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

Divorce Attorney Jeralyn Lawrence

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 principles - 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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Important Factors to Consider When Planning for Post-Divorce Life Amid the Pandemic

Will COVID-19 Change Post-Divorce Finances? Under normal circumstances, soon-to-be ex-spouses need a roughly 30% increase in income, on average, to maintain the same standard of living they had before getting divorced. However, we are no longer under normal circumstances. The pandemic is further complicating financial pictures for individuals planning for their post-divorce lives. COVID-19 Changes…

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Jeralyn Lawrence Presents at LEAN IN NJ VictimsVoice Conference

  Jeralyn Lawrence was a presenter at LEAN IN NJ VictimsVoice Conference. “I was honored to speak at this conference hosted by VictimsVoice.” – Jeralyn Lawrence Speakers addressed the realities of domestic violence; what to expect as a victim, survivor, parent, professional, friend, and concerned citizen.

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6 Ways to Have Rewarding Virtual Parenting Time During COVID

Getting the Most From Virtual Parenting Time During the Pandemic or From a Distance Enjoying regular time with both parents has been shown to increase a child’s self-confidence and sense of stability. This is especially important for the roughly one in four kids who will experience a parental divorce/permanent separation before turning 18. However, some…

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Divorce Procedural Changes Due to COVID-19

COVID-19 Changes Are Here to Stay Dealing with a failing marriage can be stressful, especially in the middle of a pandemic. Family law attorneys and divorcing individuals are all scrambling to meet these unprecedented challenges. With all these changes, and divorce rates 34% higher from March to June 2020 than the same time in 2019,…

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Is COVID-19 Making It More Expensive to Raise a Family?

How COVID-19 Is Affecting the Cost of Raising a Child During the COVID-19 pandemic, 60% of parents report that they do not have any outside help for child care. This and other pandemic-related problems are leading to all sorts of financial challenges. Understanding how the pandemic is affecting family expenses can help parents find ways…

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Divorce With Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Choosing Divorce During COVID-19 May Be Right for Your Family Thinking about divorce becomes much more difficult when children are in the picture. Even in the best of circumstances, many couples try to "stick it out" for the sake of their children, putting aside their own happiness in the belief that maintaining a two-parent household... Read More
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