Richard F. Iglar
Richard Iglar is a partner at Skoloff & Wolfe, P.C. and has been with the firm since 1999. He has been certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Law Attorney. He has been listed as a “Super Lawyer” by Law & Politics and SuperLawyers magazines each year since 2010.
Richard Iglar was admitted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a preeminent organization in the nation for family law practitioners, in 2007. He is the First Vice-President of the New Jersey Chapter and serves on the Board of Managers and Board of Examiners. He has continuously served on various national committees of the AAML. In 2019, he was admitted as a Fellow of The International Academy of Family Lawyers.
He has published a number of articles in The New Jersey Law Journal and has provided his expert legal commentary for television, radio and other printed media. He has appeared as a legal commentator on News12 New Jersey, analyzing a variety of family law topics, including custody matters, father’s rights, the development of New Jersey family law and high-profile cases. Early in his career, Mr. Iglar was selected by peer review, conducted by Springboard Public Relations, as one of the “Top 10 Attorneys Under 40” in New Jersey. He was also one of youngest attorneys in the State to have been admitted to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.
Richard Iglar devotes his career to the practice of family law and all of its aspects 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. Although Mr. Iglar has demonstrated substantial success in accomplishing these goals through negotiations and advantageous settlements, he has also achieved significant results for his clients in the courtroom through litigation and trial work. Mr. Iglar has represented medical doctors, Wall Street professionals, corporate executives, and their spouses, as well as individuals from every walk of life. He has the knowledge, skills and experience to master the technical aspects of complex financial issues and business valuation and the psychological and mental health issues attendant to family law matters.
Richard Iglar graduated from Rutgers College, Cum Laude, and Phi Beta Kappa. He is a graduate of Boston College Law School, where he was an editor of the International Law Review.
He has appeared in the state, federal and the appellate courts of New Jersey and New York, including the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.Selected Presentations
- Taxes and Divorce in 2019 and Beyond, NJ ICLE/AAML, 2019;
- “Ethics and Rules of Professional Conduct," NJ ICLE/AAML, 2017, 2018;
- “Tax Issues in Divorce,” NBI, 2016;
- “Applying Legal Ethics Principles to the Realities of Family Law Practice,” NBI, 2015;
- “Relocation and Move-Away Cases,” NBI, 2015;
- "Discovery and Evidence in Divorce," NBI, 2014;
- "Navigating Complex Asset Cases," NBI, 2013;
- "Mediation, Arbitration, Negotiation and Trial," NBI, 2012;
- "Tax Consequences of Divorce," NBI, 2012;
- “Alimony,” News12 New Jersey Television Appearance;
- “Equitable Distribution,” News12 New Jersey Television Appearance;
- “Father’s Rights,” News12 New Jersey Television Appearance;
- “Elian Gonzalez-International Custody Case,” News12 New Jersey Television Appearance.
- Maeker v. Ross, 219 N.J. 565 (2014) (New Jersey Supreme Court)
- Gunzberg v. Gunzberg, 2015 WL 3538822 (N.J. Super A. D.) (New Jersey Appellate Division)
- Heard v. Dunbar, 2013 WL 195311 (N.J. Super A. D.) (New Jersey Appellate Division)
- Lee v. Lee, 2012 WL 2848638 (N.J. Super A. D.) (New Jersey Appellate Division)
- Pashaian v. Eccelston Properties, Ltd., 52 F.3d 310 (2d Cir. 1995) (United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit)
- Pashaian v. Eccelston Properties, Ltd., 1994 WL 389072 (S.D.N.Y.) (United States District Court for the Southern District of New York)
- “Getting Started with the Divorce: What You Need to be Prepared,” AAML- New Jersey Chapter website, 2018.
- “Divorce and the Family Business,” AAML-New Jersey Chapter website, 2015.
- Quoted in “Palimony Litigants Dispute Whether Writing Requirement is Retroactive,” New Jersey Law Journal, 2014.
- “Members On The Same Team – Forensic Accountants, Attorneys and Clients,” (co-author) appearing in Divorce: The Accountant as Financial Expert, by Kalman A. Barson, CPA, published by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), 2011.
- Quoted in “Recession, Divorce and Home: They Don’t Mix,” SmartMoney Magazine, 2009.
- "The New Secret Weapon: Retroactive Counsel Fees," The New Jersey Law Journal, 2007.
- "The Rules of Engagement," The New Jersey Law Journal, 2007.
J.D., Boston College Law School
B.A. Cum Laude, Rutgers College
Bar AdmissionsNew Jersey, 1992
New York, 1993
Professional & Bar Association Memberships
Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
New Jersey State Bar Association
Essex County Bar Association
Morris County Bar Association
Early Settlement Panelist, Morris County
Fellow of The International Academy of Family Lawyers