We have one goal … to lead clients through the emotional journey of divorce and related matters to a desired outcome and a better place.About Lawrence Law
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."
Domestic violence is pervasive and a cycle of violence that will repeat over and over. The COVID-19 pandemic cannot break the cycle of domestic violence. There are many reports and articles of increased instances of domestic violence since the implementation of stay-at-home orders with victims at home with their abusers. However, there are resources that…Read More
Several weeks ago, I watched the movie, Marriage Story. During the movie, I was troubled by the unfolding story. Those feelings remained with me for weeks. I have thought about the movie almost every day since seeing it and why it bothered me so much. First, the wife bamboozled her husband. His son was essentially…Read More
There are reports about how quarantined married couples are the cause of rising divorce rates during the coronavirus crisis. Family law attorneys are talking about it and there are plenty of jokes and memes circulating on the internet. I do not find it funny. I feel for those struggling and in pain in their marriage…Read More
Lawrence Law attorneys, Kristyl M. Berckes and Ashley E. Edwards have been selected to the 2020 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 Basking Ridge, represents clients in all aspects of matrimonial…Read More
On March 28, 2020, Jeralyn Lawrence was quoted on NJ.com in an article What divorced people need to know about the coronavirus stimulus package. Lawrence, of Lawrence Law, comments on financial issues related to parties who are already divorced and those who are currently in the process of divorcing. She also comments on custody and…Read More
I have been getting many questions from clients and prospective clients about what is going on during these times. Without question, family law carries on during the coronavirus crisis. When Lawrence Law opened its doors, we made sure to have the best technology available so we can always serve our clients. Lessons were learned from…Read More