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Ira Clark Kaplan

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Child Custody, Alimony, Domestic Violence, Mediation

About Me

Ira Kaplan has been practicing law for over 25 years. He regularly represents husbands and wives in complex divorce and custody matters. He also regularly represents clients in domestic violence actions and is often apponted by the court and litigants as a mediator, arbitrator and Guardian ad Litem for minors and incompetents. He also serves as a long standing panelist on the Early Settlememnt Panel in bergen County. Ira is Vice Chair of the fee arbitration committee and has previously served as a member rof the local ethic's committee. Mr. Kaplan provides diligent representation at reasonable rates.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1988

  1. Mediation: 20%
    26 years
  2. Domestic Violence: 20%
    26 years
  3. Alimony: 20%
    26 years
  4. Child Custody: 20%
    26 years
  5. Divorce & Separation: 20%
    26 years



Hourly ($300-350/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Christian K. Lassen II

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


    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

190 Moore St Ste 430
Hackensack, NJ, 076017418

190 Moore Street
Suite 430
Hackensack, NJ, 07601





Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Carol Dervitz AwardAlternatives to Domestic Violence2001

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Public DefenderRiver Vale, New Jersey1999 - 2002
PartnerBenenson and Scher, PA1990 - 1996


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Bergen County Ethics CommitteeMember2009 - Present
Alternatives to Domestic ViolenceBoard Member2005 - Present
Fee Arbitration CommitteeChair2004 - 2009
Bergen Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
Training MaterialsDomestic Violence Legal Advocacy Program2008


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Columbia UniversityCorporate/TaxLL.M - Master of Laws1989
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law CenterLawJ.D.1988

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Training for CounselorsLegal Aspects of Domestic Violence2010
National Business InstituteFamily Law Litigation in New Jersey2000
National Business InstituteChild Support and Enforcement in New Jersey1999