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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.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Ten Best Family Lwyer in New Jersey||American Institute of Family Law Attorneys||2015|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2012|
|Volunteer Early Settlement Panelist||Monmouth County Courthouse||2013 - Present|
|Owner||The Law Office of Andrew A. Bestafka, Esq.||2011 - Present|
|Associate||Newman Scarola||2008 - 2011|
|Appellate||Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office||2007 - 2008|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators||Member||2015 - Present|
|New Jersey Association for Justice||Member||2012 - Present|
|Haydn Proctor American Inn of Court||Member||2010 - Present|
|Monmouth Bar Association||Member||2007 - Present|
|New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section||Member||2007 - Present|
|Monmouth Bar Association, Family Law Section||Trustee||2007 - Present|
|New Jersey State Bar Association||Member||2007 - Present|
|Monmouth Bar Association, Blood Bank Committee||Chair||2009 - 2011|
|New Jersey State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division||Member||2008 - 2012|
|New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Young Lawyers Committee||Member||2008 - 2012|
|In the matter of estate of Sarcona||2011 Published Appelate Court Decision|
|Custody Modification||Petitioner awarded full custody of the children|
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|Dicta||Lawyers Assistance Program||2012|
|University of Cincinnati College of Law||N/A||JD - Juris Doctor||2007|
|Columbia University||History||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2003|