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Andrew A Bestafka

About me

The Law Office of Andrew A. Bestafka, Esq. is a boutique firm that specializes in all family related legal issues including divorce, custody, child support, college contribution, equitable distribution, restraining orders, wills, adoptions, alimony, and more.


After years with a well known firm I decided to hang my own shingle so I can serve my clients with the attention and fairness they deserve.


I graduated from Columbia University in the City of New York and then attended law school at the University of Cincinnati.  I was admitted to the Bar in November of 2007 and, after a short time with the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office, I started my career as a family law attorney.  I have since opened my own practice so that I could fully institute my own model of client representation.


 Super Lawyers Rising Star 2012

While up to five percent of the lawyers in the state are named to Super Lawyers, no more than 2.5 percent are named to the Rising Stars list.


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Practice areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 50%
    8 years, 120 cases
  2. Alimony: 20%
    8 years, 120 cases
  3. Domestic Violence: 10%
    8 years, 120 cases
  4. Child Support: 10%
    8 years, 120 cases
  5. Child Custody: 10%
    8 years, 120 cases


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

The Law Office of Andrew A. Bestafka, Esq.

45 Dutch Lane Road
Freehold, NJ, 07728


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2015
Ten Best Family Lwyer in New JerseyAmerican Institute of Family Law Attorneys2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Volunteer Early Settlement PanelistMonmouth County Courthouse2013 - Present
OwnerThe Law Office of Andrew A. Bestafka, Esq.2011 - Present
AssociateNewman Scarola2008 - 2011
AppellateMonmouth County Prosecutor's Office2007 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
New Jersey Association of Professional MediatorsMember2015 - Present
New Jersey Association for JusticeMember2012 - Present
Haydn Proctor American Inn of CourtMember2010 - Present
Monmouth Bar Association, Blood Bank CommitteeChair2009 - 2011
New Jersey State Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionMember2008 - 2012
New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Young Lawyers CommitteeMember2008 - 2012
Monmouth Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2007 - Present
Monmouth Bar Association, Family Law SectionTrustee2007 - Present
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In the matter of estate of Sarcona2011 Published Appelate Court Decision
Custody ModificationPetitioner awarded full custody of the children
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Publication nameTitleDate
DictaLawyers Assistance Program2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
The University of Cincinnati College of LawN/AJ.D.2007
Columbia UniversityHistoryB.A.2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
SeminarDivorce Planning2011
SeminarDivorce Planning2010