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James J Moloughney

James J Moloughney

Practice areas:

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

About Me

Excellent professional reputation for successful litigation and mediation skills; with over 30 years experience handling all types of divorce and family law issues in New Jersey.  Concentrating primarily in Somerset, Hunterdon, Warren, and surrounding counties.  In first group of attorneys ever to be Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as Matrimonial Law Attorney. 


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1982

  1. Mediation: 25%
  2. Child Support: 20%
  3. Child Custody: 20%
  4. Divorce & Separation: 20%
  5. Domestic Violence: 15%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Michael DeTommaso

    I have had several contested matters with Jim and I have used him as a mediator on numerous occasions. He is always prepared and has a vast knowledge of family law. i highly recommend him.


    Michael DeTommaso Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Andrew M Shaw

    James Moloughney is an excellent and well-respected attorney. I strongly endorse this attorney.


    Andrew Shaw Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Offices of James J. Moloughney, LLC

17 E. High St.
Somerville, NJ, 08876




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Re-Certified Matrimonial Law AttorneySupreme Court of New Jersey2011
Re-Certified Matrimonial Law AttorneySupreme court of New Jersey2005
Approved MediatorNJ Supreme Court1999
Certified Matrimonial Law AttorneySupreme Court of New Jersey1998

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices Of James J. Moloughney, LLC2013 - Present
Department HeadDiFrancesco Bateman2002 - 2013


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Somerset County Bar AssociationPast President2012 - 2013
Somerset County Bar AssociationPresident2011 - 2012
Somerset County Bar AssociationPresident-Elect2010 - 2011
Somerset County Bar AssociationVice-President2008 - 2010
Somerset County Bar Association, Judicial and Prosecutor Appointments CommitteeBoard Member2007 - 2009
Somerset County Bar AssociationSecretary2006 - 2008
Supreme Court of New Jersey Family Law Bench-Bar Liason Committee for StandardizaCounty Representative2005 - 2007
Somerset County Bar AssociationCo-chair Family Law Committee2004 - 2005
Somerset County Bar FoundationCharter Member and Trustee2002 - Present
Somerset County Bar AssociationTrustee1999 - 2006
Central Jersey Family Law Inns of CourtMaster1998 - 2000
Somerset County Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember1983 - Present
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMember1982 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Miller v. Miller, 160 N.J. 734 (1999)N/A
Blum v. Ader, 279 N.J. Super. 1 (App. Div 1994)N/A

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Publication NameTitleDate
Warren ShowcaseGetting Divorced With Dignity2007


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Toledo School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
Marquette UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1979

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Family Law SeminarHot Tips in Family Law2006
Basics of DivorceEasing the Emotional and Financial Stress of Divorce2006