Divorce & Custody Law
Enjoy the experience and professionalism of lawyers who will protect you and your family. The Williams Law Group, LLC will help you get the best results for your case and defend the exclusive interests of your family.
Family Law Representation
The Williams Law Group is a boutique law firm, with the experience and skill set necessary to handle all types of divorce and family disputes. Allison C. Williams is a leading expert in the field of New Jersey Family law.
DYFS Law (DCPP)
The Williams Law Group specializes in DYFS Law (DCPP). Attorney Allison Williams is nationally known as the ‘DYFS Diva’ and has repeatedly appeared on News 12 and the Katie Couric show as an expert in her field.
Williams Law Group – Aggressive, Experienced & Reliable
New Jersey Family Lawyers On Your Side
The Williams Law Group, LLC is an experienced, assertive New Jersey Family Law Firm with a focus on DYFS/DCPP Defense. The Firm practices all aspects of Family Law including Divorce, Child Custody and Support. What elevates the Firm above a typical family law firms is the dedication to healing the whole family. Helping families move from the difficulties they are faced with today, to a new, brighter, more stable tomorrow. Founded by Allison C. Williams, Esq., a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), the Firm is skilled in providing aggressive advocacy and compassionate service for all clients regardless of their particular issues. Ms. Williams has extensive experience inside and outside the courtroom and has dealt with various sensitive cases with panache throughout the state of New Jersey, and her philosophy and technique permeates the style of the Firm’s approach to client representation. Children and families come first 100% of the time.
Experienced and passionate, Ms. Williams and her team will defend your rights with passion. Experience and dedication are the keys to success.
Ranked #1 for DYFS Defense
One of the worst scenarios a parent can face is having contact with their children terminated and having their relationship threatened. If you are at risk of losing your children or have already experienced this injustice, contact a New Jersey DYFS attorney immediately.
NJ Custody Lawyers Protecting Your Family
Divorce and family disputes can be difficult. Our NJ divorce attorneys make sure you are on a level playing field by ensuring you know your rights and make informed decisions. Our goal is to to protect you, your children, your property and your future. The Williams Law Group’s extensive experience delivers the effective representation you need during all family law matters including divorce, alimony, child custody, domestic disputes and child support issues.
If you require a Family or NJ Divorce Attorney, do not hesitate to contact our family law firm. We have managed over 2,000 successful cases within the New Jersey Family Court System with ease and we have handled every single type of family law and divorce case that exists. We are one of the most experienced and recommended NJ divorce law firms and we have represented clients throughout New Jersey. In fact, we have clients who will highly refer us in every single New Jersey County.
NJ Child Support Lawyers
If you are looking for a family law firm dedicated to you and your children, your search is over. The Williams Law Group has built a strong foundation and reputation centered around our experience and expertise. Due to this, we are already familiar with the judges, caseworkers and staff you will be working with. We are compassionate and caring NJ family attorneys with an aggressive nature when it comes to defending our clients. We are on your side and we are your advocate from day one.
Allison C. Williams, Esq. becomes the first New Jersey Family Attorney to become Board-Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy asa Family Law Trial Advocate.
The Williams Law Group, LLC rated the Top Ten in New Jersey in Client Service by the American Institute of NJ Family Attorneys for 2nd year in a row.
Allison C. Williams, Esq. rated a Super Lawyer by her peers, as demonstrated in New Jersey Monthly magazine.
Allison Williams has been reappointed to serve a three year term on the Matrimonial Certification Committee of the Board on Attorney Certification.
Allison Williams is now a VIP Member of the National Association of Professional Women, and was inducted into the Woman of the Year circle.
Allison Williams was interviewed by News 12 on an Appellate Division decision.
Allison Williams featured on NJ Family Lawyer Magazine.
NJ FAMILY LAWYERS
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THE WILLIAMS LAW GROUP
The Williams Law Group, LLC, is a New Jersey family law firm. We are experienced, assertive attorneys with our sole focus on Family Law. This encompasses Divorce Law, Child Custody and Support Law and Child Welfare Defense (involving DYFS, now known as DCPP).
Founded by Allison C. Williams, Esq., a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), we are experts in providing effective legal assistance in matters related to your family. Ms. Williams has extensive experience inside and outside the courtroom and has dealt with various sensitive cases with panache throughout the state of New Jersey.
Experienced and passionate, Ms. Williams and her team will defend your rights with passion. We promote continued training and education of our staff and build on the importance of every detail that can maximize the chances of winning your case.
Our experience and dedication is the key to your success. At the Williams Law Group, LLC, we have a humanitarian and compassionate approach. We are your NJ family lawyers of choice and help you to stay calm and confident during the judicial process which can be difficult to manage and understand.
The first NJ Family Attorney to become Board-Certified via National Board of Trial Advocacy as a Family Law Trial Advocate.
Allison C. Williams, Esq. rated a Super Lawyer, as demonstrated in NJ Monthly magazine.
Allison Williams has been reappointed to serve on the Matrimonial Certification Committee
Our NJ Family Attorneys
Allison C. Williams, Esq.
Allison C. Williams, Esq. is the founder of The Williams Law Group, LLC. She is an experienced NJ family lawyer specialized in Child Welfare Law.
Ms. Williams is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML). She is actively involved with family welfare and support and serves on the New Jersey Supreme Court Board on Attorney Certification for Matrimonial Attorneys.
Ms. Williams is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a NJ Family Law Attorney.
She is also a frequent visiting lecturer for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education and a publisher of scholarly articles on a variety of family law topics.
Cristyn D. Clifton, Esq.
Cristyn D. Clifton, Esq., joined the Williams Law Group, LLC in June 2017, as a Senior Associate. Cristyn joins us with nearly a decade and a half of experience starting with a Super Court clerkship with the honorable Mark B. Espstein, J.S.C. of Middlesex County, followed by several years in private sector and public service experience in the Attorney General’s Office, in a civil litigation firm, and in a family law department handling divorce, custody, support and related issues for most of her career.
Cristyn is a dynamic Litigation Attorney with expert drafting skills and a demonstrated track record of success minimizing litigation exposure, negotiating settlements, and achieving superior outcomes for clients. 13+ years’ achievement in litigation, leading negotiations, preparing diverse legal documents, advising corporate employer relative to matters in litigation, and researching arguments. Even-tempered team player who enjoys a challenge. Highly adaptive jurisprudence and courtroom-trained litigator adept at reacting on the fly to develop legal arguments even in high-pressure, rapidly shifting environments.
Cristyn enjoys helping her clients and their families, she is always available to advise and guide clients to the successful outcome they are looking for.
Victoria D. Miranda, Esq.
Victoria D. Miranda, Esq. is a Roger Williams University School of Law graduate.
Victoria is licensed in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New Jersey. She has enormous experience working as a Volunteer Attorney for Legal Services of New Jersey.
She is a strong asset as a top New Jersey family lawyer in regards to her experience working on various legal matters related to family law, domestic violence, child support, and the protection of children.
Victoria has also volunteered for several organizations such as the Conservative Political Action Conference and has been a coach for the Special Olympics. SuperLawyers has named Victoria a Rising Star Attorney for 2017.
Melissa R. Barrella, Esq.
Melissa R. Barrella, Esq., has joined the Williams Law Group as one of our Associate NJ Divorce Attorneys.
Melissa has earned her degree from Seton Hall University in 2009. Melissa joins us from a career focused on civil litigation, specifically environmental litigation.
Prior thereto, she practiced family law and criminal law in the firm of Fusco & Macaluso, following her prestigious judicial clerkship for Monmouth County Superior Court Judge.
Melissa brings a wealth of experience and a warm personality to our firm. Melissa also brings writing skill and litigation skill exponentially through researching, preparing and arguing motions, as well as through attending and cross-examining plaintiff’s and witnesses at countless depositions.
Latoya N. Whiteside, Esq.
LaToya Whiteside, Esq., joined the Williams Law Group, LLC as one of our Associate Attorneys. LaToya is a graduate of Spelman College in 2003 and Rutgers Newark School of Law in New Jersey 2011, LaToya spent several years as a Substance Abuse Counselor managing a caseload of 45+ clients at a time before embarking upon her career as an attorney.
She has held many positions serving vulnerable communities, including as a counselor for the Women’s Recovery Center in Ashville, NC; serving as a summer associate for Schwartz, Simon, Edelstein, Celso & Zitomer, representing Boards of Education; as a volunteer mediator for the Superior Court in Essex County, New Jersey; and as a federal law clerk for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
LaToya’s most recent experience was for the firm of Johnson & Nicholson, LLP, serving clients in the fields of immigration law, criminal defense and personal injury. LaToya brings her multifaceted background, experience and warm personality to our firm.
Marisol I. Gonzalez
Marisol I. Gonzalez joined the Williams Law Group, LLC as a Junior Associate in January 2017.
Prior to joining the firm, she had a unique experience serving as a Law Clerk in Middlesex County Superior Court to judges temporarily assigned on recall in both the Civil and Family Divisions.
She worked directly with the Honorable Jane Cantor, J.S.C., and the Honorable Lorraine Pullen, J.S.C., in writing judicial opinions on Termination of Parental Rights trials.
Marisol also researched and wrote memoranda on Law Division motions for the Honorable Melvin L. Gelade, J.S.C. Marisol graduated from Rutgers School of Law-Newark in 2015, where she was Co-President of the Association of Latin American Law Students (2013-14); and part of the diverse Minority Student Program.
While in law school, Marisol worked as a legal assistant at Prosper & Rodriguez, LLC where she assisted on divorce consultations and complaints, and researched immigration and criminal law matters.
Prior to law school, Marisol gained valuable experience working for several years as a Child Protective Specialist for the New York City Administration for Children’s Services in Upper Manhattan.
There she conducted investigations of child abuse/neglect allegations, child safety conferences and service planning.
Having worked for a child welfare agency, she brings an insider perspective in advocating for the rights of families.
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