a true passion and interest in helping parents of special needs children. Loren is a person that makes you feel extremely comfortable in her presence with her well spoken nature which makes her simply a pleasure to be around. If you're fortunate enough to have Loren Laforge as your attorney you will feel confident, and more at ease about your case. She is an attorney that is diligent with her research as well as her writing. The law firm is a family business and every single person there is a pleasure as well.

      Loren is a highly knowledgeable attorney in her field. She represented me in some post divorce proceedings. Loren was very honest and upfront on what would make me successful in the court room. She did her best to settle issues outside the courtroom. She was efficient, concise and successful. She looked out for the best for myself and my children. She handled my case as if I was her only client and that means a lot when you are placing your entire future in the hands of another person. Loren fought for myself and my children as if we were part of her family. I highly recommend Loren. She is an amazing, honest, extremely knowledgeable attorney.

      Loren represented me in a custody filing, which turned into a nightmare right away. Her knowledge and experience of the law reversed the situation within a few weeks. She has an impeccable way of compiling information to provide the necessary evidence for the best outcome. Even in moments of despair for me, Loren demonstrated an aggressive attitude in the court room which I'm extremely grateful. Her compassion and commitment to my case was extraordinary, there is no one I would trust more!

      • Review

        by Google
        5.00
        5 reviews  

        I left a very large, well known law firm and transferred my case to Loren for the personal attention and direct contact with her. In less than one week on my case, she turned everything around and produced game changing results. She managed every aspect with urgency and professionalism. She always had the best interests of myself and my children at the forefront. Even post divorce, she has been a wonderful resource who I continue to recommend to people. Five stars is an understatement. This woman is amazing!

      • Review

        by Google
        5.00
        5 reviews  

        Loren was my attorney for my divorce and was thorough, organized, well versed and caring. Post divorce I have had to reach out to her again and she has been able to assist with those needs. I learned about Loren through a live feed on Facebook Bergen Mama and was so happy I did. She is the tenacious attorney you need in the court but also compassionate towards what her clients are going through.

      • Review

        by Google
        5.00
        5 reviews  

        Loren is quite honestly the sharpest and most intuitive as well as trustworthy attorney one can ever be fortunate enough to experience I've known Loren 6 years and I am continually amazed by her level of expertise as well as specialized type of divorce cases and in general. For example, she has a true passion and interest in helping parents of special needs children. Loren is a person that makes you feel extremely comfortable in her presence with her well spoken nature which makes her simply a pleasure to be around. If you're fortunate enough to have Loren Laforge as your attorney you will feel confident, and more at ease about your case. She is an attorney that is diligent with her research as well as her writing. The law firm is a family business and every single person there is a pleasure as well.

      • Review

        by Google
        5.00
        5 reviews  

        Loren is a highly knowledgeable attorney in her field. She represented me in some post divorce proceedings. Loren was very honest and upfront on what would make me successful in the court room. She did her best to settle issues outside the courtroom. She was efficient, concise and successful. She looked out for the best for myself and my children. She handled my case as if I was her only client and that means a lot when you are placing your entire future in the hands of another person. Loren fought for myself and my children as if we were part of her family. I highly recommend Loren. She is an amazing, honest, extremely knowledgeable attorney.

      • Review

        by Google
        5.00
        5 reviews  

        Loren represented me in a custody filing, which turned into a nightmare right away. Her knowledge and experience of the law reversed the situation within a few weeks. She has an impeccable way of compiling information to provide the necessary evidence for the best outcome. Even in moments of despair for me, Loren demonstrated an aggressive attitude in the court room which I'm extremely grateful. Her compassion and commitment to my case was extraordinary, there is no one I would trust more!

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      Peter Van Aulen
       Website

      Has your spouse abandoned you? Are you looking for a modification in child support? Are you disagreeing with your significant other concerning your property? Look no further, as Attorney Peter Aulen is your key to recovery. Attorney Peter Aulen regularly assists those who are dealing with divorce, family law appeals, mediation, alimony, child custody, and paternity/parentage matters. A New York Law School graduate, Attorney Peter Aulen has been guiding families to agreeable solutions for over 29 years. If you are seeking help with your divorce and family law matter, then rely on one of the best attorneys in the business to get the job done.

      Fee Structure: Free Consultation Credit Cards Accepted

       Website justia.com

      Review

      by Google
      4.60
      49 reviews  

      I can't rave enough about The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen. From my first initial contact with them I knew instantly that Peter was going to be an excellent lawyer for my case. Not only is he a fantastic lawyer, but he is very understanding, knows how to listen to his clients, and extract those details which make a big difference when dealing with difficult cases. Peter has a mind-set that few people do and I appreciate every effort he has made with my case. My case was very difficult and he was always right on with focus on the right attitude. He faithfully commits to get the job done accurately. I didn't know many law terms until he explained things so easily for me. He's not just some lawyer like many others out there who want to be quick with your case, he takes his time and explains everything before standing in front of a judge. He made me feel comfortable and had a willingness to do what it takes. I highly without a doubt recommend Peter and his team all the way!

      Peter is an awesome attorney. First of all, before taking action, Peter would always explain to me the next step of action he was going to take & why he was doing it. He took the time to explain to me very well each & every step of the way so I understood what the ongoing process was & what to expect. There was some tough decisions to make, & very fortunately for me, he was correct every time. He is very confident & knows what he is doing. I am extremely satisfied with his work & will continue to use his services & recommend him to others.

      Peter provided legal advice and guidance through a difficult situation. He is knowledgeable, experienced, responsive and understanding. Through my situation I felt I was in trustworthy hands which was a huge relief for me. Thank you Peter for helping me through such a trying time for me. I greatly appreciate it.

      5+ Stars Excellent Service. After 7 years of efforts with other divorce lawyers, Peter Van Aulen accomplished what they could not. Extremely Professional and skilled Attorney. An Excellent Attorney and I Highly recommend him to all and anyone who seeks this line of legal representation.

      Excellent, caring, and very knowledgeable! Loved having Mr. Van Aulen there for me through my divorce. Thank you!

      • Review

        by Google
        4.60
        5 reviews  

        I can't rave enough about The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen. From my first initial contact with them I knew instantly that Peter was going to be an excellent lawyer for my case. Not only is he a fantastic lawyer, but he is very understanding, knows how to listen to his clients, and extract those details which make a big difference when dealing with difficult cases. Peter has a mind-set that few people do and I appreciate every effort he has made with my case. My case was very difficult and he was always right on with focus on the right attitude. He faithfully commits to get the job done accurately. I didn't know many law terms until he explained things so easily for me. He's not just some lawyer like many others out there who want to be quick with your case, he takes his time and explains everything before standing in front of a judge. He made me feel comfortable and had a willingness to do what it takes. I highly without a doubt recommend Peter and his team all the way!

      • Review

        by Google
        4.60
        5 reviews  

        Peter is an awesome attorney. First of all, before taking action, Peter would always explain to me the next step of action he was going to take & why he was doing it. He took the time to explain to me very well each & every step of the way so I understood what the ongoing process was & what to expect. There was some tough decisions to make, & very fortunately for me, he was correct every time. He is very confident & knows what he is doing. I am extremely satisfied with his work & will continue to use his services & recommend him to others.

      • Review

        by Google
        4.60
        5 reviews  

        Peter provided legal advice and guidance through a difficult situation. He is knowledgeable, experienced, responsive and understanding. Through my situation I felt I was in trustworthy hands which was a huge relief for me. Thank you Peter for helping me through such a trying time for me. I greatly appreciate it.

      • Review

        by Google
        4.60
        5 reviews  

        5+ Stars Excellent Service. After 7 years of efforts with other divorce lawyers, Peter Van Aulen accomplished what they could not. Extremely Professional and skilled Attorney. An Excellent Attorney and I Highly recommend him to all and anyone who seeks this line of legal representation.

      • Review

        by Google
        4.60
        5 reviews  

        Excellent, caring, and very knowledgeable! Loved having Mr. Van Aulen there for me through my divorce. Thank you!

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      Allison C Williams
       Website

      In times of family turmoil, rely on the expertise of one of the best attorneys in the business. Primarily focused on the practice of divorce and family law, Attorney Allison Williams handles cases involving divorce, child abduction, child custody, and child support. Widely recognized for her commitment to her practice, Attorney Allison Williams has been featured as a Ten Best Female Attorneys - Client Satisfaction and Super Lawyers - Top 50 Women Lawyers award winner. This attorney is more than qualified to handle the most complex divorce and family law cases and is waiting for your call today!

       Website

      Review

      by Google
      4.40
      102 reviews  

      Worst place I ever been, they over charge you and don’t take your case seriously. I think when u look for a lawyer specially a family lawyer you spect they bear service and that what I was expecting of this mediocre firm. I though I will get the best service by looking at the videos they post and the morals and knowledge they seem to have when you go in their website. However they provide the worst service, they don’t care about anything but collecting money. Don’t waste your time going here if you looking for a lawyer that will do everything in their power to win your case , this people don’t care about nothing but money and they won’t even remember your name.

      I'm very disappointed with the level of professionalism of the Williams Law Group. I was impressed with the consultation and decided to use them to represent me in my divorce. In short, they caused me more frustration than the actual divorce. My ex-wife decided to go pro se and did a better job representing herself than the Williams Law Group provided representing me. The first day in court, the attorney was 1 1/2 late with no call. I called the office several times to notify the firm there was no attorney here to represent me. Then when in front of the judge, they forgot to submit the case information statement, which in the very first document you present to the courts after the initial filing. I can go on about arbitrary charges with document collections, filings, visits, document preparations, etc., which resulted in nothing tangible to hand over to me when I decided to go pro se after spending 10k and nothing to show for it. I'm happy with my pro se results, and it caused me fewer frustrations, and less expensive. There's so much more I can say, but I'm going to end it by saying I would not recommend the Williams Law Group. Save yourself the frustration and cost. I'm glad to see others had a pleasant experience.

      My experience with the Williams Law Group has been terrific. They are kind, experienced and handle all matters without much of a hassle. I highly recommend them!

      This law firm is amazing! They made me feel comfortable and at home from the second I walked in the door. They are polite, professional, and ask all the necessary questions.

      Professional, helpful and thorough in there work on our Wills, Living Wills and Power of Attorney.

      • Review

        by Google
        4.40
        5 reviews  

        Worst place I ever been, they over charge you and don’t take your case seriously. I think when u look for a lawyer specially a family lawyer you spect they bear service and that what I was expecting of this mediocre firm. I though I will get the best service by looking at the videos they post and the morals and knowledge they seem to have when you go in their website. However they provide the worst service, they don’t care about anything but collecting money. Don’t waste your time going here if you looking for a lawyer that will do everything in their power to win your case , this people don’t care about nothing but money and they won’t even remember your name.

      • Review

        by Google
        4.40
        5 reviews  

        I'm very disappointed with the level of professionalism of the Williams Law Group. I was impressed with the consultation and decided to use them to represent me in my divorce. In short, they caused me more frustration than the actual divorce. My ex-wife decided to go pro se and did a better job representing herself than the Williams Law Group provided representing me. The first day in court, the attorney was 1 1/2 late with no call. I called the office several times to notify the firm there was no attorney here to represent me. Then when in front of the judge, they forgot to submit the case information statement, which in the very first document you present to the courts after the initial filing. I can go on about arbitrary charges with document collections, filings, visits, document preparations, etc., which resulted in nothing tangible to hand over to me when I decided to go pro se after spending 10k and nothing to show for it. I'm happy with my pro se results, and it caused me fewer frustrations, and less expensive. There's so much more I can say, but I'm going to end it by saying I would not recommend the Williams Law Group. Save yourself the frustration and cost. I'm glad to see others had a pleasant experience.

      • Review

        by Google
        4.40
        5 reviews  

        My experience with the Williams Law Group has been terrific. They are kind, experienced and handle all matters without much of a hassle. I highly recommend them!

      • Review

        by Google
        4.40
        5 reviews  

        This law firm is amazing! They made me feel comfortable and at home from the second I walked in the door. They are polite, professional, and ask all the necessary questions.

      • Review

        by Google
        4.40
        5 reviews  

        Professional, helpful and thorough in there work on our Wills, Living Wills and Power of Attorney.

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