Welcome to Green & Associates, serving East Brunswick, Fort Lee and surrounding areas!

Our Divorce Lawyer Will Fight to Protect Your Rights

Michael S. Green, EsqNew Jersey Divorce Lawyer Michael S. Green, Esq., the founder of Green & Associates, LLC, has 19 years of litigation experience and has successfully represented hundreds of individuals in divorce and family lawWe offer a FREE CONSULTATION, FLAT FEES FOR AN UNCONTESTED DIVORCE and concentrate in New Jersey Divorce and Family Law.  Our two offices in East Brunswick (Middlesex County) and Fort Lee (Bergen County) are here to serve you for all of your family law or divorce needs.  With offices in Central and Northern New Jersey we serve clients throughout the area including those in Somerset, Monmouth, Mercer, Union and Essex Counties.  Call us now for a free consultation with our experienced NJ divorce lawyer at 732-390-0480 (East Brunswick, NJ Office) or 201-242-1119 (Fort Lee, NJ Office). We are available on nights and weekends for initial consultations.

Uncontested Divorce or Default Divorce:  You can save time and money with an uncontested divorce or default divorce.  We encourage you to ask us about our FLAT FEES FOR AN UNCONTESTED DIVORCE.  Let us show you how we can help you avoid a costly and time consuming divorce. with reasonable alternatives that make sense for you.  If the parties can come to agreement on the terms of their divorce then an uncontested divorce may be right for you.  A default divorce may be the alternative you are looking for where the other spouse is unwilling to participate, unavailable or their whereabouts are unknown.  We can help you in those situations as well.  We have divorced individuals where their spouses were in India, Asia, Africa, the Phillipines, Canada and elsewhere.  We also offer flat fee services for filing applications for Green Cards by Marriage for Permanent Status.

Contested or Litigated Divorce:  If you have issues that you cannot agree upon, you may have to litigate the issues of a divorce.  We always fight for our client's rights, if you have to litigate, we will aggressively fight to protect your rights as a parent and your assets in any equitable distribution of the property of the marriage.  We are available nights and weekends so that you know you can count on us when the going gets tough.

Divorce Mediation Often parties wish to seek mediation to determine the terms of their divorce.  We can represent you after you have mediated your issues and file your divorce for you or we can mediate for the parties.  Either way, we will assist you in reducing your costs in proceeding towards a resolution of the issues of a divorce.

If You Live Outside of New Jersey:  If you live outside of New Jersey and your spouse lives in New Jersey and has done so for over a year, jurisdiction for the divorce may be in New Jersey.  We can help you go forward in New Jersey with a divorce and can communicate with you via phone, email and fax to get the job done.   We have assisted clients living in California, Louisiana, Florida, North Carolina, Texas and elsewhere, including those that are in the military and stationed in another state or overseas.

After a Divorce:   If you have issues after you have been divorced, we can help you.  They may include modification of alimony, child support or payment of college expenses.  We have handled all of these post-judgment issues in court and will fight for you to adjudicate your rights in court.  Changes in your circumstances or the enforcement of marital settlement agreements may require the filing of motions and plenary hearings to make sure you get your day in court as to these issues. 

Domestic Violence:  Unfortunately, there are times when Temporary Restraining Orders must be filed by a party or a party must defend themselves in a hearing for a Final Restraining Order.  In either circumstance, many times the hearings are within 10 days of the initial TRO, you will need legal representation promptly to protect your rights.  We can help you, fight for you in court and will be there for you in this very difficult time.

Divorce Client Testimonials may be viewed here. Mr. Green was voted by his peers as a New Jersey “Super Lawyer” in 2006, see Mr. Green’s profile for more information on this designation. It was also noted in a complex litigation matter that Mr. Green and his co-counsel did “superior work” were “ well qualified,” “experienced,” “collegial” and “vigorous” in their representation.

At Green & Associates, LLC , our NJ Divorce Lawyers recognize that divorce and child-custody issues are among the most difficult challenges a family or individual can face. This process can have a profound impact on the children, family finances and the family structure. Thus, a competent New Jersey Divorce Attorney and New Jersey Family Law Attorney will not only provide excellent legal services, but also consider each client’s particular circumstances and sensitivities.

Our philosophy is to treat each client as a human being and not as a statistic in the NJ Family Court system. Our client availability is around the clock for any emergency that may arise regarding a family law issue.

We also recognize that cost management is a fundamental concern for our clients. We pride ourselves on keeping clients informed of legal expenses and working efficiently and intelligently to keep fees and costs to a minimum while still providing superb service.

We will address every issue relevant to our client's New Jersey Family Law issue. This may involve consulting professionals within the fields of finance, medicine, psychology and education. In sum, our dedicated attorneys are prepared to act as defender, supporter and legal counselor regarding your family law matter.  Call us now for a free consultation at 732-390-0480 (East Brunswick Office) or 201-242-1119 (Fort Lee Office).

Serving as New Jersey Divorce Lawyers and NJ divorce lawyers Middlesex County, Bergen County, Somerset County, Monmouth County, Union County, Mercer County and Essex County.

East Brunswick Office:  522 Route 18, Suite 5, East Brunswick, New Jersey 08816.  (Good GPS address:  19 Walker Street, East Brunswick).  Tel: 732-390-0480, Fax: 732-390-5901.  Serving East Brunswick, Sayreville, Spotswood, Monroe Township, Spotswood, Piscataway, Edison, Milltown, North Brunswick, South Brunswick, Somerset, Franklin Park, Iselin, South River and all of New Jersey.  

Fort Lee Office:  1605 John Street, Fort Lee Business Center, Fort Lee, New Jersey 07024.  Tel: 201-242-1119, Fax: 732-390-5901.  Serving Fort Lee, Cliffside Park, Edgewater, Bergenfield, Teaneck, Bogota, Palisades Park, Ridgefield Park, Fairview, Englewood Cliffs, Englewood, North Bergen, Lyndhurst, Lodi, North Bergen, Leonia, Tenafly, Lodi, North Bergen and all of New Jersey.

We are available nights and weekends for free consultations.

Proceedings and Events in a Divorce include:

Filing the Complaint for Divorce, filing the complaint for the divorce with the County Court in your area, obtaining a docket number from the Court, serving the Defendant the Summons and Complaint, drafting and negotiating a Property Settlement Agreement or Matrimonial Settlement Agreement, Case Management Conferences, Case Management Orders, the Discovery Process, propounding Notice to Produce Documents and Interrogatories, depositions of the parties and witnesses, appraisals of pensions, businesses, and real estate, expert retention for forensic accounting and appraisals of businesses and employability, Early Settlement Panel, Economic Mediation, Intensive Settlement Conference with the Court and, ultimately, trial.  

The Uncontested Divorce Process

An uncontested divorce is a divorce where the parties have agreed upon the terms of their divorce and are not contesting the terms of their divorce.  An uncontested divorce may occur at any time after the parties have settled their divorce issues.  If the parties settle their case with an agreement, the parties may seek an uncontested divorce hearing with the Court and put through the divorce.  For those divorces where the other party does not answer the complaint and enters into default, the filing party may go forward with the divorce as a default with or without an agreement or a Notice of Proposed Judgment of Divorce, depending on whether their are issues that must be settled in the case.  Generally, divorces where there are issues of child custody, child support, alimony or equitable distribution of assets, debts or liability require either an agreement or a NPJD, where the defaulting party is noticed of the proposed terms of the divorce.  For those cases that reach agreement early on in the process and may seek an uncontested divorce early on in the process, a flat rate or flat fee for specific services in a limited uncontested divorce may be offered.  For more information, call our office for a free consultation on an uncontested divorce with our NJ divorce lawyer in our East Brunswick divorce or Fort Lee divorce offices.

Family Law Services Include:

Our NJ family lawyer and NJ divorce lawyer has experience in all manner of family law matters including: child custody trials, child support hearings, relocation trials, motions for a change in child custody, motions for modification or termination of alimony, motions for college tuition and expenses, motions to enforce litigant's rights related to Property Settlement Agreements or Matrimonial Settlement Agreements.  Call us about your New Jersey family law matter today!

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