Divorce cases create immense stress and often lead to many other major life changes. As leading New Jersey divorce attorneys, we’re committed to providing competent and aggressive legal counsel -- but with compassion and respect. Our aim is to obtain judgments that are fair and relieve the pressure experienced by both parties.
Watch a KMH&L child custody specialist discuss emancipating a child in New Jersey.
We always first try to resolve cases amicably, but if that fails, we are ready to litigate your case with your children’s best interests at the forefront.
Watch criminal defense expert Les Hartman explain restraining orders in New Jersey.
Domestic violence is a terrible fact of life, but you must recognize that it is a cycle. So if you’re the victim of domestic violence, you need qualified and competent legal counsel to work with you to prevent future occurrences and ensure your safety. We also represent anyone who has been accused of domestic violence or spousal abuse -- a common occurrence in difficult divorces. We structure all marital separation, divorce, and child custody agreements to include protections against future domestic violence and spousal abuse.
We’ll help you handle the pressure and stress resulting from such drastic changes to your domestic and financial lives
Our experienced attorneys will protect your children’s well-being by establishing the most amicable custody agreements
You’ll receive caring yet commonsense counsel during these times when family matters can get emotional and contentious
Our estate planning attorneys draft last wills & testaments, living wills, and trusts. Estate planning includes guardianships, special needs trusts, elder law, and, if necessary, representation for probate actions, will contests, and estate litigation in all New Jersey jurisdictions.
We provide legal services related to every type of adoption. Our main concern is to create a smooth adoption process, and we’re prepared to represent clients in court on all adoption-related matters including international, gay-parent, step-parent & grandparent, and contested adoptions.
People change their names for many reasons, and it can actually require quite a bit of legal wrangling. Whether the cause is marriage, divorce, or desire to have a fresh start, we’re prepared to assist you with everything from initial application through all the detailed documentation.
We are Durable Power of Attorney experts who handle complex cases involving multiple relationships, detailed contracts, and rare or conflicting legal issues. We’ll lead you through the process of understanding Power of Attorney duties in New Jersey and prepare the documents properly.
New Jersey has passed many progressive domestic partnership laws, recognizing both different-sex and same-sex commitments and rights. We have attorneys who specialize in financial & medical benefits, property ownership & estate planning, parenting, custody, and guardianship issues.
Nearly half of all marriages end in divorce, and a large proportion of those result in fighting over the assets. Prenuptial agreements provide peace of mind to anyone with significant pre-marriage assets, and we can structure those as well as cohabitation and postnuptial agreements.