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Betsy W. Bresnick
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Phone: (973) 232-2978
Fax: (973) 232-2979

293 Eisenhower Pkwy
Livingston, New Jersey 07039

“I believe that hard work and experience combined lead to successful results.”

Betsy has been practicing law for over twenty-five years and has represented individuals and businesses in many different areas of law with a focus on family law, transactional matters, and civil litigation. Her early years in high stakes business litigation shaped her into the resilient advocate she is today. Betsy has devoted the last ten years of her career to family law. Her representation in the family law field has included business owners and/or their spouses, including leaders of public and private companies, as well as those in the financial, legal, medical, entertainment, and other industries. She handles all aspects of family law, including child custody, equitable distribution, alimony, protection of non-marital assets, and the preparation and litigation concerning prenuptial agreements. Her skills range from amicable dispute resolution to trial, through appeal.

Betsy’s attention to detail and tenacity serves her clients well in handling challenging situations and dealing with difficult people. Whenever possible, she crafts practical solutions for the issues her clients face and sets them on a path to amicable resolution. When necessary, she is prepared to represent a client’s interests in litigation. Her skills include settlement outside of court, mediation, motion practice, trial and appeals.

Betsy has been repeatedly recognized as a leader in the family law field in New Jersey. She has been named a Super Lawyer in the field of family law every year since 2015 and serves as an Early Settlement Panelist for divorce cases in Essex County. She is a member of the Essex County, New Jersey State Bar Association, and the Barry I. Croland Family Law Inn of Court.


J.D., New England School of Law

B.A., Boston University

Bar Admissions

New Jersey
New York

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Essex County Bar Association

New Jersey State Bar Association

The Barry Croland Family Law American Inn of Court

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