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  1. Prenuptials: 67%
    28 years
  2. Mediation: 30%
    22 years
  3. Arbitration: 3%

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Copeland, Shimalla & Wechsler, LLP

101 Town Center, Suite 117
P.O. Box 4643
Warren Township, NJ, 070590000

Shimalla Wechsler & Lepp, LLP

101 Town Center Dr Ste 117
Warren, NJ, 07059-5691



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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 50 Women Lawyers in NJNew Jersey Monthly2011
Top 50 Women Attorneys in NJNew Jersey Monthly2010
Professional Lawyer of the YearSomerset County2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerShimalla, Wechsler, Lepp & D'Onofrio1993 - Present
AttorneyHerrold & Haines1992 - 1993
AttorneyNorris McLaughlin & Marcus, PA1986 - 1991
AttorneySills Cummis Zuckerman Radin Tischman Epstein & Gross1985 - 1986
Association namePosition nameDuration
New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law SectionChair - Children's Rights Committee2011 - Present
Association of Family and Conciliation CourtsTreasurer2009 - Present
New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law SectionExecutive Committee2007 - Present
New Jersey Association of Professional MediatorsMember1997 - Present
Somerset County Bar Association, Family Law CommitteeTrustee1993 - Present
Somerset County Bar Association, Family Law CommitteeChair1993 - Present
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMember1985 - Present
Somerset County Bar AssociationPresident2013 - 2014
Vicinage XIII Attorney Ethics CommitteeChair2003 - 2004
New Jersey Association of Professional MediatorsTrustee1997 - 2001
New Jersey Family Law American Inn of CourtMaster1996 - 1999
Publication nameTitleDate
New Jersey Family LawyerTax Issues in Divorce2013
New Jersey Family Lawyer, Vol. 27 No. 2The Do's and Don'ts of Mediation and Arbitration2006
New Jersey Family Lawyer, Vol. 18 No. 7Imputing Income to Assets1998
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Rutgers University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
Rutgers UniversityCaseworkMSW1976
University of ConnecticutN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1972
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Parenting Coordination WorkshopParenting Coordination Workshop2013
NJ State Bar Annual MeetingLegal Custody - Fact or Fiction2013
Hot Tips in Family LawRestraining Orders in Domestic Violence Actions Without a Finding of Domestic Violence2013
Addiction ConferenceImpact of Addiction on Parenting and Custody Determinations2013
The ABCs of ADRFamily Attorney as Diagnostician and Process Shaper2012
Hot Tips SeminarThe Disposition of Pre-embryos - To Be or Not to Be?2012
Collaborative Divorce TrainingCollaborative Divorce2012
Annual meeting - Association of Family and Conciliation Courts NJ ChapterUse of Guardian ad Litem Appointments for Adults in Family Law Matters2012
Annual Meeting - Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (New Jersey chapter)“The Child Specialist-In or Out of the Collaborative Model2012
Hot Tips SeminarCalculating Child Support in Equal Shared Parenting Cases2011
Collaborative TrainingThe Role of the Collaborative Attorney2011
Hot Tips SeminarAlternatives/Precursors to Full Custody Evaluations2010
Continuing Legal Education MarathonArbitration in Family Matters2010
NJ Institute for Continuing Legal EducationApplications to Modify Support:When is a Support Obligation no Longer Fair and Equitable?2009
Annual MeetingEnforcement of Anti-Lepis Provisions2009
Somerset County Bar AssociationTax Issues in Divorce2007
Somerset County Bar AssociationChild Custody Jurisdiction2006
N.J. Society of CPA's and I.C.L.E.Divorce and Taxes, Alimony and Taxes2006
I.C.L.E.Ethical Issues in Representing Children2006
Association of Divorce Financial PlannersRecent Developments in Family Law2005
N.J.A.P.M Advanced Divorce Mediation SeminarAlimony and Child Support2004
Association of Divorce Financial PlannersComparative Family Law2004
Somerset County Bar AssociationFamily and Divorce Mediation2001