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Divorce

From Distressed to De-Stressed.

Family Law Attorneys

Protecting your future, focused on you.

If you’re thinking about divorce, there’s probably a lot on your mind, from child custody to who gets to keep the house to planning for a stable financial future. You need a family law attorney in New Jersey that you can rely on.


At Jacobs Berger, our number one priority is securing a stable future for you and your family.


We focus on your needs, your goals, and what we need to do to get you where you want to be.

Working With Us

1We care about setting our clients up for success
2We make sure that clients have all of the information they need
3We’re passionate about our cases
4We keep your needs at the center of the process

We Specialize In:

Divorce

Mediation

Custody

The divorce process in New Jersey doesn’t last forever. Our goal is to get you what you need to get to the other side. We control the process to minimize your stress so that you can stay focused on what comes next.

Mediation can save you time and money and reduce your stress. Our trusted family law attorneys will advise you on alternative dispute resolution methods and help you find the best approach for you.

Your family is important. We work with you to reach an agreement on child custody and parenting time that works for everyone while always putting your children’s needs first.

Post-Divorce

Adoption

Finances

Life keeps moving after divorce, and sometimes, new circumstances make it necessary to revisit a divorce order. We work with you to maintain the stability of your family life when changes require a modification.
We help new families navigate legal adoption and address any challenges that arise along the way—and when it’s all official, we’re the first to raise a glass in celebration.
For almost everybody, divorce requires revisiting financial plans. We always look out for your current and future financial stability and can help coordinate with your financial advisors as needed.

We Specialize in:

Divorce

The divorce process doesn’t last forever. Our goal is to get you what you need to get to the other side. We control the process to minimize your stress so that you can stay focused on what comes next.

Mediation

Mediation can save you time and money and reduce your stress. Our attorneys will advise you on alternative dispute resolution methods and help you find the best approach for you..

Custody

Your family is important. We work with you to reach an agreement on child custody and parenting time that works for everyone while always putting your children’s needs first.

Post-Divorce

Life keeps moving after divorce, and sometimes, new circumstances make it necessary to revisit a divorce order. We work with you to maintain the stability of your family life when changes require a modification.

Adoption

We help new families navigate legal adoption and address any challenges that arise along the way—and when it’s all official, we’re the first to raise a glass in celebration.

Finances

For almost everybody, divorce requires revisiting financial plans. We always look out for your current and future financial stability and can help coordinate with your financial advisors as needed.

You’re tough. You've got this. We can help!

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The Ultimate Guide to Divorce
in NEW JERSEY
What you need to start the process
Key questions to ask your attorney and financial advisor
Insights about asset division, child custody, and document preparation
Common mistakes to avoid
Questions? We’re here to help!

Why Choose Jacobs Berger?

Clear Communication

We proactively communicate with you about your case, keeping you informed every step of the way.

Focused on You

You’ve got a lot on your mind, but getting to know you (and your needs) is our number one pirority.

Customized Service

Every divorce is different. We develop a unique process to meet your needs—no one-size-fits-all.

Experience and Value

Budgets matter! Our experience lets us pay attention to the bottom line without cutting corners.

Our clients are our number one priority.

1We’ll always find time to keep you updated. We’ll answer your emails, talk to you in person about your case, and get you actual answers to your real questions.
2We work to minimize your stress. We look out for your state of mind and communicate with you in a way that is easy to digest, even when you’re feeling overwhelmed.
3When the divorce is over, we’re still here. We’ll help you find resources both before and after the ink is dry. That way you can focus on your life—not your divorce.

Meet Our Team

Sarah J. Jacobs

A Matrimonial Law Attorney Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey and a Qualified Family Law Mediator, Sarah Jacobs, Co-Founder of Jacobs Berger, is dedicated to protecting the interests of clients in family law proceedings. Read More

Jamie N. Berger

Jamie N. Berger is a Co-Founder of Jacobs Berger and practices exclusively in the area of family law. She has extensive experience in all aspects of litigation in family and appellate court proceedings. Read More

Amy L. Miller

Amy L. Miller is a Partner at Jacobs Berger, where she focuses solely on family law issues. Amy’s practice focuses on divorce, mediation, custody, visitation, alimony and domestic violence. Read More

Holly M. Friedland

Holly M. Friedland is a matrimonial attorney at Jacobs Berger, and handles all family law matters including divorce, mediation and collaborative law. She has volunteered her services since 2006 to the Battered Women’s Legal Advocacy Project and is now co-chair. Read More

Amanda P. Johnston

Amanda P. Johnston is a matrimonial attorney exclusively practicing all types of family law, from divorce, custody and alimony to domestic violence and restraining orders. Read More

We know divorce is
hard—that’s why we’re
here to help you through
the process.

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“I am past my divorce and Sarah is still there for me when something comes up. She still cares about me and my children, still helps me with issues that arise, and still keeps in touch. I am doing well today, and Sarah was a big part of helping me get to this place!”

Kate Maddigan, Client