Our office is pleased to announce that we are back and ready to meet prospective clients. We are adhering to all safety standards for the protection of our staff and visitors. If you schedule an appointment, please note that social distancing and indoor mask must be employed by all staff and visitors. If you prefer a Zoom meeting, please advise our office and we can schedule a virtual consultation. We thank you for your cooperation.
Clients First. Quality Always.

Our divorce & family law attorneys have been providing quality legal counsel to thousands of families in Monmouth County for over 60 combined years.


Handling Complex Family Matters in New Jersey

On your first contact with the Law Offices of Steven P. Monaghan, LLC, you will see just how serious we are about putting clients first. Each Monmouth County divorce attorney at our firm is well aware that the uncertainty caused by lack of information greatly increases the stress of divorce or other family law matters. We will take the time to learn about your case and educate you, eliminating all uncertainty. Then our divorce lawyers will work with you to design a customized legal strategy.

Our firm is committed to providing quality counsel. Our divorce lawyers in Monmouth County will remain by your side from the start to finish of the New Jersey divorce process, refusing to back down from the challenges that arise. With your future at stake, our divorce lawyers are ready to go the distance to protect you.

Recognized for Quality Divorce Counsel

Our Monmouth County divorce attorneys put clients first and deliver quality always. This has earned our lawyers many honors and accolades, including certification by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a matrimonial law attorney and listings in Super Lawyers®. More important to us is the long list of satisfied clients we have helped, including one who said, "Thank you for getting us through this dark time. Aside from your legal expertise, you made us feel like it's okay to have a bad day and a good life."

Call the Law Offices of Steven P. Monaghan at (732) 624-6343 for a free consultation with a Monmouth County divorce attorney.

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We Help Families Navigate to the Next Chapter
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  • Over 60 Years of Combined Experience
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Meet Your Advocates

Personalized. Compassionate. Experienced. 
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    Steven P. Monaghan


    Steven P. Monaghan is a family law and matrimonial attorney with extensive experience in all areas of divorce law, including litigation, mediation and collaborative law. A practicing family law attorney for over 25 years, Mr. Monaghan has been Certified in Matrimonial Law by the Supreme Court of State of New Jersey since 2006.
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    Kristen S. Pallonetti


    As a skilled Red Bank divorce attorney, Kristin Pallonetti has an active family law trial practice, and she has tried numerous cases, including cases that involve domestic violence, alimony cohabitation, child support, parenting time, custody, and enforcement of support and custody orders.
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    Jeanne Screen


    Jeanne Screen is an experienced New Jersey attorney, who is now dedicated solely to the practice of Family Law. At the start of her legal career, Ms. Screen completed a judicial law clerkship with the Honorable Thomas F. Shebell, Jr., P.J.A.D., a former presiding Judge of the New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division.

Former Clients Share Their Experiences

We Tailor Our Approach Specifically to Meet Your Goals 
    Your expertise was able to bring to an end a long and difficult journey for all involved

    “Thank you for everything you did for our daughter and grandson. Your expertise was able to bring to an end a long and difficult journey for all involved. We are very appreciative of you. Thank you for ...”

    - G.H.
    You all will never know how very much your patience, dedication, and professionalism means to me

    “My sincerest and heartfelt thank you. You all will never know how very much your patience, dedication, and professionalism means to me.”

    - S.C.
    Thank you from the bottom of my heart

    “Thank you for defending me- legally & morally. Thank you for talking honestly to me. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. You were amazing; truly amazing!”

    - M.D.
    For the first time I felt you lifted some of the weight off my shoulder and brought a smile to my face

    “Steve, I can’t thank you enough for being there for me today. The fact that you had my back and validated my role as a mother and wife for over 18 years meant so much. It has been an unfortunate and ...”

    - T.M.
    We will always be thankful for all the help you have given us

    “You will never be forgotten. We will always be thankful for all the help you have given us. May you be blessed with nothing but the best. We have been given a second chance, which would’ve never ...”

    - M.M.

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