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Karen K Saminski
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Karen K Saminski

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Child Custody, Child Support, Alimony

About Me

OVER 25 YEARS PRACTICING DIVORCE AND FAMILY LAW

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Languages Spoken: Spanish, Italian, Polish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1988

  1. Alimony: 25%
    27 years
  2. Child Support: 25%
    27 years
  3. Child Custody: 25%
    27 years
  4. Divorce & Separation: 25%
    27 years

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

14 total 

  • Christian K. Lassen

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.

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Contact Info

Hoboken Office Location:

79 Hudson Street
Suite 201
Hoboken, NJ, 07030

Westfield Office Location:

774 Central Avenue
Westfield, NJ, 07090

Hackensack Office Location:

411 Hackensack Avenue
2nd Floor
Hackensack, NJ, 07601

Wall Office Location

1704 Maxwell Drive
Suite 100
Wall, NJ, 07719

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NJActive198805/29/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Hudson County Family Law Attorney of the YearHudson County2003

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
JudgeJersey City Municipal Court1996 - 2003
OwnerLaw Offices Of Karen Saminski1989 - Present
AttorneyHudson County Legal Services Family Law Unit1988 - 1989

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Association of Family and Conciliation CourtsMember2011 - Present
Hudson County Bar AssociationChair2005 - 2007
Supreme Court of New Jersey, District VI Attorney Ethics CommitteeMember1996 - 1999
Hudson County Inns of CourtBarrister1995 - 1997
New Jersey Bar AssociationMember1988 - Present
Hudson County Bar AssociationMember1988 - Present
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Blancas v. Blancas (N.J. Super., 2012)We succeeded in lowering the amount of income imputed to our client for purposes of child support.
Falkowski v. Falkowski (N.J. Super., 2011)The Court found that our client was entitled to a greater share of the property (in excess of 50%) due to his sacrifice and hard-work, which the judge referred to as “sweat equity.”
Levine v. Levine (Unpublished, 2007)Representing the defendant mother, we successfully defended the plaintiff’s appeal.

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Rutgers UniversityLaw Medication CertificationRule 1:40 Qualified Mediator2002
Rutgers UniversityMunicipal LawDiplomate in Municipal Law1996
Seton Hall University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
Montclair State UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1985

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Family LawOverview of the Divorce Process in New Jersey2009
CLEEquitable Distribution Not Necessarily 50/502003
Parent/Family Education ProgramParent/Family Education1998
Hudson County Bar AssociationThe New Child Support Guidelines1997
Hudson County Bar AssociationMock Trial of a Divorce Case with Expert Witnesses1996