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Bruce K. Warren, Esq. leads the NJ Family Law Firm’s family law practice. When you need superior counsel you deserve when acting to protect important family interests we will be there with you.  Bruce K. Warren offers the dedicated and insightful service and experience that you need to protect your rights.
We offer a complete range of services to individuals with both simple and complex legal needs. We handle all aspects of divorce including assisting our clients in resolving issues related to child custody, child support, property division and spousal support and alimony.

While many cases will have to make use of some degree of litigation in order to achieve our clients’ objectives, we recognize the increasing desire for individuals to reach amicable agreements with their spouse on potentially contentious issues. If you need a divorce or custody lawyer in Southern New Jersey please contact us today for a consultation.

We take a proactive approach to all our clients’ family-related needs, including:

  • Divorce, with special attention to your position on critical issues such as child support and child custody, hyperlink to custody page as well as alimony and property division.
  • Premarital agreements, when you see a need to lay a solid legal foundation for your relationship prior
    to marriage.
  • Post-judgment modifications, when a significant change in circumstances means you must pursue a change in the orders established in your divorce.
  • Other sensitive family law matters, including domestic violence hypeylink to criminal defense page.

Contact Bruce K. Warren today to schedule a consultation about your child custody matter today.
Bruce K. Warren represent residents of Cumberland County, Salem County, Cape May County, Atlantic County, Gloucester County, Camden County and Burlington County and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Bruce K. Warren, Esq. is an experienced New Jersey Divorce Attorney.

So what happens when all the fighting is done and you have an agreement?

You go in front of the judge and get your divorce final!

The judge will ask you questions before approving the divorce.

Be prepared to answer the following:

1. When and where were you married?

2. Where do you presently live?

3. How long have you been living there and have you lived in New Jersey for at least a year prior to filing your Complaint for Divorce?

4. Is this your signature on the Complaint for Divorce? Is everything stated in your Complaint for Divorce accurate and truthful?

5. What are the names and ages of your children that born during your marriage?

6. Have you ever been to Family Court before with your spouse?

7. (For the wife) Do you wish to resume your maiden name? If so, are you doing so to evade criminal prosecution or to hide from any creditors? Please state your date of birth.

The second part of the process shall be questions regarding the settlement and written agreement reached between you and your spouse:

1. Do you recognize this Matrimonial Settlement Agreement?

2. Did you closely read this agreement?

3. Does the agreement accurately reflect the negotiations that took place between you, your spouse and your respective attornies?

4. Did you had enough time to think about the agreement before you signed it?

5. Considering all of the facts surrounding your situation, would you agree that, while this settlement may not be everything you wanted, do you feel that the agreement is fair and reasonable?

6. Did anyone threaten or force you into making this settlement and agreement?

7. Do you fully understand all aspects of your settlement and agreement?

8. Are you under the influence of any medication or alcohol that would not allow you to fully understand the agreement?

9. Do you have any questions about your agreement?

10. Are you willing to enter into this Agreement instead of having a trial?

11. As your lawyer, are you satisfied with the legal advice that I have given you throughout your case? Are you happy with the job I have done?

12. Is alimony or child support part of your settlement?

13. Do you feel that you will be able to enjoy a similar lifestyle to that you enjoyed during your marriage?

The Court will then issue you a Divorce Judgment with a Gold Seal. Your case is over and your new life can finally begin.