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I have been practiing family law for 25 years.  I have extensive experience in resolving divorce and famiy law cases without the necessity of a trial.  I also have extensive trial experience in divorce, domestic violence and estate litigation. I am currently a municipal court judge and have been for many years.   I have had  several published opinions including one at the New Jersey Supreme Court level.  I provide aggressive representation for all clients and look out for their best interests at all times.  I also make every effort to assist client's emotionally as such litigation is often very hard for an individual to go through. 

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  1. Divorce: 20%
  2. Child Custody: 16%
  3. Mediation: 15%
  4. Family: 15%
  5. Other: 34%
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Wernik and Salvatore

34 Village Court
Hazlet, NJ, 07730-1534

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NJActive199109/10/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Women Lawyer Achievement AwardWomen Lawyers of Monmouth County2002
Named one of "40 Under 40" LawyersNew Jersey Law Journal2002
Appreciation AwardWomen's Center of Monmouth County1998
Charles Frankel AwardMonmouth County Bar AssociationN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
No ValueNeptune Township2008 - Present
PartnerWernik and Salvatore1991 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorBrookdale Community College2015 - 2015
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Monmouth County Bar Association, Early Settlement PanelMember1998 - Present
New Jersey Supreme Court Task Force on Lesbian and Gay IssuesAppointed Member1998 - 2002
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Monmouth Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
V.C. v. M.J.B.plaintiff was granted visitation with her biological partner's children
A.F. v. D.L.P.D.L.P. was denied standing
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
New Jersey Lawyer the MagazineCustody/Visitation Rights for Non-Biological Parents:Analayzing V.C. v. M.J.B.2001
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Rutgers, State University of New Jersey School of Law - NewarkLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
Drew UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1987