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Monmouth County Divorce Attorney

Divorce Without Litigation

The decision to divorce is difficult. Before you select a process that makes it even more painful, you owe it to yourself to explore all options as to how to divorce in Monmouth and Ocean counties. Many people assume that they need a judge to make all the decisions for them. In reality only about one in every ten cases ever goes to trial. The rest are the result of an agreement by the parties. So why take the path of preparing for a trial that doesn’t happen? Before you commence divorce litigation, explore an alternative out-of-court process such as collaborative divorce or mediation. It is crucial to get information about your divorce alternatives as early as possible to consider all options available to you and the best fit for you, your family, and finances. If you are considering divorce and would like to learn more about collaborative divorce or mediation, please contact Monmouth County divorce attorney Anna-Maria Pittella at 732-842-6939.

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Practice Areas

  • Collaborative Divorce - working with professionals committed to a process without litigation and helping you transition and build a durable agreement.

  • Mediation - discussions facilitated by a trained professional to draw out your concerns and build an agreement that suits your needs in a divorce or separation.

  • Child Support - resolving disputes relating to your child’s needs in consideration of child support guidelines enacted in New Jersey.

  • Real Estate - buying or selling a home may be your biggest single investment. Have your transaction treated as the special event it is.

  • Estate Planning - Death or disability is traumatic. Being unprepared can devastate a family. Take steps to have the proper documents drawn or revised.
For more information or to set up an initial consultation,
please contact me at (732) 842-6939.

Clients Testimonials

“Thank you for all your help, guidance and support in navigating a very difficult course. Your staff is great and you made this whole event something to be fared with dignity and respect, even a bit of humor when warranted. My heartfelt thanks” …R.D.
“Thank you for working with us and making this complicated process digestible. We also appreciated your manner during this time ..peppered with humor and compassion for our family, but kept us on task to complete the issues for the MOU.” …C.F.
“I definitely would recommend mediation to a friend, colleague or family member. I found the information gathering to be highly effective. I experienced Anna Maria Pittella to be thorough and careful to address every question. In the end the divorce was accomplished without contentiousness.” …Dale
“It definitely makes sense for people who are able to [learn] to communicate with each other and certainly with regard to children, it is a respectful process. Divorce is hard on everyone. The Collaborative Process was the best for our situation. It was productive and respectful…My attorney was professional and supportive and I was able to work well with her.” …S.M.