“A good lawyer must listen to his client.”

Over the past forty-five years, Richard Singer has seen – and done – it all in the field of family law. His clients can expect dedicated attention, creativity, and an unwavering commitment to their case. A pragmatic problem solver, Richard believes in amicably resolving cases whenever possible, but is prepared to litigate on his client’s behalf when necessary.

Richard has represented a broad spectrum of individuals and has been involved in many complex financial disputes in the divorce context, including matters involving business owners, high-ranking executives of public and privately held companies, professional athletes and other celebrities.

Richard handles all aspects of family law. He is also a leading authority on the preparation and enforceability of prenuptial agreements. He has successfully handled high-net worth divorces in Family Courts throughout New Jersey and has appeared before the Appellate Division and New Jersey Supreme Court.

Professional Activities

Richard is a Past President of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), New Jersey Chapter. He served as a member of the Board of Managers of the New Jersey Chapter from 1993 through 1997. Mr. Singer was on the Executive Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section from 1980 through 1988 and served as Chair of the Equitable Division Sub-Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association. He has been trained by the AAML as a matrimonial mediator and matrimonial arbitrator. Richard has lectured frequently for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education of the State of New Jersey (ICLE) and has lectured on family law issues for the American Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association and the Pennsylvania State Bar Association.

Honors & Awards

Richard has been elected by “Superlawyers” from 2005 through 2015. He was named by NJ Monthly Magazine as one of the top 100 “Superlawyers” in the State of New Jersey for 2005 and 2012.

Richard is the author of “Drafting Premarital Agreements”, a publication now in its 20th edition. This best-selling publication is widely viewed as the pre-eminent source for all issues regarding premarital agreements and the law regarding said agreements.

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