Essex County Divorce Lawyer

Are you contemplating the dissolution of your marriage in Essex County, New Jersey? At Castronovo & McKinney, we understand that your divorce is unique. You deserve to be treated as an individual, not just a case. We realize that you are coping with a very difficult experience that impacts your life in many ways. With that in mind, our attorneys seek to customize a resolution that minimizes the antagonism in this already stressful situation. Our experience as divorce mediators enables us to use effective dispute resolution methods for many of the issues you will face.

About Divorce Law in Essex County

Typically, if you and your spouse reside in Essex County, your divorce proceedings will be held in the Essex County Superior Court. After you file your Complaint for Divorce, if your spouse lives in New Jersey he/she will have up to 30 days to respond. Out of state respondents are allowed 60 days. If you and your spouse are unable reach an agreement on any of the specific issues related to the termination of your marriage, a judge will review the particulars of your case and essentially decide for you both. New Jersey is an equitable distribution state. The judge reviews a number of pertinent factors to determine what’s fair. The skills of an experienced divorce lawyer are extremely valuable in helping you negotiate your divorce settlement agreements. If you and your spouse are unable to accomplish this, your attorney will help you present your case to the judge to ensure that your rights are protected, and you have the best possible chance of receiving a fair judgment. The accomplished firm of Castronovo & McKinney is prepared to represent you in the following areas of divorce law:

  • Child Custody & Support
  • Alimony
  • Property Division
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Pre/Post-Nuptial Agreements
  • Paternity
  • Restraining Orders
  • Judgment Modification

About Castronovo & McKinney, Family & Divorce Law

The experienced Essex County lawyers of Castronovo & McKinney understand that each couple and every individual has different priorities when faced with a divorce. Our goal as your divorce attorneys is to listen to you to determine what those are and safeguard what matters most. Our skill and dedication to family and divorce law equips us to fulfill this role successfully. We will always value your involvement in the decision-making process and offer you feedback and guidance to ensure that you fully comprehend the terms of any agreement you consider, and the practical applications.

Contact Us

Call 973-920-7888 for an initial consultation with Castronovo & McKinney that moves you forward in a positive manner. We offer you the opportunity to achieve peace of mind and closure with your Essex County divorce.