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I am an experienced  Family Law attorney accepting cases in  divorce, child custody and visitation, equitable distribution, alimony, child support, domestic violence, DYFS (DCP&P) issues, mediation and other related Family Court issues.  I am especially interested in child custody disputes, high conflict divorce and parental alienation since I am also a Licensed Psychologist in addition to being a family law attorney.  I am a former N.J. Deputy Attorney General who once represented DYFS.  Besides representing clients in family court, I also am available for appellate work in Family Court matters.  I am a Court approved Family Law Mediator and Parent Coordinator. I appear Statewide.

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Practice areas


  1. Family: 60%
  2. Divorce & Separation: 15%
  3. Child Custody: 15%
  4. Domestic Violence: 5%
  5. Child Abuse: 5%



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Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Luther G Jones IV

    I endorse this lawyer. Jonathan was a voice of reason in a very difficult case. He was an effective advocate and never resorted to hysterics. I look forward to working with him again.


    Luther Jones Family Attorney
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  • Brian P McCann

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Contact info

Law Offices of Jonathan D. Gordon, Esq., LLC

310 Cedar Lane
2nd Floor
Teaneck, NJ, 07666-3441


NYCurrently registered 199903/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
HonoreeProject S.A.R.A.H.2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Deputy Attorney GeneralN.J. Division of Law1999 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
Barry Croland Family Law Inn of CourtBarrister2002 - 2013
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Bergen County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Faucett v. VasquezReversed in part and remanded
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Publication nameTitleDate
Psychology, Public Policy and LawAdmissibility of Repressed Memory Evidence by Therapists in Sexual Abuse Cases1998
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Fordham University School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Hofstra UniversityPsychologyPhD - DoctorateN/A