New Jersey’s Divorce & Family Law Firm

We serve clients throughout New Jersey from our centrally located offices in Watchung. 

We have one goal … to lead clients through the emotional journey of divorce and related matters to a desired outcome and a better place.

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Meet Our Attorneys

Jeralyn Lawrence

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Jeralyn Lawrence

Jeralyn Lawrence devotes her practice to matrimonial, divorce, and family law, and is a trained collaborative lawyer, divorce mediator and arbitration.

"Our firm is built on three core principals - serving each client in a compassionate, strategic and efficient manner. We guide our clients through their matters with the shared goal of navigating some of life's worst moments."

Announcements

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Jeralyn Lawrence Recognized in New Jersey Super Lawyers in Several Categories

Jeralyn Lawrence, founder and Managing Partner of Lawrence Law, has been selected as a 2019 New Jersey Super Lawyer in the Family Law section.

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Two Lawrence Law Attorneys Named Among New Jersey’s Rising Stars

Lawrence Law attorneys, Kristyl M. Berckes and Ashley E. Edwards have been selected to the 2019 New Jersey Rising Stars list, an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice. Only 2.5% of attorneys in New Jersey receive this distinction. Berckes, a resident of Bedminster, represents clients in all aspects of matrimonial and…

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Jeralyn Lawrence to Speak on Seton Hall Law Family Law Career Panel

Jeralyn Lawrence, founder and Managing Partner of Lawrence Law, will participate in a panel discussion at Seton Hall Law’s “Careers in Family Law.” The program, open to all Seton Hall Law students, will take place on February 28, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at Seton Hall Law. The program is being hosted by The…

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Rita M. Aquilio, of Lawrence Law, to Participate in CLE Program

Rita M. Aquilio, a divorce lawyer with Lawrence Law, will participate in a CLE Program – Discover Yourself: Navigating the First Years of Litigation Practice. This program is being presented by the American Bar Association’s Section of Litigation Young Advocates, Minority Trial Lawyer, and Ethics & Professionalism Committees. It is being held on March 26…

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Considerations for the Blended Family

More than half of the families in the United States were formed by remarriages or recoupling of relationships. Based on current statistics, half of all marriages in the United States end in divorce.  And, the average length of a marriage is seven years. With the ending of marriages, the subsequent remarriages or the forming of…

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An Emotionally Healthy Divorce in New Jersey

One of my hardest jobs as a divorce lawyer is managing an angry and bitter client. It always troubles me when a client demands that I get them justice or retribution through the divorce process. It is generally a difficult conversation and contrary to every stereotype believed by the client.  Justice is not always, and…

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