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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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."

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Alimony Basics in New Jersey

Generally speaking, alimony is often the hardest part of my job. Unlike child support, there are no alimony guidelines. Alimony is based on statutory factors and case law interpreting these factors. 12 New Jersey statutory factors  The actual need and ability of the parties to pay. The duration of the marriage. The parties’ age, physical…

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Unvested Stock Rewards in New Jersey Divorce

In a recent case, M.G. v S.M., the New Jersey Appellate Division decided in favor of the plaintiff husband.  The issue was whether or not a restricted stock award from the husband’s employer, which vested after the filing of a Complaint for Divorce, was subject to equitable distribution.  The trial court found that the wife was…

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What are you passionate about? Make time for it!

I am passionate about the practice of family and and am very active in the New Jersey State Bar Association (currently Treasurer). I recently participated in the NJSBA’s Women’s Leadership in the Law Forum at the New Jersey Law Center in New Brunswick. A bonus from the event is the compilation of the insights and…

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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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