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Throughout your life, you have enjoyed having options. Now, when you are contemplating ending your marriage through divorce, it is no different. Even in a divorce, it is good to have options.

Your Options in the Divorce Process

In divorce in New Jersey, you have several options. They are, briefly:

Each has strengths and drawbacks, and each largely depends on your personal situation in divorce. Although you may have a good idea which of these processes will work the best for you, before deciding on a direction to take, it is wise to consult with an experienced and knowledgeable lawyer at the Law Office of Steven P. Monaghan, LLC.

Know you want a divorce but not sure how to proceed? Contact us! Our Monmouth County divorce attorneys have over 60 years of combined experience and have everything you need to help you succeed.

Your Options With Attorney Steven P. Monaghan

It does you little good to have options in the divorce process if your attorney cannot accommodate your desire. For example, he or she may be a very skilled litigator but you need a skilled and experienced mediator, and your attorney is not.

But when you hire attorney Steven P. Monaghan, you have an attorney who has experience in all four processes.

  • Litigation: As a litigator, Mr. Monaghan is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a matrimonial law attorney. This designation reflects his substantial involvement in matrimonial litigation and reflects his high reputation among judges and attorneys as that litigator.
  • Mediation: Having mediated hundreds of cases, some just between the parties, others with attorneys and other experts, Mr. Monaghan is one of the most highly sought family law mediators in New Jersey. Judges have appointed him over 275 times to mediate conflicted cases before trial.
  • Collaborative law: Mr. Monaghan has also been a New Jersey pioneer in the practice of collaborative law, one of the founding members of the Jersey Shore Collaborative Law Group in 2005.
  • Binding arbitration: He also routinely serves other attorneys as an arbitrator, and he enjoys a high reputation as a knowledgeable and fair decision maker in family law matters.

Getting a Divorce in New Jersey? Keep Your Options Open. Call Us.

To make sure you have all the options available to you in one place, call attorney Steven Monaghan at the Law Office of Steven P. Monaghan, LLC.

Contact our dedicated and compassionate team of Monmouth County divorce lawyers at (732) 624-6343 to schedule your free consultation today!

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