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About me

I am a senior partner in Snyder & Sarno, LLC one of the preeminent matrimonial law firms in New Jersey. We have offices in Roseland, Hackensack and Somerville, New Jersey. We dedicate our practice solely to family law.I strive to produce the best possible legal services for our clients during some of the most trying times in their lives. I believe that family law is best handled by a firm in which all of the members are dedicated to that area of the law and are devoted to delivering the highest quality of legal services. Many of my clients are business people, or their spouses, with significant marital estates. 


Practice areas


  1. Alimony: 25%
    50 years
  2. Litigation: 25%
    50 years
  3. Divorce: 25%
    50 years
  4. Family: 25%
    50 years


Payment types:

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Attorney endorsements

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  • Cary B Cheifetz

    I endorse this lawyer. Ed Snyder is one of the Deans of Family Law in New Jersey. He cares deeply about his clients and practices at the highest level of integrity and professionalism. You can count on Ed to effectively advocate for his client in a negotiation or a trial.


    Cary Cheifetz Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Melissa Cipriano

    I endorse this lawyer. Ed and I were adversaries on a highly contested case. We were able to negotiate a settlement to both litigants satisfaction. It was a pleasure to deal with Ed - I highly recommend him and his firm.


    Melissa Cipriano Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Snyder & Sarno, LLC

425 Eagle Rock Avenue
Roseland, NJ, 07068

1 Eastern Avenue
Suite 2W
Somerville, NJ, 08876

Court Plaza North
25 Main Street
Hackensack, NJ, 07601



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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Listed,Best Lawyers in AmericaVoted by peers2015
Named as a Super LawyerVoted by peers2015
Esteemed Lawyers of AmericaVoted by Peers2014
Silver Shingle (For Distinguished Service to the Profession)Boston University School of Law2008
The Tischler AwardFamily Law Section (NJ State Bar Association)1999
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerSnyder & Sarno, LLC2010 - Present
PartnerWeinstein Snyder Lindemann Sarno1997 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersCounsel2012 - 2013
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, NJ ChapterCounsel2000 - Present
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersVice President1998 - 1999
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (New Jersey chapter)President1995 - 1996
American College of Family Trial LawyersDiplomate1993 - Present
International Academy of Matrimonial LawyersMember1986 - Present
New Jersey State Bar AssociationChair, Family Law Section1975 - 1977
Essex County Bar FoundationMember1966 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1966 - Present
Family Law Section (American Bar Association)Council MemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Konzelman v. Konzelman, 158 N.J. 185 (1999)Prevailed
Tannen v. TannenN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
New Jersey Law JournalWhich Surname Is in a Child's Best Interest?2014
Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersWhen Title Matters: Transmutation and the Joint Title Gift Presumption2004
Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersDomestic Violence Ten Years Later2004
Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersRemedies For Domestic Violence: A Continuing Challange1994
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1965
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Family Law RetreatAlimony Reform2014
Mid-year MeetingEvidence For Family Lawyers2013
AAML ForumEvidence For Family Lawyers2013
Boardwalk SeminarWhat Lawyers & Judges Want From Experts and What Experts Want From Lawyers & Judges2010