New Jersey’s Divorce
& Family Law Firm

We serve clients throughout New Jersey from our centrally located offices in Watchung, Somerset County and Red Bank, Monmouth County. 

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

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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Rita M. Aquilio Elected Treasurer of the Somerset County Bar Association

Rita M. Aquilio, a matrimonial and family law attorney with Lawrence Law, was elected to Treasurer of the Somerset County Bar Association on June 2, 2020. Her term is for two years and will begin when she is installed in September 2020. Aquilio previously served a two-year term as a Trustee of the SCBA. The…

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Jeralyn Lawrence Published in the Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

Jeralyn Lawrence, Founder & Managing Partner of Lawrence Law, was published in the 2020, Volume 32, Number 2 edition of the Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. In the Journal’s most recent addition, Lawrence co-wrote “Child Relocation: Case Law, Social Science, and Practice Implications” with Matheu D. Nunn, Esq. of Einhorn, Barbarito, Frost…

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Rita Aquilio Quoted in ABA Litigation News

Rita Aquilio, a divorce and family law attorney with Lawrence Law, was quoted in the Spring 2020 issue of ABA Litigation News. The article, LegalMatch Must Be Regulated as a Lawyer Referral Source, discussed the recent decision in Jackson v. LegalMatch. At issue is whether on-line referral services are in the public’s best interests. Aquilio,…

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Practicing Law During COVID-19

Jeralyn Lawrence, Founder and Managing Partner of Lawrence Law, took place in MyShingle.com’s interview series – Pandemic Law Practice: How 14 Solo & Small Firm Lawyers Are Serving Clients and Keeping the Wheels of Justice Turning. Click here to hear the interview. A couple of highlights from Lawrence’s interview regarding client issues Custody and parenting…

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Jeralyn Lawrence Installed as First Vice President of the New Jersey Bar Association

Today, Jeralyn Lawrence, founder and Managing Partner of Lawrence Law, was installed as the First Vice President of the New Jersey State Bar Association. The ceremony took part, virtually, in connection with the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Annual Meeting. With this installation, her term as Second Vice President has concluded. Lawrence says, “I am…

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The Goal of Divorce

The main goal of divorce is to reach an agreement with your spouse. The terms of the agreement are memorialized, in writing, in a Marital Settlement agreement. This agreement is also known as a Property Settlement Agreement. A very high percentage, meaning almost all, divorce cases settle. In other words, a very small percentage of…

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