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High Net Worth Divorce

Experienced Family Law Attorneys

Ring Off PictureSkoloff & Wolfe’s singular experience representing high net worth individuals and handling either side in high-profile divorce cases makes us uniquely qualified to represent either spouse in high net worth and high-profile divorces. Furthermore, the attorneys at Skoloff & Wolfe, P.C. understand the need to protect your privacy as well as your legal rights.

Our attorneys represent leaders—and the spouses of leaders— in the fields of investment management (hedge fund and private equity), finance, real estate, entertainment, sports, corporate executives, as well as members of America’s prominent families. From beginning to end, we work hand-in-hand with our clients to identify reasonable objectives to achieve the best possible results.

We partner with our client’s existing advisors, or help them secure new advisors when necessary so that they are prepared to move forward with their lives following divorce. We strive to ensure that our clients receive the best possible outcome and always attempt to reach an amicable resolution outside of the court system. When settlement proves unattainable we are prepared to defend our client’s interests in court.

Understanding Assets in a High Net Worth Divorce

The attorneys at Skoloff & Wolfe have significant experience devoted to cases involving business valuation, including private equity/hedge funds, treatment of trust assets in divorce, and the protection of non-marital assets.

We are regularly involved in cases involving:

  • Closely held businesses
  • Commercial and residential property
  • Pursuing or defending related to non-marital property
  • Executive compensation packages
  • Pensions and retirement plans
  • Inheritances

We have handled high net worth divorces for decades and understand the unique issues involved, whichever side of the case we are handling.

Our family law attorneys are recognized as leaders in the field of family law, have been the president (or equivalent position) of family law associations locally and nationally, and have been asked to lecture in New Jersey and around the country to other lawyers, accountants, professionals, and judges on how to best handle high-profile and high net worth divorces.

Understanding Alimony and Child Support in High Income and High Net Worth Divorces

Our attorneys are regularly called upon to negotiate, and when necessary litigate, issues surrounding the appropriate levels of alimony and child support in high net worth and high income divorces.

We work closely with our clients and their advisors to address issues surrounding marital lifestyle, cash flow available for support, income available from investments, imputation of income, savings, and the reasonable needs for a spouse and children with significant expenses.

Our attorneys not only understand the law in these issues, we have handled precedent setting cases in New Jersey that established the law. We will use our experience in these areas to help you achieve the optimal outcome on these issues.

High-Impact Legal Experience

At Skoloff & Wolfe, our experienced, caring family law attorneys can help guide you through all of the legal issues surrounding high net worth divorce; as well as keep you focused on accomplishing what’s best for your children and your life going forward.

If you have considerable and complex assets that require experienced legal representation by attorneys with vast experience in family law and divorce, call Skoloff & Wolfe at (973) 992-0900.

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Jonathan W. Wolfe

Jon, the Managing Partner of the firm's family law and litigation practices, focuses on sophisticated business litigation and significant matrimonial disputes. A major portion of his practice is devoted to business valuation, the treatment of trust assets in divorce and the protection of non-marital assets.

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Gary N. Skoloff

Gary is one of the founders of Skoloff & Wolfe, PC and is a nationally recognized family law practitioner. He has argued many of the leading and most high-profile matrimonial cases in the state, including the well-known surrogate mother case of Baby M.

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Jane J. Felton

Jane has an extensive litigation background and has a love for “hard cases,” particularly those involving complex business interests, trust assets in dispute, and cases that raise unsettled questions of law.

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Rachel L. Friedman

Rachel L. Friedman joined Skoloff & Wolfe, P.C. as an associate in 2019. Rachel is admitted to practice law in New Jersey and has focused her practice on family law matters.

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Kimber L. Gallo

Kimber understands that a divorce can be one of the most difficult experiences for a person to go through and is committed to ensuring that she helps her clients navigate the entire process from start to finish.

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Richard F. Iglar

Rick devotes his career to the practice of family law including divorce, custody, child support, alimony, domestic violence. His philosophy has always been to resolve every family law case with the priority on the client’s goals and the client’s financial and psychological needs.

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Beatrice E. Kandell

Bea is a true counselor to her clients, working with them to understand the issues they confront and to identify their best path forward to achieve their goals.

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Andrew J. Rhein

Andrew Rhein joined Skoloff & Wolfe, P.C. as an associate in September 2019. Since graduating from law school, Andrew has focused his practice on family and matrimonial law matters.

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Richard H. Singer, Jr.

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, professional athletes and other celebrities.

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Barbara A. Schweiger

Barbara has solid experience in representing clients in the financial services, accounting, architecture, medicine, manufacturing, bio-tech, and pharmaceutical industries.

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Betsy W. Bresnick

Betsy 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.

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Hon. David J. Issenman, JSC (ret.)

Judge Issenman, who served on the Bench from 1992 through 2012, retired as New Jersey’s longest sitting Family Division Judge. Judge Issenman heads the firm's mediation and arbitration practice.

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Thomas J. DeCataldo

Tom focuses his practice on the area of family law and has handled a wide range of family matters impacting divorcing parties and their families. Mr. DeCataldo has successfully represented clients from all walks of life.

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Grant W. Waterson

Grant has devoted his professional practice to all areas of family law, including divorce, custody, child support, alimony, property division, premarital agreements and domestic violence.

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Allison P. Berecz

Allison has experience in all areas of family law but particularly with respect to challenging custody and parenting issues and complex financial matters, both in the areas of support and in the division of marital estates.

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Patrick T. Collins

Patrick is one of only four attorneys in New Jersey to have been qualified by the Supreme Court as both a Certified Civil trial attorney and a Certified Matrimonial Attorney.

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