Somerset County NJ Divorce Lawyer 2018-01-18T16:05:07+00:00

Somerset County NJ Divorce Lawyer

Somerset County Courthouse is just a half hour from our main office in Woodbridge, New Jersey. Our attorneys frequently appear before the Somerset County Family Part Judges in divorce actions, custody matters, post judgment motions, domestic violence matters, trials, hearing and uncontested divorce matters. In addition, Joseph M. Freda III serves as an Early Settlement Panelist in Somerset County.
It is important to hire an attorney who regularly appears in Somerset County. Our attorneys have the requisite experience working with the Family Part judges and their staff in addition to the other family practitioners who appear in Somerset County. Our attorneys represent couples from every municipality in Somerset County.
At the law offices of Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, our talented Somerset County divorce lawyers, as well as our team of experienced family lawyers, will make sure that you understand the laws surrounding your case, and the avenues for resolving your family law matter as swiftly and painlessly as possible. We prioritize out-of-court resolutions to minimize costs and put more power in your hands.
We have helped dozens of families like yours make it through difficult times. If you need legal counsel, our family law attorneys are ready to listen and answer all of your questions.

Joseph J. Russell, Jr
Joseph J. Russell, JrShareholder & Chair of the Family Law Department

Somerset County Family Division

If you live in Somerset Count, the family law division where your family law case will be heard is presided over by the Honorable Hany A. Mawla, PJFP. The Somerset vicinage is further supported by family division manager Adriana Calderon and 54 staff members.

The Somerset County Family Division handles a myriad family law matters, including cases regarding the following areas:

  • Dissolution of marriage, and issues within dissolution of marriage, such as alimony and property division;
  • Non-dissolution cases, including child custody, child support, and visitation;
  • Domestic violence and seeking domestic violence protection orders;
  • Domestic violence violations;
  • Juvenile delinquency;
  • Family crisis, which is characterized by the presence of a physical threat to a juvenile within a home or a dangerous and serious conflict between a juvenile and their parent/guardian;
  • Child placement review;
  • Child abuse and neglect;
  • Termination of parental rights, which is necessary when a parent abandons their child or is otherwise completely unable to care for the child, as well as during adoption cases;
  • Kinship and legal guardianship, where a family member becomes the guardian of a child whose parent is no longer able to provide care; and
  • Adoption and contested adoptions.

Somerset County Superior Court Judges

Within the family court of Somerset County, there are three superior court judges. These judges are:

  • Hon. Hany A. Mawla – Presiding Judge;
  • Hon. Anthony F. Picheca
  • Hon. Anthony J. Tober

We Competently Guide You Through All Family Matters

Our experienced family law attorneys at the law offices of Wilentz Goldman & Spitzer, P.C. have been serving those in our community since our law offices first opened in 1919. While divorce is the reason for which the majority of our clients seek our services, we are also highly competent in all other areas of family law, and can help you to secure the best possible outcome for your case.

In a family law matter, there is often a lot on the line. This is especially true when a child is involved – we will do everything in our power to preserve the best interests of your child and mitigate an unfavorable outcome.

If you want to learn more about our family law services and why our talented Somerset County lawyers should be your first choice for representation, please contact us today. To schedule a consultation with our talented New Jersey divorce and family law attorneys today, please fill out the contact form on our website. You can also reach us by phone at ((732) ) 726-6236. We can also be reached by filling out our online contact form.


Joseph J. Russell, Jr
Joseph J. Russell, JrShareholder & Chair of the Family Law Department


David M. Wildstein
David M. WildsteinShareholder
Jenna N. Shapiro
Jenna N. ShapiroAssociate
Sean Wirth
Sean WirthAssociate


If you are in need of assistance with a Family Law matter in New Jersey, you’ve come to the right place. Contact our experienced Family Law Team anytime for immediate assistance at (732) 726-6236.

If you would like to submit an inquiry to speak with one of our seasoned attorneys or request a consultation to discuss your legal issue, please use the contact form below. Do not include any confidential or sensitive information in this form. Submitting this form does not create an attorney-client relationship. We will respond to your inquiry as soon as possible. Thank you for your interest in Wilentz.