“New Jersey Super Lawyer” for Legal Matters in Somerville, NJ

Recognized as a “New Jersey Super Lawyer” by New Jersey Monthly Magazine, Mr. DeTommaso heads up a formidable team of legal professionals who have a reputation for aggressive, pro-active court representation and the preparation of detailed, strong cases. If you need a custody lawyer, appeal lawyer or divorce lawyer. DeTommaso Law Group is here for you.

Somerville, New Jersey Divorce Attorney

We practice in domestic and matrimonial matters, working with each client to provide both a short- and a long-term legal strategy intended to get them the outcomes they’re looking for. Our approach is customized to meet the individual requirements of a particular case, ensuring you receive a tailored service that’s designed for your circumstances.

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Child Support Lawyer that’s Committed to the Best Outcome for Every Client

Our team is dedicated to achieving as favorable of a result as we possibly can for everyone we work with. The lawyers at our practice meet to discuss each case. When you engage one of us as your child support attorney or other legal matter, you actually end up with input from a number of legal professionals.

Supportive Legal Team for Domestic Violence Matters in Somerville, New Jersey

Whether you need a restraining order lawyer or some other legal work undertaken with respect to a domestic violence matter, you can rely on us to provide high-quality legal assistance that’s courteous, compassionate and sensitive to your situation. If you want to work with a team that’s dedicated to justice, providing our clients with strong court representation, and the information they need to make the decisions that are right for them, we can help. Call us at (908) 595-0340 for a consultation.

Areas of Practice

  • Alimony and Spousal Support
  • Domestic Violence
  • College Costs
  • Custody and Relocation
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Division of Assets
  • Child Support
Alimony and Spousal Support

Alimony and spousal support in NJ, including the various types of alimony and spousal support , how to calculate the amount and duration of alimony, as well as modification, enforcement, and termination of alimony.

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Domestic Violence

Discussing domestic violence, including who can apply for a restraining order and under what circumstances, where to apply, evidence in domestic violence hearings, how a restraining order can protect you, consequences for violations, and modification or termination of a restraining order.

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College Costs

The New Jersey Supreme Court has held that, generally, financially capable parents should contribute to the college costs of children who are qualified students.

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Custody and Relocation

Custody and visitation in New Jersey, including the difference between legal and physical custody (as well as visitation and parenting time), factors in the award of custody, enforcement, and modifications of custody orders and agreements.

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Prenuptial Agreements

Discussing prenuptial agreements in New Jersey, including the potential value of such agreements in the event of divorce, conditions and considerations of enforceability, and other important considerations.

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Division of Assets

Discussing domestic violence, including who can apply for a restraining order and under what circumstances, where to apply, evidence in domestic violence hearings, how a restraining order can protect you, consequences for violations, and modification or termination of a restraining order.

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Child Support

Topics include the independent right of a child to support; how to calculate child support under the NJ Child Support Guidelines or otherwise, including contribution to college expenses; and how to modify, enforce, and terminate child support in New Jersey.

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  • Michael J. DeTommaso (Founder & Managing Partner)

    Meet the Team

    Michael J. DeTommaso

    Founder & Managing Partner

    Michael DeTommaso is a family law and divorce attorney and founding Partner of DeTommaso Law Group, LLC in New Jersey. Since being admitted, Mr. DeTommaso has represented countless clients with family issues throughout the State of New Jersey ranging from divorces, complex equitable distribution and support matters, child custody and parenting time. He is a […]

  • Taryn R. Zimmerman (Partner)

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    Taryn R. Zimmerman

    Partner

    Taryn R. Zimmerman is a member of the New Jersey and New York Bars and practices exclusively in the area of family and matrimonial law. Ms. Zimmerman represents clients in all stages of family law litigation and her practice involves all aspects of family law. Ms. Zimmerman earned her Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University […]

  • Meet the Team

    John J. Hays, II

    Counsel

    For John Hays, the practice of Family Law seemed to come naturally. After graduating from Rutgers University in 2005, John chose to pursue a career as a lawyer at Boston University School of Law. While attending classes, John found the time to volunteer with Legal Services, which provides legal aid to Boston’s underserved community. When […]

  • Andrew M. Shaw (Associate Attorney)

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    Andrew M. Shaw

    Associate Attorney

    Andrew M. Shaw, Esq. is graduate of Georgetown Law, one of the top law schools nationwide. While there, Andrew served as a board member of the Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law and Policy and published on the topic of civilian surveillance of the police. He also interned for prominent organizations including DeHeng Law Offices (one […]

  • Cara B. DeTommaso (Associate Attorney)

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    Cara B. DeTommaso

    Associate Attorney

    Family & Matrimonial Law Attorney. Prior to focusing her practice in family law, Cara enjoyed a Superior Court clerkship with Hon. Michael K. Diamond, J.S.C. (Ret.) who was the Presiding Judge of the Family Part at that time. After her clerkship, Ms. DeTommaso honed her litigation skills by representing large corporations as their private prosecutor […]

  • Kevin J. Lauerman (Associate Attorney)

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    Kevin J. Lauerman

    Associate Attorney

    Kevin J. Lauerman is an associate attorney with the DeTommaso Law Group. He joined the firm in September 2016. Prior to that, for the 2015-16 court term, he served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Robert G. Wilson, J.S.C., Chancery Division – Family Part in Somerset and Hunterdon Counties. There, he gained exposure […]

  • Leonard A. Weitzman (Of Counsel)

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    Leonard A. Weitzman

    Of Counsel

    Leonard A. Weitzman has been representing individuals in family law cases for more than 30 years, regularly appearing in courts throughout New Jersey in Morris, Somerset, Hunterdon, Essex, Union and Middlesex counties. He has experience in virtually all aspects of family law, including divorce, parental rights, child custody and support, alimony, property distribution, business valuations, […]