Family and Matrimonial Representation in New Jersey
Why work with an Elizabeth, NJ divorce attorney?
Clifford E. Lazzaro is an experienced matrimonial lawyer practicing all
Family Law and Matrimonial matters in all jurisdictions of the New Jersey
Superior Court. The firm concentrates on high net worth cases involving
Divorce; Modification Motions to Lower Alimony (Spousal) and/ or Child
Support; Pendente Lite Support Applications; Child Custody; Parental Rights;
Parental Visitation Rights; Parenting Time; Paternity; Equitable Distribution
of Marital Assets; Asset Allocation; Premarital Agreements; Post-Nuptial
Agreements; Spousal Abuse; Final Restraining Order Hearings and TRO's;
Child Abuse; the Division of Youth and Family Services (DYFS); and Trials
and Appeals. Clifford E. Lazzaro has successfully handled numerous restraining
order hearings where victims of domestic violence were granted final orders
of restraint. Additionally, Clifford E. Lazzaro has successfully handled
numerous cases where Temporary Restraining Orders were dismissed on behalf
of litigants falsely charged with domestic violence.
Are you considering divorce? Whether you are planning to divorce, you have
already received divorce papers and are now facing court cases regarding
alimony or child support, our team can help. We can also assist you with
paternity cases and premarital or postnuptial agreements. We have dealt
with spousal abuse cases and can also advocate for you in restraining
Clifford E. Lazzaro, P.C. offers family law service in Union County. We
26 years of legal experience and are very comfortable in the court room. While some attorneys may shy
away from going to court in family law matters, we understand that this
may be the best way to secure the result you want.
We have successfully handled both trials and appeals for our family law clients.
Guidance and Legal Representation in Divorce
Divorce is a life-changing decision, but sometimes it is for the best.
If you intend to get a divorce, our team can help. We understand the different
legal decisions involved in divorce and we are familiar with the New Jersey
laws that regulate this process. We can educate you on your parental rights
or help you with the equitable distribution of your marital assets.
We can also help with asset allocation and determining parental visitation
or parenting time. We can work in all jurisdictions of the New Jersey
Superior Court. Our team isn't afraid to take your case to trial or
even to the appeals court if we believe that this is the best tactic to
achieve a satisfactory solution in your case.
Helping with Spousal Support Matters
Whether you are seeking support or fighting it, our Union County family
lawyer can help you. In New Jersey, the state awards five different types
Rehabilitative alimony: The requesting spouse can receive this alimony for a certain period of
employment to get him or her through training or education so that he
or she can become self-supporting.
Temporary alimony: Low-earning and unemployed spouses can seek temporary alimony to help
them with expenses during the divorce process.
Reimbursement alimony: Reimbursement alimony compensates a spouse who supported another spouse
through advanced education and who was expected to enjoy the fruits of
Limited duration alimony: Requesting spouses can seek this alimony while they are trying to become
Permanent alimony: Sometimes, after a long marriage, a spouse may be able to receive permanent
alimony, which will come in fixed monthly payments. Oftentimes, the court
will evaluate what sacrifices the requesting spouse made in the marriage.
Child Support Assistance
Our team can also help you if you are seeking child support or if you have
been asked to pay child support. Don't hesitate to contact the firm
today if you want more information about child support and how we can
assist you in achieving your preferences.
Contact our firm
today for family law representation! We will even take your case to court
if this is necessary in your case!
Matrimonial Case Results
CKH vs CHH Superior Court Chancery Division Family Part Bergen County
Plaintiff's Pendente Lite Relief Motion granted. Defendant ordered
to pay $19,500.00 per month as allocated support for Plaintiff and children
and counsel fees of $25,000.00 to Clifford E. Lazzaro, Esq. Order in July, 2015
ES vs JS, Superior Court Chancery Division Family Part Atlantic County
Defendant's Application to Eliminate or Reduce Lifetime Alimony Granted
after a Two (2) Day Plenary Hearing. Lifetime alimony reduced from $3,500.00
per month to $550.00 per month based upon a significant change in circumstances
since entry of the alimony award at the time of the FJD. Order and Decision
in August, 2012. Clifford E Lazzaro, Esq. represented the defendant.