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Joseph F. Defino

Joseph F. Defino

Family Law and Child Custody / Visitation Lawyer
The Law Firm of Jacobwitz & Defino, P.C.
Oakhurst, NJ
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Attorney Biography

Joseph F. Defino was born in Newark, NJ and returned to the area to provide his community with professional family law counsel. Joe has been AV Preeminent℠Peer Review RatedSM by Martindale-Hubbell and named a Super Lawyer in recognition of his high ethical standards and legal abilities.Joe has been a partner with the firm since 1991. He previously served as a law clerk to the Honorable Thomas F. Shebell, Jr.Joe is a skilled litigator and is recognized as a zealous advocate for his clients. He brings a diversity of legal experience to the practice, including family law, real estate law and litigation. Joe continues to maintain a real estate practice and represents several condominium and homeowners associations. He is a Qualified Family Law Mediator and acts as Municipal Judge for Wall Township, NJ.Bar admissions:1. New Jersey2. Florida3. U. S. District Court for the District of New Jersey4. U. S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd CircuitEducation:1. Bucknell University, B.A., with honors, 19742. Tulane Law School, J.D., 1977Professional associations:1. Monmouth Bar Association (1.a) Former trustee (1.b) Family Law Committee, former chairperson2. Early Settlement Panel of the Superior Court in Monmouth County, former chairperson3. New Jersey State Bar Association4. Florida Bar AssociationPublications:1. Written and published a chapter in Family Law Practice in New Jersey (Law Practice Handbooks, Inc., 1997)Honors and awards:1. AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated2. Named a New Jersey Super Lawyer, 2011 and 20123. Named by New Jersey Monthly Magazine as one of the Top Lawyers in New Jersey

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Practice Areas

Family Law (19%)
Child Custody / Visitation (18%)
Alimony / Spousal Support (9%)
Divorce (9%)
Child Support (9%)
Divorce Mediation (9%)
Adoption (9%)
Property Division (9%)
Prenuptial and Marital Agreements (9%)
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New Jersey State Bar
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Joseph F. Defino
The Law Firm of Jacobwitz & Defino, P.C.
257 Monmouth Road
Oakhurst, NJ 07755
Office: 732-800-2827

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