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 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."
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…Read More
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.Read More
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…Read More
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,…Read More
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…Read More